NEWS

Mario Balotelli scored a brace, including a hugely controversial penalty with the last kick of the game, to beat Udinese 2-1 on his Milan debut.
Luciano Spalletti believes his former assistant manager Aurelio Andreazzoli is “the right man” to take over Roma from Zdenek Zeman.
Mario Balotelli starts for Milan, as Giampaolo Pazzini picked up an injury in the warm-up, as they take on Udinese.
President Maurizio Zamparini confirms he “will take a night to reflect and decide what is best for Palermo.”
Federico Marchetti, Mario Balotelli and Davide Santon are among the names in Italy’s squad to face Holland.
Palermo call a media silence, but ex-Rosanero Coach Stefano Colantuono mocks his old club.
Beppe Iachini was glad to finally match performance with points, but Andrea Stramaccioni had no alibis.
Pescara President Daniele Sebastiani stands by his Coach and Stefano Pioli compliments Bologna's fightback.
Davide Ballardini revealed how he revived Genoa, while Vladimir Petkovic felt Lazio deserved more.
Vincenzo Montella is glad Fiorentina survived their negative streak, but Roberto Donadoni demands points.
Eugenio Corini felt that Chievo gave Juventus too much respect, but Angelo Alessio had it under control.
Gian Piero Gasperini could be sacked by Palermo after today’s 2-1 home defeat to Atalanta, as Pasquale Marino and Edy Reja in pole position.
Andrea Stramaccioni has “no alibis for a poor performance” as Inter were beaten 3-1 by Siena and commented on the debutants.
Zdenek Zeman spoke to Roma fans after he was fired and was asked if he would now retire. “They’d have to shoot me first.”
Gigi Buffon admits Juventus “were complacent in January” after securing a 2-1 victory over Chievo, but welcomes the pressure piled on them by Napoli.
Lazio fell to a dramatic 3-2 last-gasp defeat in Genoa, while Fiorentina had their first win of 2013, there was a five-goal thriller in Pescara and Palermo collapsed.
Siena earned a shock 3-1 victory over 10-man Inter, as Cristian Chivu saw red and Innocent Emeghara scored on his full Serie A debut.
Juventus assistant manager Angelo Alessio never felt anxious during the 2-1 win over Chievo. “The game was always in our hands.”
Inter give new buys Ezequiel Schelotto and Zdravko Kuzmanovic their debuts, while Fredy Guarin starts despite an injury scare in Siena.
Juventus maintained their three-point lead at the top thanks to a comfortable 2-1 victory away to Chievo, thanks to well-worked goals by Alessandro...
Lazio aim to get back on track, but visit a revived Genoa side under new Coach Davide Ballardini and miss Hernanes.
Sampdoria veteran Angelo Palombo was rushed to hospital overnight after suffering from painful kidney stones.
Fernando Llorente explains why he chose to join Juventus as a free agent in the summer from Athletic Bilbao.
Agent Mino Raiola reveals Mario Balotelli “has never been so happy” after joining Milan and that Zlatan Ibrahimovic “wants a return to Italy.”
Francesco Acerbi has blasted former club Milan after joining Chievo in January. “It was a weight off my shoulders.”
Lazio welcome new signing Bruno Pereirinha, who assures “I love Italian football and the more tactical approach suits me.”
The pressure is on Juventus to get a result against Chievo at the Stadio Bentegodi, but Antonio Conte is in the stands and forced to reshuffle his pack.
Davide Ballardini held Juventus on his Genoa debut, so demands “intensity and aggression to beat Lazio” this afternoon.
Roberto Donadoni expects “a real test” of Parma’s potential when they go head-to-head with Fiorentina this afternoon.
Leonardo Bonucci could be dropped and Federico Marchetti recalled for Italy’s friendly against Holland next week.
Miralem Pjanic was “so sorry it ended this way” for sacked Roma Coach Zdenek Zeman, as caretaker manager Aurelio Andreazzoli takes charge.
Gian Piero Gasperini believes Palermo can turn their season around after numerous January signings, starting from this afternoon’s game against Atalanta.
Vincenzo Montella insists Fiorentina’s defeats have been “flukes” as they prepare to welcome high-flying Parma.
Marek Hamsik helped Napoli go joint top of Serie A with a victory over Catania, but he assured “we are not thinking about Juventus.”
Siena beat Inter 2-0 at San Siro earlier this season under Serse Cosmi, so now Beppe Iachini hopes they can make it an historic double.

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