BOLOGNA NEWS

Chievo’s Fabrizio Cacciatore has been given a two-match ban after his red card for dissent against Torino.
Roberto Donadoni criticised his Bologna team as “we just stopped playing in the second half” of their defeat to Atalanta.
Atalanta continued their amazing run with eight wins in nine rounds, conquering Bologna 2-0 at the Stadio Dall’Ara.
Join us for all the build-up and action for today’s six Serie A games, including Palermo-Lazio, Genoa-Juventus and Roma-Pescara.
Gian Piero Gasperini urged Atalanta to steer clear of “the enthusiasm surrounding us” and makes a change in goal against Bologna.
Bologna goalkeeper Antonio Mirante is back in the squad three months after suffering from heart problems.
Roberto Donadoni is impressed by Atalanta’s current form, but trusts that Mattia Destro can inspire Bologna to victory.
Over a long Serie A weekend Milan visit Empoli with a new hitman, Juventus are in Genoa, Roma welcome Pescara, then Napoli-Sassuolo and Inter-Fiorentina.
Roberto Donadoni admits “it would be satisfying” to Coach Milan but “it’s not an objective”.
Davide Ballardini could return as Palermo Coach, as current boss Roberto De Zerbi is on the brink of the sack, reports say.
Roberto Donadoni feels Bologna’s victory over Palermo was “important on a psychological level.”
Coach Roberto De Zerbi urged Palermo to stop making “stupid mistakes” after throwing away to lead to lose 3-1 at Bologna.
Bologna came back from an early goal to send Palermo plummeting to their sixth consecutive defeat.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s seven Serie A games, including Sampdoria-Sassuolo, Atalanta-Roma, Lazio-Genoa and the massive Milan Derby.
Napoli try to end their Udinese taboo, Juventus host Pescara and Roma visit on-form Atalanta before the Derby della Madonnina.
Bologna goalkeeper Antonio Mirante has confirmed that his “nightmare” and “ugly chapter” is over after recovering from a heart problem.
Reports suggest that Alessio Cerci is targeting a return to Italy with Lazio.
Bologna winger Ladislav Krejci is the latest candidate to join Roma in the January transfer window.
Giampiero Ventura is set to call promising young players for an Italy training camp, including Marco Benassi, Antonio Barreca and Manuel Locatelli.
Gerson is unhappy with the idea of being loaned to Bologna or Empoli, so could ask Roma for a return to Brazil.