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Ciro Ferrara was happy with a point, but reveals he had told Sampdoria to watch out for their marking on Fiorentina set plays.
Stefan Savic broke his Serie A duck with a sensational brace of headers, but Sampdoria grabbed an impressive 2-2 draw away to Fiorentina.
Fiorentina are forced to field an all-new front line, as they must beat Sampdoria to recapture third place.
Francesco Guidolin was impressed with Udinese's youngsters, but Ivo Pulga saw Cagliari's worst performance.
Serse Cosmi gives Roma credit for the victory and Zdenek Zeman was happy with the fightback.
Serse Cosmi gives Roma credit for the victory and Zdenek Zeman was happy with the fightback.
Vladimir Petkovic admits Lazio didn't do their best, but Roberto Donadoni rues Parma naivety and a penalty appeal.
Gigi Del Neri concedes Genoa made a step backwards, while Eugenio Corini is happy for Alberto Paloschi.
Stefano Pioli praised Bologna's stylish football, but Stefano Colantuono admits he's irritated.
Walter Mazzarri reveals he shook the locker room walls, while Cristiano Bergodi saw Pescara alive and kicking.
Gian Piero Gasperini is resigned to the fact San Siro and Inter represent only “disappointment and regret” in his career.
Andrea Stramaccioni admits Inter had some luck to beat Palermo and insists the club is not ‘bullying’ Wesley Sneijder.
Zdenek Zeman praised Roma’s fightback in Siena and saw it as a sign of their fitness levels improving too.
Vladimir Petkovic concedes Lazio “did not play one of our best games,” but did enough to beat Parma.
Walter Mazzarri still could not be satisfied with Napoli’s 5-1 victory over Pescara and admits he “got very angry at half-time.”
Mattia Destro scored twice for Roma to beat his former Siena teammates, while Lazio continued to climb against Parma and Chievo shocked Genoa in a six-goal thriller.
Inter needed more than a bit of luck to get the better of Gian Piero Gasperini’s Palermo, winning only thanks to an own goal.
Inter President Massimo Moratti insists he doesn’t “want to force” Wesley Sneijder into signing a new contract, so it’s possible he’ll be released on a free transfer.
Mattia Destro returns to Tuscany to start against his former club, as Roma face on-form Siena with some surprising changes.
Napoli survived a brief scare to thrash 10-man Pescara 5-1 with Gokhan Inler and Edinson Cavani bagging a brace each.
Lazio have lost goalkeeper Federico Marchetti for their tough test against giant-killers Parma this afternoon.
Gian Piero Gasperini returns to San Siro seeking revenge as Paulo Dybala leads Palermo against Inter’s Rodrigo Palacio and Diego Milito.
Lorenzo Insigne takes on his former club in the lunchtime kick-off, as Pescara visit second placed Napoli.
Mario Balotelli has emerged as the sensational Milan transfer target for January, although he has to ‘break it off’ with Manchester City first.
Genoa Coach Gigi Del Neri faces his past this afternoon when Chievo and his old captain Eugenio Corini come to Marassi.
Parma are fresh from defeating Inter and could take another big scalp away to Lazio today, but Roberto Donadoni wants them to wipe that success from their minds.
Lifelong Roma fan Serse Cosmi is in awe of Francesco Totti’s form, but still believes Siena can cause an upset today.
Francesco Guidolin is “well aware of the bad performances” from Udinese recently, but urged his men not to panic against Cagliari.
Pescara are struggling badly, but Coach Cristiano Bergodi is adamant they “must not think of only defending ourselves” at Napoli today.
Gian Piero Gasperini returns to San Siro with Palermo seeking revenge on Inter, while Vincenzo Montella, Lorenzo Insigne and Mattia Destro also face their past.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Giampiero Ventura feels Torino “embarrassed Juventus, but the game ended after Kamil Glik’s red card.”
Angelo Alessio concedes the red card “changed the game” and is glad the Derby della Mole was his last Serie A match before Antonio Conte’s return.
Claudio Marchisio thinks it’s “a great sign” that he and fellow Juventus academy product Sebastian Giovinco scored in the Derby della Mole.
Juventus won an eventful Turin Derby 3-0 despite Andrea Pirlo missing a penalty, as Kamil Glik saw red and Claudio Marchisio bagged a brace.

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