CROTONE NEWS

As the top two continue to break away, but European and relegation battles hot up, Marcello Cossali-Francis picks his best XI from Week 25.
The build-up and action as it happens from today’s Serie A games, including Torino-Juventus, Napoli-SPAL, Atalanta-Fiorentina and Sampdoria-Milan.
Roberto De Zerbi admits any outsider would dismiss Benevento’s chances of staying up despite today’s 3-2 win over Crotone.
Walter Zenga was pleased with Crotone’s performance despite a 3-2 defeat at bottom club Benevento.
Benevento saw off Crotone 3-2 with a last-gasp goal from Cheick Diabate and Bologna got the better of 10-man Sassuolo in the Emilia-Romagna Derby.
Walter Zenga accepted the Crotone job as “a challenge” and described the importance of “proposing ideas, not imposing them” on a team.
Daniele Orsato has been named as the referee for Sunday’s Derby della Mole between Torino and Juventus.
Walter Zenga felt Atalanta’s late equaliser was “a bit of a fluke” after Crotone had taken the lead through Rolando Mandragora.
Gian Piero Gasperini considers the 1-1 draw at Crotone “a good point in the circumstances” after Atalanta struggled with the conditions.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s three Serie A games, SPAL-Milan, Crotone-Atalanta and Napoli-Lazio.
Jose Luis Palomino replied to a Rolando Mandragora opener, as Crotone and Atalanta struggled to deal with waterlogged pitch.
Atalanta are forced into changes and risk Europa League distraction for their trip to a revitalised Crotone battling relegation.
Luciano Spalletti bitterly criticised the media for their coverage of his comments to fans. “It was reduced to a few soundbites.”
Mauro Icardi is out of Inter’s Serie A match with Bologna on Sunday, as he has still not recovered from a muscular problem.
Crotone sporting director Beppe Ursino would give Gian Piero Gasperini the Italy job and insists his side won’t go down with Walter Zenga in charge.
Crotone boss Walter Zenga insists today’s opponents Atalanta are ‘no longer a provincial team.’
Atalanta have rested Papu Gomez and Mattia Caldara for Saturday’s trip to Crotone in Serie A.
Gian Piero Gasperini has made it clear that Atalanta will not make “lots of changes” for Borussia Dortmund when they face Crotone on Saturday.
Joao Cancelo was dropped for Inter-Crotone after a row with Luciano Spalletti over his tactical position, claim Portuguese reports.
Crotone forward Aristoteles Romero is set to join Slovenian club NK Ankaran on a six-month loan.