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Bortolo Mutti hailed Massimo Donati, but warned Palermo have to play with this intensity away from home as well.
Palermo absolutely demolished a makeshift Lazio defence to win 5-1 with Andre Dias getting himself sent off to add to the misery.
Cagliari snatched a point at the Stadio Friuli, as only a goalline clearance managed to keep out Udinese.
Luis Enrique reveals Fabio Borini's sleeping habits and Roberto Donadoni rues Parma's midweek test.
Emiliano Mondonico could not have asked for more from Novara, as Stefano Colantuono accepts the point.
Pasquale Marino rues Genoa errors and Domenico Di Carlo credits his goalkeeper.
Daniele Arrigoni concedes Cesena were in thrall of Milan, while Max Allegri looks forward.
Udinese rely on Antonio Floro Flores and Gabriel Torje, as Cagliari bring a South American attack to the Stadio Friuli.
Lazio are forced to use Cristian Ledesma in defence and give Emiliano Alfaro his debut in a trip to Fabrizio Miccoli’s Palermo.
Walter Mazzarri concedes Napoli “are in better shape” than Chelsea right now, but won’t consider them the favourites.
Luis Enrique praised Roma for their performance against Parma, even though “we still lack consistency.”
Massimiliano Allegri is back on top of the table after winning in Cesena and admits next week’s Milan-Juventus “may well decide the title.”
Serse Cosmi praised his South American stars, but Giuseppe Sannino can't believe Siena's collapse.
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.”

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