NEWS

Walter Mazzarri looked to the Inter injury crisis after defeat to Parma, but confessed they “stall when it’s time to change gear.”
Roberto Donadoni praised Parma’s victory over Inter and admitted Paolo De Ceglie “hadn’t even scored two in training!”
Paolo De Ceglie scored the first brace of his career to give bottom club Parma a shock 2-0 win over Inter.
Napoli director Riccardo Bigon told naysayers they should acknowledge good buys like David Lopez and Kalidou Koulibaly.
Maurizio Sarri feels Empoli should build on their performance against Juventus. “We won’t always be facing Gigi Buffon.”
Andrea Pirlo said he is getting back in shape and Juventus-Olympiacos will be “like a Final.”
Max Allegri said the Juventus victory at Empoli and Roma’s defeat to Napoli proves critics were too quick to judge.
Andrea Pirlo and Alvaro Morata gave Juventus victory in Empoli and a three-point lead at the top of the table, but also two new injuries.
Inter seek a third consecutive victory against Antonio Cassano’s Parma, who are on six straight defeats.
Roma director Walter Sabatini insists a 2-0 defeat to Napoli left them “only moderately worried.”
Fiorentina named their squad for the trip to Sampdoria, including Mati Fernandez and Mario Gomez.
Rafa Benitez denied the 2-0 victory over Roma was Napoli’s best performance under his reign. “Of course there are regrets.”
Milan named their squad for tomorrow night’s game with Palermo at San Siro.
Rudi Garcia admits Napoli “were the better team today and deserved to win,” but slammed Roma’s attitude.
Juventus can go three points clear of Roma against struggling Empoli, so start Alvaro Morata and Sebastian Giovinco.
Livorno inflict the first US-era defeat for Bologna, Pro Vercelli crush Bari and Trapani win a Brescia thriller as Carpi go clear.
Rafa Benitez said Napoli should continue in the vein of today’s 2-0 win over Roma. “One game at a time.”
Gonzalo Higuain scored one and set up another for Jose Callejon, while Napoli hit the woodwork twice to beat joint Serie A leaders Roma 2-0.
Beppe Iachini said he needs a “perfect Palermo” against Milan tomorrow night and Maurizio Zamparini is “like Jose Mourinho.”
Parma announced they will take their appeal to the European Court of Human Rights after their spot was handed to Torino.
Fabio Capello warned the Russian Federation he is “very close to the limit” after going unpaid for five months.
Morgan De Sanctis said Roma intend to “stay top until the end” of the season, but appealed for calm at Napoli.
Rafa Benitez shrugged off Roma changes ahead of today’s game with Napoli. “It’s difficult, but we want to win.”
Giampaolo Pazzini apologised for his wife’s outburst against Pippo Inzaghi, revealed the Milan Coach.
Sinisa Mihajlovic said Sampdoria “prepared a little something” for Fiorentina, but keeps his Antonio Conte advice secret.
Gonzalo Higuain, Marek Hamsik and Jose Callejon face Francesco Totti, Gervinho and Miralem Pjanic in Napoli-Roma.
Andrea Stramaccioni assured Udinese will “face Genoa in an open and attacking way” on Sunday.
Pippo Inzaghi confirmed Giacomo Bonaventura is out of Milan-Palermo, but Fernando Torres is ready to shine.
Vincenzo Montella admits Sampdoria have “amazed everyone” this season and expects a tough test for Fiorentina.
Roma took remarkable security measures for today’s game with Napoli, including two different hotels.
The mother of shot Napoli fan Ciro Esposito appealed for a “happy” match against Roma today amid tight security.
Milan are reportedly in talks with Real Madrid to take Asier Illarramendi on loan in January.
It’s reported Genoa told Liverpool they’ll need more than €20m if they want goalkeeper Mattia Perin.
Zdenek Zeman was typically forthright, calling Roma “boring,” saying he “hates Tiki-Taka” and why he chose Cagliari.
Parma are facing the possibility of a points penalty this season due to late tax payments, which already lost them Europe.

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