BOLOGNA NEWS

Stefano Pioli tells Bologna that tomorrow’s Coppa Italia game with Serie B promotion contenders Livorno “is an opportunity to be taken.”
Ciro Ferrara believes Sampdoria's win was worth more than three points, but Stefano Pioli regrets the early red card.
Roma climb up the standings with a hard-fought win on Pescara boss Cristiano Bergodi’s debut, while Fiorentina fought back for a four-goal thriller in Torino.
Stefano Pioli expects a tense encounter today, as “Bologna and Sampdoria are going through a similar period of form.”
Ciro Ferrara urges Sampdoria “don’t take off that helmet” they needed to battle their way to victory over Genoa, as they prepare to challenge Bologna.
Bologna have announced Saphir Taider underwent surgery today to stabilise a fractured wrist and Gianluca Curci is out for three weeks.
Stefano Pioli thanked Bologna's players for the deserved win, but Gian Piero Gasperini faces the harsh reality.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini insists Gian Piero Gasperini “is not at risk” despite their eight-man defeat to Bologna.
This was an extremely tense weekend with seven red cards, saved penalties and last-gasp comebacks that reshuffle the bottom of the table.
Bologna are increasingly desperate and would be bottom without Siena’s points penalty. “We need a result against Palermo,” admits Stefano Pioli.
Gian Piero Gasperini has a striker shortage for Palermo and knows who to fear in Bologna. “Alessandro Diamanti is public enemy number one.”
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini reveals Egidio Arevalo Rios has a “personal reason” behind a potential January exit.
Bologna are in freefall, but President Albano Guaraldi stands by Coach Stefano Pioli and feels “controversy is not helping us.”
Giampiero Ventura can see Torino consistency, but Stefano Pioli admits Bologna lack sharpness.
Napoli fought back in a six-goal thriller at Marassi, while 10-man Udinese snatched a point at Chievo and Torino saw off Bologna.
Bologna striker Alberto Gilardino has admitted that his side are in the middle of a rough patch, ahead of the match against Torino on Sunday.
Bologna have dismissed speculation that they will target Napoli’s Eduardo Vargas during the January transfer window.
Udinese striker Antonio Di Natale has dedicated his equalising goal against Bologna on Sunday to the fans.
Stefano Pioli rues a fatal hesitation and Francesco Guidolin admires Udinese's comeback.
Francesco Guidolin admits Antonio Di Natale might not be ready to play for Udinese against Bologna tomorrow.