LECCE NEWS

The referees for Serie A Week 4 have been announced as Daniele Doveri will officiate the Derby della Madonnina between Milan and Inter.
Walter Mazzarri has apologised and taken the blame for Torino’s 2-1 defeat to Lecce. “Our performance missed the mark completely.”
Fabio Liverani claims attack is the best form of defence for Lecce after they held on to beat Torino 2-1.
Lecce survived a late VAR scare to stun Torino 2-1 away from home and pick up their first Serie A win for seven years.
Torino are without Nicolas Nkoulou against Lecce in Serie A this evening, while new signing Simone Verdi is a substitute.
Nicolas Nkoulou remains out of the squad and Simone Verdi is not yet ready for Torino’s Serie A match against Lecce this evening.
The referees for Serie A Week 3 are announced as Massimiliano Irrati will officiate the clash between Fiorentina and Juventus.
Antonio Conte is reportedly the highest-paid Coach in Serie A history on €11m per year at Inter, double the salary of second-placed Maurizio Sarri of Juventus.
Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo is Serie A’s runaway highest earner on €31m a season, with Matthijs de Ligt and Romelu Lukaku already second and third.
Khouma Babacar reveals he chose Lecce above offers from abroad because “I hope to play regularly and step up to the next level.”
Lecce just about saw off Cosenza 2-1 in a friendly, with Khouma Babacar getting his first goal for the Salentini.
The Lega Serie A have released the changes to the fixtures all the way up to Week 16 in December, including new kick-offs for Fiorentina-Juventus, Milan-Inter, Inter-Juve, Juve-Milan and Inter-Roma.
Sassuolo have formally handed striker Khouma Babacar to newly-promoted Lecce on loan with option to buy.
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Antonio Conte believes Inter “have a lot we need to improve, but we’re also glad we won” in a difficult trip to Cagliari.
Matteo Pessina scored a late goal to give Hellas Verona a potentially crucial six-pointer away to Lecce.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s seven Serie A games, including the Rome Derby, Cagliari-Inter, Atalanta-Torino and Genoa-Fiorentina.
Check all the official line-ups from tonight’s six Serie A games, including Atalanta-Torino, Genoa-Fiorentina and Sassuolo-Sampdoria.
Giannelli Imbula believes Serie A and Lecce “will be more suited to my characteristics” than Stoke City. “I want to make up for a couple of disappointing years.”
Lecce have officially signed Stoke City midfielder Giannelli Imbula on loan with option to buy, becoming an obligation in certain conditions.