EMPOLI NEWS

Empoli President Fabrizio Corsi slammed Roma, suggesting “those who use the violin get advantages.”
Rudi Garcia admits Roma’s many draws are “a problem” going to Fiorentina and went back over the refereeing issue.
Empoli released a statement thanking Roma fans for their “support” after a controversial Coppa Italia tie.
Empoli Coach Maurizio Sarri said the Coppa Italia is “an unsporting tournament” after a controversial exit to Roma.
Rudi Garcia insists Roma should “have faith in the referee” after beating Empoli in the Coppa Italia with a contentious penalty.
Roma are through to the Coppa Italia quarter-finals, but needed extra time and an extremely controversial penalty to beat Empoli 2-1.
Mattia Destro partners Juan Manuel Iturbe and Francesco Totti in tonight’s Coppa Italia tie against Empoli.
Empoli Coach Maurizio Sarri admits that facing Roma will be ‘near impossible’, but encourages his team to go in with the spirit of ‘doing something crazy’.
Roma have announced the squad which will take on Empoli in the Coppa Italia tomorrow night.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia admits his team must get back to winning ways after falling five points behind Juventus.
Whilst the fixtures turn themselves around next week, Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 19.
Good news for Inter, as Andrea Ranocchia has avoided knee ligament damage.
Empoli Coach Maurizio Sarri has had enough of compliments rather than victories after dominating Inter.
Roberto Mancini concedes Inter “didn’t do enough to win” in their goalless draw with Empoli.
Samir Handanovic said Inter “must admit we played pretty badly” and were fortunate to draw with Empoli.
Empoli forced several tough saves out of Samir Handanovic, but Inter held on for a 0-0 draw on Xherdan Shaqiri’s debut.
Xherdan Shaqiri is on the bench and could well make his debut, but Lukas Podolski starts as Inter visit Empoli.
Pippo Inzaghi welcomed Suso and Alessio Cerci to Milan, while he’s “happy” for Fernando Torres in Madrid.
Empoli Coach Maurizio Sarri admits that this is ‘the worst time’ to face Inter, who he sees as at their ‘maximum level’.
Inter's Mateo Kovacic says his team was ‘excellent’ against Genoa, as he looks ahead to a ‘must-win’ game against Empoli.