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Josip Ilicic’s brace gave Fiorentina a much-needed and hard-fought 3-2 victory over Empoli in the Derby di Toscana.
Fiorentina need to get their season back on track, but visit upstart neighbours Empoli in the Derby di Toscana.
Napoli have to shake off Europa League anger and can close to within two points of Roma as they visit Parma.
Cesena were beaten 3-2 at home by Sassuolo and mathematically relegated, as Atalanta won 3-2 in Palermo and Sampdoria conquered Udinese 4-1.
Palermo confirmed “we are in the conclusive phase” of Paulo Dybala’s sale, most likely to Juventus.
Chievo were in front, trailed and fought back for a spectacular 2-2 Verona Derby draw with Hellas.
Maurizio Sarri assures Empoli are “fired up” for the Derby di Toscana against Fiorentina. “We’re playing for the city and the fans.”
Roberto Donadoni denies rumours Parma players would go on strike, but admits they are distracted against Napoli.
Andrea Barzagli urged Juventus to ignore Toni Kroos and Real Madrid injury news. “Our dreams can come true.”
The Derby di Verona sees Luca Toni’s Hellas take on Flying Donkeys Chievo in what should be a fun ride.
Confusion reigns at Milan, as Bee Taechaubol said they’re “down to details” and Silvio Berlusconi threatens not to sell at all.
Torino are reportedly looking to the Premier League for Liverpool’s Fabio Borini and Hull City striker Abel Hernandez.
Eusebio Di Francesco reveals he shows Sassuolo strikers footage of Carlos Tevez. “He sets the example.”
Sinisa Mihajlovic said Sampdoria “season starts here” against Udinese, as they must reboot for Europe.
Andrea Mandorlini warned Hellas will “play our football” in the Derby di Verona with Chievo.
Vincenzo Montella insists Fiorentina “aren’t dead yet” in Serie A or the Europa League as they visit Empoli for the Tuscan Derby.
Today there are derbies in Verona and Tuscany, Lazio go head-to-head with Inter and Napoli can close within two points of Roma.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Roma director Walter Sabatini said the performance against Milan was “disturbing” and threatened a training retreat.
Rudi Garcia blasted his Roma players for a 2-1 defeat to Milan. “We wasted an hour. They haven’t realised the situation.”
Pippo Inzaghi believes Milan “can build” on their 2-1 victory over Roma for the future and haven’t given up on Europe yet.
Mattia Destro admits “it was a special game for me” after scoring against Roma, but isn’t sure about his Milan future.
Mattia Destro scored the winner against his parent club as Milan threw Roma back into uncertainty with a surprise 2-1 triumph.
Real Madrid scraped a 2-2 draw with Valencia, losing Toni Kroos to injury and missing a penalty, as they prepared for Juventus.
Gianluca Festa insists Cagliari “still believe and will keep fighting” to stay in Serie A after a 1-1 draw with Juventus.
Roma director general Mauro Baldissoni assures the FFP ruling is “not a Sword of Damocles” and discussed Radja Nainggolan.
Max Allegri will “evaluate” whether to start Paul Pogba at Real Madrid after making his comeback against Cagliari.
Milan patron Silvio Berlusconi aimed a sideswipe at Bee Taechaubol. “I won’t sell to someone who just wants immediate popularity.”
Roma seek precious points at San Siro, but Mattia Destro and Milan have their pride at stake.
Paul Pogba made his comeback after almost two months and scored, but Cagliari held Juventus to a 1-1 draw.
Mattia Destro faces his past as Milan and Roma collide at San Siro for points, pride and dignity.
Mario Gomez’s agent slammed reports he’ll leave Fiorentina this summer. “He was a hero two weeks ago.”
It’s reported Rafa Benitez is looking to settle his family in Italy, as he prepares to extend the Napoli contract.
Antonio Cassano gave a typically forthright interview insulting most of Serie A, Brazil, Dubai, America and Sinisa Mihajlovic.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta insists Paul Pogba “is fundamental for our future” as he makes his comeback against Cagliari.

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