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Vladimir Petkovic gave Fiorentina credit for their performance, but could not help being upset at Lazio’s incorrectly disallowed goal.
Andrea Stramaccioni reveals why Antonio Cassano was dropped and hopes he’s proving Inter “didn’t do something crazy” by hiring him.
Inter leapfrogged into second place after their away win and nine-man Lazio’s tumble in Florence, while Parma conquered Torino to go seventh.
Inter continued their seemingly unstoppable march with a 3-1 victory at Bologna’s Stadio Dall’Ara.
Fiorentina beat nine-man Lazio in a fiery and controversial match that saw a missed penalty, two screamers, an incorrectly disallowed goal and two red cards.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta maintains the incorrectly disallowed Catania goal “would not have been decisive in this match.”
Catania President Antonino Pulvirenti blamed Juventus for “disallowing the goal with their protests” and harassing the referees.
Juventus assistant manager Angelo Alessio insists they “dominated” Catania and brushed off the controversial goal incidents.
Rodrigo Palacio and Diego Milito form an all-Argentine front two for Inter, as they take on Bologna’s brand new trident.
It was an immensely controversial victory for Juventus, as Catania saw a perfectly good goal disallowed, went down to 10 men and Arturo Vidal’s winner was offside.
Ruben Olivera replaces David Pizarro, as Fiorentina welcome a Lazio side with Miroslav Klose leading the way.
Nicklas Bendtner and Paul Pogba get their first Juventus starts in today’s lunchtime trip to Catania.
Edinson Cavani is officially out of tonight’s Napoli-Chievo match after he failed a fitness test.
Alexandre Pato is doubly overjoyed at last night’s win over Genoa, his first start in eight months. “I am alive again.”
Was infamous Milan commentator Tiziano Crudeli moved to tears by Stephan El Shaarawy's goal? You bet he was...
Alessandro Del Piero celebrated his 800th professional match with a goal and a Sydney FC victory over Perth Glory.
Roberto Donadoni is increasingly irritated at Parma’s inconsistency and against Torino demands “we must avoid these ups and downs.”
Nicola Legrottaglie warns his former teammates at Juventus that “Catania will do everything possible to win.”
Giovanni Stroppa is confident Pescara “are right to keep hold of me and I feel their faith” ahead of a crunch match with Atalanta.
Domenico Criscito reveals what it was like to have his Italy room raided by police and has a Genoa comeback dream.
Eugenio Corini expects “further improvements” when Chievo take on Napoli at the San Paolo tonight.
Stefano Pioli warns Inter that they will “not tread on” Bologna at the Stadio Dall’Ara despite their differing form.
Lazio have once again dropped Mauro Zarate for today’s difficult trip to Fiorentina.
Juventus have an unusual early kick-off in Catania, while Fiorentina-Lazio and Roma-Udinese are exciting European showdowns.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Gigi Del Neri was “happy with the defensive work” from Genoa on his debut, even if it ended in defeat to Milan.
Massimiliano Allegri was pleased Milan managed to beat Genoa “in a difficult atmosphere. So far criticism has been too harsh.”
Stephan El Shaarawy admits he was “moved” to score against his old club and revive Milan’s fortunes. “It’s the best birthday of my life.”
Stephan El Shaarawy scored on his 20th birthday against his former club as an uninspired Milan scraped a 1-0 victory on Gigi Del Neri’s Genoa debut.
Serse Cosmi looks on the bright side for Siena, but Gian Piero Gasperini is "angry" at Palermo's results.
Massimiliano Allegri desperately clings to the Milan bench and sticks with his 3-4-3 system as Genoa debut under new Coach Gigi Del Neri.
Palermo had the best chances in this bottom of the table clash at Siena, as Fabrizio Miccoli wasted a golden opportunity and there was a strong penalty shout, but it ended 0-0.
Alberto Aquilani is back in the Fiorentina squad to take on Lazio tomorrow, but David Pizarro and Facundo Roncaglia miss out.
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi admits the club “needs to be looked after at the moment.”
Napoli could be without Edinson Cavani for Sunday’s game against Chievo after he pulled up in training.

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