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Southampton manager Claude Puel said it was “hard to accept” defeat to Inter after creating so many chances at San Siro.
Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk felt “we were the team who deserved the most” in a 1-0 defeat to Inter.
Paulo Sousa warns Fiorentina “aren’t healed yet” after a morale-boosting 3-1 Europa League victory at Slovan Liberec.
Frank de Boer saw improvements as Inter squeezed past Southampton in the Europa League. “We must play with less fear.”
Samir Handanovic admits Inter “did not play well, but we had to win at all costs” against Southampton.
Antonio Candreva’s scorching strike and two goal-line clearances allowed 10-man Inter to beat Southampton 1-0.
Nikola Kalinic bagged a brace with Khouma Babacar as Fiorentina swept Slovan Liberec aside 3-1.
Sassuolo want to get back on track in the Europa League with a visit to Rapid Vienna, but the injury crisis continues.
Roma start Francesco Totti and aim to build more confidence as they host Austria Vienna in the Europa League.
Inter director Piero Ausilio said the Mauro Icardi case “is closed,” but was less reassuring on Coach Frank de Boer.
Fiorentina director Pantaleo Corvino assured Coach Paulo Sousa is “not at risk” ahead of a Europa League trip to Slovan Liberec.
Inter shelve the squad rotation and try to end their crisis with Mauro Icardi and returning Marcelo Brozovic against Southampton.
Fiorentina pair Nikola Kalinic with Khouma Babacar in a tricky Europa League trip to Slovan Liberec.
Join us for the build-up and action from all four Italian sides in the Europa League, with Inter-Southampton, Slovan Liberec-Fiorentina, Roma-Austria Vienna and Rapid Vienna-Sassuolo.
Frank de Boer’s twin brother, Ronald, says the Inter Coach “needs time to get to know everybody”.
Paulo Sousa is “surprised” at the lack of goals from Fiorentina this season and hopes for better against Qarabag in the Europa League.
Kevin Strootman is back in the Roma squad for tomorrow’s Europa League meeting with Austria Vienna.
Josip Ilicic is back in the squad as Fiorentina prepare to visit Slovan Liberec in the Europa League.
Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti confirms Alisson will face Austria Vienna, but isn’t sure about Kevin Strootman or Kostas Manolas.
Stephan El Shaarawy promises to “show what I can do and win a starting spot” for Roma.
Inter Coach Frank de Boer admits the Mauro Icardi situation “is not good for the team, the fans or the club”.
Frank de Boer acknowledges “in football there isn’t much time” but assures “I have a lot of confidence” in Inter.
Mauro Icardi is confident Inter can put midweek embarrassment aside in the trip to Roma.
Frank de Boer expects Inter to be motivated and focused against Roma tomorrow night. “We can replicate the performance against Juventus.”
Vincenzo Montella warned Milan not to “underestimate” Sassuolo amid their injury crisis. “They are direct competitors for Europe.”
Frank de Boer reportedly told Inter players “if I go down, you all go down with me,” as the club orders him to scrap squad rotation against Southampton.
Radja Nainggolan explains why he turned down Chelsea for Roma, but is concerned at facing Inter and Mauro Icardi this weekend.
Mauro Zarate’s agent and brother is pleased to see the Fiorentina forward smiling again after his Europa League double.
Fiorentina and Argentina legend Gabriel Batistuta admits he is unsure about claims that Gonzalo Higuain is his “heir”.
Astra Giurgiu Coach Marius Sumudica said 40-year-old Roma captain Francesco Totti is “the best player I have ever met. It was like a Playstation game.”
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