PALERMO NEWS

Napoli fell to a third straight defeat and Roma left it late against Udinese. Lecce shocked Catania’s makeshift goalkeeper, so Genoa slide closer to the drop zone.
Fiorentina hope to build on their shock San Siro triumph when taking on Palermo, but Fabrizio Miccoli is on the bench.
Palermo’s Emiliano Viviano is the best Italian goalkeeper there is behind Gigi Buffon of Juventus, says Giovanni Galli.
Delio Rossi has urged the fans to “support Fiorentina” against Palermo, as even victory over Milan so far isn’t enough to make home games less hostile.
Palermo expect Fiorentina to take up their option to sign Mattia Cassani outright once his loan deal expires.
Ahead of facing them as Palermo’s goalkeeper, Emiliano Viviano has spoken of supporting Fiorentina, but reassured that it is not a compromising position.
Has the Italian League increased its otherwise perceived lack of faith in younger players? One report in Italy argues not quite.
Bortolo Mutti applauds a decimated Palermo’s efforts against Juventus, especially Milan Milanovic, who played on with a fractured nose.
Antonio Conte prefers “to lead because that way you depend on nobody except yourself,” and told Juventus they must work hard to stay top of Serie A.
Leonardo Bonucci says Juventus are top of the table now and “we want to hold on tight. It’s a dream and we live it with the dagger between our teeth.”
Juventus dominated against a decimated Palermo and the 2-0 victory puts them top of the Serie A table on Easter weekend!
Juventus can go top of the table with a victory against a decimated Palermo this evening and rely on Mirko Vucinic and Fabio Quagliarella.
Bortolo Mutti has an injury crisis on his hands, but trusts Palermo can cause an upset against unbeaten Juventus. “We’re not defeated before kick-off.”
Antonio Conte has named a full-strength matchday squad to take to Palermo for the weekend’s match.
Lazio and Napoli’s injury-afflicted clash, Juve’s trip to bogey side Palermo and Cagliari’s 600-mile journey for a home game are all Week 31 highlights.
Emiliano Viviano is optimistic ahead of Palermo’s game with Juventus on Saturday. “Nobody is unbeatable!”
Roma have yet to make a move for Palermo’s Matias Silvestre – a player who his agent feels would be “perfect” for the Giallorossi.
Palermo ‘keeper Emiliano Viviano has spoken as a true Fiorentina supporter. “I could never play for Juventus.”
Fabrizio Miccoli is trying to convince Alessandro Del Piero to join Palermo in the summer. “I’d give him my No 10 shirt!”
Palermo are aware that it will take some effort to get a result against Scudetto-chasing Juventus on Saturday.