BOLOGNA NEWS

Croatia have qualified for the 2018 World Cup, with Ivan Perisic rattling the woodwork, after beating Greece 4-1 on aggregate.
Sweden are expected to bring in Mikael Lustig and Jakob Johansson for the decisive World Cup play-off with Italy.
Bologna and Sweden full-back Emil Krafth admits he was overjoyed when discovering he’d face Matteo Darmian rather than Lorenzo Insigne.
Bologna and Sweden defender Emil Krafth maintains Italy “are still the favourites” to reach the World Cup even after a 1-0 first leg defeat.
Italy are expected to start Andrea Belotti with Ciro Immobile, while Sweden can rely on Albin Ekdal in the World Cup play-off.
As expected, Montreal Impact have appointed Remi Garde as their new Coach, rather than Francesco Guidolin or Walter Mazzarri.
Francesco Guidolin, Walter Mazzarri and Remi Garde are in the running as Montreal Impact are set to announce their new Coach.
Sweden’s Serie A based players Emil Krafth and Marcus Rohden will “trash-talk” Marco Verratti and Lorenzo Insigne in the World Cup playoff.
Serie A has announced its winter dates for this season, with matches spanning across Christmas and New Year.
Roberto Donadoni says forward Mattia Destro must work in order to become a first-team regular again.
Bologna have announced that Federico Di Francesco will be out for around two months with a medial collateral ligament injury.
Roberto Donadoni said Bologna only have themselves to blame for the 3-2 home defeat to Crotone, after twice taking the lead.
Davide Nicola thanked Bologna fans after Crotone earned a 3-2 victory at the Stadio Dall’Ara. “It’s good to underline positive things.”
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s two Serie A games, Bologna-Crotone and the Derby della Lanterna Genoa v Sampdoria.
Crotone striker Ante Budimir bagged a brace in the 3-2 victory away to Bologna. “Hopefully we can get safety secured earlier this term.”
Simone Verdi made history by scoring two free kicks with different feet, but Crotone completed an improbable comeback to win 3-2 in Bologna.
Bologna forward Simone Verdi has become the first player since 2004-05 to score free kicks with both feet in a single Serie A game.
Rodrigo Palacio returns to lead the Bologna attack and end a run of dismal results as they host revitalised Crotone.
Massimiliano Irrati has been announced as the referee for the Derby della Lanterna between Genoa and Sampdoria.
Sweden have named their squad for the World Cup play-off with Italy, including Bologna’s Filip Helander and Emil Krafth.