NEWS

Bologna have underlined their faith in boss Stefano Pioli after a traumatic start to Serie A 2013-14.
Gianluca Vialli doesn’t expect Italian giants Milan to be playing Champions League football in 2014-15.
The agent of Sunderland stopper Modibo Diakite has explained why his proposed summer move to Napoli wasn’t completed.
Parma believe Antonio Cassano’s form is worthy of international recognition ahead of World Cup 2014.
Daniele De Rossi has been ruled out of Italy’s last two World Cup qualifiers against Denmark and Armenia.
Cesare Prandelli has confirmed he would have to consider selecting Francesco Totti for the World Cup should the Roma idol continue to sparkle.
Milan Vice-President Adriano Galliani is refusing to panic despite the club’s problematic start to the season.
After a glorious weekend with great goals, great performances and two game-changing subs, Dave Taylor picks his best XI from Week 7.
Roma director general Mauro Baldissoni has cooled the Scudetto enthusiasm created by the side’s sensational start to the season.
Gianluca Vialli has ignited rumours that Andrea Pirlo could leave Juventus for Tottenham at the end of the season.
Verona ace Jorginho is keeping his feet on the ground despite the club’s sensational start to the season. “Survival is still the target.”
Massimo Moratti is eager for his Inter side to use the loss to Roma as a building block for the future.
The big Week 8 clash between leaders Roma and Napoli will be played on Friday 18 October – 24 hours earlier than previously scheduled.
Cristian Zaccardo is confident his Milan side will be able to regroup during the international break.
Esteban Cambiasso has underlined that the 3-0 home defeat against Roma on Saturday changes nothing for his Inter side.
Juventus deserved their victory against Milan on Sunday night, insists goalscorer Sebastian Giovinco.
Juventus’ Claudio Marchisio has underlined how important the win against Milan was on Sunday night. “We had to stay in touch with Roma.”
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Vladimir Petkovic was pleased to see Lazio have “the hunger back,” if not the result, against Fiorentina.
Vincenzo Montella admits Lazio “deserved something more” after his Fiorentina scraped a 0-0 in Rome.
Antonio Conte was happy for Sebastian Giovinco, even if Juventus “needed a slap to wake us up” against Milan.
Massimiliano Allegri insists Milan “played well” against Juventus and defended Philippe Mexes. “It wasn’t a punch.”
Giorgio Chiellini hopes Philippe Mexes is banned for punching him in the head. “This is not football.”
Lazio had the best scoring opportunities with Hernanes and Brayan Perea, but were held to a 0-0 draw by Fiorentina.
Milan took the lead after 19 seconds, but Juventus turned it around to win 3-2 with Philippe Mexes sent off.
Andrea Barzagli acknowledges a victory over Milan tonight “would be very important” for Juventus and the title race.
Alessandro Matri is back in the Juventus Stadium as an opponent, but hopes he can “surprise them at their first mistake.”
Lazio and Fiorentina go into a battle for European qualification, as Giuseppe Rossi returns to face the Aquile.
Both Juventus and Milan need to silence critics, boost confidence and win to close on the leaders as they go head-to-head tonight.
Cesare Prandelli has recalled Giuseppe Rossi and Federico Balzaretti for Italy’s World Cup qualifiers against Denmark and Armenia.
Francesco Guidolin saw some of the old Udinese, but Diego Lopez wanted a more determined Cagliari.
Delio Rossi admits Sampdoria lost their cool, but Giampiero Ventura blames his own players.
Rafa Benitez explained his defensive picks and Davide Nicola insisted 4-0 was harsh on Livorno.
Rolando Maran was furious with Catania's late collapse, but Gian Piero Gasperini is glad to start with a point.
Stefano Pioli can't understand Bologna's crisis, while Andrea Mandorlini hails Juan Iturbe.

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