Florenzi: 'Derby passion can burn'
Alessandro Florenzi hopes to play the Rome Derby today and noted “it’s about being fired up by emotion without getting burnt.”
Giampaolo: 'Juve are a beast'
Empoli Coach Marco Giampaolo warned today’s opponents Juventus are “like a beast that never sleeps.”
De Rossi: 'Derby emotional turbine'
Daniele De Rossi described the Derby della Capitale as “a turbine of emotions” as both a player and Roma fan.
Serie A Previews: Rome Derby Day
It’s the Derby della Capitale this afternoon, plus Torino-Inter, Empoli-Juventus, Napoli-Udinese and Sampdoria-Fiorentina.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Niang: 'Milan need Mihajlovic'
M’Baye Niang made his first start of the season and said “Milan really needed a Coach like Sinisa Mihajlovic.”
Miha: 'Milan lucky to get draw'
Sinisa Mihajlovic admits Milan “were lucky to scrape a point” in their 0-0 draw with Atalanta.
Reja: 'Atalanta dominated Milan'
Edy Reja said Atalanta “dominated Milan on their own turf and did more than enough to win” this 0-0 draw.
Gomez: 'Donnarumma was great'
Alejandro Gomez credited Milan’s 16-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma with holding Atalanta to a 0-0 draw.
Donnarumma rescues Milan
Milan’s winning streak was ended by Atalanta in the Lombardy Derby, as 16-year-old Gianluigi Donnarumma proved decisive in goal.
Mandorlini: 'Verona trying hard'
Andrea Mandorlini admits Verona “want to do more, but it’s just not happening” as his job hangs by a thread.
Galliani: 'Miha rebuilt Milan esteem'
Milan CEO Adriano Galliani credited Sinisa Mihajlovic with their revival and made a cryptic comment on Andrea Pirlo to Inter.
Donadoni: 'Bologna have enthusiasm'
Roberto Donadoni finds Bologna enthusiasm “reassuring” after a second consecutive victory over Verona.
Bologna doom Verona boss
Andrea Mandorlini could be sacked after Verona lost 2-0 at home to Emanuele Giaccherini’s revived Bologna.
Milan give M’Baye Niang his first start of the season with Carlos Bacca, seeking a fourth straight win against Mauricio Pinilla’s Atalanta.
West Ham hooligans for Roma-Lazio
Around 50 West Ham United hooligans have arrived to infiltrate Roma-Lazio, while Wisla Krakow fans are also expected.
LIVEBLOG: Milan v Atalanta
Milan target a fourth consecutive victory to close on the top spots as they host Atalanta in a Lombardy Derby.
Gasp: 'Serie A tactical variety'
Gian Piero Gasperini looks forward to Genoa facing Frosinone, as “Serie A provides a wide panorama of tactical variety.”
Okaka: 'If Italy call...'
Stefano Okaka said he’ll “pick up my boots and run” if he’s called back for Italy after a strong season at Anderlecht.
Totti: 'I know how fans feel'
Francesco Totti tells Roma fans “I know how you feel in a derby,” though he cannot play against Lazio tomorrow.
It’s the last chance saloon for Verona Coach Andrea Mandorlini, who hosts a revived Bologna under new boss Roberto Donadoni.
Sousa: 'Fiorentina winning mentality'
Paulo Sousa reiterates Fiorentina “want to win every game” in Serie A and Europe, including tomorrow’s visit to Sampdoria.
Inter squad for Torino
Inter named a 24-man squad for Sunday’s early trip to Torino, as Felipe Melo is in and Fredy Guarin out.
Serie B: Cagliari go clear
Cagliari break away at the top after Cesena’s surprise defeat to Latina, Trapani put a Manita past Spezia and relegation-threatened Trapani stun Pescara.
Zenga: 'No Cassano problem'
Walter Zenga assures Sampdoria have no Antonio Cassano problem ahead of their clash with leaders Fiorentina.
Castori: 'Thank you Carpi'
Fabrizio Castori thanked Carpi for recalling him after his dismissal and aims to “look forward” to Sassuolo.
Nainggolan: 'Win with Roma and Belgium'
Radja Nainggolan believes 2016 is “the right year to win something with Belgium and Roma.”
Roma trio need fitness tests
Daniele De Rossi, Alessandro Florenzi, Douglas Maicon and Seydou Keita are in the Roma squad to face Lazio.
Iachini: 'I did so much for Palermo'
Beppe Iachini is increasingly irritable at the Palermo axe hanging over his head. “People mustn’t forget what I’ve done here.”
Pioli: 'Roma expect to win'
Lazio boss Stefano Pioli said all the pressure is on Roma. “They’re convinced they’ll win after spending so much.”
Allegri: 'Rugani is Juve future'
Max Allegri warned Empoli has become “an important game” for Juventus, but Daniele Rugani won’t necessarily feature.
Garcia: 'Lazio strong, but Roma...'
Rudi Garcia knows Lazio have “important players, but if Roma play like Roma, we can get the victory.”
Garcia: 'Florenzi, De Rossi available'
Rudi Garcia confirmed Alessandro Florenzi, Daniele De Rossi and Douglas Maicon are in the squad for Rome Derby.
Khedira back for Empoli-Juve
Sami Khedira is back in the Juventus squad for tomorrow’s game with Empoli.
Di Natale misses Napoli trip
Antonio Di Natale is once again going to miss Udinese’s trip to his hometown club Napoli.
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