Fiorentina patron Andrea Della Valle remains “more than proud and optimistic” after a 2-1 defeat to Roma.
Stefano Pioli admits the derby with Roma “could well be a Scudetto clash” after Lazio climbed to second place.
Paulo Sousa notes Fiorentina “took the initiative throughout,” but were not as clinical in their finishing as Roma.
Rudi Garcia said Roma played a “tactically intelligent game” to beat Fiorentina 2-1. “It wasn’t easy for Mohamed Salah.”
Radja Nainggolan said Roma played an “almost perfect match” against Fiorentina, as they overtake the Serie A leaders.
Mohamed Salah scored and was sent off as Roma beat Fiorentina to become the new leaders, while Lazio crushed Torino 3-0.
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni said criticism is “getting out of hand” and Mohamed Salah will be “professional” against Fiorentina.
It’s first against second with only one point separating them, as Fiorentina host Roma with Mohamed Salah starting.
Stick with us for all the build-up and action from a packed fixture list, including Milan-Sassuolo, Lazio-Torino, Chievo-Napoli and top of the table showdown Fiorentina v Roma.
Fiorentina fans plan 5,000 whistles to jeer Mohamed Salah and a moped motorcade for the team bus against Roma.
Cesare Prandelli said he’s ready to get back to work, but “preferred not to comment” on Bologna links.
Rudi Garcia expects “an exciting and entertaining” top of the table clash between Roma and Fiorentina.
Paulo Sousa admires Roma and told Fiorentina fans they can hurt Mohamed Salah “with indifference.”
Carlo Ancelotti tips Roma for the Scudetto, PSG for the Champions League, Manchester City the Premier League and France at Euro 2016.
Carlo Ancelotti backs Sinisa Mihajlovic to succeed and reveals he’d “only return to Serie A for Milan or Roma.”
Daniele De Rossi is in doubt for Roma’s Scudetto showdown with Fiorentina tomorrow.
Cristiano Zanetti believes Roma and Fiorentina are equal teams, and the game will be decided by free kicks and counters.
Former Roma Coach Claudio Ranieri discusses the upcoming top-table clash with Fiorentina: 'Their collective organisation makes them dangerous'.
Inter Coach Roberto Mancini warns “it’s never easy to play at Palermo”, and dismisses Scudetto talk.
Federico Bernardeschi urged Fiorentina to “learn from this defeat” against Lech Poznan and prepare for Roma.