Fiorentina patron Andrea Della Valle “won’t hold back” on the transfer market to keep them top of the table.
Marco Giampaolo congratulated Empoli on their performance, “but we couldn’t stop Fiorentina for 95 minutes.”
Paulo Sousa confessed he “got the wrong line-up,” but was pleased with Fiorentina’s fightback against Empoli.
Napoli catch Fiorentina at the top of the table after a Tuscan Derby thriller, Vincenzo Montella’s Sampdoria debut ends in defeat and Davide Ballardini surprises Lazio.
Nikola Kalinic came off the bench and scored twice in six minutes to grab a thrilling 2-2 Tuscan Derby with Empoli.
Serie A leaders Fiorentina face a tricky test in the Derby di Toscana with Riccardo Saponara’s Empoli.
Follow all the build-up and action while giving your views on today’s Serie A games, including Verona-Napoli, Lazio-Palermo, Fiorentina-Empoli and Vincenzo Montella’s Sampdoria debut.
Marco Giampaolo assures the Derby di Toscana between Empoli and leaders Fiorentina “means a great deal.”
Riccardo Saponara “shed tears” over Milan and reveals how often he was ready to give up before Empoli. “I am a firm believer in fate.”
Paulo Sousa warned Fiorentina “must stay concentrated, as we are not unbeatable” in the Tuscan Derby with Empoli.
Josip Ilicic thanks Paulo Sousa for revitalising his career and is confident Fiorentina can win the Scudetto.
Massimo Maccarone says he hopes Serie A leaders Fiorentina “will underestimate” Empoli on Sunday.
Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri admits his Arrigo Sacchi inspiration and calls Daniele Rugani “the best young player in Italy.”
Maurizio Sarri explains how he urged Napoli stars “to enjoy their football” and is “Coach, brother, friend or father figure.”
Empoli confirm “Lorenzo Tonelli will certainly not leave in January, but in June he’ll go to the highest bidder.”
Juventus have reportedly renewed their interest in Chelsea’s Oscar and he could enter into talks about Juan Cuadrado.
Empoli Coach Marco Giampaolo admits the superiority of his rivals: 'Juventus played as a great team, without doing great things'.
Paulo Dybala noted Juventus “believe we’re the strongest side in Serie A and we want to prove it.”
Juventus fought back for victory at Empoli, while Sassuolo continued their march, 10-man Genoa caught Frosinone and Palermo rescued Beppe Iachini’s job.
Juventus look to Juan Cuadrado, Mario Mandzukic and Alvaro Morata against Riccardo Saponara’s Empoli.