NEWS

Juventus patron John Elkann has celebrated the return to form of striker Fabio Quagliarella after his recent scoring exploits.
Djamel Mesbah insists that Milan teammate Kevin Prince Boateng should not have been dismissed against Udinese. “It’s a scandal!”
Alessandro Nesta has labelled Milan boss Massimiliano Allegri and former teammate Pippo Inzaghi as childish after their alleged bust-up last week.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Cagliari President Massimo Cellino insists he was trying to “avoid chaos” by inviting fans to attend a game behind closed doors against Roma.
Vladimir Petkovic complimented Genoa for their victory and assured Lazio are on the right track despite the end of their 100 per cent record.
Gigi De Canio feels Genoa got the three points against Lazio that they had probably deserved last week from Juventus.
Lazio wasted numerous chances, so Marco Borriello struck to give Genoa a shock victory at the Stadio Olimpico and end their perfect record.
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete blasted Cagliari patron Massimo Cellino’s “unacceptable” behaviour that saw today’s game with Roma called off.
Walter Gargano has told fans his farewell letter to Napoli “was written by the club. People don’t know how things really went.”
Lazio must beat Genoa to stay joint top of the table this evening, so look to Mauro Zarate and Libor Kozak.
Adriano Galliani has assured Milan Coach Massimiliano Allegri “is not up for debate. He has the total faith of the President and me.”
Andrea Stramaccioni keeps the faith and Serse Cosmi hails Siena's "almost perfect" performance.
Rolando Maran feels Catania gave "101 per cent," but Walter Mazzarri will give Napoli a talking to.
Stefano Pioli regrets dropping a lead, though Giovanni Stroppa feels Pescara earned the point.
Stefano Colantuono praised Atalanta's patience, while Gian Piero Gasperini was angry at losing his Palermo debut.
Francesco Guidolin’s Udinese beat Milan, but he still reassured under-fire colleague Massimiliano Allegri.
Andrea Stramaccioni urges Inter to “stick together” after what he admits was an “ugly defeat” to Siena.
Massimiliano Allegri insists there is “no problem” with Milan after another 2-1 defeat to Udinese.
Walter Mazzarri complimented 10-man Catania, but above all lambasted his Napoli for failing to get the victory.
It’s a disastrous round for the big clubs, as nine-man Milan fall in Udine, Siena shock Inter at San Siro and Napoli can’t beat Catania despite an immediate red card.
Ciro Ferrara feels Sampdoria deserved more than a point, but Giampiero Ventura insists Torino's result was no fluke.
Javier Zanetti is on the bench for the first time in four years, as Inter launch Antonio Cassano and Diego Milito against Siena.
Sampdoria dominated the first half, but had to scrape a 1-1 draw with Torino thanks to a penalty apiece.
Both Milan and Udinese make surprising changes for this afternoon’s showdown, as there are new attacking options.
Roma have announced an appeal to be awarded the Cagliari win after Massimo Cellino invited fans to attend a closed doors game. “It’s his fault.”
“This could only happen in Italy,” shrugged Zdenek Zeman as the FIGC opens an inquiry into Cagliari’s stadium chaos.
Argentine defender Facundo Roncaglia celebrated his first Fiorentina goal and sent a message. “I hope Cesare Prandelli calls me to play for Italy.”
Atalanta boss Stefano Colantuono feels Palermo will be boosted by the arrival of new Coach Gian Piero Gasperini in today’s match.
Bologna Coach Stefano Pioli hopes to “ride the wave of enthusiasm” against Pescara after their shock victory over Roma.
Catania have a strong record against Napoli, so Coach Rolando Maran urges his men to face them “without fear.”
Giampiero Ventura expects an entertaining lunchtime game as Torino visit “enthusiastic” Sampdoria.
Gian Piero Gasperini prepares for his Palermo debut against Atalanta and warns “this team needs enthusiasm and faith, not depression.”
Alberto Zaccheroni knows what it’s like to be fired by Milan and gives his support to Massimiliano Allegri ahead of today’s crunch match with Udinese.
Will it be the end of the road for Max Allegri or Francesco Guidolin when Milan visit Udinese? Plus prepare for Lazio-Genoa, Inter-Siena and Catania-Napoli.

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