BOLOGNA NEWS

A group of eight Hellas Verona ultras have been banned from stadiums for trying to bring in Hitler hats, while Roma threw out a supporter for racist abuse.
Bologna midfielder Jerdy Schouten wasn’t impressed with Roma in the aftermath of their 3-2 win. “If you see their names you think they are important, but when you get up close, you realise they aren’t.”
Gian Piero Gasperini felt Atalanta “did more and deserved the victory” against Fiorentina, while thanking the Viola fans for their amusing banter.
Aleksandar Kolarov admits “Bologna deserved to win” and there are “many elements” to the current negative Roma spell.
Bologna assistant manager Emilio De Leo said they “took inspiration” from Sinisa Mihajlovic for their 3-2 win at Roma. “We decided to play in an open, attacking way.”
Paulo Fonseca concedes Roma “are lacking confidence, making a lot of mistakes and that is a psychological issue” after the 3-2 home loss to Bologna.
Rodrigo Palacio said Bologna “have great faith in Sinisa Mihajlovic and his style of football” after a 3-2 victory away to Roma.
Bologna notched up their third consecutive victory and intensified the Roma crisis with a 3-2 victory at the Stadio Olimpico, as Musa Barrow scored two and assisted the other.
Join us for the build-up and action as it happens from tonight’s Serie A game, as Roma host Sinisa Mihajlovic’s Bologna.
Bologna full-back Takehiro Tomiyasu maintains they should focus more on their own approach than neutralising Roma.
Bryan Cristante confessed Roma “have no excuses” for the 4-2 defeat to Sassuolo, as they prepare to host Bologna tonight.
Pau Lopez admits Roma have to be more consistent and “focused from the first minute to the last” against Bologna this evening.
Roma draft in Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Diego Perotti to replace suspended Lorenzo Pellegrini, while Bologna look to Rodrigo Palacio and Musa Barrow.
The Policlinico Sant’Orsola hospital has released a statement saying that Sinisa Mihajlovic has been discharged following anti-viral therapy for leukaemia.
Emilio De Leo focused only on Bologna ahead of a “tough game” on Friday night and said the Rossoblu “will have to be resilient” against Roma.
Paulo Fonseca insists that Roma remain “united” after their recent slump and are “working on changing the mentality” ahead of the match against Bologna.
Serie A have announced the referees for Week 23 and Fabio Maresca has been handed the Derby della Madonnina between Inter and Milan on Sunday.
Bologna have assured they “would be very happy” if Rodrigo Palacio were to continue playing next season, as he turns 38 today.
Andrea Pirlo, Zbigniew Boniek, Carlo Mazzone, Pietro Anastasi and Romelu Lukaku are among those to be honoured in the Italian Football Hall of Fame.
Multiple reports in Italy claim that Brescia are ready to sack Eugenio Corini and hire Diego Lopez on a two-and-a-half-year deal in Lombardy.