NEWS

Walter Mazzarri praised his Napoli squad, reassured fans on his health and stated “we play with heart.”
Vladimir Petkovic reveals what it felt like to win his debut Derby della Capitale. “We proved all of our quality.”
Zdenek Zeman criticised Daniele De Rossi for “feeling the derby too much” and getting himself sent off, then blamed the weather.
Massimiliano Allegri insists Milan were not inferior to Fiorentina today despite their 3-1 home defeat and defended Alexandre Pato.
Miroslav Klose and Antonio Candreva were overjoyed after scoring in Lazio’s 3-2 derby win. “I dreamed of this goal.”
Napoli fought back in a six-goal thriller at Marassi, while 10-man Udinese snatched a point at Chievo and Torino saw off Bologna.
Lazio won the Derby della Capitale 3-2 under driving rain after overturning Roma’s advantage with Daniele De Rossi and Stefano Mauri sent off.
Alberto Aquilani returned to San Siro with a goal, as Fiorentina beat Milan 3-1 after Alexandre Pato missed a penalty.
The Marassi match will go ahead despite flood warnings, as Neapolitan Ciro Immobile takes on his hometown club with Edinson Cavani on stunning form.
Palermo sent Sampdoria to a seventh consecutive defeat thanks to 18-year-old talent Paulo Dybala’s debut Serie A brace. La Joya won’t turn 19 until November 15.
The Derby della Capitale is all about attack, as Francesco Totti, Erik Lamela and Pablo Daniel Osvaldo take on Hernanes and Miroslav Klose, but Daniele De Rossi moves.
Stephan El Shaarawy hopes to continue his scoring streak as Milan welcome Fiorentina, who have to reshuffle without Stevan Jovetic.
Alessandro Del Piero’s time at Sydney FC has taken a turn for the worse, as Coach Ian Crook quit after a series of defeats.
Pescara have again reiterated their faith in Coach Giovanni Stroppa despite the historic 6-1 home defeat to Juventus.
Today’s lunchtime kick-off is a huge relegation dogfight between Palermo and Sampdoria, whose seasons are hanging by a thread.
Local authorities say Genoa-Napoli will go ahead despite flood warnings, although the state of the pitch remains to be seen.
Roberto Mancini’s record of nine consecutive Inter away wins has fallen and he heaps praise on Andrea Stramaccioni. “He deserves it.”
Cesare Prandelli names his Italy squad to face France this evening and admits he has been “pleasantly surprised” by Stephan El Shaarawy and Fiorentina.
British newspapers claim Arsenal are making a £30m January bid for Edinson Cavani, but the Napoli hitman’s price-tag is set at £50m.
Atalanta Coach Stefano Colantuono is in awe of tonight’s opponents Inter. “They can fight for the Scudetto right to the end.”
Pescara goalkeeper Mattia Perin admits conceding six goals made it “a horrible birthday,” but reveals what Gigi Buffon whispered in his ear.
Lazio director Igli Tare hit back at Roma ahead of today’s derby. “Our fans are fewer, but louder. Zdenek Zeman is still a little bit Laziale...”
Chievo Coach Eugenio Corini admits it’ll feel strange facing off against his mentor, Udinese boss Francesco Guidolin. “We’ll do battle.”
Gian Piero Gasperini warns Palermo that today’s lunchtime relegation tussle with Sampdoria is “our only objective.”
It’s an action-packed day in Serie A with Lazio-Roma, Milan-Fiorentina and Genoa-Napoli among the highlights.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Pescara Coach Giovanni Stroppa tried to look for the positives after an historic 6-1 home defeat to Juventus.
Stand-in Coach Angelo Alessio praised the Juventus return to last season’s mentality, but won’t assure Fabio Quagliarella of a starting spot.
Fabio Quagliarella enjoyed his debut hat-trick against Pescara and believes defeat to Inter actually did Juventus good.
Juventus are certainly back on track after a 6-1 demolition job on Pescara, including a Fabio Quagliarella hat-trick and two overhead kicks.
Ivo Pulga rues Cagliari's missed opportunities and Rolando Maran is grateful for the point.
Juventus director general Beppe Marotta reveals Antonio Conte “made the decision” to punish Paul Pogba by dropping him.
Juventus rely on Fabio Quagliarella for tonight’s trip to Pescara, while Juan Fernando Quintero should start just days after fainting during training.
Mariano Andujar needed a series of great saves to earn Catania a point in Cagliari after some controversy over the Is Arenas seating.
Sampdoria face a gruelling journey to reach Palermo for Sunday’s lunchtime kick-off after their flight was cancelled.

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