NEWS

Alberto Aquilani returned to San Siro with a goal, as Fiorentina beat Milan 3-1 after Alexandre Pato missed a penalty.
The Marassi match will go ahead despite flood warnings, as Neapolitan Ciro Immobile takes on his hometown club with Edinson Cavani on stunning form.
Palermo sent Sampdoria to a seventh consecutive defeat thanks to 18-year-old talent Paulo Dybala’s debut Serie A brace. La Joya won’t turn 19 until November 15.
The Derby della Capitale is all about attack, as Francesco Totti, Erik Lamela and Pablo Daniel Osvaldo take on Hernanes and Miroslav Klose, but Daniele De Rossi moves.
Stephan El Shaarawy hopes to continue his scoring streak as Milan welcome Fiorentina, who have to reshuffle without Stevan Jovetic.
Alessandro Del Piero’s time at Sydney FC has taken a turn for the worse, as Coach Ian Crook quit after a series of defeats.
Pescara have again reiterated their faith in Coach Giovanni Stroppa despite the historic 6-1 home defeat to Juventus.
Today’s lunchtime kick-off is a huge relegation dogfight between Palermo and Sampdoria, whose seasons are hanging by a thread.
Local authorities say Genoa-Napoli will go ahead despite flood warnings, although the state of the pitch remains to be seen.
Roberto Mancini’s record of nine consecutive Inter away wins has fallen and he heaps praise on Andrea Stramaccioni. “He deserves it.”
Cesare Prandelli names his Italy squad to face France this evening and admits he has been “pleasantly surprised” by Stephan El Shaarawy and Fiorentina.
British newspapers claim Arsenal are making a £30m January bid for Edinson Cavani, but the Napoli hitman’s price-tag is set at £50m.
Atalanta Coach Stefano Colantuono is in awe of tonight’s opponents Inter. “They can fight for the Scudetto right to the end.”
Pescara goalkeeper Mattia Perin admits conceding six goals made it “a horrible birthday,” but reveals what Gigi Buffon whispered in his ear.
Lazio director Igli Tare hit back at Roma ahead of today’s derby. “Our fans are fewer, but louder. Zdenek Zeman is still a little bit Laziale...”
Chievo Coach Eugenio Corini admits it’ll feel strange facing off against his mentor, Udinese boss Francesco Guidolin. “We’ll do battle.”
Gian Piero Gasperini warns Palermo that today’s lunchtime relegation tussle with Sampdoria is “our only objective.”
It’s an action-packed day in Serie A with Lazio-Roma, Milan-Fiorentina and Genoa-Napoli among the highlights.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Pescara Coach Giovanni Stroppa tried to look for the positives after an historic 6-1 home defeat to Juventus.
Stand-in Coach Angelo Alessio praised the Juventus return to last season’s mentality, but won’t assure Fabio Quagliarella of a starting spot.
Fabio Quagliarella enjoyed his debut hat-trick against Pescara and believes defeat to Inter actually did Juventus good.
Juventus are certainly back on track after a 6-1 demolition job on Pescara, including a Fabio Quagliarella hat-trick and two overhead kicks.
Ivo Pulga rues Cagliari's missed opportunities and Rolando Maran is grateful for the point.
Juventus director general Beppe Marotta reveals Antonio Conte “made the decision” to punish Paul Pogba by dropping him.
Juventus rely on Fabio Quagliarella for tonight’s trip to Pescara, while Juan Fernando Quintero should start just days after fainting during training.
Mariano Andujar needed a series of great saves to earn Catania a point in Cagliari after some controversy over the Is Arenas seating.
Sampdoria face a gruelling journey to reach Palermo for Sunday’s lunchtime kick-off after their flight was cancelled.
Francesco Guidolin admits it’s a blast from the past to be facing Chievo Coach Eugenio Corini. “He was my greatest captain.”
Ciro Ferrara has hinted at “a different Sampdoria to the one seen recently” when they try to end a six-game losing streak in Palermo.
Stephan El Shaarawy is in the squad for Milan’s game with Fiorentina, but both first choice full-backs miss out.
Paul Pogba’s agent slammed Antonio Conte and Juventus for dropping him due to disciplinary measures, but the player sent a very different message.
Marco Borriello is surprisingly in the squad for Genoa’s game against Napoli, although he was not expected to be fit for several weeks yet.
The line-ups for the 17.00 GMT kick-off Cagliari-Catania have been announced, but fans feared another defeat if the club insisted on ignoring the authorities’ decision to close the stands.
Livorno, Hellas Verona, Modena and Brescia earn big away wins, but Varese leapfrog Padova in a head-to-head.

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