Francesco Acerbi is set to make his 140th consecutive start between Lazio and Sassuolo, not missing a game since October 2015.
The referees for Week 14 of Serie A have been announced, with Daniele Orsato assigned to Fiorentina-Juventus.
Kevin-Prince Boateng risks a lengthy lay-off after Sassuolo confirmed he has suffered a groin strain.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s six Serie A games, including Parma v Sassuolo, Napoli v Chievo, Lazio v Milan and the exhilarating Genoa Derby.
Parma leapfrogged their local rivals Sassuolo in the table with a surprise 2-1 result thanks to Gervinho and Bruno Alves, but Luigi Sepe needed some late saves.
Parma rely on Gervinho, while Sassuolo go for an exciting BBB trident of Domenico Berardi, Khouma Babacar and Kevin-Prince Boateng.
Sassuolo Coach Roberto De Zerbi said Parma are “the real surprise outfit of the season” and that makes today’s Reggio-Emilia Derby unpredictable.
Roberto D’Aversa warns Parma might only be a point off today’s opponents Sassuolo, but there can be “no comparisons, as we are newly-promoted.”
The draw for the 2019 Under-21 European Championship, hosted by Italy, pits the Azzurri against Spain, Belgium and Poland.
Luca Banti has been announced as the referee for Lazio-Milan on Sunday evening.
Milan and Inter are both believed to be interested in signing Sassuolo midfielder Stefano Sensi.
Sassuolo’s President has warned Milan that ‘we don’t need to sell’ Italy midfielder Stefano Sensi.
Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen has emerged as a January target for Milan, who are also pursuing Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Stefano Sensi.
Stefano Sensi was “very satisfied with my performance” on his senior Italy debut, the Sassuolo man standing in for Jorginho.
Italy give Stefano Sensi his Italy debut with Domenico Berardi, Kevin Lasagna, Francesco Acerbi and Emerson against the USA.
The nominees for the 2018 Serie A Team of the Year, Coach of the Year, referee and best goal have been announced.
Italy Coach Roberto Mancini is “curious to see” Sandro Tonali, Stefano Sensi and other new faces in action in tonight’s friendly with the USA.
Italy are expected to start Sandro Tonali, Daniele Rugani and Domenico Berardi in the friendly against the USA.
Sassuolo wing-back Claud Adjapong fractured his fibula during the Italy Under-21 friendly against England this week.
Italy are expected to start Ciro Immobile, Lorenzo Insigne and Federico Chiesa, while Portugal rely on Andre Silva, Joao Cancelo and Mario Rui.