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Torino forward Riccardo Meggiorini denied racially abusing Paul Pogba during the Turin Derby. “It was a perfectly normal insult.”
Milan assistant manager Mauro Tassotti admits they must beat Catania “to recover our lead over Fiorentina.”
Milan know they must beat Catania tonight or lose third place to Fiorentina, so Mario Balotelli’s return is perfect timing.
Delio Rossi admits he did not salute Adem Ljajic, while Vincenzo Montella had the perfect Sunday.
Aurelio Andreazzoli always had faith in Pablo Daniel Osvaldo, while Beppe Iachini is accustomed to chasing results.
Roberto Donadoni felt Parma lacked determination and Vladimir Petkovic questioned the offside decision.
Giuseppe Sannino has dragged Palermo out of the depths, while Andrea Stramaccioni wants games played to the death.
Eugenio Corini says Chievo wasted match-point, while Davide Ballardini realises how crucial this win could be.
Antonio Conte praised Juventus for their victory in the Derby della Mole and wished Javier Zanetti a speedy recovery.
Giampiero Ventura can’t help but feel regret over Torino’s Derby della Mole defeat to Juventus. “We had the chance to win.”
Javier Zanetti insists he won’t retire after snapping his Achilles tendon. “It hurt so much, but I will overcome this too.”
Vincenzo Montella concedes it was “the perfect Sunday” after Fiorentina’s 3-0 win over Sampdoria, but now awaits an extra gift from Milan.
Andrea Stramaccioni has confirmed Javier Zanetti tore his Achilles tendon in a defeat to Palermo. “It’s difficult to comment on a situation like this.”
Inter collapsed in Palermo and lost Javier Zanetti to injury, but Fiorentina thrashed Samp to go third and there were some huge results in the relegation battle.
Juventus left it very late indeed, but Arturo Vidal and Claudio Marchisio beat Torino in the Derby della Mole.
Javier Zanetti was stretchered off in Palermo today and there are fears the Inter captain damaged his Achilles tendon.
Empoli kept up the promotion pace with a surprisingly hard-fought win over nine-man Cesena.
It’s the 186th Derby della Mole this afternoon as relegation-threatened Torino host a Juventus side on their way to the Scudetto.
Roma have Francesco Totti, Erik Lamela, Pablo Daniel Osvaldo and Bogdan Lobont as they welcome strugglers Siena.
Fiorentina can climb into third place, at least for this afternoon, as they visit Delio Rossi’s Sampdoria.
It’s set to be fiery in Sicily today, as Fabrizio Miccoli returns to lead Palermo out against a decimated Inter.
With his Juventus career seemingly over before it really began, Nicolas Anelka is considering a move to Fenerbahce.
There are reports Pablo Daniel Osvaldo is heading to Fiorentina after turning down Tottenham Hotspur.
British newspapers claim Manchester City are prepared to pay the €63m release clause in Edinson Cavani’s Napoli contract.
Davide Ballardini told his Genoa side they must “rip to shreds anyone who gets in our way” of securing safety.
Goran Pandev celebrated his goal against Pescara and pointed out Napoli “are targeting the Scudetto next season.”
Clarence Seedorf is the main contender to replace Massimiliano Allegri on the Milan bench next season, claims La Gazzetta dello Sport.
This afternoon is the Turin Derby and Alessio Cerci feels it is “the perfect timing” for the two rival clubs.
Siena are only one point clear of the relegation zone and Beppe Iachini warns they “cannot stop now” against Roma.
Delio Rossi faces his old club Fiorentina and Adem Ljajic, the player he punched in a dugout brawl. “I already apologised. It’s over.”
Catania boss Rolando Maran visits Milan this evening and insists they are still “on the train of dreams” for Europe.
Giuseppe Sannino warns today’s game with Inter is “a crossroads for Palermo. It’s either Serie A or Serie B.”
Juventus take on city rivals Torino, but Europe and relegation races cross over with Palermo-Inter, Parma-Lazio, Samp-Fiorentina and Roma-Siena.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
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