One-match ban for Koulibaly
The Disciplinary Commission has suspended Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly for one match and fined Benevento coach Filippo Inzaghi.
Juric not sure if Verona can do like Atalanta
Ivan Juric said he’s always looking to improve Hellas Verona but doesn’t know if it’s possible for the Gialloblu to do like Atalanta.
Osimhen out against Sassuolo
Napoli forward Victor Osimhen has not recovered from the head injury suffered against Atalanta and will miss the match against Sassuolo on Wednesday.
Highlights: Napoli 2-0 Benevento
Dries Mertens and Napoli were back in business, sweeping Benevento aside despite the late Kalidou Koulibaly red card.
Liveblog: Serie A Wk24 Sunday
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s six Serie A games, including Sampdoria-Atalanta, Inter-Genoa, Napoli-Benevento and Roma-Milan.
Napoli continue press silence
Despite their victory, Napoli are continuing the press silence, refusing to release coach Gennaro Gattuso, players or directors to speak with the media.
Napoli 2-0 Benevento: Mertens medicine
Dries Mertens marked his first start in 74 days with a goal, before Matteo Politano bundled over the line and Kalidou Koulibaly saw red as Napoli got back on track against Benevento.
Line-ups: Napoli v Benevento
Dries Mertens returns to the starting XI, as Napoli take on Benevento in both a local derby and the battle of the Insigne brothers.
Probable line-ups: Napoli v Benevento
David Ospina returns to the Napoli squad list and Dries Mertens could start in the Azzurri attack against Benevento.
D'Aversa: 'Spezia are doing what Parma did'
Roberto D’Aversa says he sees the same 'certain enthusiasm' at Spezia as he did when his Parma were promoted to Serie A. ‘They are doing a bit like we did'.
Serie A Week 24 referees
The AIA has announced the referees for Serie A Week 24, with Marco Guida in charge when Roma host Milan on Sunday.
Gasp and Pippo suspended for one match
The Disciplinary Commission has suspended Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini and Benevento tactician Filippo Inzaghi for one match.
Highlights: Benevento 0-0 Roma
Roma failed to break down 10-man Benevento after Kamil Glik’s red card, as Luca Caldirola cleared off the line before late penalty drama.
Inzaghi hails Benevento 'lions'
Pippo Inzaghi praises his ‘lions’ after 10-man Benevento neutralised Roma for a precious point. ‘It feels like we won.’
Fonseca: 'Roma lacked initiative'
Paulo Fonseca concedes Roma ‘were missing some individual initiative’ in their 0-0 draw with 10-man Benevento, but ‘it was difficult to do more.’
Benevento 0-0 Roma: Giallorossi fire blanks
Roma were held to a 0-0 draw by 10-man Benevento, as Luca Caldirola cleared a chance off the line and a last-gasp penalty was revoked via VAR.
Liveblog: Serie A Wk23 Super Sunday
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s Serie A games, as Parma host Udinese, there’s the massive top of the table Milan Derby, Atalanta-Napoli and Benevento-Roma.
Line-ups: Benevento v Roma
Roma are forced to completely reinvent their defence with Leonardo Spinazzola as a centre-back with Federico Fazio against Benevento.
Probable line-ups: Benevento vs. Roma
Paulo Fonseca is dealing with an injury-hit Roma defence and could start Federico Fazio, Gianluca Mancini and Leonardo Spinazzola in a three-man backline against Benevento today.
Fonseca explains how Roma can cope with injury crisis
Paulo Fonseca considers using a four-man defence against Benevento and reveals why Bryan Reynolds has returned to the US.
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