Eder insists Inter are “united” after ending their two-month drought to beat nine-man Bologna 2-1. “We’re on track.”
Inter director Piero Ausilio discussed Lautaro Martinez, Mauro Icardi’s contract and the race for a Champions League spot.
Felipe Anderson is still training separately from his Lazio teammates and could be dropped for the Europa League against Steaua Bucharest.
Maurizio Sarri admits Faouzi Ghoulam’s injury “really affected morale” at Napoli, but they came back to flatten Lazio 4-1. “I enjoyed the second half.”
Simone Inzaghi can’t understand why Lazio put in the “unacceptable” second half performance against Napoli. “We weren’t a team.”
After a splendid first half, Lazio capitulated 4-1 to Napoli, but who emerged with the blame and who saved face in our Football Italia ratings?
Napoli put on quite a show at the Stadio San Paolo, but who stole the spotlight against Lazio in our Football Italia player ratings?
Jose Callejon had some special dedications as Napoli fought back to demolish Lazio 4-1. “We have this dream in our minds.”
Napoli confirmed their Scudetto credentials by fighting back from an early Lazio goal for a 4-1 victory, including a team move masterclass.
Lazio director Igli Tare assures Felipe Anderson “did not ask to be sold” after his bust-up with Simone Inzaghi, but the striker “must learn.”
Luis Nani warns Lazio “want to prove we’re on the same level” as Napoli and asks his team to face them with “confidence.”
Napoli captain Marek Hamsik urged his side to ignore Juventus and “focus on our own game” against Lazio. “We’re accustomed to pressure.”
There are initial reports Napoli defender Vlad Chiriches could be out of action for three weeks after an injury in training.
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.
Napoli have Dries Mertens back, but are forced to give Lorenzo Tonelli his first start of the season against Ciro Immobile’s third-placed Lazio.
Lucas Biglia enjoyed his debut Milan goal, using the occasion to hit back at critics and thank Coach Gennaro Gattuso. “He believed in me during a dark period.”
Napoli risk a decimated defence against Lazio tonight, as Vlad Chiriches and Raul Albiol are in doubt, so Lorenzo Tonelli could start.
Raul Albiol and Dries Mertens are included in Napoli’s squad to face Lazio, who as expected drop Felipe Anderson.
Lazio’s Stefan de Vrij is relishing the prospect of going head-to-head with Napoli’s Dries Mertens.
Martin Caceres wants to stay at Lazio beyond the end of his current short-term deal at the club.