Gasp: 'Samp our only target'
Gian Piero Gasperini warns Palermo that today’s lunchtime relegation tussle with Sampdoria is “our only objective.”
Previews: Derby della Capitale!
It’s an action-packed day in Serie A with Lazio-Roma, Milan-Fiorentina and Genoa-Napoli among the highlights.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Stroppa looks for Pescara positives
Pescara Coach Giovanni Stroppa tried to look for the positives after an historic 6-1 home defeat to Juventus.
Alessio: 'Last season's Juve'
Stand-in Coach Angelo Alessio praised the Juventus return to last season’s mentality, but won’t assure Fabio Quagliarella of a starting spot.
Quagliagol: 'My first hat-trick'
Fabio Quagliarella enjoyed his debut hat-trick against Pescara and believes defeat to Inter actually did Juventus good.
Pescara hit for six by super Juve!
Juventus are certainly back on track after a 6-1 demolition job on Pescara, including a Fabio Quagliarella hat-trick and two overhead kicks.
Ivo Pulga rues Cagliari's missed opportunities and Rolando Maran is grateful for the point.
Marotta: 'Conte's decision on Pogba'
Juventus director general Beppe Marotta reveals Antonio Conte “made the decision” to punish Paul Pogba by dropping him.
Juventus rely on Fabio Quagliarella for tonight’s trip to Pescara, while Juan Fernando Quintero should start just days after fainting during training.
Andujar keeps Cagliari quiet
Mariano Andujar needed a series of great saves to earn Catania a point in Cagliari after some controversy over the Is Arenas seating.
Samp re-routed to Palermo
Sampdoria face a gruelling journey to reach Palermo for Sunday’s lunchtime kick-off after their flight was cancelled.
Guidolin: 'Corini my greatest captain'
Francesco Guidolin admits it’s a blast from the past to be facing Chievo Coach Eugenio Corini. “He was my greatest captain.”
Ferrara: 'A different Samp'
Ciro Ferrara has hinted at “a different Sampdoria to the one seen recently” when they try to end a six-game losing streak in Palermo.
El Shaarawy ready for Fiorentina
Stephan El Shaarawy is in the squad for Milan’s game with Fiorentina, but both first choice full-backs miss out.
Pogba sends Juve message
Paul Pogba’s agent slammed Antonio Conte and Juventus for dropping him due to disciplinary measures, but the player sent a very different message.
Borriello in Genoa-Napoli squad
Marco Borriello is surprisingly in the squad for Genoa’s game against Napoli, although he was not expected to be fit for several weeks yet.
The line-ups for the 17.00 GMT kick-off Cagliari-Catania have been announced, but fans feared another defeat if the club insisted on ignoring the authorities’ decision to close the stands.
Serie B: Livorno and Verona fly away
Livorno, Hellas Verona, Modena and Brescia earn big away wins, but Varese leapfrog Padova in a head-to-head.
ADV: 'Montella under lock and key'
Fiorentina have reacted angrily to rumours Milan, Napoli and Lazio are eager to poach Vincenzo Montella. “He is under lock and key.”
Del Neri: 'Napoli not just Cavani'
Gigi Del Neri warns Genoa they must “not just focus on Edinson Cavani” as it looks as if their game with Napoli will go ahead despite flood warnings.
Allegri: 'Milan-Fiorentina for Europe'
Massimiliano Allegri again warned Milan fans “it’ll take time to win” and their target is fourth place, which makes the game with Fiorentina a head-to-head for Europe.
Cagliari stands closed again!
The Cagliari confusion at the Is Arenas continues, as it has only been announced hours before the game with Catania that the main stand is closed.
Petkovic: 'Zeman is a legend'
Lazio boss Vladimir Petkovic goes into his first ever Derby della Capitale, but “from the first day here I realised what it represents. Zdenek Zeman is a legend.”
Montella: 'I fear Milan'
Vincenzo Montella is adamant he “fears Milan” despite their poor form and is concerned all the praise heaped on Fiorentina can be counter-productive.
Strama: 'No typical Inter'
Andrea Stramaccioni insists he holds Wesley Sneijder “in the highest regard” and hopes Inter’s injury crisis can push them on to beat Atalanta.
Zeman: 'Derby must be experienced'
Zdenek Zeman warns Rome Derby newcomers “will realise what it means when they step on to the field” against Lazio tomorrow afternoon.
Totti in squad for Rome Derby
Francesco Totti has shaken off a knock to be in the squad for tomorrow’s Lazio-Roma showdown.
Aquilani: 'Fiorentina in my destiny'
Alberto Aquilani is fired up as Fiorentina face his former club Milan. “I will stay here for a long time, but I don’t want this reputation as a ‘broken’ player.”
'Ref will pay' for Juve-Inter errors
“Paolo Tagliavento will pay for his mistakes” in Juventus-Inter, confirmed the chief of the Referees’ Association.
Osvaldo: 'Change Roma mentality'
The temperature is rising for tomorrow’s Rome Derby and Pablo Daniel Osvaldo warns Roma “have to change mentality.”
Man Utd swoop for Sneijder
There are reports Wesley Sneijder’s time at Inter is coming to an end in January with a €20m Manchester United offer ready to be accepted.
Report: Genoa-Napoli called off?
There are reports Genoa-Napoli will be called off due to flood warnings, as the city is in lockdown over an approaching storm linked to Hurricane Sandy.
Pogba's agent blasts 'incapable' Conte
Paul Pogba’s agent has blasted Juventus and Antonio Conte for being “unable to deal with situations at this level” after publicly shaming the midfielder.
U-21 squad for Italy-Spain
Italy have named their squad for the friendly against Spain on Tuesday, including three new arrivals and the return of Lorenzo Insigne.
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