BOLOGNA NEWS

It’s a disastrous round for the big clubs, as nine-man Milan fall in Udine, Siena shock Inter at San Siro and Napoli can’t beat Catania despite an immediate red card.
Bologna Coach Stefano Pioli hopes to “ride the wave of enthusiasm” against Pescara after their shock victory over Roma.
Zdenek Zeman won't blame the break for international duty, but Stefano Pioli praises Bologna's belief.
Zdenek Zeman admits Roma shot themselves in the foot and “helped Bologna” when going from 2-0 up to losing 3-2.
Roma self-destructed in spectacular fashion, as they fumbled a 2-0 lead only to see Bologna win 3-2 at the Olimpico!
Francesco Totti shook off an injury to complete Roma’s trident with Mattia Destro and Erik Lamela against Alberto Gilardino’s Bologna.
Roma may be all-attack, but Stefano Pioli assures Bologna “will not play a passive game” this afternoon.
Zdenek Zeman expects a “positive” Roma display against Bologna and insists he was misquoted in his attack on “enemy of football” Giancarlo Abete.
There is good news for Roma ahead of the game against Bologna after Francesco Totti returned to training.
Bologna’s Marco Motta is looking forward to taking on Roma this weekend at an arena that holds special memories for him.
Bologna boss Stefano Pioli is hopeful that Alberto Gilardino will rediscover his goal touch at the Stadio Dall’Ara.
Italy international Alessandro Diamanti has underlined that he feels like an attacking midfielder rather than a forward.
Milan have cut their yearly wage bill by €60m, but they are still the biggest payers in the Italian top flight.
Alberto Gilardino is hoping to rediscover his goal touch after leaving Genoa for Bologna on transfer deadline day.
Alessandro Diamanti is hoping to finally score for Italy after again being selected by boss Cesare Prandelli.
Antonio Nocerino praised “sneaky” Giampaolo Pazzini and warned Milan’s critics. “Don’t give us up for dead.”
Stefano Pioli feels Bologna “did not deserve” their 3-1 defeat to Milan last night. “We paid for our mistakes at both ends of the field.”
Massimiliano Allegri insists there is “no problem” with Vice-President Adriano Galliani after their public disagreement and chose to focus on Milan’s victory in Bologna.
Giampaolo Pazzini took the ball home after his hat-trick for Milan against Bologna. “It’s a sign for me and those who always believed in me.”
Giampaolo Pazzini celebrated his first Milan start with a hat-trick to conquer Bologna 3-1 at the Stadio Dall’Ara!