The IFAB has revised the handball rules, confirming the ‘accidental handball’ leading to a goal will no longer be an offence.
Franck Ribery was unhappy at being substituted in Fiorentina’s 2-1 defeat against Roma on Wednesday and according to Il Corriere Fiorentino his relationship with Cesare Prandelli became tense.
Roma will have to wait until tomorrow for the verdict on Jordan Veretout’s injury, but the prognosis is worrying.
The Disciplinary Commission has suspended four players after Serie A Week 25, including Fiorentina forward Franck Ribery.
The AIA has announced the referees for Serie A Week 26, with Davide Massa overseeing Juventus-Lazio and Maurizio Mariani in charge of Inter-Atalanta.
Spezia attacker Riccardo Saponara sent a touching letter to his former Fiorentina teammate Davide Astori. ‘Asto, La La Land really deserved the Oscar’.
On this day, three years ago, Davide Astori died from cardiac arrest on the morning of Fiorentina’s Serie A match against Udinese. ‘He was a special boy and is always with us’.
Roma have scheduled tests for Jordan Veretout this morning, but reportedly fear a long spell out for midfielder who suffered a muscle injury against Fiorentina.
Watch Roma wing-back Leonardo Spinazzola score at both ends in a chaotic 2-1 win over Fiorentina.
Cesare Prandelli was left to curse Fiorentina’s luck after a 2-1 home defat to Roma. ‘This is another game we did not deserve to lose.’
Paulo Fonseca saw ‘a great attitude and team spirit’ after Roma won 2-1 away to Fiorentina, reacting to recent setbacks.
Leonardo Spinazzola put the ball in at both ends during a chaotic game, but it was Amadou Diawara’s late goal that sealed victory for Roma and another dismal Fiorentina result.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s seven Serie A games, including Sassuolo-Napoli, Fiorentina-Roma, Milan-Udinese and the Genoa Derby.
Marash Kumbulla said Roma ‘must respond after losing to Milan’ when they face Fiorentina at the Artemio Franchi tonight.
Fiorentina midfielder Gaetano Castrovilli said the Viola must start with ‘aggression and determination’ against Roma.
Check all the official line-ups for this evening’s six Serie A games, including Genoa-Sampdoria, Atalanta-Crotone and Cagliari-Bologna.
Roma have Marash Kumbulla back in defence, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Lorenzo Pellegrini supporting Borja Mayoral against Franck Ribery’s Fiorentina.
Sky Sport Italia reports Roma centre-back Juan Jesus has returned to the capital for isolation after being in contact with a person positive for coronavirus.
According to Il Corriere dello Sport, there are two reasons why Fiorentina didn’t sell Gaetano Castrovilli to Roma lat summer.
Alessio Romagnoli is expected to be back in Milan’s line-up against Udinese, while Franck Ribery could start for Fiorentina against Roma.