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Paulo Dybala explained his splendid late goal to beat Fiorentina 3-1. “I saw the defender coming at me too quickly.”
Mario Mandzukic, Juan Cuadrado and Paulo Dybala completed the Juventus comeback from an early Fiorentina penalty to go fourth.
Crotone consolidated their leadership of Serie B and Bari saw off Perugia to enter the promotion battle.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta assured they have no intention of selling Paulo Dybala or Alvaro Morata.
Miralem Pjanic concedes Roma “perhaps could’ve created more,” but the point at Napoli was precious.
Maurizio Sarri felt Napoli’s 0-0 draw with Roma “was one-way traffic, as we were the only team playing football.”
Rudi Garcia deflected all criticism of Roma’s negative approach to Napoli. “We could’ve won and I’m not sure about the disallowed goal.”
Fiorentina director Andrea Rogg confirmed Federico Bernardeschi extended his contract and “can’t wait” to face Juventus.
Giorgio Chiellini admits Juventus have a lot to lose and gain in tonight’s clash with Fiorentina.
Marek Hamsik insists Napoli “dominated Roma, a team built to win the Scudetto, but the ball wouldn’t go in.”
Roma had a goal disallowed and Wojciech Szczesny denied Marek Hamsik as Napoli were pegged back 0-0 at the San Paolo.
Juventus and Fiorentina come face to face in a bitter rivalry that has Scudetto showdown written all over it too.
Verona Coach Gigi Del Neri hit back at Milan criticism of the referee. “We fully deserved this draw.”
Roma director general Mauro Baldissoni admits “we created the pressure on ourselves by not living up to expectations.”
Pepe Reina believes Napoli v Roma “is going to be worth more than three points.”
Sinisa Mihajlovic warned “we can’t carry on like this” after he blamed the referee for Milan’s 1-1 draw with Verona.
Radja Nainggolan said Roma “will make the most of the spaces when Napoli attack. We both want to win.”
Napoli and Roma go head-to-head with all-attack teams in this Scudetto showdown at the Stadio San Paolo, including Gonzalo Higuain v Edin Dzeko.
Milan failed to beat bottom club Verona with Nigel de Jong sent off, Empoli crushed Carpi and Chievo saw off nine-man Atalanta.
Stefano Pioli prepares Lazio for “the most important game of the season” against Sampdoria on Monday night.
Adriano Galliani insists Milan “must qualify for Europe” and has “no regrets” about choosing Sinisa Mihajlovic over Maurizio Sarri.
Milan put Luiz Adriano back alongside Carlos Bacca and move M’Baye Niang out wide as they host Luca Toni’s Hellas Verona.
Follow all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s five Serie A games, including Milan-Verona, Napoli-Roma and Juventus-Fiorentina.
It’s believed Napoli and Roma will take two very different approaches to 4-3-3 in today’s showdown.
Cesare Maldini believes Italy can do very well at Euro 2016. “We should not be afraid of anyone.”
Gian Piero Gasperini and Enrico Preziosi were “furious” with Diego Perotti after Genoa’s eighth red card.
Vladimir Petkovic warns Rudi Garcia and Stefano Pioli that “Rome is a very tough place for football, especially after a good first season.”
Antonio Conte said it would be “stupid for Italy to set ourselves targets” at Euro 2016 and challenged players to “change my mind.”
Tuttosport claims Barcelona met with Juventus to discuss a possible bid for Paulo Dybala.
Gigi Del Neri is confident bottom of the table Verona “can hurt Milan” at San Siro. “There’s a taboo to be shattered.”
Bologna midfielder Amadou Diawara claims he was wrongfully red carded after reacting to racist abuse in Genoa.
Fiorentina President Mario Cognini insists “we are just as strong as Juventus” ahead of tonight’s clash in Turin.
Roma teammates Alessandro Florenzi and Radja Nainggolan are excited to face off at Euro 2016 when Italy take on Belgium.
Inter are running away, but who will chase them as today Napoli and Roma go head-to-head, then Fiorentina visit arch rivals Juventus?
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.

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