GENOA NEWS

Bologna Coach Roberto Donadoni refuses to blame referee Fabio Maresca for his side’s defeat to Genoa.
Atalanta inflicted Napoli’s first competitive defeat of the season, while Genoa conquered Bologna amid controversy, Cagliari beat Crotone and last-gasp Sampdoria held Palermo.
Inter sporting director Piero Ausilio says Edin Dzeko would have done well at San Siro and has explained Juan Jesus’ loan move to Roma.
There are some intriguing fixtures today, as Juventus visit Empoli, Napoli go to Atalanta, Milan host Sassuolo, Torino face Fiorentina and tonight it’s the Roma-Inter showdown.
Genoa Coach Ivan Juric regrets his team not beating Pescara but says they are ready to face Bologna.
Roberto Donadoni wants to see desire and intensity from his Bologna players when they face Genoa on Sunday.
Giampiero Ventura has called in Nicola Sansone, Domenico Criscito, Alessio Romagnoli and Matteo Darmian for Italy’s World Cup qualifiers with Spain and Macedonia.
It’s the last round before the break for international duty and there are some big games, including Torino-Fiorentina, Milan-Sassuolo and a huge Roma v Inter.
Giovanni Simeone admits it is not easy to live in the shadow of his father Diego’s ‘greatness.’
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi says Pescara “play volleyball” after Francesco Zampano’s suspension.
Pescara full-back Francesco Zampano insists his handball on the line against Genoa was “involuntary” after a two-match ban.
Goran Pandev has been given a two-match ban after this red card in Genoa’s draw with Pescara.
Genoa striker Giovanni Simeone admits he has yet to be congratulated by his father, Atletico Madrid boss Diego, on his goal against Pescara on Sunday.
AIA President Marcello Nicchi has rejected the idea of post-match interviews for Serie A referees. “We’d only ever speak about errors...”
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi was furious with referee Massimiliano Irrati. “If they want Pescara to stay in Serie A, just say so.”
Ivan Juric refused to blame the referee after nine-man Genoa were pegged back by Pescara in a very controversial game.
Massimo Oddo felt Pescara deserved their point at nine-man Genoa and “should make more of our chances.”
Inter were held to a surprise home stalemate by Bologna on Gabigol’s debut, but Sassuolo sank Udinese, Lazio got past Empoli and Pescara pegged back nine-man Genoa.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s six Serie A games, including Torino-Roma, Inter-Bologna and Fiorentina-Milan.
Joe Hart’s Torino face Edin Dzeko’s Roma in the early game, then Inter welcome Bologna, Sassuolo host Udinese and tonight there’s Fiorentina-Milan.