NEWS

Riccardo Montolivo assures Milan “will not underestimate Catania” tonight as they seek a fourth straight win.
Milan seek a fourth consecutive victory and unleash Mario Balotelli on bottom of the table Catania.
Giampiero Ventura admits he didn't expect Torino's victory, while Gian Piero Gasperini saw two games.
Rafa Benitez wants Napoli improvements and Edy Reja contested the penalty incident.
Domenico Di Carlo rues incredible mistakes, but Eugenio Corini hailed Chievo's character.
Andrea Mandorlini had little to say after conceding five goals, but Vincenzo Montella admired Fiorentina's approach.
Davide Ballardini felt Bologna deserved all three points, while Roberto Donadoni bemoaned a lack of intensity.
Sampdoria assistant manager Nenad Sakic said Mauro Icardi was “disrespectful” and admits Maxi Lopez wasn’t the penalty taker.
Rafa Benitez was pleased for Gonzalo Higuain’s hat-trick, though Napoli “still need to improve.”
Walter Mazzarri wasn’t happy with Inter’s performance and had words for Mauro Icardi after a fiery 4-0 win at Sampdoria.
Vincenzo Montella praised “one of our best performances” as Fiorentina beat Verona in a 5-3 thriller.
Fiorentina earned a 5-3 victory at Verona, Torino scored twice in stoppages to beat Genoa and Chievo won a six-pointer at Livorno.
Gonzalo Higuain’s hat-trick got Napoli back on track, overturning 10-man Lazio’s lead to win 4-2.
Mauro Icardi bagged a brace and was snubbed by Maxi Lopez, who saw a penalty saved, in Inter’s 4-0 soap opera victory at Sampdoria.
Piero Ausilio denied reports Inter are scouting Sampdoria Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic. “We go forward with Walter Mazzarri.”
Raffaele Palladino wiped out Niccolò Cherubin’s goal, as the Emilia-Romagna Derby ended 1-1 between Bologna and Parma.
Luca Toni faces his former club in a Europa League head-to-head between Verona and Fiorentina.
Rafa Benitez reshuffles Napoli as he hosts a decimated Lazio with ex-San Paolo Coach Edy Reja at the helm.
Sinisa Mihajlovic and Walter Mazzarri face their former club and it’s the Wanda Nara grudge match, Sampdoria-Inter.
Udinese boss Francesco Guidolin was full of praise for Juventus ahead of tomorrow’s game and has the secret to their success.
Mateo Kovacic has been heavily linked with a Premier League move, but insists “my future is at Inter.”
Ciro Ferrara firmly believes Juventus can do The Double by winning Serie A and the Europa League.
Livorno go into a six-pointer with Chievo this afternoon and Coach Domenico Di Carlo takes inspiration from Atletico Madrid.
The Emilia-Romagna Derby has a lot riding on it, as Bologna fight to avoid relegation and Parma push for Europe.
Torino and Juventus co-own Ciro Immobile, but his agent confirms “Borussia Dortmund are following him with great interest.”
Antonio Conte held his first pre-match Press conference in three months to say “it’s systematically Juventus against everyone.”
The 42 Italy players called up by Cesare Prandelli will undergo tests on Monday and Tuesday ahead of the World Cup.
Eugenio Corini wants “a tough and courageous performance” in Chievo’s relegation showdown with Livorno.
Aurelio De Laurentiis said “it’s a shame, but we have to beat Edy Reja” when Napoli host Lazio today.
Roberto Donadoni urged Parma to face local rivals Bologna “as if they were Napoli or Juventus,” but is without Antonio Cassano.
Former friendships are back in the frame today with Napoli-Lazio, Verona-Fiorentina and above all Sampdoria-Inter.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Rudi Garcia said it was “hugely satisfying for a Coach to see” Roma’s interplay leading to goals against Atalanta.
Stefano Colantuono concedes Atalanta felt the pressure of challenging for Europe after their capitulation to Roma.
Adem Ljajic broke his goal drought, but hinted he might not stay at Roma next season after struggling for playing time.

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