Serie A Previews: Roma-Inter clash
There are some intriguing fixtures today, as Juventus visit Empoli, Napoli go to Atalanta, Milan host Sassuolo, Torino face Fiorentina and tonight it’s the Roma-Inter showdown.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Iachini feels Udinese pressure
Beppe Iachini admits his Udinese job is under threat after a 3-0 home defeat to Lazio and angry fan protests.
Inzaghi: 'Very proud of Lazio'
Simone Inzaghi was “very proud” of his reshuffled Lazio side after a dominant performance at Udinese and explained the tactical switch.
Keita: 'Deserved victory'
Keita Balde Diao saw “a deserved victory” over Udinese, but is not getting distracted by Lazio’s current position.
Immobile's Lazio crush Udinese
Ciro Immobile bagged a brace around Keita Balde Diao’s strike as Lazio ran riot with a 3-0 win away to Udinese.
‘Genoa ready for Bologna’
Genoa Coach Ivan Juric regrets his team not beating Pescara but says they are ready to face Bologna.
Aleix Vidal to Milan?
It is reported that Barcelona’s Aleix Vidal wants to leave the club and is a target for Milan.
De Zerbi: ‘Palermo are mine’
Coach Roberto De Zerbi feels Palermo are already ‘his team’ but wants his players to show hunger for success.
Giampaolo feels Samp support
Marco Giampaolo says he feels the support of Sampdoria’s board and fans despite recent results.
Oddo: 'Pescara too naive'
Pescara Coach Massimo Oddo complained they “lacked experience, balance and a team ethic” in the 2-0 defeat to Chievo.
Maran: 'Chievo can aim high'
Rolando Maran said pressing was key to Chievo’s 2-0 victory at Pescara and he won’t rule out a push for European qualification.
Galliani: ‘Marvellous years’
Milan CEO Adriano Galliani confirms he will ‘do something else’ once the Rossoneri have been sold to a Chinese consortium.
Lazio change system with Ciro Immobile and Keita Balde Diao amid an injury crisis as they visit Duvan Zapata’s hard to beat Udinese.
Flying Donkeys defeat the Delfini
Pescara wasted several good chances and were caught out by two late Chievo counter-attacks at the Stadio Adriatico.
Conte to recall Pasalic?
It is reported that Antonio Conte wants to recall Milan’s Mario Pasalic back to Chelsea in January.
LIVEBLOG: Serie A Saturday
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Nicola: ‘We are chasing a dream’
Crotone boss Davide Nicola says his side are chasing a dream as they prepare to face Cagliari.
Allan: ‘Higuain a closed chapter’
Napoli’s Allan says the club have now moved on from Gonzalo Higuain’s departure to Juventus.
Joao Pedro suffers fracture
Bad news for Cagliari, as trequartista Joao Pedro is set for a lengthy lay-off after fracturing his fibula.
Official: Prandelli new Valencia Coach
Cesare Prandelli is officially the new Coach of Valencia, signing a contract to June 2018.
Martusciello: 'Juve won't snub Empoli'
Empoli Coach Giovanni Martusciello can only “hope Juventus do snub this game, even if I doubt they will.”
Donadoni wants desire and intensity
Roberto Donadoni wants to see desire and intensity from his Bologna players when they face Genoa on Sunday.
Gasp: 'Napoli best football in Italy'
Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini claims tomorrow’s opponents Napoli “play the best football in Italy.”
Milan, Sassuolo squads announced
Milan have named a 24-man squad ahead of Sunday afternoon’s Serie A meeting with Sassuolo.
EDF: 'Sassuolo beat Milan to Europe, so...'
Eusebio Di Francesco said Sassuolo “can’t be unhappy” at fatigue against Milan, because they qualified for the Europa League instead.
High-flying Chievo face a potentially dangerous trip to Pescara, were even the biggest clubs have so far struggled.
Albiol out of Atalanta-Napoli
Raul Albiol is out of Napoli’s trip to Atalanta tomorrow, but Ivan Strinic returns and there could be some new faces.
Serie B: Minnows continue to amaze
Cittadella and Benevento keep on pulling surprises, while Giampaolo Pazzini inspired Verona to triumph at Trapani and Perugia shock Frosinone.
Sousa: 'Mihajlovic perfect for Toro'
Fiorentina boss Paulo Sousa believes Torino “will fight to the end for Europe, as they have the perfect Coach and a lot of quality.”
Mihajlovic: 'Torino not a fluke'
Sinisa Mihajlovic wants a “final exam” from Torino against Fiorentina to prove the victory over Roma was not a fluke.
Agent: 'Verratti not at PSG forever'
Marco Verratti’s agent warns “it’s unlikely he’ll play his entire career at Paris Saint-Germain, as he’ll seek new adventures.”
Spalletti 'considering' Totti start
Luciano Spalletti is “considering” 40-year-old Francesco Totti from the start when Roma host Inter tomorrow night.
Joao Mario in, Brozovic still out
Joao Mario is back to face Roma tomorrow evening, but Inter have again left out Marcelo Brozovic.
Spalletti: 'De Boer critics unfair'
Luciano Spalletti feels for Frank de Boer and the endless criticism of the Italian sports media as Roma host Inter tomorrow.
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