NEWS

Andrea Stramaccioni saw “a psychological problem” in Inter’s performance as they fell on home turf to Roma.
Napoli pushed past Fiorentina on a shocking pitch and Miroslav Klose kept Lazio on track, while Catania beat Genoa in a five-goal thriller and Atalanta saved two penalties.
A thrilling Roma ran riot at San Siro, inspired by Francesco Totti to beat Inter 3-1 in a hugely entertaining encounter.
Stand-in Coach Massimo Carrera blamed “the rules” on the early red card that saw Udinese go down to 10 men against Juventus.
Lorenzo Insigne has received his debut senior Italy call-up for the World Cup qualifiers against Bulgaria and Malta, while Giampaolo Pazzini returns.
Udinese patron Giampaolo Pozzo was furious with the referee after their 4-1 defeat to Juventus. “He ruins games and has done it to us before.”
Napoli have Lorenzo Insigne and Edinson Cavani against Fiorentina’s Stevan Jovetic and Mounir El Hamdaoui.
Inter have new buy Alvaro Pereira in midfield, while Diego Milito partners Antonio Cassano against Roma’s Mattia Destro.
Juventus added to Udinese’s woes with a comfortable 4-1 victory at the Stadio Friuli, inspired by Sebastian Giovinco’s brace and a controversial red card.
Juventus benchwarmer Jorge Martinez is reportedly in Romania to undergo a medical ahead of his move to Cluj.
Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo is in the stands for today’s Udinese-Juventus match, keeping an eye on his Champions League opponents.
Gigi Buffon, Sebastian Giovinco and Giorgio Chiellini are back as Juventus take on Udinese in the early evening Serie A kick-off.
NAC midfielder Nemanja Gudelj reveals he was about to join Fiorentina this week. “If all goes well, I can complete the transfer in January.”
Giampaolo Pazzini still can’t quite believe his Milan hat-trick. “It’s an honour to be compared to Pippo Inzaghi.”
Roberto Donadoni tells Parma they must put just as much effort into facing Chievo as they did Juventus. “It’ll be every bit as tough.”
Douglas Maicon reveals Roberto Mancini “certainly influenced my decision a great deal” to leave Inter for Manchester City.
Adriano Galliani hailed Giampaolo Pazzini’s hat-trick and Nigel De Jong, but insisted there’s “no row” with Massimiliano Allegri.
There are rumours Alvaro Pereira could start tonight’s match against Roma just days after completing the move to Inter.
Kevin-Prince Boateng will undergo surgery on his fractured right hand and reassured fans he’ll be back for Milan very soon.
Rolando Bianchi has apologised to a particular set of fans after missing Torino’s penalty against Pescara.
Siena visit newly promoted Sampdoria tonight, but Coach Serse Cosmi feels “this is not going to be a relegation dogfight.”
Antonio Nocerino praised “sneaky” Giampaolo Pazzini and warned Milan’s critics. “Don’t give us up for dead.”
Cesare Prandelli is set to name a young and relatively untested Italy side for the World Cup qualifiers against Bulgaria and Malta.
There are shock reports that Southampton have joined Sion and Sydney FC in tempting Alessandro Del Piero.
Genoa Coach Gigi De Canio is enjoying his new arrivals and could start Marco Borriello against Catania this evening.
Stefano Colantuono is trying to keep Atalanta focused on the football after the venue for their game with Cagliari was moved repeatedly.
Lazio made only three new signings this summer, but director Igli Tare is confident “we can reach the Champions League.”
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi welcomes back Marco Borriello as “the 20 goal per season striker I’d wanted for years.”
Giuseppe Sannino started his Palermo career with a home defeat and now faces on-form Lazio. “It would be worrying to see a similar performance.”
Stefano Pioli feels Bologna “did not deserve” their 3-1 defeat to Milan last night. “We paid for our mistakes at both ends of the field.”
Prepare for all tonight’s Serie A games, including Udinese-Juventus, Napoli-Fiorentina, Lazio-Palermo and Inter-Roma.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Massimiliano Allegri insists there is “no problem” with Vice-President Adriano Galliani after their public disagreement and chose to focus on Milan’s victory in Bologna.
Giampaolo Pazzini took the ball home after his hat-trick for Milan against Bologna. “It’s a sign for me and those who always believed in me.”
Hellas Verona were held by nine-man Spezia, Novara-Empoli was a thriller and Bari shocked Ascoli as Sassuolo break away.

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