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Vincenzo Montella says Fiorentina fans can dream, but the players can't, while Rolando Maran critiqued Catania's finishing.
Domenico Di Carlo reveals why Chievo protested at the first goal, while Vladimir Petkovic hails Lazio's hunger.
Walter Mazzarri hailed Goran Pandev as his “ideal player,” but also criticised Napoli’s performance against Parma.
Luca Toni had a special dedication for his first goal since returning to Fiorentina. “To those who are here and those who have gone.”
Stand-in Coach Massimo Carrera accepts substitute Mirko Vucinic was decisive as Juventus overturned the result in Genoa.
Adriano Galliani had lunch with Massimiliano Allegri and insisted the Milan Coach “is absolutely not up for debate.”
Zdenek Zeman admits Roma shot themselves in the foot and “helped Bologna” when going from 2-0 up to losing 3-2.
Vladimir Petkovic wants Lazio to keep their “feet on the ground” after an historic start to the Serie A season.
Napoli, Lazio and Sampdoria maintained their 100 per cent records with Juventus, but Roma and Udinese fumbled 2-0 leads while Luca Toni scored on his Fiorentina comeback.
Genoa scared Juventus in the first half with Ciro Immobile, but the substitutes Kwadwo Asamoah and Mirko Vucinic turned the game around.
Roma self-destructed in spectacular fashion, as they fumbled a 2-0 lead only to see Bologna win 3-2 at the Olimpico!
Italian Under-21 international Samuele Longo had an eventful game for Espanyol today – he scored and was then sent off for over-celebrating!
Juventus have Alessandri Matri and Martin Caceres back in the side against Marco Borriello and Ciro Immobile’s Genoa.
Hernanes was inspirational for Lazio, scoring two great individual goals and creating another in the 3-1 hammering of Chievo for a record-setting third straight win.
Francesco Totti shook off an injury to complete Roma’s trident with Mattia Destro and Erik Lamela against Alberto Gilardino’s Bologna.
Edy Reja and Gian Piero Gasperini are thought to be options if Palermo pull the plug on Giuseppe Sannino.
Lazio aim to keep hold of the Serie A leadership by visiting Chievo in the lunchtime kick-off, but are forced into changes in defence.
Alessandro Del Piero has been greeted by a huge mob of Sydney FC fans. “I am here for the start of a new career.”
Captain Massimo Ambrosini warns Milan have “no more alibis” after their shock home defeat to Atalanta.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini is starting to fear relegation and was asked if Giuseppe Sannino is at risk. “I prefer to get drunk than answer that.”
Serse Cosmi insists Siena will take on Udinese “with no fear” as they try to fight back from a six-point penalty.
Catania Coach Rolando Maran inherited Vincenzo Montella’s job and insists today’s opponents Fiorentina “are among the best in Serie A.”
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi is banned from attending stadiums for six months. “I get the feeling they’re against me.”
Roma may be all-attack, but Stefano Pioli assures Bologna “will not play a passive game” this afternoon.
Giampiero Ventura certainly won’t adopt catenaccio when Inter visit Torino tonight. “It’s better to lose with opportunities than win while pegged back.”
Domenico Di Carlo hopes Chievo can be “hungrier than the fans” in the lunchtime kick-off with Lazio.
Who will maintain their 100 per cent record today in Serie A? Juventus, Napoli, Lazio and Sampdoria face tough tests.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Massimiliano Allegri isn’t panicking despite their worst home start in 82 years. “We’ve got one more point than at this stage last season.”
Stefano Colantuono congratulated Atalanta for their shock victory over Milan at San Siro. “We played just the way we’d prepared it.”
It was Sampdoria all over again, as Milan dominated possession only to waste chances and fall to a shock home defeat against Atalanta!
Alessandro Del Piero feels the nostalgia for Juventus making way for excitement at moving to Sydney, but reveals he “hasn’t heard from” President Andrea Agnelli.
Adriano Galliani insists this is “a modern Milan” that can win while balancing the budget, getting ahead of the game.
Michael Agazzi joked he wouldn’t try to replicate his bizarre ‘scorpion flick’ save on Fabrizio Miccoli. “I’d wreck my knee!”
Giuseppe Sannino has regrets as Palermo were jeered by their fans, but Massimo Ficcadenti was grateful for the point.

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