BOLOGNA NEWS

Bologna confirm Simone Verdi has a bad ankle sprain with detachment of the medial malleolus.
Roberto Donadoni had a “bitter taste in the mouth” after 10-man Bologna fell to a 1-0 home defeat against Fiorentina.
Paulo Sousa was frustrated by Fiorentina not finishing 10-man Bologna off earlier, but pleased with the victory.
Fiorentina did the bare minimum to win with a Nikola Kalinic penalty, but it was difficult to tell Bologna were down to 10 men for an hour.
Fiorentina and Bologna go all-out for the attack in the Derby dell’Appennino at the Stadio Dall’Ara today.
Join us for the build-up and action to today’s Serie A games, Bologna-Fiorentina and the huge grudge match between Juventus and Napoli.
Fiorentina boss Paulo Sousa admits he has changed his approach this season, in that he is now a “realist” and not a “dreamer”.
Bologna centre-back Domenico Maietta has been ruled out for three to four weeks by a knee injury.
Juventus and Napoli swept Sampdoria and Empoli aside, four-star Lazio crushed Cagliari, while Atalanta surprised Pescara and Bologna held Chievo.
Join us for the build-up and action from tonight’s EIGHT Serie A games, including Inter-Torino, Juventus-Sampdoria, Napoli-Empoli and Sassuolo-Roma.
Roberto Donadoni was frustrated after Bologna conceded a late equaliser for the second week running.
Sassuolo Coach Eusebio Di Francesco found it “paradoxical” they held out better in defence when moving to 4-2-4 in Bologna.
Alessandro Matri scored a late equaliser for Sassuolo after Simone Verdi’s stunning free kick, as Bologna paid for missing chances.
Join us for all the build-up and action in today’s eight Serie A games, including Crotone-Napoli, Atalanta-Inter, Torino-Lazio and Roma-Palermo.
Simone Inzaghi regrets Lazio only having taken two points from their last two fixtures against Bologna and Torino.
Sassuolo Coach Eusebio Di Francesco is “proud” to be facing his son, Bologna striker Federico, in today’s Emilia-Romagna Derby.
Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura is “stunned” by the criticism of his side and warned “we’re only at the beginning of a generational shift.”
All eyes on San Siro this evening as second-placed Milan host leaders Juventus, but before then it’s the Genoa Derby, while tomorrow Napoli are in Crotone, Atalanta-Inter and Roma-Palermo.
Bologna defender Adam Masina has been subjected to racist comments on his Wikipedia page.
Lazio medics confirm Stefan de Vrij has “slight amnesia” after a clash of heads in today’s 1-1 draw with Bologna.