Following another exciting round of games in Serie A, Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 15.
Eusebio Di Francesco breathed a sigh of relief after Sassuolo beat Empoli 3-0. “We really needed a positive result, though it’s a little harsh.”
Sassuolo ended their Serie A dry run with a thumping 3-0 win over Empoli, albeit with the aid of two early penalties.
Join us for the build-up and action from today’s six Serie A games, from Milan-Crotone through to the Rome Derby and Fiorentina-Palermo.
Giovanni Martusciello admits his Empoli side must stop making mistakes ahead of their trip to Sassuolo.
Eusebio Di Francesco admits his Sassuolo players ‘really need a win’ as they prepare to face Empoli.
Tonight something’s got to give in Juventus-Atalanta, then on Sunday Milan host Crotone and there’s the small matter of the Rome Derby.
Maurizio Sarri thinks Napoli “played better” in the 1-1 draw with Sassuolo than tonight’s 3-0 victory over Inter. “We were more determined.”
Sassuolo CEO Giovanni Carnevali assures Domenico Berardi “is continuing his recovery” but can’t say when he’ll return.
Sassuolo’s injury problems continue to mount, as it’s confirmed that Matteo Politano has a sprained ankle.
Sassuolo’s director general Giovanni Carnevali insists “no official offer” from Napoli for Gregoire Defrel, but bids have come from England and Spain.
Maurizio Sarri reportedly warned his Napoli players they must be “more ruthless” in a 45-minute meeting at Castel Volturno yesterday.
Sassuolo forward Domenico Berardi could be almost ready for a return to action following a knee injury that has kept him out since the end of August.
Arrigo Sacchi belives that Roma 'are struggling with a thousand problems' and 'don't have the determination to win'.
Juventus could recall Pol Lirola early from his loan spell at Sassuolo to assuage the injury crisis in defence.
Serie B side Cesena have knocked Empoli out of the Coppa Italia with a 2-1 extra time victory at the Stadio Castellani.
Gregoire Defrel’s agent says “many teams are interested” in the Sassuolo forward, and doesn’t rule out a Napoli move.
Marek Hamsik believes Napoli were “a bit unlucky” to draw at home to Sassuolo last night.
Eusebio Di Francesco admits Sassuolo were “lucky on the last-minute woodwork” in the 1-1 draw at Napoli, but rues more injuries.
Maurizio Sarri believes Napoli “absolutely dominated Sassuolo, but didn’t get an obviously deserved victory” in the 1-1 draw.