NEWS

Eusebio Di Francesco is pessimistic about Lecce, but Vincenzo Montella says Catania deserve success.
Attilio Tesser admired Novara's mental attitude, but Franco Colomba saw a naive Parma.
Cagliari reacted badly to this draw, but Stefano Pioli feels Bologna deserved the result.
Daniele Arrigoni hailed Adrian Mutu, while Alberto Malesani praised Genoa's performance.
Alberto Malesani insists today’s defeat was Genoa’s best performance of the season and “someone’s playing dirty tricks” to take his job.
Fiorentina Coach Delio Rossi said he will “always thank” Palermo, although he feels his team deserved more today, including a penalty.
There is controversy at Roma, as the club suspended Pablo Daniel Osvaldo for punching teammate Erik Lamela.
Devis Mangia reveals why he changed his goalkeeper for Palermo’s win over Fiorentina. “There were communication problems.”
Giuseppe Sannino has great regrets after Siena’s dramatic finale with Inter. “We were happy two minutes from the end…”
Claudio Ranieri believes Inter rediscovered their humility in a scrappy win away to Siena. “Our objective is to get back into the Scudetto race.”
The Italian Olympic Committee has set the December 14 date for ‘round table talks’ on Calciopoli between Inter, Juventus and others.
Inter have adjusted their tactics for the trip to Siena, as Ricky Alvarez, Mauro Zarate and Giampaolo Pazzini all start.
The pressure is on Alberto Malesani to deliver, as there are reports Genoa will look to Gigi De Canio in case of defeat today.
Napoli star Ezequiel Lavezzi’s girlfriend warned they could leave the city after she was robbed at gunpoint.
Borussia Dortmund starlet Mats Hummels admits he is “honoured that Juventus are interested in me.” Bianconeri director Fabio Paratici...
Eusebio Di Francesco readily admits time is running out for Lecce. “As things stand, we cannot survive.”
Simone Pepe scored the winner at Lazio and warns “Juventus want to make up for last season.”
Davide Ballardini is looking for his first Cagliari victory, but warns Bologna “are among the best away from home.”
Look ahead to all today’s games, including Delio Rossi’s emotional return in Palermo-Fiorentina, Inter’s tricky Siena trip and Milan-Chievo.
Domenico Di Carlo promises Chievo won’t sit back against Milan tonight. “We’re here for a battle.”
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Gianluigi Buffon urges Juventus to “keep our feet on the ground” even after the top of the table triumph against Lazio.
Atalanta boss Stefano Colantuono inevitably has regrets over dropping two points to Napoli. “We were superior.”
Edy Reja raged at the referee after Lazio’s defeat to Juventus. “There was a clear penalty and Andrea Barzagli should’ve been sent off.”
Walter Mazzarri is confident Napoli deserved their draw in Bergamo, apologised to Goran Pandev and cleared up an Ezequiel Lavezzi mystery.
Antonio Conte concedes the victory at Lazio is “an important sign of our maturity. Juventus are going beyond all expectations.”
Director Beppe Marotta insists Juventus “are not interested in Carlos Tevez and have not made contact.”
Raffaele Rubino scored a record-breaking goal, netting for Novara in four different Divisions. “I dreamed of this moment.”
Andrea Pirlo has recovered in time to start tonight’s top of the table showdown between Lazio and Juventus, but Tommaso Rocchi also plays.
Napoli have rested Ezequiel Lavezzi for their tricky trip to Atalanta, giving Goran Pandev a rare start.
Novara fought back to beat Parma with a record-breaking goalscorer, while Catania snatched a last-gasp victory in Lecce.
Goalkeeper Christian Abbiati has been ruled out of Milan’s Sunday night match with Chievo.
Palermo Coach Devis Mangia has every respect for Delio Rossi and Fiorentina, “but I want to win.”
Torino surge away by beating Livorno and Sampdoria stall again, but it's curtains for Brescia, Reggina and Sassuolo.
Siena welcome Inter on Sunday, but Giuseppe Sannino reveals he’ll be without ex-Nerazzurri hitman Mattia Destro.

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