Carlo Ancelotti believes Paris Saint-Germain “can win the Champions League this term,” but Napoli can end those ambitions early.
No other club can sum up the heady days of 1990s Serie A, the burst of the financial bubble and dream revival like Parma, writes Anthony Barbagallo.
Ezequiel ‘Pocho’ Lavezzi confessed both Napoli and Paris Saint-Germain “are in my heart” and looks forward to their Champions League showdown.
Dutch referee Bjorn Kuipers has been assigned to the Champions League clash between Napoli and Paris Saint-Germain.
Juventus are enjoying their best ever start to a Serie A season, picking up 31 points from an available 33.
Join us for the build-up and action from today’s three big Serie A games, as Inter host Genoa, there’s Fiorentina-Roma and Juventus-Cagliari.
Roma director Monchi told Sky Sport Italia they “cannot afford to drop points” against Fiorentina, as they are under pressure from Inter and Napoli.
Carlo Ancelotti said Empoli “played far better” than Napoli, despite losing 5-1, and the statistics suggest he had a point.
Thiago Silva made his return from injury and warned Paris Saint-Germain “playing at Napoli is really special, but can also be like warfare.”
Paris Saint-Germain and Italy midfielder Marco Verratti admits he “made a mistake and have to make up for it” after his drink-driving arrest.
Empoli Coach Aurelio Andreazzoli thanked Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti for the praise, but insists he is “fed up of receiving compliments rather than points.”
Carlo Ancelotti was critical of Napoli after a 5-1 victory. “We were rewarded well, well beyond our merits and Empoli played better than we did.”
Dries Mertens celebrated his hat-trick after Napoli’s 5-1 victory over Empoli and made it clear he wants to start against Paris Saint-Germain.
Lorenzo Insigne’s snooker shot, a spectacular Dries Mertens hat-trick and Arkadiusz Milik flick allowed Napoli to push past Empoli 5-1.
Dries Mertens has made history by becoming the top all-time Belgian scorer in Serie A and equalling Napoli hero Careca.
There are eight Serie A-based players in the Croatia squad for their Nations League games against Spain and England.
Join us for the build-up and action as it happens from tonight’s Serie A match between Napoli and Empoli.
Empoli goalkeeper Ivan Provedel wants a repeat with improvements of the performance against Juventus as they visit Napoli.
Piotr Zielinski warned Napoli to “show Empoli the due respect” this evening and not get distracted by Paris Saint-Germain.
Carlo Ancelotti continues his remarkable record by fielding the 14th different Napoli line-up in 14 competitive matches.