NEWS

Catania Coach Luigi De Canio believes there was “a misunderstanding” after Mario Balotelli accused Nicolas Spolli of racism.
New Inter President Erick Thohir celebrated his first Inter match at San Siro. “It feels different to when I was far away.”
Massimiliano Allegri was pleased with Milan’s victory in Catania, but brushed off reports of racist abuse towards Mario Balotelli.
Milan fought back from a goal down to beat 10-man Catania 3-1 in Sicily, ending a month-long drought of victories.
Roma have lost the Serie A leadership, but face a very difficult trip to Atalanta with Gervinho starting and Adem Ljajic dropped.
Javier Zanetti gets his first start of the season as Inter host Sinisa Mihajlovic’s Sampdoria with Erick Thohir in the stands.
Rafa Benitez trusts Napoli can get back on track against Lazio on Monday, if they have “the same intensity as in Dortmund.”
Antonio Cassano scored his 100th Serie A goal yesterday, but also fractured his nose and had surgery today.
Juventus, Inter, Roma and Fiorentina transfer target Micah Richards admits he’s considering a Manchester City exit.
Erick Thohir will today attend his first Inter match at San Siro and is working on offers for Ezequiel Lavezzi, Dani Osvaldo and Mirko Vucinic.
Milan are forced into a completely revamped defence for the early kick-off away to Maxi Lopez’s Catania.
Stefano Colantuono has an injury crisis, but assures Atalanta “will take the game to Roma.”
Italian newspapers claim Fiorentina have their hands on Everton defender Johnny Heitinga for January.
Javier Zanetti could get his first start of the season against Sinisa Mihajlovic’s Sampdoria. “I know him very well.”
Roma have lost the Serie A leadership, but Douglas Maicon insists they will “show our strength” against Atalanta.
Catania host Milan in the early kick-off and Gigi De Canio hopes to take advantage of their “problems.”
Francesco Guidolin requested “courage” from Udinese as they take on Serie A leaders Juventus this evening.
Juventus defend their slender lead at the top against Udinese as Roma visit Atalanta and Inter host Sinisa Mihajlovic’s Sampdoria.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Gian Piero Gasperini saw improvements after the break, but Giampiero Ventura rued wasted opportunities.
Davide Biondini cancelled out an Omar El Kaddouri opener and Mattia Perin performed heroics as Genoa held Torino to a 1-1 draw.
Roberto Donadoni felt Parma deserved victory, but Stefano Pioli hailed 10-man Bologna.
Livorno captain Andrea Luci thanked fans for raising €15,000, but “it’s tough” to focus on football when his son is ill.
Genoa and Alberto Gilardino aim to continue their fine form against Alessio Cerci and Ciro Immobile’s Torino.
Antonio Cassano’s 100th Serie A goal – a spectacular volley – was not enough as 10-man Bologna held Parma in the Emilia-Romagna Derby.
President Silvio Berlusconi has announced Milan “will have two general managers: Adriano Galliani and Barbara Berlusconi.”
Sampdoria Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic will shed a tear when facing Inter at San Siro, “but I hope Walter Mazzarri is crying at the end.”
Manuel Pasqual is out of Monday’s Fiorentina-Verona match after picking up an injury in training.
Palermo needed an injury-time winner to close within a point of Empoli, but Avellino and Virtus Lanciano failed to take advantage.
It’s the Emilia-Romagna Derby with Antonio Cassano leading out Parma, but Alessandro Diamanti won’t start for Bologna.
Adriano Galliani admits his Milan exit is over, for now. “President Silvio Berlusconi’s words are sacred.”
Stephan Lichtsteiner, Andrea Barzagli, Leonardo Bonucci and Angelo Ogbonna return for Juventus-Udinese.
Vincenzo Montella prepares to face Verona and admits Fiorentina “could’ve done with Luca Toni right about now.”
Roma travel to Atalanta without Francesco Totti, Marco Borriello or Federico Balzaretti.
Christian Abbiati and Ignazio Abate are out of Milan’s trip to Catania, but Stephan El Shaarawy returns.

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