NEWS

Josip Ilicic wiped out a Nigel de Jong header as Fiorentina held Milan to a 1-1 draw at San Siro.
Giampiero Ventura said Lazio’s talented individuals “made the difference” as Torino lost 2-1.
Andrea Mandorlini insists Verona “did not deserve” their 6-2 thrashing at Napoli.
Pierpaolo Bisoli was “so proud” of Cesena for causing Inter problems even when down to 10 men.
Walter Mazzarri said Inter were “too hasty and felt the pressure” in their slender 1-0 win over 10-man Cesena.
Stefano Pioli was “happy” for Miroslav Klose scoring Lazio’s winner against Torino, his first goal of the season.
Rafa Benitez said Napoli’s thrilling 6-2 victory over Verona was “a sign of what this team can do.”
Gian Piero Gasperini praised Genoa for “an important victory after a terrible first half” against Chievo.
Miroslav Klose’s first goal of the season gave Lazio a fourth win on the bounce, seeing off Torino 2-1.
Mauro Icardi’s penalty allowed Inter to scrape a 1-0 victory away to 10-man Cesena, their first win in four.
Gonzalo Higuain’s hat-trick and Marek Hamsik’s brace completed Napoli’s comeback to beat Verona in a 6-2 thriller.
Milan go head-to-head with Fiorentina for European places with Juan Cuadrado, Jeremy Menez, Keisuke Honda and Khouma Babacar.
Andrea Stramaccioni hailed Udinese for “our best performance of the season” against Atalanta.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero apologised after saying Massimo Moratti should’ve “kicked out that Filipino” Erick Thohir.
Beppe Iachini was left to rue “a few too many mistakes” as Palermo fell 2-0 to Juventus.
Stefano Colantuono blasted Atalanta for their defeat to Udinese. “It was completely negative from start to finish.”
Rolando Maran was pleased with the first hour of his Chievo debut, but not the eventual 2-1 defeat to Genoa.
Napoli director Riccardo Bigon insists there is “no split between the team and its fans” after the bus was attacked.
Inter director Piero Ausilio wants to see “tactical sense, heart and determination” against Cesena today.
Gennaro Gattuso has resigned as Coach of OFI Crete. “I cannot continue to carry this situation on my shoulders alone.”
Max Allegri said the Fernando Llorente goal against Palermo proved Juventus were right to have faith and the same goes for Andrea Pirlo.
It’s reported Sassuolo and Italy striker Simone Zaza will be out of action for at least 10 days.
Walter Mazzarri is under pressure and with few options as Inter visit Cesena in a must-win match.
Napoli bring back Gonzalo Higuain, Marek Hamsik and Jose Callejon for a surprising head-to-head with Verona.
Fernando Llorente broke his goal drought as Juventus beat Palermo 2-0, Udinese went joint third and Genoa ruined Rolando Maran’s Chievo debut.
Alessandro Del Piero warned Mario Balotelli that “the mind is more important than technique.”
Roberto Pereyra starts in Juventus-Palermo and insists Champions League criticism was “excessive.”
Manolo Gabbiadini is flying high with Sampdoria, but said he’d “like an experience in Spain or England.”
Parma President Tommaso Ghirardi confirms “the next two games will be very important” for Roberto Donadoni.
Juventus need to get back on track against Palermo, who have a surprisingly good record in Turin.
Inter are reportedly looking to Zakaria Bakkali of PSV Eindhoven and Aleksander Cavric at Genk.
Igli Tare insists Miroslav Klose “is the most important player” in the Lazio squad, despite dropping to the bench.
Andrea Stramaccioni believes Luis Muriel can make his mark when Udinese host Atalanta this afternoon.
Alessandro Del Piero was more impressed with Roma than Juventus in the Champions League, warning the Bianconeri risk “failure.”
It’s reported Massimo Moratti was stunned by Inter’s vicious statement towards Juventus, as he accepted Andrea Agnelli’s joke.

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