Torino full-back Ola Aina has been given a three-match ban for his red card against Bologna at the weekend.
Torino’s Gianluca Petrachi is reportedly Roma’s first choice to become their new sporting director.
Sinisa Mihajlovic said the key to beating Torino 3-2 on their own turf was attitude. “Bologna play to win and not draw. We created so many chances.”
Torino Coach Walter Mazzarri said Bologna veteran Rodrigo Palacio “looked like Diego Maradona” in a “cursed” 3-2 home defeat.
Bologna midfielder Erick Pulgar is the first Serie A player since Giuseppe Pancaro in December 1996 to score an own goal and convert a penalty in the same match.
Sinisa Mihajlovic took revenge on his old club, as Bologna earned a shock 3-2 victory away to Torino in a game with disallowed goals and two red cards, ruining their European ambitions.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s Serie A games, Sassuolo-Sampdoria, SPAL v Roma and Torino-Bologna.
Torino look to Simone Zaza and Andrea Belotti to continue their Europa League push, but Sinisa Mihajlovic’s Bologna use Rodrigo Palacio upfront.
Torino boss Walter Mazzarri has refused to comment on Andrea Belotti’s Italy exclusion but is ‘happy’ Salvatore Sirigu and Armando Izzo were called up.
Sinisa Mihajlovic claims Bologna have deserved more from their six games under him as he prepares for a reunion with Torino on Saturday.
Leonardo Spinazzola, Leonardo Pavoletti and Fabio Quagliarella are all in Italy’s first squad of 2019, but Mario Balotelli and Andrea Belotti miss out.
Roberto Mancini is expected to once more overlook Mario Balotelli and Andrea Belotti in his latest Italy squad, which will be announced on Friday.
The referees for Serie A Week 28 are announced as Marco Guida is handed the Derby della Madonnina between Milan and Inter on Sunday.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s Serie A games, including Inter-SPAL, Sampdoria-Atalanta, Sassuolo-Napoli and Fiorentina-Lazio.
Walter Mazzarri believes Andrea Belotti has “rediscovered the form of old,” but was not happy with the first half Torino performance against Frosinone.
Andrea Belotti’s brace overturned a first half deficit, as Torino ended their run of 599 minutes without conceding, but still beat Frosinone 2-1.
Check all the official line-ups from this afternoon’s Serie A games, Inter-SPAL, Sampdoria-Atalanta and Frosinone-Torino.
Coach Walter Mazzarri has “spent all week trying to keep Torino on high alert, as Frosinone deserve the utmost respect.”
The referees for Serie A Week 27 are announced as Daniele Orsato will officiate the European clash between Fiorentina and Lazio.
Roma have three banned for their next Serie A game against Empoli, while Napoli goalkeeper Alex Meret is only suspended for one match.