VERONA NEWS

Antonio Cassano believes he “could’ve been playing on Mars with Lionel Messi, Neymar and few others, but I ruined myself.”
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s Serie A games, including the Verona Derby, Milan-Genoa, Torino-Roma, Udinese-Juventus and Lazio-Cagliari.
It was a dramatic Verona Derby, as Hellas took the lead and then self-destructed with Bruno Zuculini’s dismissal, but Sergio Pellissier won it 3-2 for Chievo.
The Derby della Scala returns to Serie A in today’s early kick-off, as Chievo and Hellas Verona clash at the Stadio Bentegodi.
Fabio Pecchia wants Hellas Verona to face Chievo “like any other match” in the Derby della Scala, regardless of the city atmosphere.
Chievo Coach Rolando Maran expects “a very entertaining game” in the Derby della Scala today against Hellas Verona.
Two unbeaten sides go head-to-head this weekend, with plenty of other exciting fixtures across Serie A.
Verona defender Thomas Heurtaux warns Nice that Lazio are “up there with the best” in Serie A.
Luca Banti has been appointed to Napoli-Inter, as the Week 9 Serie A referees are announced.
Verona Coach Fabio Pecchia felt his side showed “character” in beating 10-man Benevento.
Marco Baroni saw “a quality performance” from his Benevento side, even with 10 men against Verona.
Verona huffed and puffed against 10-man Benevento, but Romulo’s guided volley was enough to secure the three points.
Verona sporting director Filippo Fusco refuses to discuss the possibility of Martin Caceres joining Lazio - “January is a long way away”.
Daniele Verde drops to the Verona bench, as Mattia Valoti replaces him against Benevento.
Bologna midfielder Godfred Donsah described how he came to Italy and only managed to see his father again after eight years.
Italy’s Under-21 side have lost Daniele Verde, Mattia Del Favero and Lorenzo Dickmann for Tuesday’s friendly against Morocco.
World Cup winners Luca Toni, Mauro Camoranesi and Marco Amelia will all begin the course for their coaching badges on Monday.
Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura believes the introduction of VAR has “solved a myriad of problems and removed a lot of controversy.”
Join us for the build-up and action from today’s eight Serie A games, from Napoli-Cagliari through Benevento-Inter, Milan-Roma and Atalanta-Juventus.
Andrea Belotti is at risk of missing out on Italy’s matches with Macedonia and Albania after picking up a knee injury.