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Jose Callejon thanked the Napoli fans for “making me feel at home” and is confident they can catch Roma in second place.
Udinese managed to frustrate Napoli for 48 minutes, but eventually capitulated 3-0 as the gap from second-placed Roma closed to two points.
Mario Balotelli told fans via social media that Silvio Berlusconi didn’t want him at Milan, but he “would go” to Napoli.
Juan Cuadrado assures Juventus “go to Camp Nou aware that we’re a big club and can play on level terms with Barcelona.”
Marco Giampaolo concedes Sampdoria made costly errors in their 2-1 defeat to Sassuolo. “We could’ve lost by a bigger margin.”
Davide Nicola praised Crotone for their determination, but maintains Torino “did not deserve to score” from their controversial penalty.
Cyril Thereau fears Udinese’s “perfect performance might not be enough” to beat Napoli, “who play the best football in Italy.”
Allan is determined to see off his former club this evening as Napoli host Udinese, but warned his teammates to ignore Roma.
Sassuolo fought back from a goal down to beat Sampdoria 2-1, ending their run of five consecutive home defeats.
Napoli have consolidated third place and now need to pile the pressure on Roma in second, but host Duvan Zapata’s Udinese.
Palermo Coach Diego Bortoluzzi picked up a point on his debut, albeit against 10-man Bologna. “I expected that tension.”
Zdenek Zeman admits “relegation seems to be sealed” after Pescara’s loss to Juventus but “we have to try as long as it’s not mathematically certain”.
Roma striker Edin Dzeko doesn’t want to talk about Juventus - “I don’t care about them, we dropped two points and that’s it”.
Giovanni Martusciello praised Empoli for “never letting go even during the darkest times” after their surprise 2-1 win away to Fiorentina.
Torino Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic fumes “it’s entirely our fault” after a 1-1 draw with relegation strugglers Crotone.
Paulo Sousa complained that the officials were “rude and turned their backs” on Fiorentina after a controversial 2-1 defeat to Empoli.
Ivan Juric says Genoa have “six games to change the face of our season” after a draw with Lazio on his return.
Pippo Inzaghi’s Venezia are celebrating their promotion into Serie B after a 12-year absence and Parma could soon follow.
Fiorentina striker Nikola Kalinic will be suspended for the Inter game, as he was sent off in the tunnel after the Empoli loss.
Simone Inzaghi criticised the referee after a 2-2 draw at Genoa, so Lazio “came back to earn a point, but it still feels like we threw two points away.”
Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini believes his side are one game closer to Europe, after a draw with Roma.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s 10 Serie A games, from the Milan Derby through Roma-Atalanta, Pescara-Juventus, Fiorentina-Empoli and Genoa-Lazio to Napoli-Udinese.
Roma goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny admits “the League is over” as “Juventus won’t drop eight points”.
The Tuscan Derby surprisingly went to Empoli with a very late and dubious Manuel Pasqual penalty, which could be decisive for Serie A safety.
Even against 10 men for over an hour, Palermo were unable to earn more than a point at home with Bologna under new Coach Diego Bortoluzzi.
Luciano Spalletti believes his Roma “definitely deserved more” against Atalanta but “we must learn how to handle these situations better”.
Andrea Belotti converted a debatable penalty, but Crotone grabbed a late equaliser through Simy to keep safety hopes alive.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri says “there’s reason to be optimistic” with Paulo Dybala’s ankle injury.
Cagliari flattened sorry Chievo 4-0 with a Joao Pedro brace, Marco Borriello and Marco Sau, but the visitors were so unlucky.
Goran Pandev scored against his old club in a 2-2 thriller on Ivan Juric’s return to Genoa, but Luis Alberto snatched a point in stoppages.
Roma only managed a 1-1 home draw with decimated Atalanta, so second place is in doubt and they fell eight points adrift of Juventus.
Gonzalo Higuain bagged a brace to give Juventus a 2-0 victory away to Pescara, extending their Serie A lead, but Paulo Dybala went off with an ankle injury.
Vincenzo Montella will meet the new Milan owners “in the coming days” to discuss a contract renewal.
Stefano Pioli laments Inter “had to stay in the game until the end” against Milan and fumes “you talk too much about my future”.
Mauro Icardi admits Inter “need to work harder” after a “sickener” of a result against Milan.