Empoli Coach Giovanni Martusciello warned “the season certainly doesn’t end here” after a 1-0 win over fellow strugglers Palermo.
Massimo Maccarone “took responsibility” by converting Empoli’s winning penalty against Palermo and made club history too.
Massimo Maccarone came off the bench and immediately grabbed the winner as Empoli saw off Palermo in a relegation tussle.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini is not feeling confident, stating “we have the worst performances in Serie A and have a 30 per cent chance of safety.”
Serie A resumes for 2017 with a relegation dogfight between Empoli and Palermo, who are both in dire need of a boost.
Italian football is back after the winter break with Napoli hosting Sampdoria tonight, then Udinese-Inter, Genoa-Roma, Milan-Cagliari and Juventus-Bologna.
Arrigo Sacchi reportedly made Real Madrid President Florentino Perez aware of Paulo Dybala’s potential three years ago.
Spartak Moscow have joined Atalanta in tracking Palermo midfielder Oscar Hiljemark.
Veteran striker Antonio Cassano is reportedly considering a move to Serie A strugglers Palermo.
Atalanta are planning a €3m January offer for Palermo’s Swedish midfielder Oscar Hiljemark.
Massimo Oddo thanked Pescara players for their embrace after a comeback to hold Palermo 1-1. “I always believed in them.”
Pescara converted a last-gasp penalty to snatch a point at Palermo in this relegation dogfight, but it is the first home point for the Rosanero.
Join us for the build-up and action to tonight’s six Serie A games, the last of 2016, including Fiorentina-Napoli, Roma-Chievo and Torino-Genoa.
Alberto Aquilani has not been called-up for Pescara’s match with Palermo, and he’s set to be released by mutual consent.
Maurizio Zamparini insists Palermo will be active in the transfer market next month, despite Unicredit freezing the club’s overdraft facility.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini has warned Paulo Dybala’s agency that he will expose the “extortion and fraud” that he was subjected to in court.
Eugenio Corini hopes the extraordinary comeback to win 4-3 at Genoa can boost Palermo’s confidence. “I believe in safety.”
Ivan Juric admits Genoa were naïve in an astonishing 4-3 home defeat to Palermo and Mattia Perin “will be punished.”
Palermo ended their nine-round losing streak with an unbelievable comeback from 3-1 down to win 4-3 at Genoa.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s seven Serie A games, including Sassuolo-Inter, Napoli-Torino and Lazio-Fiorentina.