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Vincenzo Montella hailed Fiorentina's mental strength, but Stefano Colantuono blamed the red card.
Rolando Maran praised Catania's patience, but Eugenio Corini has regrets for Chievo.
Stefano Pioli thanked Bologna's players for the deserved win, but Gian Piero Gasperini faces the harsh reality.
President Massimo Moratti broke the club’s media silence to accuse referees of “penalising” Inter and made references to Calciopoli.
Vincenzo Montella feels Fiorentina have proved they can do without Stevan Jovetic, but won’t “kid ourselves” with Scudetto ambitions.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini insists Gian Piero Gasperini “is not at risk” despite their eight-man defeat to Bologna.
Pescara have confirmed that Coach Giovanni Stroppa tended his resignation after today’s defeat to Siena.
Cagliari boss Ivo Pulga concedes his men felt close to both victory and defeat during their chaotic 2-2 draw with Inter.
Turkish referee Cuneyt Çakir has been assigned to Tuesday’s Juventus-Chelsea Champions League match.
Inter have ordered a media silence in protest at the refereeing decisions in today’s 2-2 draw against Cagliari.
This was an extremely tense weekend with seven red cards, saved penalties and last-gasp comebacks that reshuffle the bottom of the table.
Alberto Aquilani bagged a brace as Fiorentina continued their spectacular campaign by thumping 10-man Atalanta to go joint-third.
Inter needed an own goal to fight back for a 2-2 draw against Cagliari, but were denied a penalty in stoppages.
Serie B leaders Sassuolo were pegged back by troubled Brescia, but their three-point advantage remains in place.
Stevan Jovetic is not even fit for the bench, so Adem Ljajic and Luca Toni take on Atalanta’s Maxi Moralez and German Denis.
Inter stick with the all-star trident attack against Cagliari and welcome back their first choice defenders.
Zdenek Zeman remains bullish after the derby defeat and insists he has “not made big mistakes” ahead of Monday’s Roma-Torino.
Sebastian Giovinco’s agent is confident he will get back in shape and win over the Juventus fans after he was jeered.
Leonardo Bonucci insists Juventus did everything to deserve victory against Lazio, but “from now on we think about Chelsea.”
Christian Abbiati and Gokhan Inler try to explain what happened with that bizarre Napoli opening goal. “The ball changed trajectory.”
Bologna are increasingly desperate and would be bottom without Siena’s points penalty. “We need a result against Palermo,” admits Stefano Pioli.
Serse Cosmi expects an aggressive Pescara in Siena for today’s relegation dogfight. “It will be a tricky, important and even fundamental game.”
Eugenio Corini wants Chievo to rely on the element of surprise in Catania this afternoon. “We’re not beaten yet.”
Roberto Donadoni has demanded a “step up in quality” from Parma so they can cause an upset away to Udinese this afternoon.
Gian Piero Gasperini has a striker shortage for Palermo and knows who to fear in Bologna. “Alessandro Diamanti is public enemy number one.”
Catania boss Rolando Maran warns his men must focus on Chievo, because being distracted by the upcoming Sicilian derby would be “a huge mistake.”
Cagliari Coach Ivo Pulga acknowledges that it’ll take “a perfect performance and some luck” to get the better of Inter.
The desperate Genoa derby is sure to provide drama tonight, while Inter welcome Cagliari and Fiorentina face Atalanta.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Walter Mazzarri criticised Napoli for squandering a 2-0 lead against Milan. “We threw away two points and there are regrets.”
Massimiliano Allegri is glad of the San Paolo point, but warns Milan “have to grow up. We still make far too many mistakes.”
Stephan El Shaarawy is Capocannoniere and his double snatched a point for Milan in Naples. “I dedicate the goals to Christian Abbiati.”
Napoli were gifted a 2-0 lead by defensive howlers, but Stephan El Shaarawy’s brace completed the comeback for a Milan draw at the San Paolo.
Juventus assistant manager Angelo Alessio feels his side “had everything except the goal” in their 0-0 draw against Lazio’s ‘catenaccio.’
Vladimir Petkovic sees Lazio having “passed the test” at the Juventus Stadium, although he wanted to see them be more attacking.

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