‘Eight points an advantage, but…’
Andrea Barzagli says Roma gave Juventus ‘headaches for 60 minutes’ yesterday and has warned that the title race is not yet over.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
De Sanctis: 'System makes Juve strong'
Roma goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctis complained “the Italian football system makes Juventus clearly stronger than the rest.”
Sabatini: 'Juve are more mature'
Roma director Walter Sabatini confessed “Juventus are more mature and the best team” after a 3-0 result.
Conte: 'Moderately satisfied'
Antonio Conte is “moderately satisfied” with Juventus going eight points clear of Roma with a 3-0 victory.
Garcia: 'Nothing is over yet'
Rudi Garcia was happy with the first hour of Roma’s performance against Juventus and insisted “nothing is over yet.”
Bonucci: 'Juve were intelligent'
Leonardo Bonucci explained Juventus “dominated Roma” 3-0 with a “humble and intelligent performance.” The defender scored...
Buffon: 'Juve silenced critics'
Gigi Buffon said the 3-0 hammering of Roma proves Juventus are the best despite “alibis for those who don’t win.”
Juve destroy nine-man Roma!
Juventus won 3-0 and went eight points clear after ending Roma’s unbeaten record with Daniele De Rossi and Leandro Castan sent off.
Niang sorry for Allegri insult
M’Baye Niang scored on his Montpellier debut, but apologised to Max Allegri after an errant tweet.
Fiorentina fear Rossi injury
Fiorentina confirmed there are fears Giuseppe Rossi damaged the cruciate ligament in his right knee for the third time.
Montella: 'Worried for Rossi'
Fiorentina Coach Vincenzo Montella is “worried” about Giuseppe Rossi’s knee injury and blasted Livorno defender Leandro Rinaudo.
Chiellini: 'Roma surprisingly good'
Giorgio Chiellini admits Juventus “did not expect Roma to be so good” this season as they go into a Scudetto showdown.
Totti: 'It's Juve's problem'
Francesco Totti further wound up Juventus fans ahead of tonight’s match. “It’s their problem if they got upset.”
It’s the moment of truth as the top two teams go head-to-head in Turin with Andrea Pirlo and Carlos Tevez against Francesco Totti, Adem Ljajic and Gervinho.
Viola win tense Tuscan Derby
Gonzalo Rodriguez scraped a Fiorentina victory in the Tuscan Derby, but Livorno hit the bar and forced a goalline clearance.
Gonalons: 'Napoli want me'
Lyon midfielder Maxime Gonalons has confirmed “everyone knows Napoli are interested in me. We’ll discuss it next week.”
Eugenio Corini insists Chievo were the more dangerous side, but Diego Lopez feels Cagliari threw away victory.
Sassuolo beat Hammers to Belfodil?
Sassuolo are fighting West Ham for striker Ishak Belfodil, reportedly offering €3m for a co-ownership deal.
Rami ready for Milan debut
Adil Rami is ready for his Serie A debut and Robinho also returns for Milan-Atalanta.
Fiorentina could face a tricky test in the Derby di Toscana today as Livorno take on Giuseppe Rossi and Juan Cuadrado.
Cagliari pay the penalty
Mauricio Pinilla’s dreadful penalty miss proved decisive, as Cagliari were held to a 0-0 draw at Chievo.
Colantuono: 'Atalanta can beat Milan'
Stefano Colantuono is confident Atalanta “can beat Milan” tomorrow, but only if they go on the attack.
Benatia: 'My sacrifice for Juve'
Roma defender Mehdi Benatia reveals he gave up his winter vacation to be in top shape against Juventus.
Di Francesco: 'Extraordinary 2013'
Eusebio Di Francesco salutes an “extraordinary 2013” for Sassuolo and wants the New Year to start with a bang against Genoa.
Lotito: 'Petkovic wanted to get fired'
Lazio President Claudio Lotito thinks Vladimir Petkovic “was trying to get himself fired” and “lied” about the Switzerland job.
Reja: 'I'm home at Lazio'
Edy Reja feels he is “home again” on the Lazio bench against Inter tomorrow, but Vladimir Petkovic promised a fight.
The opening Serie A match of 2014 is a Chievo-Cagliari relegation tussle with surprise changes.
Benitez: 'Sinisa inspires Samp'
Rafa Benitez explained Napoli’s injury crisis and joked Sampdoria Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic “might want to take some free kicks!”
Sacchi: 'Juve and Roma the best'
Arrigo Sacchi believes tonight’s Juventus-Roma clash is “more than just a Scudetto battle, as they also play the best football.”
Allegri: 'Milan relegation dogfight'
Massimiliano Allegri welcomed Keisuke Honda, but warned Milan-Atalanta is “a relegation dogfight.”
Mazzarri: 'Lazio chaos a danger'
Walter Mazzarri warns Edy Reja’s chaotic arrival on the Lazio bench “is not an advantage” for Inter in tomorrow’s game.
Reina and Hamsik still out
Napoli are without Pepe Reina, Marek Hamsik and Valon Behrami for tomorrow’s game against Sampdoria.
Moyes: 'Man Utd wanted De Rossi'
David Moyes confirmed he tried to bring Roma hero Daniele De Rossi to Manchester United this summer.
Miha spots Napoli 'holes'
Sinisa Mihajlovic warns Napoli to expect a surprise at the San Paolo. “They have a few holes in defence.”
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