Maurizio Sarri refused to say Napoli believed they could win the Scudetto, warning “when we are dominant, we lose our sense of danger.”
Cristian Bucchi is content that Sassuolo caused Napoli problems at the Stadio San Paolo, even if they fell 3-1. “We had our say here.”
Dries Mertens says he is in the best moment of his career after another goal helped Napoli beat Sassuolo.
Napoli found it perhaps tougher than expected, but pushed past Sassuolo 3-1 – including Jose Callejon from a corner – to stay as sole leaders.
Jorginho admits the passionate Napoli crowd at the Stadio San Paolo gives the players “something extra” against Sassuolo.
Read all the official line-ups from this afternoon’s Serie A games, including Crotone-Fiorentina, Napoli-Sassuolo and Udinese-Atalanta.
Napoli need a victory to stay clear at the top of the table, so there are precious few changes in the side taking on Sassuolo.
Following the midweek round, it’s been an intense few weeks of Serie A action as we head into Week 10.
Elseid Hysaj says Napoli want to win the Scudetto for their city - “Naples deserves to have such a beautiful thing”.
Sassuolo winger Domenico Berardi is reportedly facing a month out after suffering another knee injury.
Simone Zaza’s father believes he was “over-criticised” in recent years and his time at Valencia has made him ready for Italy again.
Paolo Valeri has been announced as the referee for Saturday’s match between Milan and Juventus.
Udinese earned a surprise victory away to Sassuolo through Antonin Barak’s strike, as Cristian Bucchi’s position is now at serious risk.
Check out all the confirmed line-ups for the eight Serie A matches kicking off this evening, including Bologna-Lazio and Fiorentina-Torino.
Join us for all the build-up and action from tonight’s nine Serie A games, including Genoa-Napoli, Juventus-SPAL, Chievo-Milan and Roma-Crotone.
Following the draw with Inter, Napoli still remain top as Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 9’s action
Cristian Bucchi admits Sassuolo’s victory over SPAL was sorely-needed. “We hadn’t won for a while and it was important for our self-esteem.”
Sassuolo pounced on a defensive error after 45 seconds and saw a late penalty saved in this chaotic victory away to SPAL.
Here are the line-ups for the Serie A matches kicking off at 14.00 UK time (13.00 GMT).
Join us for all the Europa League build-up and action, as Lazio visit Mario Balotelli’s Nice, Milan host AEK Athens and Atalanta welcome Apollon Limassol.