ROMA NEWS

Maurizio Sarri felt Napoli’s 0-0 draw with Roma “was one-way traffic, as we were the only team playing football.”
Rudi Garcia deflected all criticism of Roma’s negative approach to Napoli. “We could’ve won and I’m not sure about the disallowed goal.”
Marek Hamsik insists Napoli “dominated Roma, a team built to win the Scudetto, but the ball wouldn’t go in.”
Roma had a goal disallowed and Wojciech Szczesny denied Marek Hamsik as Napoli were pegged back 0-0 at the San Paolo.
Roma director general Mauro Baldissoni admits “we created the pressure on ourselves by not living up to expectations.”
Pepe Reina believes Napoli v Roma “is going to be worth more than three points.”
Radja Nainggolan said Roma “will make the most of the spaces when Napoli attack. We both want to win.”
Napoli and Roma go head-to-head with all-attack teams in this Scudetto showdown at the Stadio San Paolo, including Gonzalo Higuain v Edin Dzeko.
Follow all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s five Serie A games, including Milan-Verona, Napoli-Roma and Juventus-Fiorentina.
It’s believed Napoli and Roma will take two very different approaches to 4-3-3 in today’s showdown.
Vladimir Petkovic warns Rudi Garcia and Stefano Pioli that “Rome is a very tough place for football, especially after a good first season.”
Roma teammates Alessandro Florenzi and Radja Nainggolan are excited to face off at Euro 2016 when Italy take on Belgium.
Napoli have a full squad to choose from against Roma, other than injured Manolo Gabbiadini.
Gervinho and Mohamed Salah make the trip to Napoli, but Roma miss Francesco Totti and Vasilis Torosidis.
Gonzalo Higuain admits “my mentality has changed and I want to make history at Napoli. Roma cannot be underestimated.”
Maurizio Sarri insists “Napoli are not favourites against Roma” and criticised Gonzalo Higuain’s “attitude.”
Rudi Garcia hit back at Roma fans and media ahead of their trip to Napoli. “People act as if we’re lambs to the slaughter.”
Lorenzo Insigne wants to become “Napoli’s Francesco Totti,” hails Maurizio Sarri and says Edin Dzeko cannot compare to Gonzalo Higuain.
Verona director Riccardo Bigon is “willing to make a sacrifice for Juan Manuel Iturbe, as this is his home.”
Udinese patron Giampaolo Pozzo claims Antonio Di Natale “will play as long as Francesco Totti does.”