LECCE NEWS

Sampdoria took all three points in this trip to Lecce, but there were only penalties at the Stadio Via del Mare – some of them contentious.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s six Serie A games, including Inter-Brescia, SPAL-Milan, Fiorentina-Sassuolo and Verona-Parma.
Check the official line-ups from this evening’s four Serie A games, Verona-Parma, SPAL-Milan, Fiorentina-Sassuolo and Lecce-Sampdoria.
Fabio Liverani has called Lecce’s Serie A match against Sampdoria this evening ‘crucial’ but is confident his side are ‘growing’ at the right time.
Join us for the build-up and action as it happens from today's two big Serie A games, as Torino host Lazio and Juventus are in Genoa.
The referees for Serie A’s Week 29 fixtures have been announced, with Davide Massa given Torino-Lazio and Genoa-Juventus going to Gianpaolo Calvarese.
Refereeing designator Nicola Rizzoli says Serie A would ‘consider’ VAR challenge and claims there are ‘more controversies’ in Italy.
Lazio are on the verge of equalling the record for most penalties in a single Serie A season, but there have been more spot-kicks this term in general too.
Fiorentina striker Dusan Vlahovic has received a two-match ban for his elbow on Patric, while Lazio coach Simone Inzaghi is suspended for the Torino trip.
Referees for the Week 28 Serie A fixtures have been confirmed, with Piero Giacomelli given Milan-Roma tomorrow.
Gonzalo Higuain admits he went through a ‘bad period’ but ‘understood’ Juventus needed him after his comeback goal against Lecce.
Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri is happy for Gonzalo Higuain, calls Douglas Costa an ‘extraordinary weapon’ and hopes Miralem Pjanic will stay ‘beyond August’.
Fabio Liverani was left to rue Lecce’s red card during their 4-0 defeat to Juventus and fears his team are going backwards.
Juventus routed Lecce 4-0 with all of their goals coming in the second half to move seven points clear at the top of Serie A.
Football Italia brings you LIVE coverage of tonight's Serie A tussle between Juventus and Lecce, which has permutations for both the top and bottom!
Juventus go with Miralem Pjanic, Federico Bernardeschi and Blaise Matuidi at left-back against a depleted Lecce in Serie A this evening.
Paolo Di Canio has claimed ‘the players can’t complain’ about having to play during the summer and insisted that Serie A helps ‘people in difficulty’ by distracting them with some football on TV.
Maurizio Sarri could rest Cristiano Ronaldo for the match against Lecce and Blaise Matuidi seems set to deputise at left-back tonight.
Fabio Liverani admits Lecce have only 14 outfield players fit to face Juventus but still believes they can cause a shock. “We have to make them play horribly.”
Maurizio Sarri has hinted that Miralem Pjanic is leaving Juventus for financial reasons because his technical ability ‘isn’t up for discussion’.