Senad Lulic expects a “different” meeting between Lazio and Juventus today after the 3-2 Italian Super Cup win in August.
Juventus try to take revenge for their Italian Super Cup defeat as they host Ciro Immobile’s Lazio, but leave Paulo Dybala on the bench.
Milan director Massimiliano Mirabelli called reports of a meeting with Switzerland Coach Vladimir Petkovic “science fiction.”
Pavel Nedved insists Napoli only “seem” more spectacular than Juventus, explains his VAR problem and what went wrong in the Champions League.
Reports continue to spread that Milan director Massimiliano Mirabelli met with Switzerland Coach Vladimir Petkovic this week.
There are reports Juventus could bench Paulo Dybala for today’s Serie A clash with Lazio, starting Federico Bernardeschi and Douglas Costa.
It’s shaping up to be a monumental round in Serie A, as the top six all meet each other this weekend.
Kevin Strootman is out of Roma’s clash with Napoli in Serie A on Saturday, but Rick Karsdorp could make his Giallorossi debut.
Sami Khedira and Mario Mandzukic are in Juventus’ squad to face Lazio in Serie A on Saturday.
Lazio boss Simone Inzaghi admits he is flattered by talk of him replacing Max Allegri at Juventus but insists “they already have a great Coach.”
Dino Zoff believes Juventus will ‘always’ be favourites for the Champions League but warns Lazio ‘won’t be easy’ on Saturday.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri warns his side not to allow Lazio to counter-attack, as they did in the Supercoppa.
Milan have eyed up Switzerland Coach – and former Lazio boss – Vladimir Petkovic if Vincenzo Montella doesn’t turn things around, it’s reported.
Lazio have lost their appeal against a ban for racist chants, so will need to play with the Curva Nord closed against Cagliari next weekend.
Genoa’s 16-year-old sensation Pietro Pellegri is “a young Zlatan Ibrahimovic,” said his agent, and “it’s not surprising he has been linked with PSG.”
Juventus defender Daniele Rugani believes “our rivals for the Scudetto are Napoli and Roma, with Inter and Milan slightly behind.”
Lazio midfielder Lucas Leiva believes “it’ll be harder now” for Saturday’s opponents Juventus to win Serie A.
Lazio team manager Angelo Peruzzi sees Juventus as “the team to beat again this year”.
Paolo Tagliavento has been announced as the referee for Sunday’s Derby della Madonnina between Inter and Milan.
Lazio’s marketing director laments “we have a Champions League worthy squad, with the attendances of a relegation team”.