Carlo Ancelotti reveals why he was fired by Bayern Munich and has advice for new Milan Coach Gennaro Gattuso. “It’s better to go down clinging to your ideas.”
Carlo Ancelotti confirms he was contacted by the Italian Football Federation, but leaving club football for international “would be a whole other job.”
Simone Inzaghi felt Lazio ultimately deserved the victory after fighting back to beat Sampdoria 2-1. “We should’ve been ahead earlier.”
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic explained the Lazio comeback to beat Sampdoria where all others had failed. “We didn’t come here for the draw.”
Lazio turned it all around to win 2-1 in the final 10 minutes, ending Sampdoria’s perfect home record with inspirational Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.
Andrea Ranocchia has “been at Inter for many years, but it’s the first time I’ve seen such a united” squad under Luciano Spalletti.
Sampdoria director Carlo Osti assured no stars will be sold in January, although “there will certainly be offers,” including for Dawid Kownacki.
Sampdoria midfielder Dennis Praet trusts tonight’s clash with Lazio “should be fun, as we are strong at home and they have a great away record.”
Lazio defender Luiz Felipe wants his teammates to shake off last week’s controversy and “be more concentrated” against Sampdoria.
Sampdoria and Lazio go head-to-head for European places tonight, as strong travellers challenge the perfect home record.
Join us for build-up and action from today’s Serie A games, including Gennaro Gattuso’s debut in Benevento-Milan, Inter-Chievo and Sampdoria-Lazio.
Bari are caught at the top of the table by Parma and Palermo after their surprise 3-1 defeat at Entella, while Avellino stalled Carpi.
Mauro Icardi had “no words to describe this moment” after becoming one of the top 10 Inter goal-scorers of all time.
Giovanni Simeone says Fiorentina must believe they can beat Napoli after scoring in a 3-0 win over Sassuolo.
Milan captain Leonardo Bonucci says he feels ‘immense disappointment’ after today’s dramatic draw at Benevento.
Juventus’ Blaise Matuidi says his side’s win over Napoli sent out ‘a clear message’ to their Serie A title rivals.
Beppe Iachini says only ‘work and the right mentality’ will enable Sassuolo to turn their season around.
Roberto Donadoni says the Serie A table is a clear sign that Bologna are improving following a 1-1 draw with Cagliari.
Inter were practically perfect in their 5-0 demolition of Chievo, but who stood out in the Football Italia ratings?
Diego Lopez expressed his delight at Cagliari’s improved attitude after their 1-1 draw at Bologna.
Rolando Maran is disappointed his Chievo side did not make it more difficult for Inter in their 5-0 loss at the San Siro.
Who escaped the wrath of Gennaro Gattuso and who should’ve been marking the goalkeeper? Check our Football Italia ratings.
Luciano Spalletti saw a practically flawless Inter performance to beat Chievo 5-0 and go top of the table. “It’s great for a Coach to see.”
Stefano Pioli praised Fiorentina’s intensity against Sassuolo and joked his departure “brought good luck” to Inter and Lazio.
Ivan Perisic confirms Inter Coach Luciano Spalletti “was extremely important in convincing me to stay” despite Manchester United offers.
Mattia Destro struck late on to cancel out the Joao Pedro opener, as Bologna and Cagliari shared the spoils at the Dall’Ara.
Fiorentina ended their four-round win drought by flattening Sassuolo on the debut of their new Coach Beppe Iachini.
Inter are the new Serie A leaders after crushing Chievo 5-0 with an Ivan Perisic hat-trick, Mauro Icardi and Milan Skriniar goals.
Benevento Coach Roberto De Zerbi feels a 95th-minute goal from their ‘keeper against Milan made up for earlier setbacks. “We never gave up.”
Gennaro Gattuso admits “a stabbing would’ve been less painful” than Milan conceding a 95th-minute equaliser from the Benevento goalkeeper.
Gennaro Gattuso “cannot reproach Milan players for anything today” after a shock 2-2 draw with Benevento, earned by a goalkeeper’s goal.
Benevento goalkeeper admits he “just closed my eyes and jumped” when scoring the last-gasp equaliser against Milan for their first ever Serie A point.
Benevento made history with their first ever Serie A point, earned by a last-gasp header from goalkeeper Alberto Brignoli on Gennaro Gattuso’s Milan debut.
Check out the line-ups from this afternoon’s Serie A games Inter-Chievo, Fiorentina-Sassuolo and Bologna-Cagliari.
Inter can go top with a victory over Chievo, but some changes are forced with Joao Mario, Andrea Ranocchia and Marcelo Brozovic.