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Juventus have Arturo Vidal playing centre-back as Genoa welcome Alberto Gilardino back from an injury lay-off.
Milan have Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Robinho and Urby Emanuelson in their trident to take on Lecce at San Siro.
Zampa: 'Mutti not at risk, but...'
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini assures Coach Bortolo Mutti “is not at risk,” but warned his players they must be “pulled by the hair.”
Di Matteo: 'Chelsea can beat Napoli'
Roberto Di Matteo confirms he will use Arsenal-Milan to “give us the belief we can turn it around as well” when Chelsea face Napoli.
Moratti: 'Excessive Inter criticism'
Massimo Moratti believes there has been excessive criticism of his Inter side after they ended their two-month drought.
'Bitter' Zampa wields Mutti axe?
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini was “very bitter” at the home defeat to Roma and the club refused to rule out sacking Bortolo Mutti.
De Rossi targets Champions League
Daniele De Rossi has not given up hope of Champions League qualification for Roma. “We’ll try to win them all and see where we end up.”
Matri: 'Race is wide open!'
Alessandro Matri insists the Scudetto race “is wide open” as Juventus go into the game with Genoa trailing Milan by two points.
Donadoni 'home' with Atalanta
Parma Coach Roberto Donadoni stands up for his side’s recent performances and concedes it’ll be a special game against hometown club Atalanta.
Pioli expects to upset Lazio
Stefano Pioli’s Bologna have upset numerous big clubs recently and he’s confident they can “continue this positive moment” against Lazio too.
Sannino sees Siena turning point
Giuseppe Sannino is aware today’s Cesena-Siena match is “a game of vital importance in the relegation battle.”
Tesser: 'Back with a bang!'
Attilio Tesser is back on the Novara bench a month and a half after his dismissal and welcomes Udinese. “I want the team as enthusiastic as me.”
Kucka spots Juve weakness
Juraj Kucka is confident Genoa can take advantage of the Juventus frailties today. “It won’t be easy for Arturo Vidal to play as a defender.”
Previews: Scudetto crossroads
Look ahead to all today’s Serie A games, including Juventus defend their unbeaten record at Genoa, Milan face a revived Lecce and Lazio take a Bologna test.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Mutti curses early goal
Bortolo Mutti feels the Roma goal in the opening three minutes “from our mistake” had a big psychological impact on Palermo.
Enrique admires Roma attitude
Luis Enrique feels Roma finally had “the right attitude and focus throughout the 90 minutes” for their victory in Palermo.
Borini conquers Palermo
Roma relied on a Fabio Borini goal in the opening three minutes to squeeze a 1-0 victory away to Palermo.
Serie B: Padova sink Brescia
Padova fought back to end Brescia's unbeaten record after three months in a surprise result.
Lavezzi 'can cause Chelsea crisis'
Paolo Cannavaro is confident Napoli can push past Chelsea and on current form Ezequiel Lavezzi “can put their defence in crisis.”
Roma have Francesco Totti, Erik Lamela and Fabio Borini in their trident to face Fabrizio Miccoli’s Palermo this evening.
Guidolin fights Udinese fatigue
Francesco Guidolin tries to pick Udinese up after their Europa League defeat and ahead of Novara. “This is not the moment to feel the fatigue.”
Capello 'rules out' Italian return
Former England manager Fabio Capello reveals he almost brought Leo Messi to Juventus and can “100 per cent rule out a return to the bench in Italy.”
Rossi stokes Viola pride
Delio Rossi believes Fiorentina “are a proud side” who can use that mentality against Catania, even without Stevan Jovetic.
Milan still decimated
Alessandro Nesta, Kevin-Prince Boateng and Alexandre Pato are still out of action for Milan’s game with Lecce.
Serie B: Pescara fight back
Pescara fought back to go temporarily top awaiting Torino, while Sampdoria stalled Sassuolo and Varese paid the penalty.
Reja: 'Lazio can dream'
Edy Reja won’t rule out a Scudetto push for Lazio. “Milan and Juventus are superior, but if we get our injured players back, we can have our say.”
Lecce superstition shocks Milan?
Serse Cosmi’s assistant manager warns Milan that he “never loses” when stepping in for the suspended Coach. “Lecce want points at San Siro.”
Marino expects Juve battle
Pasquale Marino does not believe Juventus are struggling ahead of the Genoa clash. “If they are unbeaten, there is a reason...”
Roma reserve Manolas
Italian newspapers suggest Roma have beaten Everton and Palermo to Greek Under-21 international defender Kostas Manolas.
Allegri: 'No problem with Ibra'
Massimiliano Allegri insists he never had a problem with Zlatan Ibrahimovic and warns Milan “it’s all in our hands” ahead of the Lecce game.
De La wants Scudetto play-offs
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis has a radical idea to shake up the Scudetto race. “Imagine a play-off between the top four teams!”
Balotelli spills the beans
Mario Balotelli gave a rare interview to the BBC and Noel Gallagher, dividing the false stories from the true ones, his rapport with Roberto Mancini and Jose Mourinho.
Marseille gamble on Inter
Olympique Marseille have lost four in a row, so Didier Deschamps and his President admit “an entire season” rests on their trip to Inter.
Mesbah faces Lecce return
Milan defender Djamel Mesbah admits it will be “emotional” to face Lecce on Sunday, the team he left in January.
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