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Stefano Pioli apologised to the Bologna fans, while Cesena President Igor Campedelli relishes their first victory.
Devis Mangia feels Palermo “ought to go into psychoanalysis” to resolve their travel sickness.
Francesco Guidolin concedes he is “disappointed and bitter” after Udinese’s poor performance in Parma.
Antonio Conte hailed Juventus for piling forward after a long break to beat Palermo. “This was a dangerous match.”
Roma have confirmed Nicolas Burdisso went under the knife today and “the recovery time is six to seven months.”
Juventus are top of the table after thrashing Palermo, as Udinese tumble at the Tardini, while Genoa and Chievo scrape wins and Siena played a thriller with Atalanta.
Juventus have Alessandro Matri and Mirko Vucinic leading the way against Fabrizio Miccoli’s reshuffled Palermo.
Lucio, Douglas Maicon and Wesley Sneijder are among the Inter players missing their match with Trabzonspor.
Gokhan Inler tells Manchester City not to be swayed by their latest result. “We showed what we can do.”
A late Marco Parolo screamer gave Cesena a shock 1-0 victory away to local rivals Bologna – their first of the season.
Wesley Sneijder has been diagnosed with a second-degree thigh strain and will also miss Inter’s Champions League trip to Turkey.
Cagliari are furious with the officials after their defeat to Inter. “The referee was neutral for the last three minutes...”
Roma are reportedly set to ask the Argentina FA for compensation after Nicolas Burdisso’s injury.
Alexandre Pato made an impressive, albeit unlucky, comeback for Milan after two months. “I’ve been working on my muscles and my mind.”
Stefano Colantuono expects Atalanta to face a “ferocious” Siena side in today’s relegation tussle.
Franco Colomba tells Parma they have no reason to fear Serie A leaders Udinese. “We can cause them problems.”
Attilio Tesser concedes he could look to a potential record-breaker as Taka Morimoto adds to Novara’s injury woes.
Daniele Arrigoni wants to see a “gritty Cesena with the right attitude” in today’s Emilia-Romagna derby against Bologna.
Inter President Massimo Moratti believes the victory over Cagliari is a strong sign, even if “there is tension over our position in the table.”
Get prepared for all Sunday’s Serie A encounters, including Juventus-Palermo, Roma-Lecce and Parma-Udinese.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Delio Rossi admits he felt emotional at making his Fiorentina debut against Milan and even got the wrong bench!
Massimiliano Allegri tried not to blame the referee for Milan’s draw in Florence, although “we had a valid goal disallowed.”
Napoli Coach Walter Mazzarri believes “it’s as if we won 4-0” in their stalemate with Lazio this evening.
Edy Reja maintains Lazio “showed great character and temperament” in earning a stalemate in Naples.
Ezequiel Lavezzi could not disguise his frustration at Federico Marchetti’s “incredible saves” for Lazio.
Ezequiel Lavezzi had the best chances, but was denied by Federico Marchetti as Lazio earned a point in Naples.
Milan dominated in Florence, hitting the woodwork and seeing Clarence Seedorf’s goal incorrectly disallowed, but it ended 0-0 on Delio Rossi’s debut.
Davide Ballardini lost on his Cagliari debut against Inter and blamed the officials. “Only at San Siro can you not see that was offside.”
Claudio Ranieri insists he “believes in Ricky Alvarez” despite originally sending him to the stands and admits Inter’s opener was offside.
Napoli are taking no chances against a revamped Lazio at the Stadio San Paolo, while Djibril Cisse takes the centre-forward role.
Delio Rossi reshuffles the Fiorentina pack on his debut by welcoming a Milan side on sparkling form.
Inter President Massimo Moratti is open to the proposed Calciopoli ‘round table talks,’ “as long as there aren’t knives under the table.”
Inter rattled the crossbar twice before defeating Cagliari 2-1 on Davide Ballardini’s debut with Thiago Motta and Philippe Coutinho on target.
Torino and Italy defender Angelo Ogbonna slammed the door on a potential move to Juventus. “Never!”

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