PESCARA NEWS

After an intriguing weekend where Juventus took the Scudetto by the scruff of the neck, Dave Taylor selects his top XI from Week 8.
Gianluca Lapadula is ready to take his rare opportunity to start as Milan fight Chievo for second place.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero hinted he could sack Coach Marco Giampaolo after two points in six rounds.
Massimo Oddo joked about Pescara’s rather unorthodox draw with Sampdoria. “We score goals for us and the opposition. It’s innovative.”
Join us for a full Saturday of Serie A action, starting with the showdown for second Napoli-Roma, then Pescara-Sampdoria and Juventus-Udinese.
Pescara saw a penalty saved and played the entire second half with 10 men, but still managed to hold Sampdoria, as Hugo Campagnaro scored at both ends.
It’s a super Saturday with Napoli-Roma for second place in an early kick-off, Pescara-Sampdoria and Juventus-Udinese, then tomorrow Inter-Cagliari and an unexpected Chievo-Milan.
Pescara have lost Valerio Verre as well for tomorrow’s Serie A encounter with Sampdoria.
Marco Giampaolo warned Sampdoria that “failure is not an option” when they take on Pescara tomorrow, but the team had a close call in training.
Crotone have been given the all-clear to play their first home game at the Stadio Scida against Napoli on October 23.
Pescara President Daniele Sebastiani insists Gianluca Lapadula “is not a target” and says Milan won’t sell him anyway.
Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik could return to action in January, according to the club’s official radio station.
Pescara Coach Massimo Oddo has delivered fighting talk ahead of Saturday’s fixture with Sampdoria at the Stadio Adriatico.
Crotone risk postponing their Serie A debut at the Stadio Scida again, as restructuring work still doesn’t meet local council requirements.
The dates and times of the Coppa Italia Fourth Round fixtures have been drawn up for November 29, 30 and December 1.
Alberto Aquilani has made it clear that he is not at Pescara to wind down his career. “I want to get my game back and help the team stay up.”
Sassuolo’s appeal over the three points awarded to Pescara has been thrown out by the Corte Sportiva.
Gianluca Lapadula assures he’s “very happy” at Milan and assures he no longer has any physical problems.
Pescara President Daniele Sebastiani is “ready to bring Gianluca Lapadula back from Milan” in January.
Pescara Coach Massimo Oddo complained they “lacked experience, balance and a team ethic” in the 2-0 defeat to Chievo.