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Juventus have Simone Pepe, Alessandro Matri and Mirko Vucinic leading the line against Inter’s Diego Milito and Diego Forlan.
Attilio Tesser believes Novara only lacked a goal, while Serse Cosmi blamed a tactical switch.
Assistant manager Giovanni Lopez celebrated a Lazio win, but Massimo Ficcadenti says Cagliari deserved more.
Pasquale Marino is grateful for the Genoa point, but Delio Rossi feels Fiorentina deserved more.
Domenico Di Carlo rues missed opportunities and Giuseppe Sannino hails Mattia Destro.
Mario Beretta had hoped to get the victory and Roberto Donadoni demands more determination.
Stefano Colantuono says Atalanta aren't safe yet, while Stefano Pioli admits Bologna stuttered.
Edinson Cavani could not disguise his anger after Napoli fumbled a 2-0 lead against Catania. “We’re going nowhere like this.”
Delio Rossi confirms he offered to resign from Fiorentina this week and felt they deserved to win in Genoa, but “cannot handle the pressure.”
Walter Mazzarri is frustrated at Napoli’s failure to hold on to a 2-0 lead against Catania. “We can’t keep conceding the same goals.”
Inter are the new European youth champions after beating Ajax on penalties in the NextGen Series Final.
Lazio assistant manager Giovanni Lopez notes the victory over Cagliari “lets us continue to dream of third place.”
Vincenzo Montella praised the “great show of character” from Catania to fight back from 2-0 down against Napoli.
Dejan Stankovic insists Inter “are going to Turin in order to win” against Juventus in tonight’s Derby d’Italia.
Terrible news for Milan, as Thiago Silva’s thigh strain will keep him out for “three to four weeks, save for complications.”
Lazio struck very late to squeeze past Cagliari and consolidate third place after Napoli threw away a 2-0 lead, while in the relegation battles there was a thriller in Cesena and stalemates for Novara and Chievo.
Napoli thought they had done enough to win this, but never-say-die Catania fought back from 2-0 down to snatch a point at the San Paolo.
It was a four-goal thriller at Marassi, as Rodrigo Palacio snatched a last-gasp equaliser for Genoa to stall Fiorentina.
Napoli have the Three Tenors in full for their crunch match with high-flying Catania.
Tommaso Rocchi takes over from Miroslav Klose as Lazio welcome Cagliari to the Stadio Olimpico.
Stevan Jovetic and Valon Behrami are back in the starting XI as Fiorentina visit Alberto Gilardino’s Genoa.
Manolo Gabbiadini’s debut Serie A goal and a Simone Tiribocchi strike gave Atalanta the victory over Bologna.
Fabrizio Miccoli was furious with his Palermo teammates after a draw with Udinese. “Some of them were strolling out there.”
Juventus fans have promised the choreography ahead of tonight’s game with Inter “will leave everyone open-mouthed with wonder.”
Former Juventus President Giovanni Cobolli Gigli can’t wait for to tonight’s Derby d’Italia. “Inter are not the enemy. We just enjoy beating them more than anyone else!”
Japan Coach Alberto Zaccheroni believes “you need belief and self-confidence to beat Juventus. Inter don’t have it.”
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is concerned that Milan have “too many injuries” after Thiago Silva was ruled out of the Barcelona match.
Stefano Colantuono warns Atalanta not to fall into the same complacency trap as Siena when they face Bologna at lunchtime.
Serse Cosmi knows it is a relegation dogfight of the toughest kind between Lecce and Novara today, but “we’re targeting fourth-from-bottom and not our current position.”
Bologna have a relegation clash with Atalanta in the lunch-time kick-off and Stefano Pioli is confident they can “continue along this path.”
Pasquale Marino says Genoa are gambling with “three fundamental points for our future” against Fiorentina.
Bone up on all today’s Serie A matches, including Genoa-Fiorentina, Napoli-Catania and tonight’s huge Juventus-Inter showdown.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Bortolo Mutti cannot hide his disappointment that Palermo conceded a late Udinese equaliser “when we were convinced we’d won the game.”
Francesco Guidolin believes Udinese deserved their point in Palermo, but admits he “got the first half team selection wrong.”

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