Wk31: Palermo shock Samp
Josip Ilicic inspired Palermo’s shock victory away to Sampdoria, but Parma held Siena, Cagliari stalled Catania and Antonio Di Natale sank Chievo.
Andreazzoli: 'Derby more than points'
Aurelio Andreazzoli prepares for his first Derby della Capitale as Roma Coach and admits “it is worth far more than three points.”
Fiorentina 'were being robbed'
Fiorentina director of sport Daniele Pradè claims his team “were being robbed” by the referee before two penalties secured a 2-2 draw with Milan.
Montella: 'My bet with the ref'
Vincenzo Montella praised Fiorentina’s mentality and belief to come back from 2-0 down with 10 men against Milan, but revealed what he said to the referee.
Allegri: 'Milan caught napping'
Massimiliano Allegri admits Milan “were caught napping in the second half” after allowing 10-man Fiorentina to come back from 2-0 down.
Milan caught by 10-man Fiorentina
Riccardo Montolivo scored against his former teammates, but 10-man Fiorentina fought back from 2-0 down to hold Milan in a Florence thriller.
Petkovic: 'Few believed in Lazio'
Vladimir Petkovic points out pre-season Roma were expected to do better than Lazio, but they are in front now ahead of tomorrow’s Derby della Capitale.
No Giovinco lesions
Tests have shown Sebastian Giovinco did not suffer knee ligament damage, but there is bruising and a tendon problem.
Roma squad for Lazio
Roma have named their squad for Monday night’s Derby della Capitale, missing Pablo Daniel Osvaldo and Ivan Piris.
Hernanes: 'Lazio use derby rage'
The Derby della Capitale is tomorrow night and Hernanes hopes Lazio can “use the rage” from their Europa League defeat to power them on.
Donadoni: 'My future is Parma'
Roberto Donadoni has been linked with the Milan job next season, but claims “my future is at Parma.”
Maran: 'Catania keep dreaming'
Catania may have dropped points recently, but Rolando Maran assures they want to “keep on dreaming” of Europe when they welcome Cagliari this afternoon.
It’s a head-to-head for Champions League football, as Milan visit Stevan Jovetic’s Fiorentina in the lunchtime kick-off.
Guidolin challenges 'dear friend' Corini
Francesco Guidolin is glad to meet with “my dear friend” Chievo Coach Eugenio Corini again at the Stadio Friuli.
Balotelli fined for smoking
Mario Balotelli will be fined by Milan after he was caught smoking in the toilets on a train towards Florence.
Palermo's 'Sword of Damocles'
Palermo’s hopes of safety have been revived after beating Roma, but Giuseppe Sannino insists “the Sword of Damocles” still hangs over them ahead of a clash with Sampdoria.
Iachini believes in Siena miracle
Beppe Iachini believes Siena can perform a miracle to secure safety despite a six-point penalty and urged his men to stay focused on Parma.
Pogba: 'Juve ready for Bayern'
Juventus pushed past Pescara, so Paul Pogba assured fans “we will be ready against Bayern and certainly believe we can turn this around.”
Viviano faces good friend Balotelli
Fiorentina goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano believes they can beat Milan to close on a Champions League spot today despite his friend Mario Balotelli’s efforts.
Schelotto's emotional reunion
Ezequiel Schelotto is going to be very emotional this evening, as the Inter winger faces his old club Atalanta after the death of ex-President Ivan Ruggeri.
Serie A Previews: Florence thriller
Milan visit Fiorentina in the lunchtime kick-off fight for third place, while Napoli face a Genoa test, Inter take on Atalanta and tomorrow there’s the Rome Derby.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Stefano Pioli admits Bologna were "naive fools," while Rolando Bianchi reiterated his love for Torino.
Bianchi silences Bologna in thriller
Bologna thought they had fought back to beat Torino, but Rolando Bianchi snatched a 2-2 draw with the last kick of the game.
Vucinic: 'Spontaneous strip'
Mirko Vucinic says his decision to whip off his shorts when celebrating a goal against Pescara was “spontaneous.”
Pescara blame the ref
Pescara co-Coach Bruno Nobili blamed the referee for their slender 2-1 defeat. “The error helped Juventus.”
Conte: 'Game seemed cursed'
Antonio Conte admits he felt relieved after Juventus beat Pescara 2-1 despite goalkeeping heroics and reveals Sebastian Giovinco is out against Bayern Munich.
Bayern: 'One glass of champagne'
Bayern Munich won the Bundesliga title today, but President Uli Hoeness assures they “will have one glass of champagne each” ahead of the trip to Juventus.
Midfield crisis for Samp
Nenad Krsticic has joined the injury list, leaving Sampdoria with problems in midfield against Palermo.
Bologna and Torino are fallen giants, but go head-to-head this evening to secure their Serie A status with Alessandro Diamanti against Alessio Cerci.
Juve squeeze past Pescara
Mirko Vucinic needed a late brace amid Ivan Pelizzoli’s heroics, as Juventus squeezed past 10-man Pescara 2-1.
Inter call teenage strikers
Inter have named their squad to face Atalanta tomorrow evening, as Yuto Nagatomo returns, but two youth team strikers are called up.
Atalanta 'playing for Ruggeri'
Coach Stefano Colantuono says Atalanta “will be playing for Ivan Ruggeri” against Inter after the former President died this morning.
Lazio give injury updates
Lazio’s chief medic has given an update on Ederson, Hernanes, Miroslav Klose and Stefano Mauri for the Rome derby.
Totti: 'Roma till 2020!'
Francesco Totti had lunch with Roma President James Pallotta today and joked he’ll sign a contract extension “until 2020!”
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