SASSUOLO NEWS

Sassuolo boss Eusebio Di Francesco expects “an entertaining game” with fellow surprise packages Palermo.
After another exciting, extended Serie A weekend where the top three all dropped points Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 14.
Sassuolo defender Federico Peluso mocked Roma after contentious refereeing decisions. “All the fault of the system?”
Adem Ljajic saw a “missed opportunity” that Roma failed to close on Juventus, but his brace snatched a point with Sassuolo.
Simone Zaza felt “bitterness and rage” at only drawing 2-2. “Sassuolo were on a par with Roma.”
Rudi Garcia said Roma “proved this team has soul” after a 2-2 comeback with Sassuolo, but is sorry for Sergio Aguero.
Eusebio Di Francesco confessed Sassuolo were “naive” to throw away a 2-0 lead at Roma. “We could taste that victory.”
Roma fought back from 2-0 down after Daniele De Rossi’s red card to hold Sassuolo 2-2 thanks to Adem Ljajic’s late brace.
Roma director Walter Sabatini called this “a special day” as Kevin Strootman makes his first start in nine months.
Roma have the chance to close up within a point of leaders Juventus with Kevin Strootman starting, but Sassuolo are unbeaten in seven.
Having failed to sign Leonardo Pavoletti over the summer, Leeds United are approaching him again.
Sassuolo Coach Eusebio Di Francesco warned their only chance of beating Roma is to “run harder than them.”
Roma defender Leandro Castan has “no neurological complications” after brain surgery and will watch the Sassuolo game.
Sassuolo named their squad to face Serie A title contenders Roma on Saturday.
Roma have named their squad to take on Sassuolo tomorrow, with Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa included.
Rudi Garcia has praised tomorrow’s opponents Sassuolo, warning that his Roma face a difficult game.
Sassuolo striker Simone Zaza will renew his contract by Christmas, says his agent, who does not see any links apparent with Juventus.
The agent of Sassuolo forward Domenico Berardi isn’t ruling out a return to Juventus, teasing ‘we’ll see in June’.
Daniele Rugani is being linked with an early to return to Juventus, as the Old Lady struggle with defensive injuries.
Antonio Floro Flores praised an ‘important win’ for Sassuolo as the Neroverdi reached the Coppa Italia Last 16.