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Ciro Ferrara assures “real men emerge from these situations” as Sampdoria back the Coach after a sixth consecutive defeat.
Vladimir Petkovic feels Lazio’s 4-0 thrashing in Catania was “a psychological issue” and fears they were distracted by next Sunday’s clash with Roma.
Walter Mazzarri compliments Torino, but concedes Napoli threw away the victory today. “The game was finished.”
Giovanni Stroppa hailed Pescara's attitude, but Roberto Donadoni gave his players a telling off.
Sampdoria may well consider axing Ciro Ferrara after falling to their sixth defeat on the bounce, as Atalanta conquered Marassi in relegation tussle.
Fiorentina kept their cool and Stevan Jovetic broke his goal drought to end Cagliari’s run of four consecutive wins in style.
Lazio were crushed 4-0 in Catania and Napoli gifted Torino a point, while Samp and Genoa keep sliding down.
British newspapers report that Manchester City want to exchange Mario Balotelli with Milan hitman Stephan El Shaarawy.
Edinson Cavani returns in a bid to revive Napoli, but they face a Torino side unbeaten on their travels.
Pescara have saved Coach Giovanni Stroppa’s job with a hard-fought victory over Parma thanks to Elvis Abbruscato and Vladimir Weiss.
Lazio must face a fiery Catania atmosphere without Miroslav Klose, so Tommaso Rocchi takes on the responsibility.
Luca Toni and Cristian Llama are in the starting XI as Fiorentina welcome a Cagliari side that has won four on the bounce.
Esteban Cambiasso believes Inter’s victory in Turin can be “the start of the road to the Scudetto” for the Nerazzurri.
Parma are looking for their fourth straight win and are forced to reshuffle in attack, but it’s the last chance saloon for Pescara boss Giovanni Stroppa.
Diego Milito reveals the “anger” of first half refereeing errors spurred Inter on to their victory at the Juventus Stadium.
Giampiero Ventura wants to focus more on the performance than the result as Torino defend their unbeaten away record at Napoli.
Serse Cosmi hopes Siena can get over their “black-out” in Sardinia to beat fellow strugglers Genoa this afternoon.
Vincenzo Montella is eager to keep Fiorentina’s run going, but welcomes a Cagliari side that has won four on the bounce.
Ciro Ferrara insists he does not feel “in the balance” despite Sampdoria’s five consecutive defeats as they prepare to face Atalanta.
Parma are coming off three consecutive victories, but Roberto Donadoni has no intention of slowing down in today’s lunch-time visit to Pescara.
Gianluigi Buffon concedes “Inter deserved” their surprise Turin triumph and criticised the Juventus attitude.
Roma-Palermo looks like a guarantee for goals, while Napoli, Lazio and Fiorentina must fight past tricky customers to keep up the title pace.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
President Massimo Moratti admits he thought the worst after Juventus scored, but Inter “reacted to the injustice.”
Giorgio Chiellini admits he was surprised by the tactical approach Inter took at the Juventus Stadium. “They deserved the victory.”
Inter captain Javier Zanetti hailed “an historic victory” to terminate the 49-match unbeaten Juventus run in Serie A.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta denies he was sarcastic or lacking in respect after Andrea Stramaccioni’s angry response.
Juventus assistant manager Angelo Alessio remains “proud” of their efforts and rues missed opportunities in the defeat to Inter.
Andrea Stramaccioni reveals his grand plan to defeat Juventus worked and slammed the Bianconeri’s “lack of respect” for Inter.
Inter overcame a controversial goal after 18 seconds and potential red card to end Juventus’ 49-match unbeaten record with a shock 3-1 result in Turin!
Eugenio Corini hopes Chievo do not “get knocked down” by their 5-1 defeat to Milan.
Massimiliano Allegri believes Milan “deserved a night like this” after their 5-1 hammering of Chievo.
Tonight it’s the Derby d’Italia and a top of the table showdown in Turin with Mirko Vucinic-Sebastian Giovinco against Rodrigo Palacio-Diego Milito-Antonio Cassano.
Milan might’ve found their breakthrough in a 5-1 victory over Chievo, including Bojan Krkic’s first goal for the Rossoneri and Stephan El Shaarawy on target again.
Adriano Galliani warns Milan fans that Alessandro Nesta’s January return is “unthinkable” and has faith in Alexandre Pato.

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