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Alberto Aquilani, Michele Camporese and Cristian Llama have not recovered in time for Fiorentina’s trip to Chievo.
It’s the top of the table clash in Turin as Juventus start with Marco Storari, Sebastian Giovinco and Fabio Quagliarella against Napoli’s Edinson Cavani, Goran Pandev and Marek Hamsik.
It was a big round in Serie B, as leaders Sassuolo crashed at Cittadella, Verona won the promotion head-to-head in Livorno and Ascoli lost a six-goal thriller.
Francesco Guidolin is feeling the strain after a break for international duty and goes into Udinese-Pescara noting “I like the idea of an 18-team Serie A.”
Vincenzo Montella won’t deny Fiorentina “can open up interesting scenarios” for their season if they conquer Chievo on Sunday.
Mauro Zarate was dropped from Lazio’s last game and it’s rumoured he could be going to Torino in January.
There are reports Juventus and Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci escaped unharmed by punching an armed mugger.
Inter boss Andrea Stramaccioni has to decide between Rodrigo Palacio and Philippe Coutinho in “intriguing” trident options against Catania.
Alessandro Del Piero was on target in his first victory with Sydney FC, beating Western Sydney Wanderers in the A-League derby despite missing a penalty.
Catania are one of the season’s surprise packages and Rolando Maran is confident they can upset Inter too. “We have no limits and want victory at San Siro.”
Zdenek Zeman has refused to walk back his criticism of Daniele De Rossi and Daniel Osvaldo. “I expect more from important players and I’m glad they reacted.”
Daniele De Rossi and Francesco Totti are in the Roma squad to face Genoa, but Mattia Destro and Nicolas Burdisso miss out.
Fiorentina patron Andrea Della Valle looks back over 10 years at the helm and why the rapport with Juventus “deteriorated badly.”
Spain manager Vicente Del Bosque fought him twice this summer and believes “Andrea Pirlo could well win the Ballon d’Or.”
Former Lazio President Sergio Cragnotti believes the Biancocelesti can win the Scudetto this season under Vladimir Petkovic.
Roma took the unusual step of releasing a statement denying Daniele De Rossi and Pablo Daniel Osvaldo had been engaged in “wild nights out.”
Italy’s Under-21 side will play a highly prestigious friendly against Spain on November 13 in Siena.
Fiorentina and Bologna have announced friendlies against Marco Di Vaio and Alessandro Nesta’s Montreal Impact.
Francesco Guidolin will be on the bench for Udinese-Pescara after his touchline ban was revoked.
Napoli captain Paolo Cannavaro hopes today’s top of the table clash with Juventus “can set off that extra spark within us.”
Genoa winger Juan Manuel Vargas is out for at least a month after picking up a new thigh injury on international duty.
Giorgio Chiellini insists it is “too early to say whether this can be a Scudetto showdown” as joint leaders Juventus and Napoli face off this afternoon.
It’s an epic day in the Serie A season, as joint leaders Juventus and Napoli go head-to-head and Lazio welcome struggling Milan.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
In the Friday night Serie B match, Crotone caused an upset by fighting back to defeat Novara.
Former Milan boss Fabio Capello has praised current Coach Massimiliano Allegri, despite their poor start to the season.
Juventus will be without goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon and striker Mirko Vucinic when they host Napoli on Saturday.
Bologna boss Stefano Pioli has warned his team against complacency as they face relegation-threatened Cagliari on Sunday.
Palermo striker Fabrizio Miccoli is aiming to reach 100 Serie A goals 'as soon as possible' this season.
Christian Vieri believes Alessandro Del Piero was right to leave Juventus this summer and move to Sydney F.C.
Former Roma wing-back Cafu has praised club legend Francesco Totti, as well as new boss Zdenek Zeman.
Walter Mazzarri has claimed that Edinson Cavani is fit and raring to go ahead of Napoli's game against Juventus on Saturday.
Pavel Nedved looks forward to tomorrow’s Juventus-Napoli encounter, but notes Walter Mazzarri was ‘unsporting’ after the Italian Super Cup.
Domenico Criscito looks back at the horrific moment he lost Euro 2012, his return to Italy and why there’ll be no Juventus-Napoli predictions.
Massimiliano Allegri is pleased to receive support from Milan, welcomes back Alexandre Pato and admits he’s been won over by Lazio boss Vladimir Petkovic.

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