NEWS

Luis Enrique admits it was a desperately disappointing Roma defeat in Lecce, but insists he “never considered resigning.”
Juventus can go top of the table with a victory against a decimated Palermo this evening and rely on Mirko Vucinic and Fabio Quagliarella.
Amauri got his first goal for Fiorentina to defeat Milan at San Siro, but insists he does “not care” about doing Juventus a favour.
Roma were flattened 4-2 by Lecce and Udinese got back on track against Parma, while 10-man Catania capitulated at Chievo and Siena shocked Atalanta.
Lecce demolished the Roma defence in a shock 4-2 victory, as Luis Muriel single-handedly tore them to shreds.
Inter twice fought back from Cagliari goals, but were only able to snatch a 2-2 draw after Mauricio Pinilla’s bitter red card.
It could be a Scudetto turning point, as Fiorentina beat Milan at San Siro with Juventus-owned Amauri in stoppages! Antonio Cassano also made his comeback.
Erik Lamela, Pablo Daniel Osvaldo and Bojan Krkic form Roma’s trident attack against Luis Muriel and David Di Michele in Lecce.
Inter confirm their 4-3-3 system under Andrea Stramaccioni with Mauro Zarate, Diego Milito and Diego Forlan against Cagliari’s Mauricio Pinilla.
Maxi Lopez gets a rare Milan start alongside Zlatan Ibrahimovic as the Rossoneri welcome Fiorentina’s Stevan Jovetic and Adem Ljajic.
Lazio are stunned after medics confirmed 17-year-old defender Mirko Fersini is in “an irreversible coma” after an accident on his scooter.
Italian media report Manchester City will hand Carlos Tevez to Milan and Mario Balotelli back to Inter next season.
Antonio Cassano might make his comeback after heart surgery in Milan-Fiorentina today. “With this enthusiasm I could fly on to the field.”
Mario Beretta realises Cesena are practically relegated, but hopes to give the fans “something more” with a derby victory over Bologna today.
Stefano Colantuono believes Atalanta are within reach of safety, but points out his men “need a great performance to beat Siena” this afternoon.
Roberto Donadoni is fresh from a surprise victory over Lazio and hopes Parma can “find the right ferocity” to repeat the trick against Udinese today.
Domenico Di Carlo’s Chievo are now safe, so he asks his men to “beat Catania to give our fans even more satisfaction.”
Dejan Stankovic is impressed by new Inter Coach Andrea Stramaccioni. “We work so well with him. He’s a great boss.”
Attilio Tesser wants “a performance of great intensity” from Novara to beat revamped Genoa this afternoon.
Lazio will pay tribute to Giorgio Chinaglia ahead of tonight’s game with Napoli and 1974 Scudetto-winning captain Pino Wilson will be in the stands.
Cagliari Coach Massimo Ficcadenti admits their ‘home’ game with Inter this afternoon is “more of a half-away fixture” as they are playing in Trieste.
All 10 of the Serie A Week 31 games are played today, so will Juve have an Easter surprise in Palermo or could Milan lay an egg against Fiorentina?
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Lazio are in shock as 17-year-old youth team player Mirko Fersini is in a coma after an accident on his moped.
Verona, Sampdoria and Pescara fell to defeat, while Torino's match with Reggina was rained off at half-time.
Inter are planning an appeal after youth team player Simone Pecorini was given a nine-month ban for insulting the referee during the NextGen Series victory.
Fiorentina fans are feeling more positive after a “constructive” meeting with President Andrea Della Valle. “He’s angry and so are we.”
Former Roma flop Julio Baptista has sensationally accused Claudio Ranieri of “trying to destroy” him at the club.
Adrian Mutu could soon be leaving Cesena and Serie A to join Bernardo Corradi at Montreal Impact, according to reports.
Bortolo Mutti has an injury crisis on his hands, but trusts Palermo can cause an upset against unbeaten Juventus. “We’re not defeated before kick-off.”
Napoli have named their 19-man squad to face Lazio and are missing several players, but Andrea Dossena has recovered.
Antonio Cassano is back in the Milan squad to face Fiorentina and Massimiliano Allegri confirms “he could be on the bench.”
Delio Rossi tells Fiorentina their only hope to trouble Milan on Saturday is to “play like provincial minnows,” but admits his team feel like they are under siege.
Vincenzo Montella has reiterated Catania’s seriousness in pushing for European qualification this season.
Francesco Guidolin envisages a tough encounter as Udinese boss against former side Parma this weekend, in a game he admits motivation will count most.

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