BOLOGNA NEWS

The referees for Serie A Week 12 have been announced, with Fabio Maresca given Juventus-Milan on Sunday.
The FIGC has officially applied for Serie A clubs to be awarded five substitutions in matches.
Roma have been fined €30,000 for ‘territorial discrimination’ chants against Napoli, while Atalanta’s Josip Ilicic receives a two-match ban.
Lega Serie A has confirmed the dates and times for Week 17 of the League calendar, with Sampdoria-Juventus played early due to the Supercoppa.
Riccardo Bigon says the ball is now in Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s court as the Bologna sporting director declares “our ambition is to enter Europe.”
Zlatan Ibrahimovic could be returning to Italy as talks continue between the LA Galaxy striker and Bologna.
Romelu Lukaku completed a last-minute Inter comeback to beat Bologna, but the hosts were furious at the penalty award.
Bologna director Walter Sabatini confirmed “Zlatan Ibrahimovic wants to join us because of his rapport with Sinisa Mihajlovic. We’ll do everything to make this madness happen.”
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from three big Serie A games, as Roma-Napoli is a fight for fourth, there’s Bologna-Inter and the Derby della Mole Torino-Juventus.
Bologna director Walter Sabatini accused Lautaro Martinez of diving to win the penalty for Inter’s 2-1 victory. “It was a risible decision.”
Antonio Conte praised Inter for “showing great inner strength to fight back” and beat Bologna, while describing his “atypical” strikers.
Romelu Lukaku admits his stoppage-time winner was “a very important penalty” for Inter to get the points in Bologna.
Romelu Lukaku scored twice, including a stoppage-time penalty, allowing Inter to overturn Bologna for a 2-1 victory at the Dall’Ara.
Beppe Marotta reiterated Inter are “at the start of a new era of gradual growth” under Antonio Conte, while he commented on Lautaro Martinez reports.
Bologna defender Danilo Larangeria assures they can “hurt Inter and pick up points if we keep the tempo up.”
Inter will try again to recapture the top spot with Romelu Lukaku and Lautaro Martinez leading the way against Rodrigo Palacio’s Bologna.
Bologna President Joey Saputo has reportedly given the green light for the club to offer Zlatan Ibrahimovic an 18-month contract worth €8m.
Inter left-back Kwadwo Asamoah is set to miss the match against Bologna tomorrow, but Stefano Sensi has travelled with the squad.
Antonio Conte has insisted that this Inter side are nothing like his first Juventus team. “We weren’t in Europe that year...”
Inter boss Antonio Conte admits he has lost “confidence” in VAR this season but insists the technology is still ‘important” for football.