NEWS

Gonzalo Higuain gave Napoli a surprisingly hard-fought 1-0 win over Udinese, their sixth win in seven Serie A rounds.
Gian Piero Gasperini feels Genoa “wasted a big opportunity” with their 2-2 draw away to Frosinone.
Roma's director general Mauro Baldissoni says the 2-0 win over Lazio is 'worth double': 'We left them behind, and defended the top'.
Roberto Stellone can’t help but think Frosinone “threw away two points” after drawing 2-2 with 10-man Genoa.
Geoffrey Kondogbia is 'satisfied' about Inter's 1-0 win against Torino: 'But I won't answer critics, I think about myself'.
Eusebio Di Francesco was “happy with the work-rate” of Sassuolo as they squeezed past Carpi 1-0.
Empoli Coach Marco Giampaolo admits the superiority of his rivals: 'Juventus played as a great team, without doing great things'.
Edin Dzeko believes Roma played better than Lazio: 'We could have scored more, while they only had one chance'.
Fabrizio Castori felt Carpi defeat to Sassuolo on his comeback was “an unfair result.”
Lazio defender Santiago Gentiletti isn't satisfied about the 2-0 defeat to Roma: 'We did not deserve to lose'.
Beppe Iachini insists “there’s always tension at Palermo” as a 1-0 victory over Chievo saved him from the sack.
Initial medical reports suggest Mohamed Salah suffered a serious ankle sprain in Roma's 2-0 win over Lazio.
Rudi Garcia praised Roma's defence after the 2-0 victory over Lazio: 'Everyone was very precise, they understood the game'.
Stefano Pioli says Roma's victory over Lazio comes down to an 'inexistent' penalty and 'their own mistake' on Gervinho.
Max Allegri says people can't watch 'only the negative' side of the Juventus campaign, and stresses the positives after the 3-1 victory against Empoli.
Napoli want to close on the top spots and look to Gonzalo Higuain and Lorenzo Insigne against Udinese.
Paulo Dybala noted Juventus “believe we’re the strongest side in Serie A and we want to prove it.”
Alessandro Florenzi said Roma’s 2-0 victory over Lazio “is for all the fans, including those who stayed away or supported us at the hotel.”
Juventus fought back for victory at Empoli, while Sassuolo continued their march, 10-man Genoa caught Frosinone and Palermo rescued Beppe Iachini’s job.
Edin Dzeko’s controversial penalty and a Gervinho counter gave Roma the Derby della Capitale victory over rivals Lazio.
Roberto Mancini explained his surprising choices for the 1-0 victory at Torino. “Inter had to play like this to win here.”
Inter were again ruthlessly efficient, as Geoffrey Kondogbia’s first Serie A goal and a series of Samir Handanovic saves sealed a 1-0 win at Torino.
It’s the Derby della Capitale as Edin Dzeko, Gervinho and Mohamed Salah take on Felipe Anderson, Antonio Candreva and Filip Djordjevic.
Juventus look to Juan Cuadrado, Mario Mandzukic and Alvaro Morata against Riccardo Saponara’s Empoli.
Udinese Coach Stefano Colantuono said Napoli are “the best team in Serie A, but we can make life difficult for them.”
Leaders Inter visit Torino in the early game, then there’s the Rome Derby, Empoli-Juve, the Emilia-Romagna Derby and later Udinese-Napoli.
Joint Serie A leaders Inter face a tricky trip to Torino in the early kick-off, as Mauro Icardi returns and Stevan Jovetic is dropped.
Manchester United join Arsenal and Napoli in the fight for Juventus defender Daniele Rugani.
Eusebio Di Francesco knows all too well how Fabrizio Castori feels after being recalled by Carpi. “I’ve been there with Sassuolo.”
Liverpool are challenging Juventus for Empoli star Riccardo Saponara, but any deal will benefit Milan.
Despite Gianluigi Donnarumma’s performances, Milan are linked with a bid for PSG goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu in January.
Liverpool, Chelsea and Real Madrid are tracking Mauro Icardi, but a January exit from Inter is highly unlikely.
Alessandro Florenzi hopes to play the Rome Derby today and noted “it’s about being fired up by emotion without getting burnt.”
Empoli Coach Marco Giampaolo warned today’s opponents Juventus are “like a beast that never sleeps.”
Daniele De Rossi described the Derby della Capitale as “a turbine of emotions” as both a player and Roma fan.