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Reto Ziegler admits Fenerbahce “didn’t play the best football,” but got past Lazio to reach the Europa League semi-final.
Lazio goalkeeper Federico Marchetti didn’t make a save, but still went out of the Europa League to Fenerbahce. “We deserved better.”
Lazio are out of the Europa League after failing to overturn a 2-0 first leg defeat, as Fenerbahce scored with their only shot on target in this 1-1 draw.
Cagliari have lost an appeal to have the Is Arenas re-opened for Sunday’s Serie A game with Inter, so it remains in Trieste.
Catania Coach Rolando Maran revisits his past in Verona when visiting Chievo this weekend. “They represent my football life.”
Juventus have confirmed their interest in Stevan Jovetic, but it’s now reported they are also eyeing his Fiorentina teammate Juan Cuadrado.
Kevin-Prince Boateng has compared Mario Balotelli to Zlatan Ibrahimovic, is ready to face Napoli in a battle for second place and complained about tactics.
Lazio will try to overturn a 2-0 first leg defeat to Fenerbahce behind closed doors in tonight’s Europa League quarter-final.
Siena are already in lockdown ahead of their crunch relegation dogfight with Pescara. “This is the toughest game we could face right now.”
Hernan Crespo reveals he was “very close to joining Juventus in 1995” until Omar Sivori discouraged Marcello Lippi.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis claims “Italian football needs a revolution” in the way it is run, particularly with regards to stadiums.
Palermo and President Maurizio Zamparini have been fined €25,000 each after insulting referee Sebastiano Peruzzo after the Milan match.
Stephan El Shaarawy is polishing his scoring boots for the showdown with Napoli, bagging four as Milan crushed local side Virtus Pavullese 13-1.
Former Lazio Coach Edy Reja believes they can overturn the 2-0 Europa League defeat tonight. “Fenerbahce are not Bayern Munich.”
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been linked to Europe’s top clubs and his agent now reveals “I had talks with Inter.”
Check out Vincenzo Montella’s face when Milan’s Mario Balotelli pretends to strike the ball at the Fiorentina tactician.
Brescia chief Gino Corioni has questioned Napoli’s hesitancy is using Omar El Kaddouri – a player he has likened to Zinedine Zidane.
Lorenzo Insigne will stay at Napoli over the summer and he’s expected to be given more playing time at the Stadio San Paolo in 2013-14.
Atalanta striker Marko Livaja has his eye on winning his first cap with the Croatian national side.
Josip Ilicic says his struggling Palermo side should not be fighting to escape relegation to Serie B.
Lazio boss Vladimir Petkovic has named a 19-man squad for tonight’s Europa League encounter against Fenerbahce.
Inter are reportedly ready to offer Sampdoria cash and the promising Francesco Bardi in return for Mauro Icardi.
Atalanta have been quick to cool speculation that Fiorentina are interested in Giacomo Bonaventura.
Teenager Paulo Dybala will remain with Palermo next season, club President Maurizio Zamparini has stated.
Robinho has admitted that he will consider leaving Milan at the end of the present campaign.
Paris Saint-Germain’s Italian goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu is still coming to terms with Champions League elimination at Barcelona.
Napoli can not afford to lose their Coach and most influential players, says forward Goran Pandev.
Cesare Prandelli’s Italian national side have slipped down to eighth place in the latest FIFA World Rankings.
Franz Beckenbauer insists he was wrong to describe Juventus' Gigi Buffon as a pensioner. “He’s still one of the best goalkeepers in the world.”
Luca Cigarini is being watched by Serie A’s top sides, but his agent admits that Atalanta are in control of his future.
Bayern Munich boss Jupp Heynckes has praised the ability of Juventus despite their comfortable 4-0 aggregate victory over the Old Lady.
Roberto Bettega and Gianluca Vialli believe that former club Juventus were knocked out by the best side in the Champions League.
Fans of Milan and Napoli have been told that Vasco Da Gama defender Dede will not be moving to Italy.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Arjen Robben warns Bayern Munich’s achievements in knocking Juventus out should not be underestimated. “They are a terrific team.”

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