Lazio are on the verge of equalling the record for most penalties in a single Serie A season, but there have been more spot-kicks this term in general too.
Join us for the build-up and action as it happens from today’s three Serie A games, relegation dogfight Brescia-Genoa, Cagliari-Torino and Lazio try to keep their Scudetto hopes alive against Fiorentina.
Referees for the Week 28 Serie A fixtures have been confirmed, with Piero Giacomelli given Milan-Roma tomorrow.
Lazio are reportedly closing in on a deal worth almost €30m to sign Verona defender Marash Kumbulla.
Paolo Di Canio has claimed ‘the players can’t complain’ about having to play during the summer and insisted that Serie A helps ‘people in difficulty’ by distracting them with some football on TV.
Lazio are currently meeting Verona chiefs over Marash Kumbulla, with Roma’s Mert Cetin set to replace the defender at the Bentegodi.
Udinese’s Rodrigo de Paul, Verona’s Marco Faraoni and Parma’s Simone Iacoponi will all miss the next round of Serie A through suspension.
Watch the highlights as Arek Milik opened the scoring for Napoli with a great header, before Hirving Lozano secured a 2-0 win against Hellas Verona.
Ivan Juric feels Hellas Verona ‘deserved more’ from their 2-0 home defeat to Napoli, but reminds everyone ‘this squad was made with players nobody wanted last year.’
Gennaro Gattuso praised Arkadiusz Milik and Chucky Lozano after their goals beat Verona 2-0, acknowledging what they and Faouzi Ghoulam can give to Napoli.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s four Serie A games, including Verona-Napoli head-to-head for sixth place and relegation clash Torino-Udinese.
Arkadiusz Milik and Hirving Lozano headers gave Napoli a precious 2-0 victory away to Hellas Verona, but the hosts will rue an incredible Valerio Verre miss.
Hellas Verona are the surprise outfit of the season and could leapfrog Napoli into sixth place with a win, but Arkadiusz Milik steps in for the Partenopei.
Gennaro Gattuso looks set to trust Arek Milik to deliver the goods in an all-important clash with high-flying Hellas Verona tonight.
Napoli have announced they’ll wear a special edition jersey against Verona marking the new club all-time scorers’ record set by Dries Mertens.
Hellas coach Ivan Juric admires how ‘tough’ Napoli have become under Gennaro Gattuso, but assures they’ll ‘try to be the usual Verona.’
Stanislav Lobotka is back in the Napoli squad to face Hellas Verona tomorrow evening, but Kostas Manolas is still out of action.
Walter Zenga was very unhappy with his Cagliari debut, as they lost 2-1 to 10-man Verona. ‘The first 20 minutes were unacceptable.’
Ivan Juric continues to insist Verona are focused on securing safety, even after beating Cagliari 2-1 to move into seventh place. ‘I don’t stop anyone dreaming.’
Samuel Di Carmine’s early brace proved enough to ruin Walter Zenga’s Cagliari debut in a chaotic game with two red cards, as Hellas Verona move into seventh place