Petkovic on Klose and Keita
Vladimir Petkovic admits Miroslav Klose “makes everyone raise their game” and confirmed a Keita Balde row.
Wk16: Klose revives Lazio, away upsets
Fiorentina crushed Bologna, Miroslav Klose’s brace revived Lazio, Sampdoria and Torino earned shock away wins in Udine and Verona, while last-gasp Atalanta held Genoa.
Fiorentina demolish Bologna
Fiorentina utterly dominated Bologna with splendid goals from Josip Ilicic, Borja Valero and Giuseppe Rossi.
Thohir: 'I trust Mazzarri'
Inter President Erick Thohir slammed reports he is looking for another Coach. “I trust Walter Mazzarri.”
Serie B: Pescara stun Lanciano
Virtus Lanciano paid the penalty in a shock 1-0 home defeat to a revived Pescara.
Constant: 'Milan can come back'
Milan are languishing in ninth place, but Kevin Constant remains confident they can “repeat last season’s comeback.”
Totti returns for Milan-Roma
Francesco Totti and Mattia Destro are ready to face Milan tomorrow, but Marco Borriello and Miralem Pjanic miss out.
This could be Vladimir Petkovic’s last game on the Lazio bench and he has Miroslav Klose back from the start against Livorno.
Fiorentina rely on Giuseppe Rossi, Juan Cuadrado and Josip Ilicic in the Derby dell’Appennino against Bologna.
Milan injuries for Roma game
Milan are without Kevin Constant, Robinho, Stephan El Shaarawy and Ignazio Abate for tomorrow’s game with Roma.
Garcia: 'Roma play to win in Milan'
Rudi Garcia assures Roma will “go to win” against Milan tomorrow and “don’t lack ambition” for the Scudetto.
Nicola expects Livorno battle
Livorno haven’t won away to Lazio since 1943, but Coach Davide Nicola is sure “we can fight it out with anyone.”
Pioli has Fiorentina warning
Stefano Pioli tells Fiorentina that his Bologna side are “not beaten before we begin” in today’s encounter.
Keita punished by Lazio
Lazio starlet Keita Balde is reportedly dropped for today’s game with Livorno due to a disciplinary matter.
Guidolin: 'Toro are like Udinese'
Francesco Guidolin has Antonio Di Natale back for Udinese and can see similarities with opponents Torino.
Allegri: 'No Roma regrets'
Massimiliano Allegri admits he was close to joining Roma, but has “no regrets” about sticking with Milan.
Mihajlovic plans Samp cuts
Sinisa Mihajlovic has revived Sampdoria and takes on Chievo today, but warns “the squad has to be reduced.”
Acerbi fears cancer relapse
Sassuolo defender Francesco Acerbi is braced for the worst after indications a cancer relapse caused his positive doping test.
Parma's biggest regret
Parma celebrate their Centenary today, so President Tommaso Ghirardi looked back on his “biggest regret” – Giuseppe Rossi.
Cuadrado: 'Smile is my secret'
Juan Guillermo Cuadrado has become a star at Fiorentina and revealed the secret to his success. “I have fun with football.”
De Rossi: 'Roma can catch Juve'
Daniele De Rossi compared Rudi Garcia to Fabio Capello and warned Roma “want to catch Juventus” ahead of their trip to Milan.
Serie A Previews: Super showdowns
There are some huge battles, including Napoli-Inter and Milan-Roma, while Sassuolo test Juventus and Fiorentina play the Derby dell’Appennino.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Second worker dies in Manaus
A second worker has died at the Arena Amazonia in Manaus, which will host Italy-England in the World Cup.
De Canio: 'Catania alive and kicking'
Gigi De Canio feels Catania “proved we’re still alive and kicking, but only missed a goal” in their 0-0 with Verona.
Mandorlini tells off selfish Iturbe
Verona boss Andrea Mandorlini gave Juan Iturbe a stern talking to after their 0-0 draw with Catania.
Catania waste Verona chances
Catania dominated possession, but wasted numerous chances and were kept out by Verona goalkeeper Rafael in a 0-0 draw.
Verona try to improve their dismal away record against bottom of the table Catania in tonight’s Serie A game.
Rumour: Thohir wants De Boer
Some media sources are claiming Inter President Erick Thohir has contacted Ajax manager Frank De Boer.
Donadoni marks Parma Centenary
Roberto Donadoni hopes to mark Parma’s Centenary celebrations with victory over Cagliari, but has to revamp his midfield.
Serie B: Spezia sack Stroppa
Serie B side Spezia have sacked Coach Giovanni Stroppa and look set to bring in ex-Italy Under-21 boss Devis Mangia.
Lippi's Guangzhou to face Bayern
Marcello Lippi’s Guangzhou Evergrande beat Al Ahly 2-0 and will face Bayern Munich in the Club World Cup semi-final.
Montella eyes Fiorentina 'trap'
Vincenzo Montella sees a “psychological trap” for Fiorentina in the Derby dell’Appennino with Bologna.
Gervinho: 'All thanks to Garcia'
Gervinho has settled well at Roma and ahead of Monday’s clash with Milan confirms “it’s all thanks to Rudi Garcia.”
Thiago Silva 'wanted Milan stay'
PSG defender Thiago Silva reveals he envies Kaka for returning to Milan. “I always said I didn’t want to leave.”
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