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Andrea Stramaccioni’s Inter debut was certainly dramatic! It was a nine-goal thriller as they squeezed past Genoa 5-4 thanks to a Diego Milito hat-trick with two red cards!
Udinese have Diego Fabbrini and Pablo Armero supporting Antonio Di Natale as they take on Mattia Destro’s Siena.
Andrea Stramaccioni makes his Inter debut and switches to a 4-3-3 formation with Mauro Zarate, Diego Milito and Diego Forlan against Genoa.
Milan have named Alexandre Pato, Alessandro Nesta and Christian Abbiati in their squad to face Barcelona.
Novara took a shock early lead at the Olimpico, but Roma came back with a vengeance to win 5-2 in the lunchtime kick-off.
Stefano Colantuono warns Atalanta they are “a step away from securing safety in Serie A and cannot give up now.”
Chievo Coach Domenico Di Carlo concedes it’s “very strange to be fighting for safety against Fiorentina.”
Catania defender Giovanni Marchese insists Robinho’s shot did not cross the line, despite Milan’s protestations.
Giuseppe Sannino tells Siena they can cause an upset against Udinese today. “If we go out there with the belief we can do it, then anything can happen.”
Bortolo Mutti has put the pressure on misfiring Josip Ilicic in Fabrizio Miccoli’s absence as Palermo visit Bologna.
Attilio Tesser believes he knows how Novara can get the better of Roma in the lunchtime kick-off. “We mustn’t be unprepared in the opening 15 minutes.”
Walter Samuel assures the Inter squad “have great respect” for new 36-year-old Coach Andrea Stramaccioni.
Tonight Juventus and Napoli go head to head, hoping to repeat their six-goal thriller earlier this season, while Andrea Stramaccioni makes his Inter debut against Genoa.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Edy Reja admits Lazio will not qualify for the Champions League if they “have this lack of concentration. It’s unacceptable. We’ve got a problem.”
Roberto Donadoni hailed Parma’s “great victory against an excellent Lazio side,” although they are far from safe yet.
Adriano Galliani was furious after another Milan ‘phantom’ goal. “When it crosses the line, it is a goal, but not for us. It’s frankly unacceptable.”
Parma caused a huge upset this evening by defeating Lazio 3-1 with a Sergio Floccari brace against his old club, leaving the fight for third place wide open.
Vincenzo Montella refused to comment on the refereeing decisions in Catania’s draw with Milan. “We have important ambitions.”
Massimiliano Allegri was furious after another ‘phantom goal’ in Milan’s draw with Catania and slammed Juventus. “They ought to shut up.”
Lazio continue their push for Champions League qualification with Tommaso Rocchi and Libor Kozak in tonight’s trip to Parma.
Pasquale Marino admits his Genoa side face “an extremely dangerous” match with Andrea Stramaccioni’s all new Inter.
It was a thrilling 1-1 draw in Sicily that saw a Milan effort cleared when mostly over the line and Catania’s goal controversially disallowed.
Juventus welcome back Stephan Lichtsteiner, while Napoli have Christian Maggio in the squad going to Turin.
Fiorentina “are not in crisis, but the team is not united in the right way,” warned Delio Rossi ahead of the relegation battle with Chievo.
Fabrizio Miccoli will miss Palermo’s game with Bologna due to compassionate leave. “He was very shaken.”
Milan go into a big test against Serie A surprise outfit Catania in their Sicilian stronghold at 17.00 UK time.
It was a day of Serie B shocks, as leading group Torino, Pescara, Padova and Varese all lost with Sassuolo held to a draw.
Francesco Guidolin faces Siena on Sunday, but insists “the Europe League is also important” if Udinese fail to finish in the top three.
Daniele De Rossi had a scare in training, but is expected to start in central defence for Roma against Novara.
Andrea Stramaccioni insists Inter must “reply to the fans on the field and not in front of microphones” with a great performance against Genoa on his debut.
Juventus Coach Antonio Conte hopes Milan will “shoot themselves in the foot” and could start Marco Borriello against hometown club Napoli tomorrow.
Alexandre Pato and Milan’s medical staff “found the answers we were looking for” in America and the striker should be ready to face Barcelona.
Inter are without Douglas Maicon and Wesley Sneijder for Andrea Stramaccioni’s debut against Genoa.
Luis Enrique admits the Roma players “still don’t understand what I want. We’re not trying to play like Barcelona, but I’m very happy and could stay here for 10 years.”

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