VERONA NEWS

The referees for Serie A Week 16 have been announced, with Fabio Maresca given the top-four meeting between Cagliari and Lazio.
Lega Serie A has confirmed the dates and times for Week 18-22 fixtures, among them Napoli clashes with Juventus and Inter, plus the Rome derby.
Atalanta fought back twice from Samuel Di Carmine goals, as all three centre-backs combined to create the stoppage-time winner in a 3-2 thriller with Verona.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s three Serie A games, as Atalanta host Verona, Napoli visit Udinese and Juventus go head-to-head with third-placed Lazio.
Ivan Juric “did not expect us to be playing at this level so early,” as Hellas Verona pushed Atalanta all the way in a 3-2 defeat.
Gian Piero Gasperini has seen Atalanta’s mentality “grow year by year” and that was evident in their comeback to beat Verona 3-2.
Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez praised Atalanta for “never giving up” in a 3-2 win over Hellas Verona, as they now go into a “Champions League Final with Shakhtar Donetsk.”
Atalanta twice fought back from Samuel Di Carmine goals and, after Hellas Verona went down to 10 men, snatched a 3-2 thriller with Berat Djimsiti.
Remo Freuler praised Mario Pasalic for his development at Atalanta, but warned Hellas Verona are going to be a difficult tactical test.
Atalanta look to Luis Muriel, Josip Ilicic and Papu Gomez in a full-strength side, while high-flying Hellas Verona reshuffle in defence.
Verona coach Ivan Juric admits there is a lot of mentor Gian Piero Gasperini in his footballing ideology, and believes the Atalanta boss is “the best in Italy."
Hellas Verona confirm striker Eddie Salcedo will be out for at least a month after knee surgery, but avoided far worse ligament damage.
The referees for Serie A Week 15 are announced, with Michael Fabbri given Lazio-Juventus and Gianpaolo Calvarese officiating Inter-Roma
There are four players suspended for this weekend’s Serie A games, including Bologna midfielder Gary Medel and Verona’s Koray Gunter.
Brescia President Massimo Cellino admits “If Mario Balotelli leaves, we all lose” following a controversy-ridden few weeks for the striker.
Ivan Juric confessed Roma made Hellas Verona “pay for our mistakes” in a 3-1 home defeat, but the Giallorossi “changed to face us.”
Paulo Fonseca paid tribute to Hellas Verona, admitting he changed the Roma tactical approach because their usual passing style “wasn’t possible.”
Lorenzo Pellegrini hopes to add some goals to his many assists soon and described what Roma have now that “was missing in other years.”
Roma fought hard and rode their luck at times to take a precious 3-1 victory away from Hellas Verona, with Justin Kluivert, Diego Perotti and Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s Serie A games, including Juventus-Sassuolo, Inter-SPAL, Parma-Milan, Napoli-Bologna and Verona-Roma.