Sampdoria win breathless Genoa Derby
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.
LIVEBLOG: Samp-Genoa & Milan-Juve
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.
Serie A Previews: Milan-Juve battle
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.
Juric: ‘Only winning counts’
Genoa Coach Ivan Juric says “winning counts and it doesn’t really matter how you play” ahead of the derby with Sampdoria.
Giampaolo: Derby of redemption
Marco Giampaolo says victory over Genoa in Saturday’s Derby della Lanterna would “put Sampdoria back on track and where we deserve to be”.
Preziosi: 'No favourites' for derby
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi says 'there are no favourites' for Saturday's Derby clash with Sampdoria.
Puggioni's 'dream' in Genoa derby
Christian Puggioni says he is "delighted" to be making his Sampdoria debut in Saturday's Derby clash with Genoa.
Official: Prade joins Sampdoria
Sampdoria have officially announced the appointment of Daniele Prade as their new technical director.
Ferrero: 'Giampaolo to stay'
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero has given under pressure Coach Marco Giampaolo a vote of confidence ahead of Saturday's derby with Genoa.
Ferrero: 'Giampaolo untouchable'
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero assures Coach Marco Giampaolo “is untouchable,” but glosses over Daniele Pradè rumours.
Viviano to miss Genoa game
Sampdoria will be without Emiliano Viviano for the derby with Genoa, as he has a scaphoid fracture.
Juric banned for derby
Genoa Coach Ivan Juric has been handed a touchline ban for the Derby della Lanterna with Sampdoria.
Serie A Team of Week 8
After an intriguing weekend where Juventus took the Scudetto by the scruff of the neck, Dave Taylor selects his top XI from Week 8.
Mancini: ‘Samp? Maybe one day…’
Roberto Mancini previews the Derby della Lanterna, and doesn’t rule out being Sampdoria Coach in future.
Prade set for Samp?
Former Roma and Fiorentina sporting director Daniele Prade will reportedly be named Sampdoria’s new general manager in the next few days.
Derby decisive for Giampaolo future
Next weekend’s Genoa derby will be decisive in terms of Sampdoria boss Marco Giampaolo’s future.
Ferrero hints at Giampaolo axe
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero hinted he could sack Coach Marco Giampaolo after two points in six rounds.
Oddo: 'Pescara innovative...'
Massimo Oddo joked about Pescara’s rather unorthodox draw with Sampdoria. “We score goals for us and the opposition. It’s innovative.”
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