Liveblog: Serie A Week 30 Saturday
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s three big Serie A games, the Derby della Mole Juventus-Torino, Sassuolo-Lecce and a reshuffled Lazio take on Milan.
Longo: 'Torino dominated Juventus'
Moreno Longo insists the 4-1 defeat to Juventus did not reflect the Derby della Mole, as he claims his Torino ‘dominated the game for long periods.’
Ronaldo: 'I really needed that free kick'
Cristiano Ronaldo admits he had ‘really needed’ to score his first direct free kick in a Juventus jersey at the 43rd attempt, as they beat Torino 4-1.
Juv 4-1 Tor: Derby Day for Juventus
Juventus made history a few times in their 4-1 win over Torino, as Gigi Buffon set a new Serie A record, Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first free kick and Torino were crushed 4-1.
Paratici: 'Didn't expect Buffon return'
Fabio Paratici admits he ‘did not expect’ Gigi Buffon to return after his PSG stint, but is ‘doubly happy’ as the Juventus goalkeeper sets a new Serie A record today.
Bonucci: 'Torino-supporting son told me...'
Leonardo Bonucci marks a special achievement in the Juventus jersey and reveals the advice he received from his Torino-supporting son. ‘I don’t entirely know what that means!’
Izzo: 'Midfielders must help with Dybala'
Armando Izzo warns Torino ‘need help from the midfielders in dealing with’ Juventus star Paulo Dybala in today’s Derby della Mole.
Line-ups: Juventus v Torino
Juventus are finding their groove with Paulo Dybala, Cristiano Ronaldo and Federico Bernardeschi, while Gigi Buffon makes history in the Derby della Mole against Andrea Belotti’s Torino.
Buffon: Serie A record man
Gianluigi Buffon will make history today with his 648th Serie A appearance, surpassing Paolo Maldini, but it’s far from the only all-time record he holds.
Marchisio: 'Juve, sign Belotti!'
Claudio Marchisio calls Andrea Belotti ‘the striker Juventus are missing’ and backs Paulo Dybala to ‘become an icon here and win the Champions League’.
Serie A Week 30 referees
The referees for Serie A’s Week 30 fixtures are announced, with Fabio Maresca given the Derby della Mole and Napoli-Roma going to Marco Di Bello.
Probable line-ups: Juventus v Torino
Gianluigi Buffon is set to make history on Saturday with his 648th Serie A appearance, starting for Juventus in the Derby della Mole with Torino.
Longo: 'Cool Toro heads with Juve'
Moreno Longo warns Torino to go into the Derby della Mole with Juventus with cool heads. ‘We cannot let the emotional aspect take over.’
Sarri: 'We must neutralise Torino's motivation'
Maurizio Sarri reveals Giorgio Chiellini is not ready to play, wants to further ‘improve’ Juventus and expects a ‘motivated’ Torino in the Derby della Mole.
Saturday's referees in Serie A
Fabio Maresca will oversee his first Derby della Mole between Juventus-Torino, after AIA announced the referees for Saturday’s matches.
De Ligt: 'In a much better place'
Matthijs de Ligt says he is now in ‘a much better place mentally’ and that Juventus are in a three-horse race for the Scudetto with Lazio and Inter.
Highlights: Torino 1-2 Lazio
Ciro Immobile took centre-stage against Torino, as his error sparked the penalty, he made up for it with the equaliser and Marco Parolo sealed a Lazio winner.
Longo: 'Torino had no choice'
Coach Moreno Longo insists Torino ‘were forced to take this approach’ in the defeat to Lazio. ‘We must fight, suffer and show resilience.’
Farris: 'Lazio showed mentality'
Lazio assistant manager Massimiliano Farris, standing in for suspended Simone Inzaghi, praised their ‘mentality and spirit of sacrifice’ after another comeback win at Torino.
Liveblog: Torino-Lazio and Genoa-Juventus
Join us for the build-up and action as it happens from today's two big Serie A games, as Torino host Lazio and Juventus are in Genoa.
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