NEWS

It was a weekend of upsets in the relegation zone, as Lecce crushed Siena, Chievo stunned Genoa and Novara held Atalanta to a stalemate.
Fabio Borini is on loan from Parma, but he got the winning goal for Roma against the team that owns his contract.
Sulley Muntari scored on his Milan debut in a confident 3-1 victory away to Cesena, as Urby Emanuelson and Robinho were also on target.
Lecce fought back from an early Siena goal to win 4-1 in this relegation six-pointer, as Juan Cuadrado scored a fantastic solo effort.
Roma have Francesco Totti, Fabio Borini and the returning Pablo Daniel Osvaldo for their match against Sebastian Giovinco’s Parma this afternoon.
Milan have Robinho with Maxi Lopez, plus Sulley Ali Muntari gets his debut against Vincenzo Iaquinta’s Cesena.
A nine-year-old Inter fan’s polite appeal has earned him a visit to the training ground and meeting with the team.
Inter forward Luc Castaignos has been handed a three-match ban using video evidence after he spat at Bologna’s Andrea Raggi.
Bortolo Mutti welcomes back Fabrizio Miccoli as Palermo’s secret weapon against Lazio this evening.
Jose Mourinho urged Inter and Chelsea fans to “support their own Coaches,” but Marco Materazzi and Walter Zenga join the list of potential caretaker managers.
Andrea Pirlo is already looking ahead to next week’s clash against his old club Milan. “I won’t be emotional, as the game is too important.”
Davide Ballardini does not believe Udinese are “in crisis” as Cagliari visit the Stadio Friuli this evening.
Pasquale Marino knows Genoa must adjust their expectations of the season and be wary of Chievo. “They can do damage on the counter-attack.”
Francesco Guidolin urged Udinese to “hang on” during this difficult period of form, as they take on Cagliari tonight.
Edy Reja prepares for a tricky trip to Palermo this evening and assures Lazio they can “walk with our heads held high” despite recent setbacks.
Look ahead to all today’s Serie A games, including Cesena-Milan, Palermo-Lazio, Roma-Parma and Udinese-Cagliari.
Daniele Arrigoni hopes Cesena can catch Milan off guard this afternoon, but won’t adjust his tactics. “I’ve chosen my path and am sticking with it.”
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Antonio Conte is pleased Juventus ended their dry spell and passed the Catania test. “We’d never gone behind at home before.”
Vincenzo Montella has “regrets” about Catania’s missed opportunities in the 3-1 defeat, but praised the Juventus mentality.
Juventus fought back from a shock early Catania goal to win 3-1 thanks to Andrea Pirlo’s first strike for the club, but ex-Juve defender Marco Motta saw red.
Riccardo Montolivo’s contract with Fiorentina expires in June, but he denies having a deal with Milan. “I don’t know what my future will be.”
Juventus welcome Catania this evening with Marco Borriello and Fabio Quagliarella in the starting XI.
Parma boss Roberto Donadoni is “nauseated” by the Juventus refereeing controversy and insists his men will remain focused on Roma.
Pep Guardiola has boosted reports he’ll take over at Inter next season by confessing he has “not yet decided” whether to renew his Barcelona contract.
Milan have announced that Kevin-Prince Boateng picked up a thigh injury during the 4-0 win over Arsenal.
Walter Mazzarri is preparing for the “terrible” Chelsea test. “Napoli have to do something exceptional, but then we’ve been doing that for a while.”
Claudio Ranieri will be given a few more chances, as Inter are not convinced by the option of Luis Figo and Beppe Baresi as caretaker managers.
Verona go joint top after Sassuolo are held, Pescara stall in Bergamo, while Bari cause a huge upset in Livorno.
Giuseppe Sannino insists there is no more pressure on Siena than usual, as they go from beating Roma to Sunday’s relegation scrap with Lecce.
Serse Cosmi warns Lecce that tomorrow’s game with Siena “will be dominated by the psychological aspect, but it’s not the only one.”
Massimiliano Allegri rings the changes against Cesena, including Sulley Muntari, but still urges Milan to maintain “the same spirit” that saw them crush Arsenal 4-0, even if it means getting angry.
Luis Enrique admits Roma struggle to find a solution when opponents change their tactics, as they prepare to face Parma on Sunday.
Cesare Prandelli believes 2012 is Italian football’s year with the Champions League and European Championships, but how would he solve Inter’s woes?
Zlatan Ibrahimovic feels the 4-0 demolition of Arsenal was “Milan’s best team performance” and praised Thiago Silva as the “best defender in the world.”

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