Davide Ballardini admits tension dominated the Derby, but Delio Rossi wanted Francelino Matuzalem sent off.
Derby della Lanterna draw
The Derby della Lanterna ended 1-1 after an ill-tempered game that saw Sampdoria go down to 10 men and Francelino Matuzalem score from midfield.
The Derby della Lanterna is also a relegation dogfight that sees Sampdoria seek revenge on Genoa by sending them towards Serie B.
Samp: 'Feeling Derby pressure'
Sampdoria Coach Delio Rossi has chosen to stay silent, but player Daniele Gastaldello admits “we are feeling the pressure” ahead of today’s Genoa Derby.
Ballardini: 'Extraordinary Genoa Derby'
Davide Ballardini realises just how important the Derby della Lanterna is for the city, the fans and their hopes of staying in Serie A. “I need an extraordinary Genoa.”
Krsticic fit for derby
Sampdoria midfielder Nenad Krsticic should be fit enough to play in the Derby della Lanterna this weekend.
Samp want Regini for 2013-14
Sampdoria will look to sign Vasco Regini at the end of the season, Empoli President Fabrizio Corsi has stated.
Bardi included in Icardi deal?
Inter are reportedly ready to offer Sampdoria cash and the promising Francesco Bardi in return for Mauro Icardi.
Foschi believes in Genoa safety
Genoa sporting director Rino Foschi is confident that his team can beat Sampdoria this weekend and stay in Serie A.
Zaza-Sampdoria talks continue
The agent of Simone Zaza has dismissed links with Milan. “We’re in discussions with Sampdoria over a renewal.”
Kucka a doubt for Genoa derby
Genoa midfielder Juraj Kucka could be a doubt for the derby match with Sampdoria next weekend.
Delio Rossi apologised after this poor performance, but Giuseppe Sannino demanded more focus.
Wk31: Palermo shock Samp
Josip Ilicic inspired Palermo’s shock victory away to Sampdoria, but Parma held Siena, Cagliari stalled Catania and Antonio Di Natale sank Chievo.
Palermo's 'Sword of Damocles'
Palermo’s hopes of safety have been revived after beating Roma, but Giuseppe Sannino insists “the Sword of Damocles” still hangs over them ahead of a clash with Sampdoria.
Midfield crisis for Samp
Nenad Krsticic has joined the injury list, leaving Sampdoria with problems in midfield against Palermo.
Rossi could doom 'his' Palermo
Delio Rossi admits it will feel a little strange when Sampdoria take on his old Palermo side, potentially pushing them towards relegation.
Krsticic wants a long Samp stay
Sampdoria midfielder Nenad Krsticic has revealed that he wants to stay at the club 'for a long time'.
Gargano and Poli banned
The bookings picked up by Walter Gargano and Andrea Poli in yesterday’s Sampdoria-Inter tie have proved costly.
Rossi: 'Inter were more clinical'
Delio Rossi insists Sampdoria made life difficult for Inter, but “they were more clinical and scored during our best period of the game.”
Strama: 'Palacio is a leader'
Andrea Stramaccioni confirms Rodrigo Palacio “has become a leader” for Inter after scoring both goals in their 2-0 win away to Sampdoria.
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