GENOA NEWS

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.
Pescara Coach Massimo Oddo admits he will have to rotate his side as they prepare for their third game in a week.
Genoa Coach Ivan Juric has praised the response shown by his team after their goalless draw with Napoli.
Genoa have confirmed that Leonardo Pavoletti will be out for little under a month with a thigh injury.
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri and President Aurelio De Laurentiis are reportedly at loggerheads over referees.
Coaches’ Association President Renzo Ulivieri said Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri “damaged his image” by complaining about referees.
Following the midweek games Juventus have once again climbed to the Serie A summit, as Dave Taylor selects his top XI from Week 5.
Enrico Preziosi shrugs off refereeing controversy in Genoa-Napoli, and “hopes” the Partenopei win the Scudetto.
Aurelio De Laurentiis says while Napoli were faced with “unfavourable decisions” at Genoa, “they are to be respected” as his club “mustn’t look for excuses”.
Marek Hamsik insisted he saw “a great Napoli” draw 0-0 with Genoa but agreed with Maurizio Sarri that his should have been awarded “at least one” penalty.
Genoa Coach Ivan Juric “cannot deny there are regrets” at a 0-0 draw with Napoli, as they had great chances to win late on.
Maurizio Sarri blamed the referee after Napoli’s 0-0 draw at Genoa. “We should’ve had two penalties and I’d like the club to make itself heard.”
Napoli fired blanks at Genoa and Chievo surprised Sassuolo to go third with Inter and four-star Roma, while nine-man Torino scraped a point at Pescara and Palermo shocked Atalanta.
New Serie A leaders Napoli bring Arek Milik and Dries Mertens back into the starting XI for a very difficult match with high-flying Genoa.