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Massimiliano Allegri sniped “some couldn’t wait for us to lose,” but insists his job is not on the line as speculation grows Milan will fire him if he fails to win the Scudetto.
Serie B side Albinoleffe have sacked Valter Salvioni and promoted Alessio Pala from the youth team after a run of six consecutive defeats.
Inter directors are fuelling speculation of Mario Balotelli’s return from Manchester City. “We’ll see in a few months, but we never closed the door to him.”
Mauricio Pinilla reacted sarcastically to his red card for over-celebrating against Inter. “Next time I score, I’ll just burst into tears.”
Bortolo Mutti applauds a decimated Palermo’s efforts against Juventus, especially Milan Milanovic, who played on with a fractured nose.
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Walter Mazzarri was furious after a 3-1 defeat to Lazio. “Napoli deserved to win and there was a stonewall penalty” on Goran Pandev.
Edy Reja believes tonight’s victory over Napoli “is worth double because it’s a head-to-head” as Lazio fly towards the Champions League.
Goran Pandev scored against his old club, but a sensational Stefano Mauri overhead kick gave Lazio the 3-1 victory over Napoli to consolidate third place.
Antonio Conte prefers “to lead because that way you depend on nobody except yourself,” and told Juventus they must work hard to stay top of Serie A.
Leonardo Bonucci says Juventus are top of the table now and “we want to hold on tight. It’s a dream and we live it with the dagger between our teeth.”
This is to all intents and purposes a play-off for the third Champions League berth, as Napoli have to revamp their tactics to take on stuttering Lazio.
Juventus dominated against a decimated Palermo and the 2-0 victory puts them top of the Serie A table on Easter weekend!
Francesco Guidolin insists Udinese are having a marvellous campaign, but Roberto Donadoni wanted a red card.
Attilio Tesser believes Novara deserved all three points and Alberto Malesani tries to revitalise Genoa on his comeback.
Serse Cosmi slams the Lecce fans for not being more enthusiastic and Luis Enrique is stunned by Roma errors.
Domenico Di Carlo hailed Chievo's consistency, but Vincenzo Montella criticised Catania on a psychological level.
Mario Beretta thanks Cesena for their courage, while Stefano Pioli warns Bologna they are not safe yet.
Massimo Ficcadenti says the dismissal wrecked Cagliari's concentration and Andrea Stramaccioni also wanted more.
Stefano Colantuono feels football "is unfair," while Giuseppe Sannino defuses the tension.
Delio Rossi believes Fiorentina “felt more psychologically free because we had nothing to lose” when shocking Milan at San Siro.
Andrea Stramaccioni says there is “a bitter taste” to Inter’s point against Cagliari, “because we tried to win until the last minute.”
Massimiliano Allegri feels refereeing errors balanced themselves out, but Milan went the wrong way about the “unexpected” defeat to Fiorentina.
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.

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