Lazio fought back from a goal down to inflict the first defeat of the season on 10-man Juventus with Sergej Milinkovic’s stunner, despite Wojciech Szczesny saving a Ciro Immobile penalty.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s three Serie A games, as Atalanta host Verona, Napoli visit Udinese and Juventus go head-to-head with third-placed Lazio.
Lazio director Igli Tare is confident they can end their 16-year drought against Juventus tonight. “Taboos are made to be broken.”
Matthijs de Ligt warns Ciro Immobile is “not the only one to be worried about” when Juventus visit Lazio this evening.
Francesco Acerbi expects “a wonderful match” this evening between third-placed Lazio and Juventus in second, as they go head-to-head.
Lazio look to Capocannoniere Ciro Immobile and Joaquin Correa, while Juventus can recapture top spot with Paulo Dybala and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Udinese midfielder Rodrigo De Paul believes Inter coach Antonio Conte is “one of the three best in the world,” alongside Pep Guardiola and Maurizio Sarri, "but don't ask in what order."
Juventus midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur confesses that Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard were his idols growing up, and was told he “needs to score more goals,” by Max Allegri and Maurizio Sarri.
Lazio and Juventus both go into this evening's clash with injuries, with the Bianconeri hit particularly hard in midfield and the usual doubt upfront.
Antonio Conte has regrets after Serie A leaders Inter drew 0-0 with Roma, but told off the San Siro crowd for being “presumptuous.”
Diego Godin insists Inter “are satisfied with the draw against a strong rival” like Roma. “It’s not always possible to win.”
Inter had the best scoring opportunities, forcing two excellent Antonio Mirante saves, as Roma picked up a precious point at San Siro.
Inter chief Beppe Marotta prepares for Roma tonight and the January transfer window. “We are deservedly top of the table and want to continue along this path.”
Marcello Lippi praised Lazio coach Simone Inzaghi, while predicting Juventus "joined the small group of super-favourites" for the Champions League.
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde says the club are happy with Inter transfer target Arturo Vidal, but “we will see what happens in January.”
Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic believes they have a better chance than ever to beat Juventus, as "they are not in a good moment of form."
Juventus have announced their squad for Saturday’s trip to Lazio, as Adrien Rabiot and Marko Pjaca return, but Aaron Ramsey and Sami Khedira miss out.
The Coppa Itallia Round of 16 draw was made today, as Napoli, Lazio, Inter, Fiorentina, Milan, Torino, Parma and Juventus are the hosts.
Simone Inzaghi is looking forward to playing Italy’s “best team” with Lazio sitting third in Serie A, as he expects Juventus to be fired up.
Maurizio Sarri warns Juventus will be facing potential Scudetto contenders in Lazio on Saturday as he expects a hard-fought battle at the Olimpico.