48% of penalties missed!
The penalty statistics after just five rounds of Serie A action don’t make for great reading given that almost 50 per cent of them have been missed.
Pirlo expects long Euro journey
Andrea Pirlo is confident that Juventus can make an impact on their return to the Champions League.
Klose scores – and then owns up…
Miroslav Klose put Lazio in front with a handball goal against Napoli last night, but eventually decided to come clean.
Stramaccioni beats Mourinho…
Jose Mourinho may have won the treble with Inter, but Andrea Stramaccioni has achieved something that the Portuguese tactician never did in Italy.
Pereira dedicates goal to Inter
Alvaro Pereira has spoken of his delight after bagging his first goal for Inter since his summer arrival.
Time is right for Milan youngsters
Mattia De Sciglio says that he and Milan teammate Stephan El Shaarawy are at the right club at the right time.
‘El Shaarawy still needs to grow’
Christian Abbiati has hailed the talents of teammate Stephan El Shaarawy, but insists the Milan youngster must still improve.
Now let’s win at home, says Cassano
Antonio Cassano is confident that Inter will be able to replicate their away from at home to Fiorentina on Sunday.
Ancelotti: Real Pirlo will return
Paris Saint-Germain boss Carlo Ancelotti is confident that former pupil Andrea Pirlo will soon be back to his inspirational best.
Blame me, says Roma’s Stekelenburg
Maarten Stekelenburg has admitted that he is to blame for Roma’s inability to beat Sampdoria on Wednesday night.
Pogba wants to be world’s best
Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba is certainly not lacking ambition after speaking of his hopes for the future.
Nordahl next on Totti list
Only two men have scored more Serie A goals than Francesco Totti after the Roma ace bagged his 216th against Sampdoria.
Cavani underlines Napoli ambitions
Edinson Cavani has issued a title warning to Italian champions Juventus. “Napoli want to win something important.”
What the papers say...
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Strama sticks with three-man defence
Andrea Stramaccioni explains his switch to a three-man defence and feels Inter deserved their victory over Chievo.
Petkovic: 'Klose can't do everything'
Vladimir Petkovic warns his Lazio side that “Miroslav Klose can’t always be the one to resolve situations” after their defeat to Napoli.
Zeman stands up for Stek
Zdenek Zeman insists he was happy with Roma’s performance in the draw with 10-man Sampdoria and defended Maarten Stekelenburg.
Mazzarri hails Napoli mentality
Walter Mazzarri praised “everyone at Napoli” as well as hat-trick hero Edinson Cavani after a 3-0 victory over Lazio.
Tassotti: 'I'm happy where I am'
Mauro Tassotti was on the bench for Milan’s victory against Cagliari tonight, revealed he turned down the Lazio bench, but insisted he’s not after Max Allegri’s job.
Inter win, 10-man Samp stall Roma
Inter suffered and lost Wesley Sneijder for their Verona victory, while Roma couldn’t beat 10-man Sampdoria.
Cavani treble crushes Lazio
Edinson Cavani scored a hat-trick and missed a penalty as Napoli demolished Lazio, but Miroslav Klose earned respect by confessing to a handling offence.
El Shaarawy ends Milan curse
Stephan El Shaarawy’s brace finally ended the San Siro curse, although Milan had to struggle for their 2-0 win over 10-man Cagliari.
Inter aim to end their crisis away to Chievo by adopting a new three-man defence and benching Antonio Cassano.
Pescara sink 10-man Palermo
Pescara celebrated their first win of the season with a Vladimir Weiss screamer after 10-man Palermo wasted numerous chances.
Roma welcome back Francesco Totti and Daniele De Rossi as they face Sampdoria at the Stadio Olimpico tonight.
It’s a huge game at the San Paolo tonight between Scudetto contenders Napoli and Lazio, both eager to get back on track.
Milan have to reshuffle their line-up against Cagliari as Massimiliano Allegri attempts to stop the rot.
Cosmi: 'Siena deserved Inter win'
Serse Cosmi prepares to face Bologna tomorrow and blasts those who underestimate Siena’s victory at Inter. “It was historic and fully deserved.”
Chocolate magnate for Milan?
There are reports that Milan are in preliminary talks to sell the club to Michele Ferrero, the head of a chocolate empire.
Almeyda's shock claims in book
Matias Almeyda has made stunning claims in his new book about his alcoholism, the medication given to him at Parma and Roma players asking for “a favour.”
Zamp: 'I'm changing Palermo'
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini has hinted he’s not done wielding the axe. “I’m changing the club from a coaching and also directorial sense.”
Maldini and Trap in Hall of Fame
Paolo Maldini, Giovanni Trapattoni and Marco Van Basten are among the names inducted into the Italian Football Hall of Fame this year.
Gian Piero Gasperini is looking for his first Palermo points this afternoon against a Pescara side without a victory.
Simoni fails Sneijder, Cassano and Milito
Former Inter boss Gigi Simoni has doubts whether the club can simultaneously field Wesley Sneijder, Antonio Cassano and Diego Milito.
Bonucci on Viola and Roma
Juventus’ Leonardo Bonucci has looked back to the Fiorentina game with contentment and ahead to the Roma tie with confidence.
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