NEWS

Gian Piero Gasperini rues Palermo's poor finishing, while Giampiero Ventura appreciated the weakened Toro defence.
Eugenio Corini hailed Chievo's gritty performance, but Vincenzo Montella was angry with the referee.
Stefano Colantuono sees three fundamental points for Atalanta, but Serse Cosmi's assistant is bitter.
Milan are among several clubs thought to be preparing a €7.3m offer for Chelsea full-back Ashley Cole.
Catania Coach Rolando Maran was furious when his side was denied a clear penalty against Inter. “It was stonewall.”
Andrea Stramaccioni reveals his tactical revolution as a new-look Inter beat Catania, but warns not to look at the Serie A table yet.
Ivo Pulga concedes Cagliari were fortunate, but Stefano Pioli insists Bologna deserved a point.
Vincenzo Montella acknowledges the draw was “the right result,” but criticised the referee after Fiorentina’s game against Chievo.
Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci insists he is “not a superhero” after punching an armed mugger.
Udinese beat Pescara despite being down to 10 men, but Sampdoria’s dismissal cost them in Parma and Chievo held Fiorentina.
Inter ran a few risks and Catania were denied a penalty, but Antonio Cassano and Rodrigo Palacio secured the 2-0 victory.
Inter have revamped again with a Rodrigo Palacio-Diego Milito-Antonio Cassano trident attack against Catania.
Cagliari got their second consecutive victory with Radja Nainggolan on target, but Alberto Gilardino had a ‘phantom goal’ controversy for Bologna.
There are reports Napoli demanded the FIGC perform checks on the Juventus Stadium to ensure there were no ‘secret tunnels’ Antonio Conte could go through.
Luca Toni reveals he was about to retire before Fiorentina called, but has also advised Pep Guardiola to take over Bayern Munich rather than Milan.
Ignazio Abate has urged Milan to “emerge from this difficult moment like men” after a fifth defeat in eight games.
Hernanes is confident Lazio “are fighting for the Champions League” after their victory over Milan.
Esteban Cambiasso has a strong record against Catania and feels he has a point to prove. “Many thought I was finished, but I have a long career ahead of me.”
Sampdoria lost their unbeaten run and are without a win in four, but Ciro Ferrara is sure “we’ll give it our all” to turn things around against Parma.
Ivo Pulga and Diego Lopez won their first match in charge of Cagliari, but concede it’ll be tough to follow that up in today’s early kick-off with Bologna.
Chievo boss Eugenio Corini has no intention of man-marking Stevan Jovetic when Fiorentina visit this afternoon.
Genoa Coach Gigi De Canio reveals a Ciro Immobile problem going into tonight’s exciting encounter with Roma. “I’m a little bit scared.”
Walter Mazzarri reiterated after the defeat to Juventus that he could quit Napoli at the end of the season. “I haven’t had a break in 12 years and there’s a lot of stress.”
Massimiliano Allegri “will stay in his place. There is no desire at all to change the Coach,” insisted Milan Vice-President Adriano Galliani after defeat to Lazio.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Juventus have lodged complaints after a member of the Napoli kit staff allegedly slapped a steward and ultras wrecked the stadium toilets.
Vladimir Petkovic shrugged off Scudetto talk after Lazio took Milan apart. “Our ambitions remain the same, this changes nothing and we must keep our feet on the ground.”
Massimiliano Allegri tried to see the positive side, but confessed Milan “could get sucked back into the relegation zone” after their 3-2 defeat to Lazio.
Lazio nearly threw away a 3-0 lead, but further added to Milan’s misery with a 3-2 victory at the Olimpico.
Marek Hamsik feels Napoli “need to reflect” on the reasons behind their 2-0 defeat to Juventus.
Paul Pogba admits he was so excited by his first goal for Juventus that he can barely remember it and reveals Patrick Vieira advised him on this move.
Hellas Verona have publicly apologised after a small section of ultras aimed insulting chants at Piermario Morosini during today’s game with Livorno.
Martin Caceres could not disguise his joy at scoring the breakthrough goal for Juventus against Napoli.
Juventus assistant manager Angelo Alessio was back for the victory over Napoli, but gives all the credit to Antonio Conte.
Walter Mazzarri feels “Napoli were in charge” at the Juventus Stadium and it all went wrong when the Bianconeri changed for a corner.

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