Sunday March 3 2013
Donadoni stems Parma slide

Roberto Donadoni has injury concerns and poor form to contend with as Parma take on Sampdoria. “We must try to turn the tide.”

The Ducali have struggled recently with just three points from their last seven Serie A games, whereas Samp are revived under Delio Rossi. Click here for a match preview.

“We must try to turn the tide against Sampdoria, who are our direct rivals in the race for safety,” said Donadoni.

“The Blucerchiati are floating on their enthusiasm, have confidence and momentum, while we want to change the recent results.

“It is important that everyone gives their all for 90 minutes, as I don’t want another game where we only perform for one half. With that intensity, we can certainly do well.”

Defender Gabriel Paletta is carrying a muscular problem and needs a late fitness test to see if he can play, but Fabiano Santacroce and McDonald Mariga are out.

Parma squad for Sampdoria: Bajza, Mirante, Pavarini; Ampuero, Benalouane, Coda, Lucarelli, MacEachen, Mesbah, Paletta, Rosi; Gobbi, Marchionni, Morrone, Ninis, Parolo, Strasser, Valdes; Amauri, Belfodil, Biabiany, Boniperti, Palladino, Sansone

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