Rolando Maran said pressing was key to Chievo’s 2-0 victory at Pescara and he won’t rule out a push for European qualification.
Pescara wasted several good chances and were caught out by two late Chievo counter-attacks at the Stadio Adriatico.
Follow the action from today’s Serie A games as Pescara host Chievo and Lazio pay a tricky visit to Udinese.
High-flying Chievo face a potentially dangerous trip to Pescara, were even the biggest clubs have so far struggled.
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.
Pescara Coach Massimo Oddo has told his players not to view Chievo as inferior to other opposition they have faced.
Chievo Coach Rolando Maran believes Saturday’s match with Pescara will be his side’s toughest so far this season.
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.
Pescara Coach Massimo Oddo admits he will have to rotate his side as they prepare for their third game in a week.
Hugo Campagnaro is convinced that it is only a matter of time before Pescara get the wins their play deserves.