NEWS

Hellas Verona have publicly apologised after a small section of ultras aimed insulting chants at Piermario Morosini during today’s game with Livorno.
Martin Caceres could not disguise his joy at scoring the breakthrough goal for Juventus against Napoli.
Juventus assistant manager Angelo Alessio was back for the victory over Napoli, but gives all the credit to Antonio Conte.
Walter Mazzarri feels “Napoli were in charge” at the Juventus Stadium and it all went wrong when the Bianconeri changed for a corner.
Milan reshuffle again as Christian Abbiati and Robinho are out for tonight’s trip to third-placed Lazio, but Giampaolo Pazzini starts.
Juventus won the top of the table clash thanks to splendid goals from substitutes Martin Caceres and Paul Pogba as Napoli were defeated 2-0.
Former Barcelona President Joan Laporta believes Pep Guardiola could end up at Milan. “He loves Italy and would get along with Silvio Berlusconi.”
Sydney FC have assured it is “not possible” for Francesco Totti to join Alessandro Del Piero in the A-League.
Juventus director general Beppe Marotta told off critics who thought Gigi Buffon was faking his injury on international duty.
Alberto Aquilani, Michele Camporese and Cristian Llama have not recovered in time for Fiorentina’s trip to Chievo.
It’s the top of the table clash in Turin as Juventus start with Marco Storari, Sebastian Giovinco and Fabio Quagliarella against Napoli’s Edinson Cavani, Goran Pandev and Marek Hamsik.
It was a big round in Serie B, as leaders Sassuolo crashed at Cittadella, Verona won the promotion head-to-head in Livorno and Ascoli lost a six-goal thriller.
Francesco Guidolin is feeling the strain after a break for international duty and goes into Udinese-Pescara noting “I like the idea of an 18-team Serie A.”
Vincenzo Montella won’t deny Fiorentina “can open up interesting scenarios” for their season if they conquer Chievo on Sunday.
Mauro Zarate was dropped from Lazio’s last game and it’s rumoured he could be going to Torino in January.
There are reports Juventus and Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci escaped unharmed by punching an armed mugger.
Inter boss Andrea Stramaccioni has to decide between Rodrigo Palacio and Philippe Coutinho in “intriguing” trident options against Catania.
Alessandro Del Piero was on target in his first victory with Sydney FC, beating Western Sydney Wanderers in the A-League derby despite missing a penalty.
Catania are one of the season’s surprise packages and Rolando Maran is confident they can upset Inter too. “We have no limits and want victory at San Siro.”
Zdenek Zeman has refused to walk back his criticism of Daniele De Rossi and Daniel Osvaldo. “I expect more from important players and I’m glad they reacted.”
Daniele De Rossi and Francesco Totti are in the Roma squad to face Genoa, but Mattia Destro and Nicolas Burdisso miss out.
Fiorentina patron Andrea Della Valle looks back over 10 years at the helm and why the rapport with Juventus “deteriorated badly.”
Spain manager Vicente Del Bosque fought him twice this summer and believes “Andrea Pirlo could well win the Ballon d’Or.”
Former Lazio President Sergio Cragnotti believes the Biancocelesti can win the Scudetto this season under Vladimir Petkovic.
Roma took the unusual step of releasing a statement denying Daniele De Rossi and Pablo Daniel Osvaldo had been engaged in “wild nights out.”
Italy’s Under-21 side will play a highly prestigious friendly against Spain on November 13 in Siena.
Fiorentina and Bologna have announced friendlies against Marco Di Vaio and Alessandro Nesta’s Montreal Impact.
Francesco Guidolin will be on the bench for Udinese-Pescara after his touchline ban was revoked.
Napoli captain Paolo Cannavaro hopes today’s top of the table clash with Juventus “can set off that extra spark within us.”
Genoa winger Juan Manuel Vargas is out for at least a month after picking up a new thigh injury on international duty.
Giorgio Chiellini insists it is “too early to say whether this can be a Scudetto showdown” as joint leaders Juventus and Napoli face off this afternoon.
It’s an epic day in the Serie A season, as joint leaders Juventus and Napoli go head-to-head and Lazio welcome struggling Milan.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
In the Friday night Serie B match, Crotone caused an upset by fighting back to defeat Novara.
Former Milan boss Fabio Capello has praised current Coach Massimiliano Allegri, despite their poor start to the season.

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