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What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Benitez: 'Napoli didn't finish Catania'
Rafa Benitez was not satisfied with Napoli’s 2-1 win over Catania, explained his choices and fears the worst for Giandomenico Mesto.
De Canio: 'Catania have dignity'
Gigi De Canio remains confident Catania “will have the strength to get out of this situation” after defeat to Napoli.
Allegri: 'My worst moment at Milan'
Max Allegri admits “this is the worst moment of my three and a half years at Milan” and the team goes into a training camp.
Ambrosini: 'Injury worth it for Milan'
Massimo Ambrosini was visibly moved at the reception from Milan fans and even an injury “was worth it.”
Montella: 'Fiorentina in control'
Vincenzo Montella felt Fiorentina were “in total control” for their 2-0 victory at Milan.
Napoli push past Catania
Napoli continued their strong home record with Jose Maria Callejon and Marek Hamsik scorchers, but Catania only lost 2-1.
Fiorentina flatten sorry Milan
Milan are in deep crisis after a 2-0 home defeat to a weakened Fiorentina, as Juan Manuel Vargas and Borja Valero silenced San Siro.
Donadoni has Parma-Juve regrets
Roberto Donadoni has regrets over Parma’s defeat to Juventus. “We put in the performance and ran few risks.”
Tassotti: 'Cuadrado ban is right'
Milan assistant manager Mauro Tassotti goes against the grain, insisting “it’s right” that Juan Cuadrado is suspended for Fiorentina.
Conte: 'Juve played the long game'
Antonio Conte said Juventus “played the long game” for their 1-0 win over Parma and revealed his clumsy celebration.
Juventus take the Tardini
Paul Pogba got the goal for a 1-0 Juventus victory away to Parma, but Fabio Quagliarella deserves much of the credit.
Milan host furious Fiorentina, as Mario Balotelli and Kaka face Giuseppe Rossi and Massimo Ambrosini.
Napoli’s enthusiasm is sky high and they host a Catania side in crisis under new Coach Gigi De Canio.
Gasperini wants Genoa quality
Gian Piero Gasperini is still not satisfied with Genoa’s performances and wants improvements against Lazio.
Ventura: 'Toro scarier than Roma'
Torino host ‘perfect’ Roma, but Giampiero Ventura says “our biggest opponent is the number of injuries.”
Sebastian Giovinco faces his former teammates, as Juventus visit Antonio Cassano’s Parma in the early kick-off.
Serie B: Cittadella shock Siena
Siena were pegged back in stoppages by Cittadella as Serie B Week 12 continued today.
Zanetti returns for Inter
Samir Handanovic recovers, Mauro Icardi is out, but above all Javier Zanetti is back in the Inter squad against Udinese.
Pizarro escapes serious injury
David Pizarro’s injury is not as serious as first feared, but he still misses tonight’s Milan-Fiorentina.
Cannavaro: 'Chiellini's not nasty'
Fabio Cannavaro has joined the debate over Giorgio Chiellini and defended the Juventus man. “He’s not nasty.”
Petkovic: 'We'll see a great Lazio'
Vladimir Petkovic is confident “we’ll see a great Lazio” against Genoa tomorrow, even during an injury crisis.
Gervinho out of Torino-Roma
Gervinho and Francesco Totti have still not recovered for Roma’s game against Torino tomorrow evening.
Capello: 'Glad Roma broke my record'
Fabio Capello is impressed Rudi Garcia broke his Serie A record. “I really didn’t expect it, but I’m very happy it was Roma.”
Trez: 'Tevez perfect for Juve'
David Trezeguet is “very proud of what I did at Juventus and the rapport with the fans. Carlos Tevez is perfect for their mentality.”
Guidolin: 'I respect Mazzarri'
Francesco Guidolin is relieved to have Dusan Basta back for Udinese-Inter. “I have a lot of respect for Walter Mazzarri.”
Amauri rejects MLS offers
Amauri’s agent confirmed he received offers “from the MLS, but he is happy at Parma.”
Mazzarri: 'Udinese tough for Inter'
Walter Mazzarri confirms an injury crisis at Inter as they prepare to visit Udinese on Sunday. “This will be a difficult game.”
Garcia: 'Spectacular Torino-Roma'
Roma have already made history and Rudi Garcia expects a “spectacular” Torino test, but is perplexed by Juan Cuadrado’s ban.
Gattuso: 'Allegri's not dead yet'
Gennaro Gattuso insists under-fire Milan Coach Massimiliano Allegri “is not dead in the water” and has advice for Mario Balotelli.
Catania: 'Conte banal and arrogant'
Catania President Antonino Pulvirenti blasted Juventus Coach Antonio Conte as “banal and arrogant” in defending Giorgio Chiellini.
Guarin agent denies Napoli talks
Fredy Guarin’s agent denied telling journalists he had “spoken to Napoli” about the player and awaited Inter’s decision.
Fiorentina: 'No Cuadrado justice'
Fiorentina general manager Sandro Mencucci warned “the sporting justice system needs reformation” after Juan Cuadrado’s ban.
Serie B: Lanciano's first defeat
Leaders Virtus Lanciano suffered their first defeat of the season at Modena, but Empoli and Cesena didn’t take advantage, while Pescara-Brescia ended 3-3.
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