NEWS

Milan are considering a contract extension to keep Gennaro Gattuso as their Coach until June 2020.
Tottenham striker Fernando Llorente admits “it’s only when you leave Juventus that you realise what you had. Gigi Buffon is the best captain I ever had and I’d love 11 Giorgio Chiellinis.”
Fernando Llorente explains why Juventus ought to worry about facing Tottenham in the Champions League and praises Mauricio Pochettino.
Roberto De Zerbi is taking Benevento’s underdog status very seriously. “We take on Roma knowing full well that we are inferior."
Napoli are considering a trial run for free agent Guilherme Siqueira following the latest Faouzi Ghoulam injury setback.
Antonio Conte told Chelsea that sacking him would be “a stupid way” to react. “We are actually meeting our expectations.”
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Walter Zenga felt Atalanta’s late equaliser was “a bit of a fluke” after Crotone had taken the lead through Rolando Mandragora.
Italy striker Mario Balotelli was booked for complaining to the referee about racist chants during Nice’s 3-2 defeat to Dijon.
Maurizio Sarri admits Faouzi Ghoulam’s injury “really affected morale” at Napoli, but they came back to flatten Lazio 4-1. “I enjoyed the second half.”
Simone Inzaghi can’t understand why Lazio put in the “unacceptable” second half performance against Napoli. “We weren’t a team.”
After a splendid first half, Lazio capitulated 4-1 to Napoli, but who emerged with the blame and who saved face in our Football Italia ratings?
Napoli put on quite a show at the Stadio San Paolo, but who stole the spotlight against Lazio in our Football Italia player ratings?
Jose Callejon had some special dedications as Napoli fought back to demolish Lazio 4-1. “We have this dream in our minds.”
Napoli confirmed their Scudetto credentials by fighting back from an early Lazio goal for a 4-1 victory, including a team move masterclass.
Gabriel Barbosa is Gabigol again, as the former Inter and Benfica striker found the net on his comeback game for Santos.
Gian Piero Gasperini considers the 1-1 draw at Crotone “a good point in the circumstances” after Atalanta struggled with the conditions.
Lazio director Igli Tare assures Felipe Anderson “did not ask to be sold” after his bust-up with Simone Inzaghi, but the striker “must learn.”
Luis Nani warns Lazio “want to prove we’re on the same level” as Napoli and asks his team to face them with “confidence.”
Napoli captain Marek Hamsik urged his side to ignore Juventus and “focus on our own game” against Lazio. “We’re accustomed to pressure.”
There are initial reports Napoli defender Vlad Chiriches could be out of action for three weeks after an injury in training.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s three Serie A games, SPAL-Milan, Crotone-Atalanta and Napoli-Lazio.
Jose Luis Palomino replied to a Rolando Mandragora opener, as Crotone and Atalanta struggled to deal with waterlogged pitch.
Napoli have Dries Mertens back, but are forced to give Lorenzo Tonelli his first start of the season against Ciro Immobile’s third-placed Lazio.
Lucas Biglia enjoyed his debut Milan goal, using the occasion to hit back at critics and thank Coach Gennaro Gattuso. “He believed in me during a dark period.”
Roma have both Daniele De Rossi and Patrik Schick in the squad to face Benevento, but have a decimated midfield.
Leonardo Semplici is at risk of the sack after a 4-0 drubbing by Milan. “The decisions are not down to me,” confessed the SPAL Coach.
Leaders Frosinone suffered a surprise defeat at Bari, Cesena left it to the last second at Avellino and Empoli conquered Ascoli.
Gennaro Gattuso tried to calm the comparisons between Patrick Cutrone and Pippo Inzaghi and insists Milan “suffered” in a 4-0 win over SPAL.
Patrick Cutrone shrugged off his individual tally of 12 goals this season, two against SPAL, to celebrate Milan success.
Atalanta are forced into changes and risk Europa League distraction for their trip to a revitalised Crotone battling relegation.
Patrick Cutrone bagged a brace and Lucas Biglia enjoyed his first Milan goal in a 4-0 thumping of sorry SPAL at the Stadio Mazza.
Luciano Spalletti bitterly criticised the media for their coverage of his comments to fans. “It was reduced to a few soundbites.”
Luciano Spalletti explains Mauro Icardi’s absence against Bologna, the Joao Cancelo row and potential tactical changes for Inter.
Napoli risk a decimated defence against Lazio tonight, as Vlad Chiriches and Raul Albiol are in doubt, so Lorenzo Tonelli could start.