LIVORNO NEWS

Rafa Benitez is without Gonzalo Higuain, Raul Albiol or Camilo Zuniga against Livorno. “This is a test of Napoli’s maturity.”
Gonzalo Higuain could face Livorno on Sunday after they resumed training, while Paolo Cannavaro defends Napoli.
Andrea Mandorlini was impressed with Juan Iturbe, but Davide Nicola felt Livorno deserved victory.
Inter were pegged back by Cagliari and Sassuolo fought back to hold Lazio 2-2, while Atalanta, Verona and Catania earned victories.
Livorno have had a sensational start to the season and Davide Nicola enjoys coaching more than he did playing.
Fabio Liverani criticised Francesco Lodi, while Davide Nicola thanked his goalkeeper.
Genoa and Livorno both had great opportunities to win, denied by the woodwork, a goalline clearance and extraordinary defending, but it ended goalless.
Genoa and Livorno are both riding on a wave of enthusiasm, but who will fall off first?
Livorno boss Davide Nicola has admitted he is looking forward to facing former club Genoa this weekend.
Fabio Liverani has urged everyone at Genoa to forget about the derby win last weekend and focus fully on Livorno.
Livorno’s Paulinho is delighted to have finally made it as a top-flight player after failing trials with Inter, Roma and Chelsea.
Francesco Bardi’s agent has confirmed that Inter turned down bids from Cagliari and Sampdoria for the young goalkeeper.
Livorno chief Aldo Spinelli has claimed he turned down a €10m summer offer for Paulinho, while he has likened boss Davide Nicola to Walter Mazzarri.
Davide Nicola is grateful to be working with this Livorno side, while Rolando Maran explains Catania's crisis.
Lazio ended their Chievo curse after a decade, Antonio Di Natale saved Udinese on his 300th match, while Livorno and Verona won.
Livorno have admitted they opted against signing Tommaso Rocchi because of his past as a Lazio player.
There are growing reports Per Kroldrup could return to Fiorentina after Ahmed Hegazy was ruled out for six months.
Italy Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio has called Marco Benassi after Massimiliano Busellato pulled out.
Milan got off the mark with a victory over Cagliari and Inter conquered Catania 3-0, while Mario Gomez bagged a brace in Fiorentina’s seven-goal thriller.
Livorno have officially signed defender Andrea Coda on loan from Udinese.