Wk32: Napoli collapse, Roma soar!
Napoli fell to a third straight defeat and Roma left it late against Udinese. Lecce shocked Catania’s makeshift goalkeeper, so Genoa slide closer to the drop zone.
Roma leave it late with Udinese
Roma left it very late to get the points, but eventually managed to get Udinese down with Francesco Totti among those on target.
Milito saves Inter from Siena upset
Diego Milito’s brace managed to overturn an early Siena goal, as Inter emerged winners at San Siro.
Del Piero wins Juve-Lazio thriller!
Juventus dominated this game with Lazio, but only scraped a 2-1 victory thanks to Alessandro Del Piero’s late free kick.
Andrea Stramaccioni aims to maintain his unbeaten Inter record with a new all-Argentine trident when welcoming Siena to San Siro this evening.
Juventus have picked Fabio Quagliarella and Mirko Vucinic to face off against Lazio, who dropped Hernanes to the bench.
The pressure is on Luis Enrique as Roma welcome Udinese in tonight’s head-to-head for European places with Francesco Totti back in the starting XI.
Fiorentina hope to build on their shock San Siro triumph when taking on Palermo, but Fabrizio Miccoli is on the bench.
Ficcadenti strikes while Cagliari iron hot
Massimo Ficcadenti believes Cagliari can “make the most of this good period of form” to cause an upset at Bologna on Thursday.
Pioli seeks Bologna precision
Bologna have hit problems recently and Stefano Pioli urges them to “rediscover that precision” against Cagliari tomorrow.
Sannino cools Napoli talk
Siena boss Giuseppe Sannino has played down reports that he could replace Walter Mazzarri at Napoli.
Isla on the comeback trail
Mauricio Isla has been given the all-clear to start running again as the Udinese man continues his rehabilitation from injury.
Napoli make Chivu offer – report
Napoli are prepared to make Cristian Chivu their highest paid player in order to sign him from Inter this summer.
Behrami to sign Viola extension
Fiorentina have reportedly promised Valon Behrami a new contract at the club once this campaign comes to an end.
Viviano only behind Buffon
Palermo’s Emiliano Viviano is the best Italian goalkeeper there is behind Gigi Buffon of Juventus, says Giovanni Galli.
Maggio agent denies Chelsea link
Christian Maggio’s representative has reacted quickly to dismiss speculation that the player could leave Napoli for Chelsea.
Italy fall in rankings
Cesare Prandelli’s Italian national side have fallen outside the Top 10 of the FIFA World Rankings.
Fenerbahce line up Krasic bid
A report in Turkey is suggesting that Fenerbahce will make an offer for Juventus’ Milos Krasic at the end of the season.
Milan net Van Bommel boost
Mark Van Bommel returned to full training with Milan on Wednesday after recovering from a back problem.
Chievo defend Muntari shirt ball-boy
Chievo have explained why a ball-boy reluctantly accepted Sulley Muntari’s Milan shirt at the end of the game.
Acerbi hopes for Milan call
Chievo stopper Francesco Acerbi has admitted he wouldn’t hesitate in accepting an offer from Milan.
Nocerino: Milan are still alive
Antonio Nocerino has warned Juventus that they will have to fight for the Scudetto. “We at Milan are not dead yet.”
Zola has Chelsea ambition
Gianfranco Zola has admitted that he’d like to get back into football – with a job at Chelsea his dream.
Zanetti to draw level with Zoff
Inter veteran Javier Zanetti will draw level with Dino Zoff in the Serie A appearance charts if he features against Siena tonight.
Younger boss, older Inter
The promotion of youth team boss Andrea Stramaccioni has actually seen the average age of the Inter side increase!
Pirlo 480 days unbeaten
Juventus’ Andrea Pirlo hasn’t been beaten in a Serie A game in which he has taken part of since December 18, 2010.
Muntari rocket too hot to handle
Stefano Sorrentino has admitted that he had little chance of keeping out Sulley Muntari’s goal in the Chievo-Milan tie.
Chievo deserved more, says Di Carlo
Chievo didn’t deserve to lose to Milan in Tuesday’s Serie A game, insists boss Domenico Di Carlo.
Video: Kid rejects Muntari shirt
Sulley Muntari was left red-faced after he handed a ball-boy his Milan shirt – only for the kid to try and give it back!
Gattuso: Conte like Al Pacino
Gennaro Gattuso has likened Juventus boss Antonio Conte to Al Pacino following his widely publicised motivational speech. “I was fired up by it.”
What the papers say...
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Allegri: 'Milan criticism excessive'
Massimiliano Allegri slammed naysayers after they “kept the Scudetto race alive” by beating Chievo. “The criticism of Milan has been excessive.”
Muntari's Milan scrape Chievo win
Sulley Ali Muntari’s strike earned Milan a crucial victory away to Chievo, but they had to fight hard to scrape the points.
Serie B: Torino-Reggina rescheduled
The Serie B game between Torino and Reggina that was abandoned due to a hailstorm will resume on April 25.
Official: Udinese sign Widmer
Udinese have officially signed Swiss Under-21 international Silvan Widmer via their satellite club in Spain Granada.
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