NEWS

Milan have been the most productive team in Serie A since Massimiliano Allegri took charge of the Rossoneri, say the statistics.
Novara boss Attilio Tesser has admitted that his side are no longer looking at the League table.
Udinese boss Francesco Guidolin has argued that their Europa League commitments may have been a factor in last night’s 1-0 loss to Novara.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Edy Reja concedes third place for Lazio would be “a miracle” between injuries, bans, fatigue and two red cards in tonight’s defeat to Bologna.
As expected, Cagliari have now officially recalled Massimo Ficcadenti after sacking Davide Ballardini.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a “clarifying phone call” with a Sky Sport Italia journalist after their ugly altercation.
Bottom of the table Novara welcomed back Coach Attilio Tesser with a surprise victory over fourth-placed Udinese.
Bologna caused a shock with their first win at the Olimpico in 15 years, as Lazio lost their heads and went down to nine men.
Lazio make more changes in their push for third place, but Bologna have surprisingly switched strikers.
Cagliari have officially sacked Davide Ballardini, but have not yet announced the name of his replacement.
Max Allegri insists this was not a decisive win for Milan, as Lecce assistant manager Mario Palazzi blames a nervous start.
Pasquale Marino gladly clings to the point, but Juventus protest at the referee.
Cesena assistant manager Massimiliano Canzi blames the penalty incident as Giuseppe Sannino hails a relegation play-off.
Vincenzo Montella hailed Catania's determination, as Delio Rossi cursed Fiorentina's naive error.
Stefano Colantuono rues a defensive distraction and Roberto Donadoni gladly takes the point.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic insists the stories of a row with Massimiliano Allegri are false. “Everyone talks, even those who ought to shut up.”
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi concedes “Juventus deserved to win,” but feels both sides had reason to complain about the referee.
Juventus have called a media silence in protest at the refereeing decisions during today’s 0-0 draw with Genoa.
Massimiliano Allegri admits he didn’t expect to be four points clear, “but there’s a long way to go.” He also defended Milan’s performance against Arsenal.
Diego Armando Maradona declared he wants “to return to Napoli and that means clarifying my position around taxes.”
Fiorentina wasted chances in their defeat to Catania, while Parma snatched a point away to Atalanta, but Siena’s win in Cesena was steeped in controversy.
Antonio Nocerino’s deflected effort and a Zlatan Ibrahimovic moment of magic saw Milan sweep Lecce aside 2-0.
It’s a mystery how Genoa-Juventus ended goalless, as the Bianconeri hit the woodwork three times and both sides had furious penalty appeals.
Bari earned a surprise last-gasp win to further damage Reggina's promotion hopes.
Cagliari look set to recall Coach Massimo Ficcadenti after hitting problems with Davide Ballardini.
Juventus have Arturo Vidal playing centre-back as Genoa welcome Alberto Gilardino back from an injury lay-off.
Milan have Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Robinho and Urby Emanuelson in their trident to take on Lecce at San Siro.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini assures Coach Bortolo Mutti “is not at risk,” but warned his players they must be “pulled by the hair.”
Roberto Di Matteo confirms he will use Arsenal-Milan to “give us the belief we can turn it around as well” when Chelsea face Napoli.
Massimo Moratti believes there has been excessive criticism of his Inter side after they ended their two-month drought.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini was “very bitter” at the home defeat to Roma and the club refused to rule out sacking Bortolo Mutti.
Daniele De Rossi has not given up hope of Champions League qualification for Roma. “We’ll try to win them all and see where we end up.”
Alessandro Matri insists the Scudetto race “is wide open” as Juventus go into the game with Genoa trailing Milan by two points.
Parma Coach Roberto Donadoni stands up for his side’s recent performances and concedes it’ll be a special game against hometown club Atalanta.

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