Liveblog: Serie A Wk3 Sunday
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s six Serie A games, including Genoa-Atalanta, Roma-Sassuolo and Verona-Milan.
Fonseca: 'High press essential'
Paulo Fonseca insists the high press is essential for Roma to succeed, while Henrikh Mkhitaryan gives “a better capacity for maintaining possession.”
Dzeko: 'Build on Roma first half'
Edin Dzeko wants Roma to “build on the spectacular first half,” but they were too complacent in the 4-2 win over Sassuolo.
Mkhitaryan scores in Roma rout
Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored on his Serie A debut as Roma got their first win of the season, beating Sassuolo 4-2 with a hat-trick of Lorenzo Pellegrini assists.
Cristante: 'Roma always get goals'
Bryan Cristante warned Roma “have got to do better when defending, because we’ve always been able to score goals.”
Line-ups: Roma v Sassuolo
Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jordan Veretout make their Roma debuts, while Sassuolo start Vlad Chiriches and Gregoire Defrel.
Why Milan missed out on Sensi
Stefano Sensi is lighting up Inter with two goals in three Serie A games, but why did he come so close to joining Milan only to back out?
Mkhitaryan set for Roma debut
Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jordan Veretout are expected to start for Roma against Sassuolo in their full Giallorossi debuts.
De Zerbi: 'Attack like Roma'
Sassuolo Coach Roberto De Zerbi shares Roma boss Paulo Fonseca’s attacking philosophy. “If you play this type of football, you accept the risks that go with it.”
Sampdoria's historic start
Sampdoria have started the Serie A season with three straight defeats for only the fifth time in their history.
Fonseca: 'Won't reveal Roma strategy'
Paulo Fonseca is keeping Roma cards close to his chest, including Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s role, because Sassuolo “deserve our full attention.”
Smalling still out for Roma
Chris Smalling is certainly out of tomorrow’s Serie A game against Sassuolo and might not even be fit for Roma’s Europa League opener.
Pellegrini: No Roma limits
Lorenzo Pellegrini has revealed he likes the "freedom" of playing as a No 10 and that Roma "aren’t setting any limits" this season.
Serie A Week 3 referees
The referees for Serie A Week 3 are announced as Massimiliano Irrati will officiate the clash between Fiorentina and Juventus.
Conte all-time top Serie A earner
Antonio Conte is reportedly the highest-paid Coach in Serie A history on €11m per year at Inter, double the salary of second-placed Maurizio Sarri of Juventus.
U21: Italy Manita with Luxembourg
Italy started their European Under-21 Championship qualifiers with a 5-0 victory over Luxembourg and five different players on target, including Moise Kean.
Revealed: Serie A's highest earners
Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo is Serie A’s runaway highest earner on €31m a season, with Matthijs de Ligt and Romelu Lukaku already second and third.
Babacar: 'Why I chose Lecce'
Khouma Babacar reveals he chose Lecce above offers from abroad because “I hope to play regularly and step up to the next level.”
Goldaniga reveals Genoa links
New signing Edoardo Goldaniga reveals he “had other offers, but I wanted to join Genoa at all costs” due to a series of family events.
Defrel: 'Get me on your fantasy team'
Gregoire Defrel is so confident he’ll rediscover his scoring touch at Sassuolo that he urged people to “get me on your Fantasy Football team!”
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