NEWS

Antonio Conte praised Arturo Vidal’s performance as a centre-back against Livorno and joked “it might be his best role!”
Fiorentina suffered a shock defeat in Udine and Lazio needed a last-gasp goal to stall Sinisa Mihajlovic’s 10-man Sampdoria.
Fernando Llorente scored one and set up another for Carlos Tevez as Juventus conquered Livorno to temporarily go top.
Palermo suffered a shock home defeat to Latina, so the Sicilians immediately lose their joint leadership status.
Sinisa Mihajlovic makes his debut on the Sampdoria bench against another of his former clubs, Lazio, and both sides have big changes.
It’s a battle for the Capocannoniere crown, as Udinese’s Antonio Di Natale takes on Giuseppe Rossi and Fiorentina.
Juventus can temporarily go top of the table with a win away to Livorno, but are forced to play Arturo Vidal at centre-back.
Marek Hamsik is officially out of Napoli’s Champions League trip to Borussia Dortmund.
Bologna Coach Stefano Pioli believes they are “ready for Inter” this evening after a dismal start to the season.
The referees have been assigned for Champions League key games Celtic-Milan and Borussia Dortmund-Napoli.
Genoa goalkeeper Mattia Perin explains how he became only the second man to save a Mario Balotelli penalty.
More reports are surfacing that Juventus could take Chelsea man Juan Mata on loan in January.
Mario Balotelli sent a cryptic message after Milan’s draw with Genoa, writing on Twitter: “This is the end. :-)”
Gigi De Canio believes Catania should ride the wave of enthusiasm against Torino and turn their season around.
Roma are in mourning after the death of Amedeo Amadei, who won their first Scudetto in 1941-42.
Rudi Garcia admits he “didn’t understand the Roma fans” hurling insults at his players when he first arrived.
Juventus visit Livorno today and Coach Davide Nicola points out “we know we can do well against stronger teams.”
Massimiliano Allegri reveals Milan President Silvio Berlusconi “was satisfied with the performance” against Genoa.
Milan general manager Adriano Galliani asked fans not to “make a drama” out of their probable failure to qualify for Europe.
Juventus can temporarily take the top spot with a result away to Livorno, while Sinisa Mihajlovic makes his Sampdoria debut against Lazio.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Ricky Kaka and Christian Abbiati met with 300 angry Milan fans who blocked the San Siro exits after a draw with Genoa.
Massimiliano Allegri insists he has “not run out of ideas” after Milan’s draw with 10-man Genoa.
Rafa Benitez concedes Napoli “did not play to our usual level” against Parma and gave an injury update on Marek Hamsik.
Roberto Donadoni hailed Parma for their surprise victory at Napoli and people “cannot ignore” Antonio Cassano.
Gian Piero Gasperini admits Genoa had to defend their 1-1 draw at Milan after going down to 10 men.
Antonio Cassano scored Parma’s winner at Napoli and reveals he’ll be in Brazil next summer, “though I don’t know if on vacation or with the Azzurri.”
Milan’s crisis continues, as they couldn’t do more than 1-1 against 10-man Genoa with another Mario Balotelli penalty saved.
Napoli paid the price for wasted opportunities, as Antonio Cassano gave Parma a shock 1-0 victory at the San Paolo.
Eugenio Corini had advice for his Chievo after winning the derby, but Andrea Mandorlini blamed Verona.
Adriano Galliani insists Kaka is “back where he belongs” as trequartista for Milan after tactical experiments.
Alessandro Matri, Mario Balotelli and Kaka start as Milan try to end their negative streak against on form Genoa.
Napoli are torn in different directions as they host Antonio Cassano’s Parma this evening.
A last-gasp goal gave Chievo a shock victory away to Hellas in the Derby di Verona on Eugenio Corini’s debut.
Vincenzo Montella is happy Antonio Di Natale will be fit to face Giuseppe Rossi in Udinese-Fiorentina.

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