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Roma are increasingly desperate and pay an early visit to Torino, fresh from rediscovering their form.
Marcello Lippi, Walter Mazzarri, Francesco Guidolin and Eugenio Corini are options if Lazio sack Stefano Pioli.
Vincenzo Montella hopes Sampdoria fans can “help the team” end their crisis against friend Eusebio Di Francesco’s Sassuolo.
Roberto Donadoni assures Bologna “know the threat we’ll be facing” against Serie A leaders Napoli and snipes at Maurizio Sarri critics.
Frosinone will be without midfielder Raman Chibsah until 2016 with a sprained ankle.
Torino Coach Giampiero Ventura reveals he “finds adrenaline nutritious” and has an unexpected past as a Latin Lover.
Roberto Mancini doubts Pep Guardiola’s credentials. “I’d like to see him work at a mid-table side.”
Inter forward Stevan Jovetic said he’s “happy to face Genoa, one of the few teams that don’t sit back.”
Manuel Pasqual admits he “won’t rule out” a transfer away from Fiorentina after losing the captain’s armband.
Lucas Digne explains why he is so glad he left Paris Saint-Germain for Roma. “Francesco Totti is a legend.”
Paolo Maldini feels Milan’s problems are down to Adriano Galliani. “He doesn’t understand football.”
Stefano Pioli refused to resign as Lazio Coach after one point from six Serie A games. “I won’t leave a sinking ship.”
The pressure is on Roma away to Torino and Inter against Genoa today, before leaders Napoli face a tricky trip to Bologna.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Perugia continued their climb up the Serie B standings with a win over Modena, but Virtus Entella held Brescia.
Paulo Dybala is relishing his new tactical role for Juventus after his stunning goal to beat Lazio 2-0.
Stefano Pioli admits Lazio’s problems are “psychological” after defeat to Juventus. “We’re knocked down and can’t get back up.”
Max Allegri urged Juventus to “keep the momentum and enthusiasm going” after continuing their Serie A comeback against Lazio.
Marcello Lippi fuelled reports he’ll replace Stefano Pioli at Lazio, as he was in the stands for the 2-0 defeat to Juventus.
Gigi Buffon warned Juventus “cannot fly too close to the sun” after five straight Serie A wins. “It’s not enough.”
Paulo Dybala scored a stunning volley and forced a Lazio own goal to give Juventus their fifth straight Serie A victory.
Boca Juniors striker Jonathan Calleri’s father confirmed “Inter and an English club are the most determined” to sign him.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta shrugged off rumours around Alvaro Morata and Max Allegri going into the Lazio game.
Lazio director Igli Tare is “optimistic” against Juventus and trusts Stefano Pioli can “emerge from this mini-crisis.”
Stefano Sturaro warned Lazio “are even more dangerous” considering their poor form in tonight’s game with Juventus.
Lucas Biglia urged Lazio to “play with the right spirit and take the initiative” tonight against Juventus.
Mario Mandzukic again partners Paulo Dybala as Juventus visit Lazio with Ricardo Kishna, Miroslav Klose and Antonio Candreva.
Inter reportedly want at least €15m from Arsenal or Chelsea for midfielder Marcelo Brozovic.
Juventus are riding a wave of enthusiasm and visit Lazio in crisis with Stefano Pioli at risk in this unusual Friday night game.
Gian Piero Gasperini trusts Inter can win the Scudetto, but warned Genoa to calm down after seven red cards.
The Players’ Association has warned it will clamp down on Palermo after President Maurizio Zamparini claimed his team performed badly on purpose.
Inter and Genoa announced their squads for tomorrow’s Serie A clash at San Siro.
Marcello Lippi claims Gonzalo Higuain “is as important to Napoli as Leo Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo.”
The dates and times of the Coppa Italia Fifth Round ties have been announced, including Juventus-Torino, Sampdoria-Milan and Napoli-Verona.
Palermo’s Franco Vazquez has received a three-game Coppa Italia ban after his red card against Alessandria.