Juve graced by Quagliagol
Juventus wasted dozens of chances, but still beat Novara 2-0 with Fabio Quagliarella’s first goal since December 2010.
It’s Maxi Lopez against Fabrizio Miccoli in the fiery Sicilian derby between Catania and Palermo.
Juventus ring the changes in the Derby di Piemonte, as Alessandro Del Piero, Fabio Quagliarella and Paolo De Ceglie get rare starts.
Inter have Giampaolo Pazzini and Diego Milito together looking for a third straight win against Adrian Mutu’s Cesena.
Siena slam Milan penalty
Siena President Massimo Mezzaroma said Milan only won last night “with an own goal and a penalty they wouldn’t even give on Mars.”
Milan: 'Man City rejected Tevez bid'
“At the moment Manchester City have rejected our offer for Carlos Tevez,” confirmed Milan chief Adriano Galliani.
Cosmi: 'Not a last chance saloon'
Serse Cosmi insists today’s relegation dogfight with Parma is not “the last chance saloon” for Lecce.
De Sanctis bets on Milan and himself
Morgan De Sanctis tips Milan for the Scudetto, Napoli for a top five finish and himself for a spot at Euro 2012.
Arrigoni 'can shock Inter too'
Daniele Arrigoni points out Cesena have ended Palermo’s 100 per cent home record, so there’s no reason why they can’t shock Inter today too.
Sicilian derby 'the mother of all games'
Devis Mangia realises “the Sicilian derby is the mother of all games,” but had time for a tasty snack in his Palermo press conference.
Novara 'will attack Juventus'
Novara take on Juventus in their first Piemonte Derby for 55 years, but Attilio Tesser assures they “won’t clam up and defend.”
Serie A Previews: Showdown Sunday!
Prepare for all today’s Serie A games, including dramatic derbies in Turin and Sicily, plus key encounters Lazio-Udinese and Napoli-Roma.
What the papers say...
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Vargas: 'I'm a Napoli player!'
Universidad de Chile have confirmed they’ve agreed to sell Eduardo Vargas to Napoli. “I am so happy, it’s a dream come true,” added the striker.
Colantuono rages at referee
Atalanta Coach Stefano Colantuono was livid with the referee in Florence. “That wasn’t football. It was volleyball.”
Rossi: 'Viola lost the midfield'
Delio Rossi feels Fiorentina “lost the midfield” during their spectacular 2-2 draw with Atalanta.
Allegri hails Milan patience
Massimiliano Allegri admits Siena gave Milan problems, but hailed their patience and Antonio Nocerino.
Four-goal Florence thriller
It was a heart-stopping finale in Florence, as Atalanta turned the game around with German Denis before an acrobatic Stevan Jovetic equaliser.
Milan push past Siena
Milan had a tougher job than expected, but eventually pushed Siena aside 2-0 with Antonio Nocerino and a dubious penalty.
Guidolin trusts Udinese strength
Francesco Guidolin trusts his Udinese players “are stronger than me” in continuing their tour de force against Lazio and Juventus.
Milan have had to completely reshuffle their defence for tonight’s encounter with Siena at San Siro.
Chievo crush Cagliari
Chievo secured a 2-0 victory over Cagliari with Cyril Thereau and Gennaro Sardo on target.
Report: Napoli sign Vargas
Chilean media claim that Napoli have secured a €12m deal for hot property Eduardo Vargas.
Deschamps analyses new Inter
Didier Deschamps points out “the Treble-winning Inter is gone,” but Marseille are still concerned at the Champions League draw.
Amauri welcomes Genoa move
Amauri’s agent announces he “considers Genoa to be a great squad and would be ready to join” from Juventus.
Montella wants Palermo present
Vincenzo Montella believes Catania will be more motivated to give their fans a special moment in the derby against Palermo.
Serie B: Torino collapse
Serie B leaders Torino crumbled at Modena, but stay clear after Padova's four-goal thriller.
Reja prefers Klose to Di Natale
Edy Reja claims Miroslav Klose is better than Antonio Di Natale, as he hopes Lazio leapfrog Udinese in Sunday’s head-to-head.
Ranieri respects Cesena
Claudio Ranieri is still without Wesley Sneijder and tells Inter “it won’t be easy” against Cesena on Sunday.
Mazzarri: 'Focus on Roma'
Walter Mazzarri focuses Napoli entirely on Sunday’s clash with Roma and assures he “never gave the priority to the Champions League.”
Enrique: 'Totti is happy'
Luis Enrique insists Francesco Totti “is happy at Roma and will continue to be the penalty taker” as they prepare to face Napoli.
Colantuono gives blood for Atalanta
Stefano Colantuono “would give blood” for Atalanta to get at least four points from Fiorentina and Cesena.
Conte changes for Piemonte derby
Antonio Conte is keeping Juventus on their toes ahead of the first Derby di Piemonte in 55 years against Novara.
Ancelotti: 'Italians better than Brits'
Carlo Ancelotti believes Milan are “superior to Arsenal,” while Napoli can eliminate Chelsea.
Guidolin: 'Udinese can't complain'
Francesco Guidolin has some Europa League concerns about visiting PAOK, but concedes “we really can’t complain about the draw.”
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