NEWS

The Milan Derby will be less spectacular tonight, as officials banned the Rossoneri choreography and Inter fans are on strike.
It’s likely to be Stefano Pioli’s last game in charge of Bologna as he hosts Genoa in the early kick-off.
Catania are bottom of the table and visit unbeaten Roma, but Gigi De Canio believes in a Christmas miracle.
Roberto Donadoni prepares Parma against Sampdoria and feels rumours about Antonio Cassano’s future are “inevitable.”
Sassuolo Coach Eusebio Di Francesco reveals Fiorentina boss Vincenzo Montella “used to carry my bag.”
It’s Juventus-Roma on January 5 and today four top players must try to avoid yellow cards or miss the big game.
Gian Piero Gasperini warned Genoa against expecting Bologna to be pushovers in today’s early game.
Stefano Colantuono concedes Juventus “are superior in every way,” but believes Atalanta can still stop them getting a ninth straight win.
After Massimo Cellino declared Radja Nainggolan “has to go,” Milan are offering €6.25m plus half of Bryan Cristante just for co-ownership.
Stefano Pioli admits today’s game with Genoa could be his last for Bologna, but “I am not the only person responsible.”
The final Serie A fixture of 2013 is the massive Inter-Milan, but first Juventus, Fiorentina and Lazio face tricky away games and Roma host Catania.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Radja Nainggolan said he hasn’t received firm offers, but Cagliari President Massimo Cellino warned “he has to go now.”
Cagliari Coach Diego Lopez said the draw with Napoli “is worth the same as a victory for us.”
Rafa Benitez admits Napoli can see their point away to Cagliari as “a bad result” and blamed the pitch.
Gonzalo Higuain’s penalty gave Napoli a 1-1 draw away to Cagliari, but Jose Callejon’s stunning volley was disallowed and Pepe Reina injured.
Bayern Munich have won the Club World Cup, beating Raja Casablanca 2-0, while Marcello Lippi’s Guanghzou Evergrande came fourth.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini launched an incredible attack on referee Renzo Candussio. “He wanted revenge because I sacked his father.”
Francesco Guidolin said Udinese’s 2-1 win away to Livorno was “the most important victory. I am in love with my players.”
Nico Lopez and Thomas Heurtaux earned Udinese’s 2-1 away victory, plunging Livorno further into crisis.
Napoli unleash Gonzalo Higuain, Lorenzo Insigne and Pepe Reina on Cagliari in tonight’s Serie A game.
Vladimir Petkovic insists 2013 was “a positive year” for Lazio and expects “many dangers” against Verona.
Giacomo Bonaventura will start for Atalanta tomorrow and admits he “was a Juventus fan as a child.”
Erick Thohir watched Inter’s youth team beat Milan and hopes it is “only practice” for tomorrow’s Derby della Madonnina.
Antonio Di Natale returns to inspire troubled and revamped Udinese in a difficult trip to Livorno this evening.
There is still no Diego Milito for the Milan Derby and Inter must replace the suspended Ricky Alvarez.
Empoli conquered Novara to leap back to the top of the Serie B table after leaders Palermo crumbled at Carpi and bottom club Juve Stabia held Crotone.
Urby Emanuelson is in Milan’s squad to face Inter on Sunday evening, but the absentee list remains extensive.
Torino confirm a January loan for Stephan El Shaarawy “depends on Milan,” while the Rossoneri close on Radja Nainggolan.
Francesco Totti looked back at a mixed 2013 and trusts Roma’s match with Juventus “won’t be decisive.”
Vincenzo Montella has David Pizarro back for Fiorentina’s trip to Sassuolo and praised his “big brother” Eusebio Di Francesco.
Juventus named their squad for the trip to Atalanta, missing Andrea Pirlo and Mirko Vucinic.
Francesco Totti is expected to start when Roma host Catania on Sunday afternoon, but Daniele De Rossi and Kevin Strootman are suspended.
Walter Mazzarri is looking forward to his first Derby della Madonnina and feels Chelsea rumours are helping Fredy Guarin.
Massimiliano Allegri denied problems with his Inter counterpart Walter Mazzarri ahead of the Milan Derby.

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