FIGC President Gabriele Gravina announced a new “VAR-style system” is being experimented to identify and punish racist fans. “Compromise must be shelved forever.”
The referees for Serie A Week8 are announced as Fabrizio Pasqua will officiate Stefano Pioli’s Milan debut against Lecce.
Roma have decided to appeal Paulo Fonseca’s touchline ban for his expulsion against Cagliari.
Roma Coach Paulo Fonseca has received a two-game touchline ban in Serie A after insulting the referee.
Paulo Fonseca says he “didn’t like” the referee’s attitude throughout Roma’s 1-1 draw with Cagliari on Sunday.
Roma could be without Amadou Diawara for a month, while Edin Dzeko is not certain to play after the international break with a facial injury.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from six Serie A games, including Fiorentina-Udinese, Roma-Cagliari-Torino-Napoli and Inter-Juventus.
There are reports Roma midfielder Amadou Diawara has torn the meniscus in his knee, but not damaged the anterior cruciate ligament.
Roma director of sport Gianluca Petrachi was furious with the referee after a last-gasp goal against Cagliari was disallowed. “It’s absurd! In England, they’ll laugh at us.”
Roma were furious with the referee after their 1-1 draw against Cagliari, as Nikola Kalinic saw a last-minute goal disallowed.
Check all the official line-ups from today’s afternoon Serie A games, Atalanta-Lecce, Bologna-Lazio and Roma-Cagliari.
Roma use Jordan Veretout in a new advanced role amid an injury crisis as they host Radja Nainggolan’s Cagliari.
Paulo Fonseca hints at a different role for Bryan Cristante against Cagliari, but warns “if you can’t handle the pressure at Roma, go and plant potatoes.”
Rolando Maran keeps Roma guessing on his Cagliari starting XI, which could include Radja Nainggolan. “We tried out a few solutions.”
Radja Nainggolan admits he wanted to retire at Roma, claims the current side lack ‘personality’ and would replay the Liverpool semi-final “10,000 times”.
Radja Nainggolan believes he was good enough for Antonio Conte’s Inter after questioning their ‘illogical’ decision to force him out.
The Serie A Week 7 referees have been announced as Gianluca Rocchi will officiate the Derby d’Italia between Inter and Juventus.
Torino have both Coach Walter Mazzarri and assistant Nicolò Frustalupi suspended against Napoli, while Mateo Musacchio and Alexis Sanchez have one-match bans.
Cagliari threw away the opportunity to make it four wins in a row, as not only did they gift Verona the equaliser, they missed a sitter.
Cagliari Coach Rolando Maran has no intention of playing it safe against Hellas Verona after three straight wins. “Enthusiasm is our fuel.”