SASSUOLO NEWS

Check out all the line-ups from today’s afternoon Serie A kick-offs, including Napoli-Sampdoria, Sassuolo-Inter and SPAL-Torino.
Inter must recover from the shock of their first defeat and start Joao Cancelo for this trip to a Sassuolo side revitalised by Beppe Iachini.
Sassuolo Coach Beppe Iachini warns “we’ll need a perfect match” against Inter tomorrow.
Luciano Spalletti says it’s “crucial” for Inter to bounce back after last weekend’s defeat to Udinese.
Luciano Spalletti says he is tired of the constant speculation about players possibly leaving Inter. “I hear little about this issue at Juventus…”
Sassuolo boss Beppe Iachini admired their comeback in the second half against Atalanta, even if it wasn’t enough to stay in the Coppa Italia.
Gian Piero Gasperini felt Atalanta could’ve sealed their Coppa Italia victory over Sassuolo earlier and Napoli will be “tougher.”
A second half Sassuolo fightback and Jasmin Kurtic’s red card couldn’t stop Atalanta advancing to the quarter finals of the Coppa Italia.
Lorenzo Insigne believes the 1-0 Coppa Italia victory over Udinese “showed everyone in the squad can be relied upon.”
Lorenzo Insigne came off the bench to score the only goal, as Napoli beat Udinese to book a Coppa Italia Quarter-Final against Atalanta or Sassuolo.
Napoli and Udinese revamp for tonight’s Coppa Italia Round of 16 tie, but Kalidou Koulibaly, Jorginho and Jose Callejon still start.
Inter captain Mauro Icardi admits it will be “difficult” against Sassuolo but “we’ll do everything we can to start the new year well”.
Sassuolo defender Francesco Acerbi says he was “a bit superficial” in his approach, before twice beating cancer.
The referees for this week’s Coppa Italia last-16 ties involving eight Serie A teams have been announced.
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.