SAMPDORIA NEWS

Duvan Zapata could miss the trip to face his former side Napoli, as the Sampdoria striker has a thigh strain.
Another exciting weekend of Serie A action saw Inter lose for the first time this season, making the race even tighter at the top.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s seven Serie A games, including Verona-Milan, Bologna-Juventus and Atalanta-Lazio.
Marco Giampaolo insists Sampdoria will get back on track after today’s disappointing defeat to Sassuolo.
Beppe Iachini had a novel solution for Sassuolo’s penalty problems, but assures they “deserved our victory” against Sampdoria.
Sassuolo earned a surprise victory over Sampdoria, as despite Matteo Politano’s parried penalty and VAR controversy, Alessandro Matri struck late on.
Check out all the confirmed line-ups from this afternoon’s Serie A games, Bologna-Juventus, Fiorentina-Genoa, Sampdoria-Sassuolo and Crotone-Chievo.
Marco Giampaolo says his Sampdoria side cannot allow themselves to be affected by their Coppa Italia elimination.
Piero Giacomelli hasn’t been given a Serie A game this weekend, after his controversial refereeing in the Lazio-Torino game on Monday.
Sampdoria boss Marco Giampaolo had “doubts on the penalties” that allowed Fiorentina to win their Coppa Italia tie 3-2.
Stefano Pioli saw “a strange game” as Fiorentina beat Sampdoria 3-2 in the Coppa Italia and outlined where his squad can improve.
Davide Astori concedes “it was a battle” as Fiorentina pushed past Sampdoria 3-2 to set up a Coppa Italia Quarter-Final tie with Lazio or Cittadella.
Fiorentina were pegged back twice by Sampdoria, but a late Jordan Veretout penalty sealed the 3-2 win in the Coppa Italia Round of 16.
Sampdoria’s lawyer claims Milan Skriniar’s agent tried to convince the club into selling Milan Skriniar for €8m, a figure that “couldn’t be refused”.
Fiorentina and Sampdoria both shuffle their packs for this evening's Coppa Italia last-16 clash at the Artemio Franchi.
Fiorentina boss Stefano Pioli says he “doesn’t understand” why Sampdoria were given an extra day of preparation for Wednesday’s Coppa Italia tie.
Sampdoria target Yerry Mina is still ‘prioritising’ a move to Barcelona, according to his agent-uncle.
The referees have been announced for this week’s Coppa Italia games, with Juan Luca Sacchi taking charge of Inter-Pordenone.
Roma give Patrik Schick his first start of the season, flanked by Gerson and Stephan El Shaarawy, in the tricky trip to Chievo.
Diego Lopez saw “a very important point” after Cagliari came back from 2-0 down to hold Sampdoria. “We got something out of this game.”