Torino striker Andrea Belotti has avoided a serious knee injury after the club confirmed his problem was only a ‘sprain’.
Cagliari forward Joao Pedro has been given a four-match ban for simulation and then stamping on Fiorentina’s Federico Chiesa.
Bad news for Torino and Italy, as Andrea Belotti went off in tears with a knee injury and there are fears it might be his ACL.
With the winter break coming later in Serie A this year, some sides appear to be struggling with the furious pace at the top.
Join us for all the action from today’s eight Serie A games, including Napoli-Sampdoria, Sassuolo-Inter, Milan-Atalanta and Juventus-Roma.
Sinisa Mihajlovic blasted his Torino side after they let a two-goal lead slip at SPAL.
Leonardo Semplici was both critical and proud of his SPAL players after they fought back to claim a 2-2 draw with Torino.
Napoli fought back twice to beat Sampdoria in a 3-2 thriller, but Inter fell to a second straight defeat at Sassuolo and Benevento crumbled again.
Check out all the line-ups from today’s afternoon Serie A kick-offs, including Napoli-Sampdoria, Sassuolo-Inter and SPAL-Torino.
Sinisa Mihajlovic warns his Torino side not to underestimate Spal - “if we don’t play at our best, we could be beaten”.
The dates and times for the quarter-finals of the Coppa Italia have been confirmed, with the Derby della Madonnina on December 27.
Alessandro Florenzi says Juventus “will be a fundamental game” for Roma, as “it’s a match which will say how we’re set and what point we’re at”.
Max Allegri liked the new Paulo Dybala role to beat Genoa in the Coppa Italia Round of 16, but told Juventus off for giving the ball away.
Gonzalo Higuain claims Genoa “did practically nothing” in the 2-0 Coppa Italia clash and hopes Paulo Dybala finds his Juventus confidence.
Paulo Dybala ended his goal drought and provided an assist for Gonzalo Higuain, as Juventus pushed Genoa aside to set up a Coppa Italia clash with Torino.
Stephan El Shaarawy warned Roma “have got to be more consistent and clinical” in front of goal after their Coppa Italia defeat to Torino.
Napoli have reportedly beaten Torino to former Toulouse midfielder Zinedine Machach, who is a free agent after brawling with a Coach.
Sinisa Mihajlovic celebrated Torino’s Coppa Italia surprise against Roma. “With this attitude, defensive solidity and attacking football, we can do great things.”
Eusebio Di Francesco still saw “a positive performance” from Roma, despite their 2-1 Coppa Italia defeat to Torino and another missed penalty.
Juventus give Paulo Dybala a new centre-forward role flanked by Federico Bernardeschi and Douglas Costa in the Coppa Italia against Genoa.