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Maurizio Sarri praised Empoli for “no lapses in concentration” after their 2-1 victory over Lazio.
Roberto Donadoni felt “a sense of impotence and shame” after Parma’s record-breaking 7-0 defeat at Juventus.
Lazio Coach Stefano Pioli felt the 2-1 defeat at Empoli was decided by poor “defending on set plays.”
Max Allegri is pleased with the new Juventus system after a 7-0 hammering of Parma, but insists it isn’t everything.
Carlos Tevez said Juventus “made up” for previous errors in a 7-0 demolition of Parma and is happy to be back for Argentina.
Fiorentina rely on Juan Cuadrado and Khouma Babacar against Napoli in a head-to-head for Europe.
Empoli beat Lazio to stop them going into third place, Palermo missed a penalty to hold Udinese and Sergio Pellissier revived Chievo against Cesena.
Carlos Tevez, Fernando Llorente and Alvaro Morata bagged braces as Juventus destroyed Parma 7-0 with a new tactical system.
Zdenek Zeman warned Cagliari “will find it difficult to win” if they keep wasting chances like the Genoa game.
Gian Piero Gasperini felt Genoa “played better than in other games” despite only getting a draw at Cagliari.
Mattia Perin’s penalty save and an own goal allowed 10-man Genoa to grab a 1-1 draw at Cagliari.
Lazio can go clear in third place with a victory away to Empoli this afternoon and rely on Filip Djordjevic.
Max Allegri revamps Juventus against Antonio Cassano’s Parma, adopting a Christmas Tree formation.
Germany Under-21 international Johannes Geis is in talks with Milan, confirmed the Mainz man’s agent.
Verona “know that we can hurt Inter” at San Siro this evening, assured assistant manager Roberto Bordin.
Milan are reportedly preparing a January offer for Everton midfielder James McCarthy.
Genoa have won four of their last five games, but face a tough trip to Zdenek Zeman’s unpredictable Cagliari.
Stevan Jovetic, Joel Campbell and Fabio Borini are all January transfer targets for Inter and Fiorentina.
Alessandro Del Piero turns 40 today and the ex-Juventus legend celebrates with the Delhi Dynamos.
Antonio Conte will name his Italy squad to face Croatia and Albania, which could include Manolo Gabbiadini and Stephan El Shaarawy.
Maurizio Sarri prepares to face Lazio and wants to be “Empoli’s Sir Alex Ferguson” after a contract extension.
Gian Piero Gasperini wants Genoa to “end this fantastic streak on a high” in Cagliari after four wins in five rounds.
Jose Callejon thanked Napoli for helping him earn his first Spain call-up. “I’ve been able to mature in Italy.”
Zdenek Zeman demands a different “mentality” from Cagliari against Genoa after their heavy defeat to Lazio.
Juventus host a revived Parma, Roma take on Torino and Inter in crisis welcome Verona, while Fiorentina-Napoli is a Euro battle.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Pippo Inzaghi felt Milan “deserved victory” after a 2-2 draw at Sampdoria, but was pleased for “a real Stephan El Shaarawy style goal.”
Sampdoria Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic accepted a 2-2 draw with Milan, as “both teams tried everything to win.”
Stephan El Shaarawy said he would’ve preferred a Milan victory against Sampdoria to breaking his goal drought.
Stephan El Shaarawy broke his goal drought after 622 days as Milan scraped a 2-2 draw at Sampdoria with Daniele Bonera sent off.
Sassuolo boss Eusebio Di Francesco wanted his men to be “more determined in front of goal” against Atalanta.
Milan assistant manager Mauro Tassotti explained Fernando Torres and Mattia De Sciglio decisions against Sampdoria.
Stefano Colantuono admits Atalanta are “lacking” in the goals department after a 0-0 draw with Sassuolo.
Jeremy Menez said Milan “want to rediscover that spirit” against Sampdoria tonight, including his False Nine role.
Stefano Pioli believes Lazio cannot be “fooled” by Empoli’s lowly position in the Serie A table. “They are very dangerous.”

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