ROMA NEWS

Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has praised Daniele De Rossi despite his expulsion from the national squad for the friendly with France.
Daniel Pablo Osvaldo has left Italy’s training camp ahead of the friendly with France because of an ankle injury.
Federico Balzaretti has defended Roma teammate Daniele De Rossi after he was dismissed in the 3-2 loss to Lazio.
Lazio’s Stefano Mauri has applauded Daniele De Rossi after the Roma man apologised for striking him in the derby.
Franco Baldini confirms Daniele De Rossi could be fined for his derby dismissal, but Roma stand by Zdenek Zeman.
Vladimir Petkovic reveals what it felt like to win his debut Derby della Capitale. “We proved all of our quality.”
Zdenek Zeman criticised Daniele De Rossi for “feeling the derby too much” and getting himself sent off, then blamed the weather.
Miroslav Klose and Antonio Candreva were overjoyed after scoring in Lazio’s 3-2 derby win. “I dreamed of this goal.”
Lazio won the Derby della Capitale 3-2 under driving rain after overturning Roma’s advantage with Daniele De Rossi and Stefano Mauri sent off.
The Derby della Capitale is all about attack, as Francesco Totti, Erik Lamela and Pablo Daniel Osvaldo take on Hernanes and Miroslav Klose, but Daniele De Rossi moves.
Lazio director Igli Tare hit back at Roma ahead of today’s derby. “Our fans are fewer, but louder. Zdenek Zeman is still a little bit Laziale...”
Lazio boss Vladimir Petkovic goes into his first ever Derby della Capitale, but “from the first day here I realised what it represents. Zdenek Zeman is a legend.”
Zdenek Zeman warns Rome Derby newcomers “will realise what it means when they step on to the field” against Lazio tomorrow afternoon.
Francesco Totti has shaken off a knock to be in the squad for tomorrow’s Lazio-Roma showdown.
The temperature is rising for tomorrow’s Rome Derby and Pablo Daniel Osvaldo warns Roma “have to change mentality.”
Former Roma President Rosella Sensi has praised the current team and claims she is confident of a win in this Sunday's Rome derby.
Francesco Totti should be fit for the Rome derby this weekend despite pulling out of training on Friday.
Erik Lamela could overtake club legends Francesco Totti, Abel Balbo and Enrique Guaita should he score for Roma against Lazio on Sunday.
Fabio Borini “did not like” Roma director Walter Sabatini’s version of how he left the club to join Liverpool.
Vladimir Petkovic admits he faces a tricky few days to keep Lazio focused on Panathinaikos ahead of the Rome Derby. “It’s a shame they are so close.”