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Milan and Torino would both be in Serie A’s top four based on the last six games, statistics from FootyStats reveal.
Coach Eusebio Di Francesco says Roma need “consistency” which would be helped by “continuity with certain players”.
Milan striker Patrick Cutrone’s 12 goals this season represents the second-best tally for a player Under-20, beaten only by Kylian Mbappé.
Felipe Anderson could reportedly return to the Lazio squad for the game with Steaua Bucharest on Thursday night.
As Napoli and Juventus continue their two horse race towards the Scudetto, Ramez Nathan selects his best XI from Week 24.
Inter got a first win in two months against Bologna, but the game exposed just how much they miss Mauro Icardi.
Inter defender Miranda will have scans today, having suffered a thigh injury against Bologna yesterday.
Sampdoria sporting director Daniele Prade says “we’ll certainly make an offer” to Ivan Strinic, who is thought to be close to Milan.
Milan are reportedly ready to extend the contract of Coach Gennaro Gattuso following recent good results.
Today's Italian sports headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Benevento Coach Roberto De Zerbi concedes Roma “dominated the second half” and proved to be “of a superior level.”
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino looks set to leave Toby Alderweireld out against Juventus and believes Paulo Dybala is “one of the best in the world.”
Eusebio Di Francesco wants the 5-2 victory over Benevento to be “a starting point” for Roma and knew Cengiz Under would come good.
Federico Fazio believes Roma “are on the right track now and overturned a difficult situation” to beat Benevento 5-2.
Roma fought back after a shock Benevento opener to win 5-2 and leap into fourth place with Cengiz Under’s brace and assist.
Cagliari confirm midfielder Luca Cigarini has fractured his right foot and will have a specialist consultation tomorrow.
Torino assistant manager Nicolò Frustalupi filled in for suspended Walter Mazzarri and believes they maintained “balance” to beat Udinese.
Monchi believes Roma, Inter and Lazio “have more or less the same chance” of a Champions League spot and discussed their transfer strategy.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from tonight’s Serie A match, as Roma target fourth place against Benevento.
Benevento President Oreste Vigorito prepares to face Roma and reveals they helped Bacary Sagna “rediscover the joy of the sport.”
Benevento’s Marco D’Alessandro is excited to face hometown club Roma and hopes Bacary Sagna can help them achieve “this miracle.”
Gregoire Defrel believes Roma’s finishing problems are “a psychological issue, but the goals will come and there will be many of them.”
Parma converted a late penalty to at least pick up a point against Perugia, while a George Puscas hat-trick crushed Cittadella.
Roma are forced to revamp tactically and in personnel, but a victory over Benevento would take them into the top four.
Napoli have the second best record in Europe’s top five leagues this season, ahead of Barcelona and second only to Manchester City.
Fabio Pecchia holds his hands up and admits Sampdoria “deserved their victory” over Hellas Verona. “It’s a step backwards.”
Rolando Maran admits Chievo are in a deep crisis after their home defeat to Genoa. “We can’t translate our training work to the match.”
Massimo Oddo was furious with the officials after Udinese’s 2-0 defeat to Torino. “They disallowed a perfectly good goal and there was a foul on theirs.”
Genoa notched up their second consecutive away victory in stoppages, but Davide Ballardini warns “we’re not safe from relegation yet.”
Yann Karamoh relished “the most important goal of my career” after Inter beat Bologna 2-1 at San Siro with his stunning solo strike.
Marco Giampaolo concedes Sampdoria struggled to break Verona down, but “we were never under pressure and had to finish them off.”
Bologna Coach Roberto Donadoni criticised the referee after penalty appeals and two red cards in the defeat to Inter. “Yet we almost equalised.”
Andrea Belotti celebrated his first goal in over two months as Torino beat Udinese. “Europe is our objective.”
Luciano Spalletti felt “expectations were unduly raised” by Inter’s strong start to the season and had advice for Yann Karamoh and Marcelo Brozovic.
Eder insists Inter are “united” after ending their two-month drought to beat nine-man Bologna 2-1. “We’re on track.”