NEWS

Chievo snatched victory on new Coach Eugenio Corini’s debut thanks to a late howler from Sampdoria goalkeeper Sergio Romero.
Rodrigo Palacio is back in the Inter squad for tomorrow night’s Milan derby, but Cristian Chivu has undergone surgery.
Mauro Zarate’s rapport with Lazio has become extremely tense again, as he is dropped for the trip to Pescara.
Walter Mazzarri will not let the defeat to PSV hit Napoli’s confidence ready to face Udinese. “We can get a result against anyone.”
Francesco Guidolin tells Udinese to “forget about Anfield” and get ready for battle against Napoli on Sunday night.
Serse Cosmi warns Siena that “our best might not be enough” to get a result against Serie A leaders Juventus on Sunday.
Alexandre Pato made his comeback for the Milan youth team today, scoring a brace in their 2-1 victory.
Chievo Coach Eugenio Corini makes changes on his debut, introducing Adrian Stoian in a trequartista role, as Maxi Lopez returns for Sampdoria.
Sassuolo are screaming away at the top of the table after conquering Grosseto, Varese scraped a draw with Empoli and Modena put four past Cesena.
Andrea Stramaccioni laughed off comparisons with Jose Mourinho ahead of the Derby della Madonnina. “The pitch will prove who is stronger.”
Roma President James Pallotta will open the new Hall of Fame tomorrow and declared he wants “the title within five years.”
Giampaolo Pazzini admits he wants “revenge” on his Inter doubters in the derby. “The Milan Hall of Trophies is something special.”
Diego Milito compares Andrea Stramaccioni to Jose Mourinho and urges Milan fans to jeer Antonio Cassano. “They’ll be doing him a favour.”
Massimiliano Allegri has hinted at transforming Milan to a three-man defence to mirror Inter in tomorrow’s Derby della Madonnina.
Vladimir Petkovic plans “tactical changes” when Lazio visit Pescara on Sunday afternoon. “If we stay solid, we have a good chance of winning.”
Siena are without Gaetano D’Agostino and Matteo Contini for tomorrow’s match with Juventus.
Zdenek Zeman is glad Roma President James Pallotta arrived to help steer them through a crisis, but shrugged off Antonio Conte questions.
Inter President Massimo Moratti sees an even derby on Sunday evening, but singles out Philippe Coutinho to “make the difference.”
Vincenzo Montella feels the Della Valle brothers’ enthusiasm is helping propel Fiorentina forward as they take on Bologna in the Derby dell’Appennino.
Assistant Claudio Filippi prepares Juventus to face Siena and thinks Antonio Conte’s ban cut won’t make any difference.
Alessandro Del Piero has made his official debut for Sydney FC in a 2-0 away defeat to Wellington.
Gian Piero Gasperini finally got off the mark with Palermo, but hints Fabrizio Miccoli could be dropped against Genoa tonight.
Antonio Conte’s 10-month ban was reduced to four months on appeal, but the FIGC lawyers are still satisfied “there was an affirmation of responsibility.”
Riccardo Montolivo can tell Milan fans and media see them as the underdogs in the derby. “I sense scepticism around us.”
Gigi De Canio will “join the applause” when Palermo boss Gian Piero Gasperini returns to face his Genoa tonight, but also makes it clear things have changed.
Ciro Ferrara sees extra danger for Sampdoria, as they take on Chievo today for new Coach Eugenio Corini’s debut.
Antonio Cassano’s agent knows “there’s no point saying the derby will be a game like any other” as the Inter striker faces his former Milan teammates.
The Disciplinary Commission prosecutor has requested a €300,000 fine for Genoa and a three-month ban for Giuseppe Sculli after the game with Siena was halted by fans.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Padova fought back to snatch a stoppage-time victory in the Friday night Serie B game, ending Hellas Verona’s unbeaten record.
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar's agent has denied that the Schalke striker will be on his way to Juventus during the January transfer window.
PSV Eindhoven defender Stanislav Manolev would consider a move to Serie A, according to the player's agent.
Former Parma Coach Franco Colomba believes the Derby della Madonnina will be a shoot-out between Stephan El Shaarawy and Antonio Cassano.
Former Inter Coach Jose Mourinho has confirmed that the Champions League title he won with the Nerazzurri is his 'most emotional'.
Marcelo Estigarribia is delighted with how Sampdoria have started the season, according to his agent.

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