Serie A Previews: Milan Derby drama
Maurizio Sarri’s Napoli visit Empoli, Palermo try to stay top and Lazio host Udinese before tonight’s huge Milan Derby.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Marchisio: 'Hope nothing serious'
Claudio Marchisio “hopes it’s nothing serious,” but a muscular problem could rule him out of Manchester City-Juventus.
Allegri: 'Too much Juve pressure'
Max Allegri said Juventus need to shake off the pressure and embrace “healthy recklessness” after a 1-1 draw with Chievo.
Maran: 'Key incidents pro Juve'
Rolando Maran believes the referee was decisive in Chievo’s draw with Juventus. “The two key incidents went against us.”
Hernanes: 'Juve not determined'
Hernanes said Juventus “lacked determination” against Chievo after he played in two different roles on his debut.
Gasp: 'Genoa deserved defeat'
Gian Piero Gasperini admits Fiorentina “deserved” to beat Genoa. “We were unable to score.”
Dybala: 'Juve deserved victory'
Paulo Dybala felt Juventus dominated Chievo and deserved more than one point in Turin.
Sousa hails Viola courage
Paulo Sousa hailed Fiorentina “courage and hunger” for beating Genoa when down to 10 men.
Juventus scrape Chievo draw
The Juventus crisis continues, as only a debatable Paulo Dybala penalty earned a 1-1 draw with surprise outfit Chievo.
Stellone: 'Frosinone deserved penalty'
Frosinone Coach Roberto Stellone felt they could’ve taken points off Roma with a penalty shout.
Rossi 'happy' with comeback
Giuseppe Rossi was “happy” with his first Serie A start in 482 days and Fiorentina’s victory over Genoa.
Garcia: 'Frosinone a trap'
Rudi Garcia praised Roma for their hard-fought victory away to Frosinone. “This game was a dangerous trap.”
Miranda Milan Derby doubt
Inter included Joao Miranda in the squad to face Milan, pending tomorrow’s fitness test.
Juventus start Hernanes and Alex Sandro as they host surprise Serie A leaders Chievo in a top to tail clash.
Roma and Fiorentina march on
Roma conquered Frosinone in the first edition of this local derby, while 10-man Fiorentina squeezed past Genoa.
LIVEBLOG: Juventus v Chievo
Juventus are incredibly bottom of the table as they host Serie A leaders Chievo this evening.
Milan squad for Inter
Milan named their squad for tomorrow night’s Derby della Madonnina against Inter.
Serie B: Livorno break away
Livorno are the only side with a perfect record after two rounds, as Salernitana fought back at Brescia and Cagliari stunned in stoppages.
Roma revamp for their trip to local minnows Frosinone today, as Francesco Totti and Gervinho start.
Man City trio doubt for Juventus
Sergio Aguero, David Silva and Raheem Sterling are all doubts for Manchester City’s Champions League clash with Juventus.
Mancini: 'A global Milan Derby'
Roberto Mancini confirms Mauro Icardi will start and wants the Milan Derby to become a global event once more.
LIVEBLOG: Serie A Saturday
Follow all the build-up and action as it happens from Frosinone v Roma and Fiorentina v Genoa.
Colantuono: 'Udinese can scare Lazio'
Udinese are without Silvan Widmer, but Stefano Colantuono trusts they can cause another upset at Lazio.
Montolivo: 'My career was on hold'
Riccardo Montolivo could start the Milan Derby tomorrow after “my career was put on hold for a year and a half.”
Pioli: 'Lazio do what you know'
Stefano Pioli tells Lazio to find themselves against Udinese after a disastrous run of results.
Prcic set for Torino debut
Sanjin Prcic could make his Torino debut, but Emiliano Moretti, Alessandro Gazzi and Gaston Silva miss the trip to Verona.
Mihajlovic: 'Milan can't do worse'
Sinisa Mihajlovic continued his tough love approach to Milan. “I’m optimistic against Inter, as we can’t do much worse.”
Sarri: 'Napoli tend to panic'
Maurizio Sarri is not concerned by Napoli’s rough start and visits old club Empoli. “I’m a project Coach.”
Mihajlovic: 'Milan aren't children'
Sinisa Mihajlovic said he’s “never lost a derby” and insists Milan players “are not children” hurt by criticism.
Donsah: A migrant's story
Godfred Donsah is a Serie A star at Bologna, but he knows all too well about the migrant crisis. “My father walked seven days in the desert.”
Bacca 'rejected money for Milan'
Carlos Bacca said he turned down more money to join Milan and can’t wait for tomorrow night’s Derby della Madonnina.
Sarri's Premier League dream
Maurizio Sarri returns to face “abandoned wife” Empoli, but the Napoli Coach has a Premier League dream.
Melo: 'Destined for Inter'
Felipe Melo believes Inter was in his destiny and aims for the Scudetto: 'We closed the gap with Juventus'.
Lopez: 'Inter favourites? Irrelevant'
Milan's Diego Lopez says he 'doesn't care' about Inter being favourites: 'All that matters is that we do what we know'.
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