Sampdoria Coach Marco Giampaolo admits the derby against Genoa could be “ideal” after three defeats in a row.
Roma boss Eusebio Di Francesco has urged Patrik Schick ‘not to stop now’ after the striker scored his first goal of the season against Sampdoria.
Ivan Juric could be given one last chance to save his job, as Genoa President Enrico Preziosi insists “we were unlucky” against Napoli.
It’s expected there will be a summit between Serie A referees and Coaches, due to a series of controversial VAR incidents.
Eusebio Di Francesco saw improvements throughout the Roma squad after their 4-1 win over Sampdoria and thinks he has found Patrik Schick’s role.
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Stephan El Shaarawy bagged a brace with Juan Jesus and Patrik Schick, as Roma sent Sampdoria crashing to a third straight defeat.
Check the official line-ups for this afternoon’s Serie A games Roma v Sampdoria, Chievo v Bologna and Empoli v Udinese.
Roma give Patrik Schick a rare start against his old club Sampdoria with support from Justin Kluivert, Stephan El Shaarawy and Bryan Cristante.
Marco Giampaolo demands Sampdoria “maintain our own identity” against Roma and has harsh words for Jakub Jankto.
Eusebio Di Francesco wants more consistency from Roma, but confirmed Patrik Schick and Juan Jesus will start against Sampdoria.
Roma striker Patrik Schick could be on his way out in January, with Sevilla, Valladolid and Arsenal showing interest, potentially in a swap with Aaron Ramsey.
Gregoire Defrel’s agent insists the Sampdoria forward was ‘unlucky’ at Roma but is now at ‘the right club’.
Roma could reportedly rest Edin Dzeko against Sampdoria, giving an opportunity to Patrik Schick.
Defender Joachim Andersen has officially extended his contract with Sampdoria to June 2022, but remains on Inter’s radar.
Sampdoria forward Gregoire Defrel admits it’s “strange” to be playing against parent club Roma, but aims “to show what I can do”.
Paolo Mazzoleni has been announced as the referee for Sunday night’s Juventus-Milan game at San Siro.
Inter have reportedly stepped up their pursuit of Joachim Andersen, while Joao Miranda could return to Spain.
Milan Coach Gennaro Gattuso has escaped with a warning after being sent to the stands in the win over Udinese.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero declares Torino “seemed to be playing rugby and not football” in yesterday’s game.