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Paulo Dybala noted Juventus “believe we’re the strongest side in Serie A and we want to prove it.”
Alessandro Florenzi said Roma’s 2-0 victory over Lazio “is for all the fans, including those who stayed away or supported us at the hotel.”
Juventus fought back for victory at Empoli, while Sassuolo continued their march, 10-man Genoa caught Frosinone and Palermo rescued Beppe Iachini’s job.
Edin Dzeko’s controversial penalty and a Gervinho counter gave Roma the Derby della Capitale victory over rivals Lazio.
Roberto Mancini explained his surprising choices for the 1-0 victory at Torino. “Inter had to play like this to win here.”
Inter were again ruthlessly efficient, as Geoffrey Kondogbia’s first Serie A goal and a series of Samir Handanovic saves sealed a 1-0 win at Torino.
It’s the Derby della Capitale as Edin Dzeko, Gervinho and Mohamed Salah take on Felipe Anderson, Antonio Candreva and Filip Djordjevic.
Juventus look to Juan Cuadrado, Mario Mandzukic and Alvaro Morata against Riccardo Saponara’s Empoli.
Udinese Coach Stefano Colantuono said Napoli are “the best team in Serie A, but we can make life difficult for them.”
Leaders Inter visit Torino in the early game, then there’s the Rome Derby, Empoli-Juve, the Emilia-Romagna Derby and later Udinese-Napoli.
Joint Serie A leaders Inter face a tricky trip to Torino in the early kick-off, as Mauro Icardi returns and Stevan Jovetic is dropped.
Manchester United join Arsenal and Napoli in the fight for Juventus defender Daniele Rugani.
Eusebio Di Francesco knows all too well how Fabrizio Castori feels after being recalled by Carpi. “I’ve been there with Sassuolo.”
Liverpool are challenging Juventus for Empoli star Riccardo Saponara, but any deal will benefit Milan.
Despite Gianluigi Donnarumma’s performances, Milan are linked with a bid for PSG goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu in January.
Liverpool, Chelsea and Real Madrid are tracking Mauro Icardi, but a January exit from Inter is highly unlikely.
Alessandro Florenzi hopes to play the Rome Derby today and noted “it’s about being fired up by emotion without getting burnt.”
Empoli Coach Marco Giampaolo warned today’s opponents Juventus are “like a beast that never sleeps.”
Daniele De Rossi described the Derby della Capitale as “a turbine of emotions” as both a player and Roma fan.
It’s the Derby della Capitale this afternoon, plus Torino-Inter, Empoli-Juventus, Napoli-Udinese and Sampdoria-Fiorentina.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
M’Baye Niang made his first start of the season and said “Milan really needed a Coach like Sinisa Mihajlovic.”
Sinisa Mihajlovic admits Milan “were lucky to scrape a point” in their 0-0 draw with Atalanta.
Edy Reja said Atalanta “dominated Milan on their own turf and did more than enough to win” this 0-0 draw.
Alejandro Gomez credited Milan’s 16-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma with holding Atalanta to a 0-0 draw.
Milan’s winning streak was ended by Atalanta in the Lombardy Derby, as 16-year-old Gianluigi Donnarumma proved decisive in goal.
Andrea Mandorlini admits Verona “want to do more, but it’s just not happening” as his job hangs by a thread.
Milan CEO Adriano Galliani credited Sinisa Mihajlovic with their revival and made a cryptic comment on Andrea Pirlo to Inter.
Roberto Donadoni finds Bologna enthusiasm “reassuring” after a second consecutive victory over Verona.
Andrea Mandorlini could be sacked after Verona lost 2-0 at home to Emanuele Giaccherini’s revived Bologna.
Milan give M’Baye Niang his first start of the season with Carlos Bacca, seeking a fourth straight win against Mauricio Pinilla’s Atalanta.
Around 50 West Ham United hooligans have arrived to infiltrate Roma-Lazio, while Wisla Krakow fans are also expected.
Milan target a fourth consecutive victory to close on the top spots as they host Atalanta in a Lombardy Derby.
Gian Piero Gasperini looks forward to Genoa facing Frosinone, as “Serie A provides a wide panorama of tactical variety.”
Stefano Okaka said he’ll “pick up my boots and run” if he’s called back for Italy after a strong season at Anderlecht.