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Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini says his side are targeting Europe after victory over Palermo.
Simone Inzaghi acknowledges Milan “are good at taking men on, but we have our weapons too and they’ll need to be wary of us.”
Stefano Pioli noted Inter “proved we can get back on our feet after we fall down” with their 2-0 victory over Empoli.
Crotone Coach Davide Nicola wants to see “the same determination” they showed against Roma and Juventus replicated in smaller games.
Atalanta continue their march on Europe with a confident 3-1 victory away to Palermo, though there could’ve been many more goals.
Torino took a commanding 5-0 lead over Pescara, but their now traditional mid-match nap allowed the Delfini to get three back.
Eder was decisive as Inter pushed past Empoli 2-0, scoring one with his chest and setting up the other for Antonio Candreva.
Roberto Inglese started out by seeing a penalty saved, but ended with his debut Serie A hat-trick as Chievo fought back to beat 10-man Sassuolo.
Luciano Spalletti joked about being insulted by Crotone fans and called Radja Nainggolan “a top player” after Roma’s 2-0 victory.
Inter director Piero Ausilio shrugged off Nicola Rizzoli’s explanation and warned there are “no alibis” against Empoli today.
Edin Dzeko admits he will “leave the penalties for someone else” after missing his second of the season in Roma’s 2-0 victory at Crotone.
Edin Dzeko missed another penalty, but eventually found the net after Radja Nainggolan as Roma conquered Crotone 2-0.
Inter are forced to completely revamp their attack with Eder, Rodrigo Palacio and Joao Mario as they host Empoli.
Samir Handanovic insists Inter need the points against Empoli after “two undeserved defeats” to Lazio and Juventus.
Milan are decimated for their trip to Lazio on Monday night, though Davide Calabria is available.
Over 10,000 Napoli fans are expected for the Champions League trip to Real Madrid, including Diego Maradona and The Young Pope crew.
Roma director Ricky Massara shrugged off Radja Nainggolan’s anti-Juventus comments as “healthy sporting antipathy.”
Juan Jesus urged Roma to “move the ball quickly and create space” in this morning’s trip to Crotone and still believes in the Scudetto.
Alvaro Morata admits beating Napoli in the Champions League would be sweeter given his Juventus past.
Roma start Mohamed Salah and Leandro Paredes away to relegation battlers Crotone in the early Sunday match.
Federico Bernardeschi admits Fiorentina suffered a difficult week before beating Udinese.
Vincenzo Montella urges Milan to use the memory of beating Bologna whenever the going gets tough in the future.
Marco Giampaolo insists he is not thinking about rumours linking him with the Fiorentina job.
Roberto Donadoni does not believe Bologna are lacking desire despite a disastrous last couple of matches.
Diego Lopez says Palermo need points against everyone as they fight for survival.
Giovanni Martusciello says Empoli must think 'game by game' as they battle to maintain their Serie A status.
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Fabio Capello tells Real Madrid that unless they improve rapidly, “Dries Mertens and Napoli will go clear on goal every time.”
Gigi Del Neri can’t work out how Udinese managed to lose 3-0 away to Fiorentina. “The result was extremely harsh.”
Paulo Sousa praised Khouma Babacar, discussed the tactical difficulties of facing Udinese and prepared Fiorentina for Borussia Monchengladbach.
Khouma Babacar insists “anyone who thinks Fiorentina don’t mean something to me is really on the wrong track” after his goal against Udinese.
Borja Valero, Khouma Babacar and Federico Bernardeschi’s penalty got Fiorentina back on track and made short work of Udinese.
Rolando Maran warns his Chievo side that tomorrow’s opponents Sassuolo “are among the toughest to beat.”
Cagliari Coach Massimo Rastelli expects “a physical battle” when Juventus come to Sardinia on Sunday evening. “Nobody is unbeatable.”
Despite turning them down, Atalanta striker Alberto Paloschi remains a target for Chinese club Beijing Guoan.

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