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Eusebio Di Francesco hails “a very important win” for Roma away at Torino, but won’t discuss the Scudetto yet.
Sassuolo pounced on a defensive error after 45 seconds and saw a late penalty saved in this chaotic victory away to SPAL.
Fiorentina doomed Benevento to a ninth defeat out of nine with Marco Benassi, Khouma Babacar and a Cyril Thereau penalty.
Andrea Bertolacci hails “an important draw” for Genoa against 10-man Milan but admits “we could have done better with our chances”.
Juventus leave out all their new signings for the must-win trip to Udinese, as they have the chance to close the gap on the top two.
Roma goalscorer Aleksandar Kolarov says it’s “pointless” to talk about the Scudetto at this stage of the season.
Leonardo Bonucci was sent off for lashing out an elbow, yet Milan down to 10 men for over an hour had the better chances in a 0-0 with Genoa.
A magical free kick from Aleksandar Kolarov gave Roma their record 11th consecutive away victory in Serie A, sinking toothless Torino.
Simone Zaza has equalled a record set by Mario Kempes, after scoring in his last five games for Valencia.
Roma director Monchi is confident they are “on the right track and getting better every day. The word ‘Scudetto’ should not frighten us.”
Here are the line-ups for the Serie A matches kicking off at 14.00 UK time (13.00 GMT).
It was a dramatic Verona Derby, as Hellas took the lead and then self-destructed with Bruno Zuculini’s dismissal, but Sergio Pellissier won it 3-2 for Chievo.
Milan defender Cristian Zapata joked he’ll have to give friend, former teammate and Genoa forward Adel Taarabt “a kicking” at San Siro today.
Roma hope to build on their midweek performance at Chelsea by visiting defensively frail Torino and give Radja Nainggolan a new role.
Milan revamp with a new 3-4-2-1 system, as Vincenzo Montella must win or risk losing his job against some familiar Genoa faces.
Former Milan and Georgia defender Kakha Kaladze is the new Mayor of Tbilisi after winning the election.
Suso is the most likely player to be sold if Milan don’t make it into the Champions League, with Tottenham and Arsenal waiting.
The Derby della Scala returns to Serie A in today’s early kick-off, as Chievo and Hellas Verona clash at the Stadio Bentegodi.
Adel Taarabt claims he was “psychologically destroyed” from his spell at Milan, but is a new man and lost 11kg thanks to Genoa.
Zenit St Petersburg boss Roberto Mancini is a target for West Ham United if they fire Slaven Bilic, claims the Mirror on Sunday.
Gennaro Gattuso could be promoted from the Milan youth team to the main job if Vincenzo Montella loses to Genoa today.
Vincenzo Montella is set to revamp Milan again for today’s match with Genoa, using Suso and Hakan Calhanoglu behind Nikola Kalinic.
Fabio Pecchia wants Hellas Verona to face Chievo “like any other match” in the Derby della Scala, regardless of the city atmosphere.
Simone Zaza will reportedly be recalled for Italy’s World Cup play-off against Sweden after matching Liga scoring records for Valencia.
Genoa got their first win of the season last week and Ivan Juric wants to “build some momentum” against troubled Milan.
Chievo Coach Rolando Maran expects “a very entertaining game” in the Derby della Scala today against Hellas Verona.
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Inter became the first side to stop Napoli scoring since February, so it’s no surprise their defenders got top marks from Football Italia.
Napoli defender Raul Albiol believes Inter will challenge or the Scudetto this season after a 0-0 draw at the San Paolo.
Maurizio Sarri admits Napoli “care more about Serie A than the Champions League,” and considers the draw with Inter “two dropped points.”
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Luciano Spalletti was both pleased to get a point off “aliens” Napoli and aware Inter “could’ve done better” in their 0-0 draw at the San Paolo.
Matias Vecino thanked Samir Handanovic as Inter grabbed a point away to Napoli. “We played on a par with a very strong side.”
Napoli saw their perfect record ended, but remain two points clear at the top of the table after Inter snatched a 0-0 draw at the San Paolo.
Crotone Coach Davide Nicola could not deny the evidence after a 5-0 thrashing at Marassi. “Sampdoria were simply better.”