Roberto Gagliardini shut down talk of refereeing decisions after Inter lost to Roma. “We lack something in terms of grit and courage.”
Stefano Pioli felt Inter’s 3-1 defeat to Roma was “a balanced game, but they were more surgical in their finishing and took their chances.”
Luciano Spalletti was visibly annoyed in his post-match interview, slamming Inter and the media for focusing on penalties. “Roma won deservedly.”
Radja Nainggolan shared the credit with Roma after his two stunners to beat Inter 3-1. “We are proving that we deserve to be here.”
Roma conquered San Siro 3-1 with a couple of Radja Nainggolan blockbusters and Diego Perotti penalty, while Mauro Icardi got one back for Inter.
Even Inter director Piero Ausilio was “amazed” by Stefano Pioli and Luciano Spalletti line-ups as they host Roma this evening.
Roma director Ricky Massara assured Kostas Manolas “will stay with us for a long time” amid Inter, Chelsea and Arsenal interest.
Join us for the build-up and action from tonight’s showdown between Inter and Roma at San Siro, as Mauro Icardi returns to challenge Edin Dzeko.
Mauro Icardi is raring to go after his two-match ban, starting for Inter against Roma and insisting the suspension was “unfair.”
Mauro Icardi and Marcelo Brozovic return to face Edin Dzeko, but Emerson Palmieri fails a fitness test as Inter and Roma go head-to-head.
Kostas Manolas hopes to get a goal against Inter tonight and shrugs off questions over his future. “I have two years on my contract with Roma.”
Emerson Palmieri is in doubt for tonight’s showdown between Roma and Inter, so requires a late fitness test.
Join us for the build-up and action as it happens from every Serie A game, including Milan’s trip to Sassuolo, Andrea Mandorlini’s Genoa debut and the Inter-Roma showdown.
Inter could try to use Ivan Perisic as part of an exchange deal to swoop for Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez, also wanted by Juventus.
Max Allegri explained the changes he made as Juventus beat Empoli 2-0, won’t rule out Roma or Napoli for the Scudetto, but “our destiny is in our hands.”
Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez said Atalanta’s game went to plan conquering Napoli at the San Paolo and they are “on the same level as Inter, Lazio and Milan.”
Marcelo Brozovic and Mauro Icardi are in the Inter squad to face Roma tomorrow night, though Joao Miranda sits out a ban.
Roma boss Luciano Spalletti praised Inter Coach Stefano Pioli’s tactical intelligence, but won’t swap Edin Dzeko with Mauro Icardi.
Roberto Mancini reveals he was offered a three-year contract to stay with Inter, stands up for Claudio Ranieri and denies Leicester City talks.
Samir Handanovic believes that “for the first time in five years, Inter are on the right track” with Stefano Pioli and owners Suning Group.