Bologna climbed out of the relegation zone with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Chievo in Serie A on Monday.
Rodrigo Palacio leads the line for Bologna this evening against a Chievo side who hand a first-ever start to teenage winger Emanuel Vignato.
Stefano Pioli’s future as Fiorentina Coach will reportedly depend on their result against Bologna on Sunday.
Bologna can climb out of the relegation zone with a win against bottom side Chievo at the Dall’Ara this evening.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s six Serie A games, including Fiorentina-Frosinone, Inter-Atalanta, Lazio-Sassuolo and Napoli-Genoa.
The referees for Serie A Week 31 are announced as Michael Fabbri will oversee Saturday’s showdown between Juventus and Milan.
Sinisa Mihajlovic admits Bologna “lost to an Atalanta team that are stronger than we are, but must not lose hope. I have faith in the players.”
Gian Piero Gasperini insists the Champions League is “not our objective,” but Atalanta won’t hold back after a 4-1 thrashing of Bologna.
Duvan Zapata is disappointed to be missing the showdown with Inter, but is “sure Atalanta will do well even without me.”
Atalanta took just 15 minutes to tear Bologna apart, including a Josip Ilicic brace, and this 4-1 win puts them within a point of fourth-placed Milan.
Atalanta are the first Serie A side to score four goals in the opening 15 minutes for 87 years!
Join us for all the action as it happens from today’s Serie A games, Sassuolo v Chievo and Atalanta’s chance to go fifth against relegation-threatened Bologna.
Atalanta know that a victory would move them to within a point of Milan and fourth place, but Bologna need a result to escape the relegation zone.
Juventus will reportedly stop Bologna buying Riccardo Orsolini this summer so he can be used in deals for Federico Chiesa and Nicolo Zaniolo.
Sinisa Mihajlovic admits Mattia Destro’s “comical” injury has put Bologna in a bind, but he’ll rotate against Atalanta tomorrow.
Atalanta boss Gian Piero Gasperini is demanding home improvements from his side against Bologna. “Winning right now lets you take a double jump.”
Bologna could be without Mattia Destro for three weeks after the striker injured himself while celebrating at the weekend.
Serie A has scrapped Boxing Day football from its calendar as next season marks the return of a festive winter break.
Serie A has announced changes to its Week 34-37 fixtures, with the Derby d’Italia between Inter and Juventus a Saturday-night showdown on April 27.
The referees for Serie A Week 30 have been announced, with Davide Massa in charge of the crunch clash between Roma and Fiorentina.