What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
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Evra: 'Going gets tough at Juve'
Patrice Evra warned “if someone feels unable to handle difficult moments, then he doesn’t belong at Juventus.”
Castori: 'Not the real Carpi'
Coach Fabrizio Castori insisted “this was not the real Carpi” after their 5-1 humiliation at the hands of Roma.
Sarri: 'Clear rapport with Higuain'
Maurizio Sarri said the key to getting the best out of Gonzalo Higuain is “tell him to his face what he’s doing well and wrong.”
De Laurentiis: 'Napoli can go far'
President Aurelio De Laurentiis believes “this Napoli can go far. I told you to wait for Maurizio Sarri.”
Allegri: 'Juve did what we had to'
Max Allegri insists Juventus “did what we had to do” and lost to Napoli only because of misplaced passes.
Higuain: 'Napoli-Juve like a derby'
Gonzalo Higuain said Napoli beating Juventus was “like a derby for this city.”
Napoli send Juve spiralling
Gonzalo Higuain scored one and set up another as Napoli beat Juventus 2-1, but Lorenzo Insigne was injured.
Roma await injury tests
Roma confirm Edin Dzeko sprained his right knee, while Seydou Keita and Francesco Totti have muscular injuries.
Defender drought for Inter
Inter are without Jeison Murillo and Danilo D’Ambrosio for their top of the table clash with Fiorentina.
Fiorentina squad for Inter
Fiorentina named their squad to face Inter, missing Manuel Pasqual and Marko Bakic.
Marotta: 'Juve faith in Allegri'
Juventus director Beppe Marotta assured “we have great faith in the Coach and the squad we’ve put together.”
Reina: 'What Napoli-Juve means'
Pepe Reina said Napoli players “know how much the fans care about this match” against Juventus.
Hernanes: 'Juve keep winning habit'
Hernanes said the new Juventus “must prove we haven’t lost the habit of winning” as they visit Napoli.
Garcia: 'Injuries a concern'
Rudi Garcia couldn’t entirely celebrate Roma’s 5-1 win over Carpi, as there were three new injuries.
Napoli and Juventus never have a relaxed fixture anyway, but the pressure is on for tonight’s showdown.
Five-star Roma crush Carpi
Roma put crisis talk behind them with a 5-1 demolition of Carpi, though Francesco Totti and Seydou Keita went off injured.
Messi out for two months
Leo Messi is out for two months with a knee ligament injury, so he’ll miss the Champions League clash with Roma.
Baldissoni: 'Garcia not on the brink'
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni laughed off questions about Rudi Garcia getting the sack.
Serie B: Cagliari top as Livorno tumble
Livorno lost their 100 per cent record to soaring Spezia, so Cagliari won a five-goal thriller to go top of Serie B and Pescara last-gasp draw.
Roma need to get back on track, but lose Alessandro Florenzi and keep Daniele De Rossi in defence against Carpi.
LIVEBLOG: Serie A Saturday
Follow all the action as it happens on our matchday Liveblog for Roma v Carpi and tonight’s Napoli v Juventus showdown.
Mancini: 'Inter physical and technical'
Roberto Mancini shot down criticism of his supposedly ‘ugly’ Inter side as they host second-placed Fiorentina.
Gasperini: 'Genoa fight back'
Gian Piero Gasperini is confident Genoa will “fight back” against Milan after a dismal start to the season.
Miha: 'Balotelli has matured, but...'
Sinisa Mihajlovic sees an improved Milan against Genoa and tempered praise for Mario Balotelli.
Pioli: 'Difficult Lazio moment'
Stefano Pioli concedes Lazio are “in a difficult moment” and welcomes Lucas Biglia back against Verona.
Florenzi out of Roma-Carpi
Alessandro Florenzi is reportedly out of today’s Roma v Carpi Serie A game due to an injury.
Bruno Peres blow for Torino
Bad news for Torino, as Bruno Peres has been diagnosed with a thigh strain.
Biglia returns for Lazio
Lucas Biglia returns for Lazio as they prepare to face Verona, but Alessandro Matri and Antonio Candreva miss out.
Ex-Genoa trio return for Milan
Andrea Bertolacci, Juraj Kucka and Luca Antonelli are back in the Milan squad to face Genoa.
EDF: 'Juve should have Berardi'
“I would’ve signed Domenico Berardi if I were Juventus,” confessed Sassuolo Coach Eusebio Di Francesco.
Atletico Madrid eye Bonaventura?
Spanish and Italian papers suggest Atletico Madrid are interested in Milan midfielder Giacomo Bonaventura.
D'Ambrosio 'ok' after car crash
Inter defender Danilo D’Ambrosio reassured fans his car crash left him with “only minor injuries and a huge scare.”
Sousa: 'Fiorentina different to Inter'
Paulo Sousa warns Inter “will without a doubt be under more pressure” than Fiorentina in tomorrow’s top of the table clash.
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