NEWS

Francesco Guidolin can finally admit Udinese are the hot favourites for the Champions League. “Now it’ll be a Final against Catania.”
Walter Mazzarri can’t believe Napoli lost in Bologna after wasting so many scoring opportunities. “We crumbled psychologically.”
Giuseppe Sannino tips his hat to Siena and Roberto Donadoni still wants more.
Lazio are back in the race for Champions League qualification after conquering Bergamo despite an injury crisis, while Palermo-Chievo was a crazy eight-goal thriller!
Napoli lost third place, their tempers and the plot with a shock defeat in Bologna, as Udinese go clear in third by beating nine-man Genoa. Click...
Julio Cesar says Inter have every reason to fight for tonight’s derby victory over rivals Milan. “We owe it to our fans.”
Sampdoria defeated Reggina 3-1 to close on the promotion play-off places.
Lazio are decimated by injuries and bans for their trip to Atalanta, but welcome back Miroslav Klose to the bench in a last-gasp push for third place.
Parma have set a new club record of six consecutive Serie A wins and stay in the hunt for Europe thanks to Sebastian Giovinco’s magnificent strike in Siena.
Goran Pandev has again been preferred to Ezequiel Lavezzi and the defence is reshuffled as Napoli visit Bologna.
Laurent Blanc has left the door wide open for the possibility of taking the Inter job. “I’d probably accept.”
Marcello Lippi is confident Juventus will clinch the Scudetto this season. “Milan have been unlucky, but the Bianconeri won’t get it wrong.”
Cagliari may be safe, but they have every reason to trip up Juventus. “I played for Torino, that says it all,” smiled Massimo Ficcadenti.
Adem Ljajic insists he did not offend Delio Rossi in Serbian. “I don’t know why he has to refer to falsehoods now.”
Christian Abbiati has an eye on Juventus and another on tonight’s opponents Inter, but also reassures Gigi Buffon.
Massimiliano Allegri can count on special friends at Cagliari to trip up Juventus tonight. “They sent us into Serie B,” noted Andrea Cossu.
Stefano Colantuono warns Lazio not to expect Atalanta resting on their laurels. “We want to improve our position and salute the fans.”
Stefano Pioli prepares for an emotional day against Napoli as the Stadio Dall’Ara and Bologna say goodbye to Marco Di Vaio.
Delio Rossi claims Adem Ljajic attacked him in the locker room and is representative of “a generation of over-privileged, unprofessional boys.”
Giuseppe Sannino has already secured safety for Siena, but asks his men for “a game that will make sure we’re remembered” by breaking records against Parma.
We round up the possible scenarios for tonight’s games, as Juventus could mathematically clinch the Scudetto this evening or open it all up again.
San Siro is the centre of today’s round, as the Derby della Madonnina could decide Scudetto and Champions League qualification.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Luis Enrique complimented Catania for their performance and insisted “this is not the time to talk about my future” at Roma.
Vincenzo Montella praised former teammate Francesco Totti, but left the door open for next season at Catania.
Francesco Totti shoulders the blame for missing a penalty despite making up for it with a brace on his 500th Serie A appearance for Roma.
Francesco Totti had a penalty saved and bagged a brace in an exciting 2-2 draw with Catania that leaves even Europa League qualification in doubt.
Caretaker manager Vincenzo Guerini credited Delio Rossi with Fiorentina’s Serie A safety and reveals his pre-match team talk.
Serse Cosmi hailed the Lecce fans and his team’s efforts to fight back from a desperate situation, but “we will probably get relegated.”
Roma welcome back Pablo Daniel Osvaldo and use Marquinho at left-back as they take on Vincenzo Montella’s high-flying Catania.
Caretaker Vincenzo Guerini steered Fiorentina to a crucial 1-0 victory at the Stadio Via del Mare that secures their safety and sends Lecce towards Serie B.
Diego Forlan and Andrea Poli are out of Sunday night’s Derby della Madonnina after picking up injuries.
Inter defender Ivan Ramiro Cordoba has written an open letter to fans announcing “the derby will be my last game as a player at San Siro.”
Milan are without Luca Antonini, Thiago Silva and Clarence Seedorf for the Derby della Madonnina on Sunday evening.
Bortolo Mutti concedes he’s going into his last games on the Palermo bench. “I worked well here and I thank everyone.”

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