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Around 3,000 Napoli fans greeted the team at the airport at 3am to show their support after a defeat to Juventus.
Maurizio Sarri concedes Napoli showed their lack of experience in a 1-0 defeat to Juventus, but “it can help us grow.”
Max Allegri admits Juventus were lucky to beat Napoli and “as we’re top of the table, we are now Scudetto favourites.”
Gian Piero Gasperini “hopes to continue” his excellent career record against Milan when Genoa visit San Siro today.
There’s a new leader, but plenty more at stake today, as Milan host Genoa and Fiorentina v Inter is a head-to-head for third place.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Gigi Buffon admits “Napoli made it tough for us and deserved at least a point, but Simone Zaza pulled the rabbit out the hat.”
Maurizio Sarri felt Napoli “played on a par with Juventus and lost to an unlucky incident” in the Scudetto head-to-head.
Lorenzo Insigne is sure “Napoli did not lack character, as we imposed our style” on Juventus in Turin, despite the defeat.
Max Allegri hailed Juventus for their “patience” to beat Napoli at the end of “a very tactical match” and become leaders.
Simone Zaza feels “if Juventus continue like this, then nobody can take the Scudetto off us” after leapfrogging Napoli.
Simone Zaza’s last-gasp deflected strike gave Juventus victory over Napoli as the Turin giants leap to the top of the table.
Rolando Maran warns Chievo “are not remotely safe” from the threat of relegation after a 1-1 draw with Sassuolo.
Eusebio Di Francesco was “angry” with his Sassuolo forwards for being wasteful in a 1-1 draw with Chievo.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta hopes the top of the table clash with Napoli is “a great advert for Serie A.”
Arrigo Sacchi said “Napoli play the most beautiful football in Italy” and must keep that going against Juventus.
Bayern Munich will be without Holger Badstuber against Juventus, as he’s ruled out for three months.
Lorenzo Insigne believes “it won’t be over, but three points would be important either way” in Juventus v Napoli.
Paul Pogba assured Juventus “mustn’t be afraid of Napoli” in tonight’s top of the table clash.
Nicola Sassuolo’s stunner immediately wiped out a contentious Chievo penalty, as Sassuolo failed to win again.
Juventus start Sami Khedira against Napoli’s traditional 4-3-3 formation in the ultimate Scudetto showdown.
Napoli-owned midfielder Eddy Gnahore, on loan at Carpi, is in hospital after a serious car crash.
Fabio Cannavaro believes “Napoli have a very good chance of winning the Scudetto” over Juventus.
Sky Sport Italia pundits Zvonimir Boban and Massimo Mauro gave their predictions for Juventus v Napoli.
Cagliari conquered Latina to continue their breakaway at the top, as Crotone and Pescara stalled, while Trapani crushed Salernitana.
Italy international Matteo Darmian will be out for “several weeks” after dislocating his shoulder for Manchester United.
Antonio Floro Flores faces his former club already as Chievo host Sassuolo in an unpredictable tussle.
Inter named their squad for tomorrow night’s huge trip to Fiorentina, but Felipe Melo is suspended.
Frosinone made history with Daniel Ciofani’s brace, stunning Empoli for their first ever Serie A away victory.
Ex-Argentina manager Carlos Bilardo said tonight’s Juventus-Napoli Scudetto battle “reminds of the old days” with Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain.
Jack Bonaventura returns for Milan, but Genoa lose Cristian Ansaldi, Leonardo Pavoletti and Tomas Rincon.
TGCom director Paolo Liguori doubled down on his suggestion Nicola Rizzoli would favour Juventus over Napoli.
Stay with us for a long day of Serie A action, including Empoli-Frosinone, Chievo-Sassuolo and all the build-up to tonight’s Scudetto showdown Juventus v Napoli.
Sami Khedira was tested in the starting XI against Napoli in today’s Juventus training session.
Empoli aim to end their five-match winless streak against Frosinone and look to Riccardo Saponara and Massimo Maccarone.