Serie A Previews: Milan Derby Day
Roma have the chance to recapture second place against Atalanta, Napoli visit Cagliari and there’s the Derby della Madonnina.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Pioli: 'When you play Juve...'
Stefano Pioli felt Lazio didn’t make any more mistakes than usual, “but those weren’t against Juventus!”
Allegri: 'Juve showed maturity'
Max Allegri said Juventus showed “maturity” to beat Lazio and are close to a Scudetto party, but he’s unsure of Monaco tactics.
Bonucci: 'I saw a gap'
Leonardo Bonucci explained his extraordinary goal as Juventus swept Lazio aside 2-0. “I saw the gap.”
Vidal: 'Perfect Juve with Lazio'
Arturo Vidal said Juventus were “perfect” to beat Lazio 2-0 and fired up for the Champions League in Monaco.
Juventus end Lazio run
Carlos Tevez and Leonardo Bonucci confirmed Juventus dominance, ending second-placed Lazio’s run of eight straight wins.
Di Carlo: 'Right Cesena spirit'
Domenico Di Carlo said Cesena earned their point against Sampdoria by “fighting all together for every ball.”
Mihajlovic: 'Feels like a defeat'
Sinisa Mihajlovic admits Sampdoria’s 0-0 draw with Cesena “feels like a defeat” with wasted opportunities.
Marotta: 'Boca outlandish on Tevez'
Juventus director Beppe Marotta blasted Boca Juniors for “outlandish” claims Carlos Tevez will leave Turin early.
Tare: 'Lazio proud of title fight'
Lazio director Igli Tare said it’s a source of “pride” that tonight’s clash with Juventus is considered a Scudetto battle.
Felipe Anderson: 'Juve best, but...'
Felipe Anderson acknowledges Juventus are “the best in Italy, but Lazio have changed” after eight straight wins.
Bonucci: 'Open Juve-Lazio'
Leonardo Bonucci expects “an open game” between Juventus and Lazio this evening and is “surprised” by their form.
It’s Carlos Tevez and Andrea Pirlo against Felipe Anderson and Miroslav Klose as leaders Juventus host second placed Lazio.
Cesena block new-look Samp
Sampdoria unveiled their new four-striker system, but failed to break down Cesena and ran risks on the counter too.
Carpi 'living a fairytale'
Carpi are on the verge of promotion to Serie A and Coach Fabrizio Castori admits “this is a fairytale.”
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Inter reshuffle for the derby
Roberto Mancini named his squad for the Milan Derby, missing numerous players including Fredy Guarin and Marcelo Brozovic.
Destro and Honda back for derby
Keisuke Honda is back, while Diego Lopez and Mattia Destro remain in doubt for Milan against Inter.
Berlusconi: 'Derby decides crisis'
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi told his team that facing Inter is “the most important match of the year.”
Sampdoria unveil a new system with all four star strikers against Cesena: Samuel Eto’o, Luis Muriel, Stefano Okaka and Eder.
Serie B: Carpi unstoppable
Carpi moved ever closer to promotion after thumping sorry Brescia, while Bologna and Perugia were pegged back.
Roma ultras banned for insults
The authorities announced they have identified and banned four Roma fans responsible for offensive banners against Napoli.
Napoli squad for Cagliari
Napoli miss Jonathan de Guzman, Juan Camilo Zuniga and David Lopez for the trip to Cagliari.
Roma target Marseille's Mendy
Roma may turn to Olympique Marseille's Benjamin Mendy to replace Ashley Cole, according to reports.
Pjanic out of Roma-Atalanta
Seydou Keita returns, but Roma are without Daniele De Rossi, Miralem Pjanic and Gervinho against Atalanta.
Inzaghi: 'Derby not make or break'
Pippo Inzaghi wants to “repay” Milan with a derby victory, but has injury concerns ahead of the Inter clash.
Mancini: 'Inter have more to lose'
Roberto Mancini said Inter have “more to lose” than Milan in tomorrow’s Derby della Madonnina, but can relaunch their prospects.
Oduamadi: 'Back to Milan, but...'
Milan-owned Nnamdi Oduamadi turns down a Latina loan extension, but confirms “there are many teams interested.”
Garcia: 'Pallotta is a blessing'
Rudi Garcia said Roma fans are “blessed” to have President James Pallotta and can’t blame him for a stadium ban.
Garcia: 'Roma ignore Lazio'
Roma are without Miralem Pjanic and Gervinho against Atalanta, said Rudi Garcia, but is not worried by Lazio.
Vandals postpone Varese-Avellino
Today’s Serie B game between Varese and Avellino has been called off after vandals devastated the stadium.
Inter juggle Handanovic, Neto, Cech
Inter could set off a domino effect of goalkeepers involving Samir Handanovic, Norberto Neto, and Petr Cech among others.
Berlusconi 'Honorary Milan President'?
It’s reported Bee Taechaubol will offer €770m for 70 per cent of Milan, keeping Silvio Berlusconi as Honorary President.
Zeman: 'Cagliari players shocked'
Zdenek Zeman counters the official Cagliari position on the ultras attack. “The players were shocked and upset.”
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