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Simone Padoin could be thrust into the Juventus side to face Olympiacos tomorrow night, should Kwadwo Asamoah fail a fitness test.
Massimiliano Allegri has issued a rallying cry to Juventus fans ahead of the all-important Champions League game with Olympiacos tomorrow night.
Massimiliano Allegri says his Juventus side will need nerves of steel if they are to beat Olympiacos and reignite their Champions League campaign.
Massimiliano Allegri has called on Juventus to beat Olympiacos tomorrow night in their do-or-die Champions League clash: “We have to win.”
Claudio Marchisio has defended Juventus’ record in Europe, insisting the Old Lady only need to improve in getting the result their play deserves.
Juventus legend Alessandro Del Piero believes that Italian football is making an effort to re-establish itself among the world’s best.
Paul Pogba could become the highest paid player in Serie A if he stays with Juventus for the next three years, it has been reported.
Antonio Conte could field Lorenzo Insigne in central midfield in Italy’s upcoming matches with Croatia and Albania.
Roberto Martinez could be headhunted for the San Siro hotseat should Inter dispense with the services of Walter Mazzarri, according to reports.
Ignazio Abate believes Milan must rediscover a sense of humility after being crushed at home by Palermo.
Inter director general Marco Fassone says there is no crisis at Inter, but admitted the Nerazzurri expected to do better.
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Pippo Inzaghi said Palermo “deserved the victory” after a “bad Milan performance, but it can help us grow.”
Palermo Coach Beppe Iachini said confidence and hard work paid off in a surprise 2-0 victory away to Milan.
Palermo scored twice in 120 seconds for a shock but thoroughly deserved 2-0 victory over Milan at San Siro.
Andrea Mandorlini sees Monday’s trip to Cesena as “an important opportunity” for Verona to pick up points.
Cesena host Verona tomorrow evening and Coach Pierpaolo Bisoli insists it represents “a new beginning.”
Milan have Fernando Torres, Riccardo Saponara and Diego Lopez back in the starting XI against unpredictable Palermo as they fight for third.
Rolando Maran got his first point on the Chievo bench and is sure “we can fight to the end with this spirit.”
Stefano Colantuono is happy with “an excellent point” Atalanta earned away to Torino.
Eusebio Di Francesco was just glad to keep picking up points after Sassuolo’s goalless draw at Chievo.
Andrea Stramaccioni gave Udinese a stern talking to after a 4-2 home defeat to Genoa. “We’ve lost humility.”
Giampiero Ventura complained Torino “were denied a penalty” in their 0-0 draw with Atalanta.
Antonio Conte defended his Champions League record on the Juventus bench and passed the baton to Max Allegri.
Antonio Conte said Mario Balotelli “has to deserve and earn” an Italy call-up, he’s impressed by Graziano Pellè and Andrea Pirlo.
Arturo Vidal praised Coach Max Allegri and sets the bar high for Juventus in the Champions League.
Sinisa Mihajlovic explained his radical tactical changes that allowed Sampdoria to beat Fiorentina 3-1, taking third place.
Vincenzo Montella admits Fiorentina’s 3-1 defeat at Sampdoria was “a missed opportunity to go into third place.”
Gian Piero Gasperini said Genoa’s 4-2 victory away to Udinese was “our best performance of the season.”
World Cup winning Coach Marcello Lippi has retired to become technical director at Guangzhou Evergrande.
Genoa caused another upset by winning 4-2 in Udine, Torino protested with Atalanta and Chievo shared the spoils with Sassuolo.
Sampdoria saw off Fiorentina 3-1 in a thrilling encounter with Sergio Romero saving a penalty and Eder’s stunning solo effort.
Stefano Pioli told Lazio “do not look at the table” ahead of their difficult clash with Zdenek Zeman’s Cagliari.
Frosinone flattened Latina to win the local derby and take second place in Serie B.
Marek Hamsik was still left with regrets after Napoli beat Roma 2-0. “We should’ve scored many more goals.”

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