NEWS

Gian Piero Gasperini admits Genoa’s 2-0 home defeat to Chievo was “frankly unexpected.”
Brace hero Luca Toni felt Verona “were hungrier” for success than Napoli in their 2-0 victory.
Luca Toni’s double dominated a sluggish Napoli side, as Verona emerged 2-0 winners at the Bentegodi.
Inter look to Rodrigo Palacio, Xherdan Shaqiri and Mauro Icardi start as they host Cesena this evening.
Follow the build-up and action as it happens when Inter host tricky Cesena at the Stadio Meazza.
David Pizarro and Stefan Savic are out of Fiorentina’s clash with Milan on Monday evening.
Roberto Donadoni was disheartened by the referee after Parma’s contentious 4-1 defeat at Sassuolo.
Rolando Maran praised a “perfect game” from Chievo to stun Genoa 2-0 at Marassi, but “we’re not safe yet.”
Stefano Pioli insists second place “is not a taboo” for Lazio, who visit Torino to continue their march.
Napoli visit rivals Hellas Verona as they try to catch Roma in second and stop Lazio overtaking them in third.
Alberto Paloschi’s brace saw Chievo stun Genoa at Marassi, Sassuolo thumped 10-man Parma 4-1 and Atalanta held Udinese.
Follow the action as it happens in a bitter grudge match between Hellas Verona and Napoli.
Francesco Totti and Seydou Doumbia are available for Roma as they host Sampdoria tomorrow.
Sinisa Mihajlovic warned Roma that Sampdoria “won’t be victims at the Olimpico” and quoted JD Rockefeller.
Senad Lulic is back in the Lazio squad after two months, but Antonio Candreva misses the trip to Torino.
Pippo Inzaghi doesn’t believe Milan are seeking his replacement and expects “a great performance” against Fiorentina.
Rudi Garcia ignored Europa League questions and focused Roma on beating “sneaky” Sampdoria.
Alex is back in the Milan squad to face Fiorentina, but Pippo Inzaghi has to call two youth team players.
Follow the action as it happens from Serie A this afternoon with Sassuolo-Parma, Genoa-Chievo and Atalanta-Udinese.
Empoli directors said they “won’t clip Maurizio Sarri’s wings” after reports Arrigo Sacchi recommended him to Milan.
Lazio defender Abdoulay Konko reveals he turned down Senegal and Morocco call-ups to prevent family upsets.
Samir Handanovic could miss tonight’s game with Cesena, so Juan Pablo Carrizo is ready to start for Inter.
Eusebio Di Francesco urged Sassuolo to face Parma “as if they were Juventus. They have nothing to lose.”
A match-fixing scandal erupted when Frosinone found a suspect note to the referee after a 3-3 draw with Virtus Entella.
English papers claim Napoli Coach Rafa Benitez is the favourite to replace Manuel Pellegrini at Manchester City.
Italy will reportedly call Mirko Valdifiori, Eder and Franco Vazquez for games against Bulgaria and England.
Gian Piero Gasperini wants Genoa to face Chievo with “the desperation of a side seeking safety and the confidence of our current position.”
Andrea Mandorlini realises how much Verona fans care about tonight’s clash with Napoli. “It always means a lot.”
Roberto Donadoni said Sassuolo “ought to fear Parma,” though the club could be declared bankrupt on Thursday.
Napoli visit Verona today and Inter host Cesena, then there’s Fiorentina-Milan, Torino-Lazio and Roma-Sampdoria.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Maurizio Sarri praised Empoli for “not losing our heads” against Cagliari, but denied an approach from Milan.
Zdenek Zeman said Cagliari proved “we can play like this,” even if they fumbled the lead to draw with Empoli.
Cagliari were caught for a 1-1 draw by Empoli deep into stoppages on Zdenek Zeman’s comeback.
Andrea Barzagli felt “good sensations” in his first Serie A start since mid-May as Juventus won 1-0 in Palermo.

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