NEWS

Barcelona are without Jordi Alba, Ibrahim Afellay and Isaac Cuenca for the Champions League match with Milan.
Napoli have named their squad for the Champions League match with Olympique Marseille, including Gonzalo Higuain.
Hellas Verona have an extra reason to do well against Parma today, explained Coach Andrea Mandorlini.
Antonio Candreva reveals he “did not hesitate for a moment” in signing a contract extension with Lazio.
Stefano Pioli feels Bologna “would be stupid to continue making the same mistakes” against Sassuolo after a disastrous start to the season.
Lazio want their first away win of the season, but take on an Atalanta side in great shape in the early kick-off.
Alessandro Nesta has retired from football at the age of 37. “Now I want to try being a Coach.”
It’s reported Hernanes will ask Lazio to be sold in January, as Arsenal, Tottenham and Atletico Madrid lie in wait.
Matias Silvestre made his Milan debut against Udinese and sees this as “a new beginning for me.”
Alessio Cerci has the utmost respect for Inter, but believes Torino can cause an upset this evening.
Parma visit Verona today and Roberto Donadoni warns Hellas “aren’t in fifth place because of a fluke.”
Atalanta host Lazio in the brunchtime match and Stefano Colantuono wants to see his men play “with flair.”
Fiorentina-Juventus is always a fiery occasion, while today also brings Atalanta-Lazio, Torino-Inter and an Emilia-Romagna Derby.
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Ricky Kaka confessed he had “spent all day thinking of the moment” he’d step on to the field at San Siro.
Gabriel was “very happy” with his Serie A debut, as the Milan goalkeeper kept a clean sheet in the 1-0 win over Udinese.
Francesco Guidolin saw “improvements” in Udinese’s away form, despite the 1-0 defeat to Milan.
Max Allegri praised his Milan midfielders for protecting the defence and explains why Gabriel faced Udinese.
Valter Birsa’s scorching strike and debutant goalkeeper Gabriel gave Milan a much-needed 1-0 victory over Udinese.
Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti hinted Gareth Bale could “start against Juventus” in the Champions League.
Diego Lopez dedicated victory to the fans, but Rolando Maran rued missed opportunities.
Milan Vice-President Adriano Galliani confirms “it will be very difficult” for Mario Balotelli and Christian Abbiati to face Barcelona.
Milan assistant manager Mauro Tassotti blames all their current problems on injuries, as Gabriel gets his Serie A debut against Udinese.
Milan are forced into numerous changes, including debutant goalkeeper Gabriel, as they host Antonio Di Natale’s Udinese.
Mauricio Pinilla snatched a late 2-1 win on Cagliari’s return to the Sant’Elia, as 10-man Catania capitulated despite saving a penalty.
Josip Ilicic and Ante Rebic will not take part in Fiorentina’s grudge match with Juventus tomorrow.
Cagliari finally return home to the Stadio Sant’Elia and want to celebrate with a win over Catania.
Hugo Campagnaro and Ricky Alvarez are out of Inter’s encounter with Torino, so Walter Samuel could start.
Virtus Lanciano continue to break away after shocking Crotone at home, but Novara lost 5-0, while Reggina and Pescara are in real trouble.
Giampiero Ventura is confident Torino can cause problems for Inter tomorrow, even if they are in an “emergency situation.”
Gian Piero Gasperini warns Sunday’s game with Chievo is “fundamental” for Genoa’s hopes of safety.
Napoli defender Miguel Angel Britos could require surgery after he dislocated his shoulder against Roma.
Arturo Vidal is in the Juventus squad against Fiorentina, but Mirko Vucinic and Fabio Quagliarella miss out.
Christian Abbiati won’t face Udinese this evening, as Milan’s injury crisis intensifies.
Walter Mazzarri admits he has “doubts” over his line-up against Torino, but was impressed with Inter’s recent performances.

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