Gabriel Batistuta saluted Cristiano Ronaldo for equalling his Serie A record on social media, albeit pointing out "it's easier when you rest."
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s three Serie A games, Bologna-Udinese, leaders Juventus visit SPAL and a fascinating Fiorentina-Milan.
Maurizio Sarri saw “improvement” from Juventus in a 2-1 win over SPAL, hopes to “eradicate” the defensive weakness and warns “the Scudetto is an objective, the Champions League a dream.”
SPAL coach Gigi Di Biagio “could not have asked for more” from his squad after a 2-1 home defeat to Juventus. “This team has not given up hope.”
Aaron Ramsey confirmed he feels “most comfortable” in a three-man midfield for Juventus. “It’s where I wanted to play when I came here.”
Cristiano Ronaldo made history twice in Ferrara, as his goal and an Aaron Ramsey lob pushed past still struggling SPAL, despite Andrea Petagna’s penalty.
Cristiano Ronaldo has scored for the 11th consecutive Serie A game, equalling the record set by Gabriel Batistuta and Fabio Quagliarella.
Rodrigo Bentancur is ready to replace Miralem Pjanic in the Juventus midfield against SPAL. “I like playing in that role too.”
Juventus director Fabio Paratici assures they faced “the exact same newspaper articles” and criticism every year, so Maurizio Sarri is no different.
Cristiano Ronaldo makes his 1,000th appearance as a professional footballer against SPAL this evening.
Leaders Juventus visit bottom of the table SPAL with a revamped XI due to injuries, suspension and the Champions League, giving Giorgio Chiellini his first start since August.
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon could make history today if he plays against SPAL, whilst Cristiano Ronaldo is set to make his 1,000th appearance as a professional player.
SPAL coach Luigi Di Biagio says his side needs "to be focused for 90 minutes" against Juventus, and says they need to "concentrate on themselves" in the relegation battle.
Maurizio Sarri only focused on the match against SPAL in Serie A and has revealed that Giorgio Chiellini could be back in Juventus' starting line-up.
Gianpaolo Calvarese will officiate Fiorentina-Milan this weekend, with Maurizio Mariani for Inter-Sampdoria and Federico La Penna is assigned to SPAL-Juventus.
Juventus could be without Gonzalo Higuain for this weekend’s trip to SPAL, as he skipped training today with back pain.
Sami Khedira and Federico Bernardeschi returned to training for Juventus today, but Miralem Pjanic is expected to miss SPAL.
Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic has escaped serious injury, and is expected to be back for the club’s Champions League clash with Lyon next week.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s six Serie A games, including Juventus-Brescia, Sampdoria-Fiorentina, Cagliari-Napoli and Lazio-Inter.
Join us for the build-up and action as it happens from today’s three Serie A games, as Gigi Di Biagio debuts for SPAL against Lecce, Bologna host Genoa and there’s the showdown for fourth place Atalanta v Roma.