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Today's front page headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Marco Giampaolo concedes Lazio “are a very strong side,” but was pleased Sampdoria never gave up in their 2-1 home defeat.
Simone Inzaghi is confident Lazio have put the derby disappointment behind them by conquering Sampdoria. “Our best first half of the season.”
Massimo Rastelli told Cagliari they “must give heart and soul” to beat Napoli in tomorrow’s early kick-off in Sardinia.
Marco Parolo insisted “this is Lazio” after a 2-1 victory away to Sampdoria, leaving the derby disappointment behind them.
Felipe Anderson set up both Lazio goals for Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and Marco Parolo in a 2-1 victory away to Sampdoria.
Genoa are emerging as strong contenders to take Gabriel ‘Gabigol’ Barbosa on loan from Inter.
Massimo Oddo admits Pescara “played badly and lost a very important match” after missing a penalty against Crotone.
Davide Nicola said Crotone’s victory over Pescara “was like winning twice” after climbing above the Delfini in the Serie A standings.
Ignazio Abate hails Gianluca Lapadula for having “the same grit as Gennaro Gattuso” and points out he saw Milan’s success coming.
Lazio director Igli Tare went back over the Rome Derby controversy, including the Kevin Strootman incident and Senad Lulic potential ban.
Stefan Radu urged Lazio to “cancel out the derby defeat with a strong performance” and result away to Sampdoria this evening.
Crotone snatched a dramatic late 2-1 victory to leapfrog Pescara in the bottom three with two red cards and a saved penalty.
Sampdoria aim to continue their strong run against a Lazio side burned by the Rome Derby, as this game is all about the strikers.
Inter are missing several players, particularly in midfield, for tomorrow night’s encounter with Genoa.
Matteo Darmian “dreams of seeing Torino in Europe” and is cheering on Sinisa Mihajlovic’s men in the Turin Derby with Juventus.
Despite reports of a Serie A move to Milan, Inter or Roma, Ajax have seemingly sold Riechedly Bazoer to Wolfsburg.
Join us for the build-up and action to today’s Serie A games, as there’s a Crotone-Pescara dogfight then on-form Sampdoria host Lazio.
Crotone and Pescara go head-to-head in a massive relegation dogfight at the foot of the table.
Leaders Verona lost the derby with Vicenza, but Frosinone were beaten at home by Salernitana, so Benevento and Spal climb into the top three.
Genoa Coach Ivan Juric trusts Inter will have “blackouts and we need to take advantage of those moments” to cause another upset.
Juventus, Arsenal and Paris Saint-Germain are on high alert after Wolfsburg confirmed they’ll “listen to offers” for Julian Draxler.
Roma need a late fitness test on Bruno Peres ahead of the Milan match, as he picked up a thigh injury.
Stephan El Shaarawy prepares to face his former Milan teammates notes the next three games “will tell us what Roma are made of.”
Inter Coach Stefano Pioli “hasn’t decided” yet whether to use a 3-4-3 system against giant-killers Genoa, but “mentality makes the difference.”
Sinisa Mihajlovic warned Juventus “are up against Torino history, population and all those who work for us. We’ll leave the pitch with heads held high.”
Max Allegri warned the current Torino “don’t fit the old-fashioned Granata stereotype and are therefore more dangerous” for Juventus.
Giacomo Bonaventura and Carlos Bacca are still not back in full Milan training, so are huge doubts to feature against Roma.
David Trezeguet believes Gonzalo Higuain will be the decisive man when Juventus visit Torino for the Derby della Mole.
Roma CEO Umberto Gandini admits it’ll be strange facing his old club Milan. “It’s the biggest game of the round, if not the year.”
Alberto Zaccheroni doubts Milan can win the Scudetto anytime soon and warns “nobody here has heard of” their Chinese buyers.
Italian reports claim Roma have asked Chelsea to take Cesc Fabregas on loan in January.
Watford Coach Walter Mazzarri “is doing well in England, but Serie A is always on his mind,” said his agent.
Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura warns Graziano Pellè, Mario Balotelli and young Azzurri talents that he'll drop anyone who "thinks they're a phenomenon."
Blerim Dzemaili will leave Bologna to play for Montreal Impact in July 2017, confirmed President Joey Saputo.

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