GENOA NEWS

New Genoa Coach Davide Ballardini says the Griffone squad has enough about it to secure Serie A safety.
Genoa have officially fired Coach Ivan Juric after just six points from 12 Serie A rounds, with Davide Ballardini expected to come in.
It’s widely reported that Genoa have decided to sack Ivan Juric, but are still negotiating with potential replacement Davide Ballardini.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero says winning last night’s derby with Genoa gave him an ‘indescribable’ feeling.
Davide Ballardini is the favourite to take over if Genoa sack Ivan Juric, ahead of Massimo Oddo and Walter Mazzarri.
Marco Giampaolo praised Duvan Zapata, but reveals he almost missed Sampdoria’s 2-0 win over Genoa due to surgery this week.
Ivan Juric admits “the possibility of dismissal was in the air” before Genoa’s 2-0 defeat to Sampdoria. “I accept whatever comes next.”
Fabio Quagliarella relished his first goal in the Derby della Lanterna, as Sampdoria beat Genoa in an “incredible atmosphere.”
Gaston Ramirez and Fabio Quagliarella both scored from Duvan Zapata assists, as Sampdoria plunged rivals Genoa into crisis with a 2-0 result.
Sampdoria midfielder Lucas Torreira warns the Derby della Lanterna is “separate from the rest” of the season against off-form Genoa.
Adel Taarabt believes Genoa have been putting in the performances and not getting the results, so the derby with Sampdoria is crucial.
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.
Genoa rely on Gianluca Lapadula to win the Derby della Lanterna and save Coach Ivan Juric’s job against high-flying rivals Sampdoria.
It looks as if tonight’s Derby della Lanterna will go ahead despite a weather alert in the city ahead of Genoa v Sampdoria.
Italy named the squad for the World Cup play-off against Sweden, including Napoli midfielder Jorginho, Simone Zaza and Alessandro Florenzi.
The Derby della Lanterna is the local showdown between the oldest and youngest clubs in Serie A.
Walter Mazzarri “wants to evaluate the quality of the project and the level, but there is no geographical problem” for his next job.
Genoa Coach Ivan Juric said tonight’s Derby della Lanterna with Sampdoria is “like a Champions League Final. We can’t think, we just have to win.”
Serie A enters its final round of fixtures before the international break, where Italy will face Sweden for a place at the World Cup.
Marco Giampaolo wants to give Sampdoria fans a ‘gift’ when his side face Genoa in the Derby della Lanterna on Saturday.