SAMPDORIA NEWS

Marco Giampaolo “expects an equal refereeing performance” when Sampdoria visit Juventus tomorrow night.
Gigi Buffon and Paulo Dybala miss the match with Sampdoria, but Giorgio Chiellini, Daniele Rugani and Kwadwo Asamoah return.
Max Allegri hinted at very big changes in the Juventus side to face Sampdoria tomorrow evening, with Gonzalo Higuain and Mario Mandzukic.
Inter have seen their appeal rejected, so Gary Medel will have to sit out the entire three-match Serie A ban.
Walter Zenga has been sacked by Wolverhampton Wanderers, the English club has confirmed.
Neto will reportedly start in goal for Juventus against Sampdoria, as Gianluigi Buffon has been given two days off.
Juventus midfielder Stefano Sturaro believes the disallowed goal was crucial in their defeat to Milan.
Kwadwo Asamoah and Giorgio Chiellini have returned to Juventus training ahead of the Sampdoria game.
Early reports suggest Paulo Dybala will be out for 10-15 days, missing big Juventus games against Napoli and Lyon.
Genoa assistant manager Alberto Corradi felt a refereeing error proved decisive in their 2-1 Derby della Lanterna defeat to Sampdoria.
Marco Giampaolo thanked Sampdoria fans after the hard-fought derby victory over rivals Genoa. “It was my first and I hope not my last!”
Mattia Perin saved a Fabio Quagliarella penalty, but Genoa still fell 2-1 as Sampdoria won a breathless Derby della Lanterna.
Sampdoria and Genoa go on the attack in a must-win game for both sides, but above all it’s the fiery Derby della Lanterna.
Join us for today’s two huge Serie A games, as there’s the Derby della Lanterna in Genoa and second-placed Milan host leaders Juventus.
All eyes on San Siro this evening as second-placed Milan host leaders Juventus, but before then it’s the Genoa Derby, while tomorrow Napoli are in Crotone, Atalanta-Inter and Roma-Palermo.
Genoa Coach Ivan Juric says “winning counts and it doesn’t really matter how you play” ahead of the derby with Sampdoria.
Marco Giampaolo says victory over Genoa in Saturday’s Derby della Lanterna would “put Sampdoria back on track and where we deserve to be”.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi says 'there are no favourites' for Saturday's Derby clash with Sampdoria.
Christian Puggioni says he is "delighted" to be making his Sampdoria debut in Saturday's Derby clash with Genoa.
Sampdoria have officially announced the appointment of Daniele Prade as their new technical director.