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Sunday October 22 2017
HT: Bonucci sees red for Milan

Leonardo Bonucci was sent off for lashing out an elbow, as Milan’s must-win game with Genoa just got even harder.

Follow all the action as it happens from today’s EIGHT Serie A games on the LIVEBLOG.

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Sunday October 22 2017
Serie A line-ups

Here are the line-ups for the Serie A matches kicking off at 14.00 UK time (13.00 GMT).

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Atalanta-Bologna

Atalanta: Berisha, Caldara, Palomino, Masiello, Castagne, De Roon, Freuler, Spinazzola, Cristante, Petagna, Ilicic

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Sunday October 22 2017
Liveblog: Serie A Super Sunday

Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s Serie A games, including the Verona Derby, Milan-Genoa, Torino-Roma, Udinese-Juventus and Lazio-Cagliari.

If you are on a mobile device or tablet, then follow the Liveblog HERE.

We begin at the Stadio Bentegodi at 11.30 UK time (10.30 GMT) for the Derby della Scala, as Chievo and Hellas Verona face off in a local rivalry.

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Sunday October 22 2017
Zapata has Taarabt warning

Milan defender Cristian Zapata joked he’ll have to give friend, former teammate and Genoa forward Adel Taarabt “a kicking” at San Siro today.

It kicks off at San Siro at 14.00 UK time (13.00 GMT), click here for the line-ups and Liveblog.

“I talked to Taarabt yesterday, we’re still good friends. I joked around and told him that if he plays in my area, I’m going to have to give him a kicking!” Zapata told Mediaset Premium.

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Sunday October 22 2017
Line-ups: Milan-Genoa

Milan revamp with a new 3-4-2-1 system, as Vincenzo Montella must win or risk losing his job against some familiar Genoa faces.

It kicks off at San Siro at 14.00 UK time (13.00 GMT), follow the build-up and action from all today’s Serie A games on the LIVEBLOG.

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Sunday October 22 2017
Kaladze new Mayor of Tbilisi

Former Milan and Georgia defender Kakha Kaladze is the new Mayor of Tbilisi after winning the election.

Exit polls show a comfortable victory for the ex-player, who represents the ruling Georgian Dream coalition.

The Central Election Commission confirmed he had taken 51.1 per cent of the vote, so won’t even require a run-off.

Zaal Udumashvili only got 17.5 per cent, followed by independent Aleko Elisashvili with 16.5 per cent.

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Sunday October 22 2017
Spurs prepare Suso swoop

Suso is the most likely player to be sold if Milan don’t make it into the Champions League, with Tottenham and Arsenal waiting.

CEO Marco Fassone confirmed in an interview with La Stampa newspaper yesterday that the Rossoneri would be forced to sell “one or two top players” to balance the books if they failed to qualify for Europe’s top tier.

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Sunday October 22 2017
An Introduction to Serie B

Pippo Inzaghi’s Venezia are top ahead of Zdenek Zeman's Pescara with only four points between the top 15 sides, as Patrick Graham urges you to follow Serie B.

Venezia is club unlike any other, who under the ownership of celebrity American lawyer Joe Tacopina have enjoyed a meteoric rise. After 15 years outside of the top flight, and three bankruptcies, finally the good times seem to be beckoning for the club on the lagoon, as they are now only one rung below Serie A and top of the table under Coach Pippo Inzaghi.

The ascent of the club despite their tumultuous past has been well documented, however it helps shine a welcome light on one of Europe’s most entertaining, yet little talked about divisions.

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Keep up to date with the latest news and action from Spain's Primera Division with Football Espana - from the team behind Football Italia.

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Sunday October 22 2017
Taarabt: 'Milan destroyed me'

Adel Taarabt claims he was “psychologically destroyed” from his spell at Milan, but is a new man and lost 11kg thanks to Genoa.

The 28-year-old Morocco international had just six months at San Siro on loan from QPR from January to June 2014.

He scored four goals in 16 competitive games for the club, also providing two assists.

“That experience destroyed my psychologically,” Taarabt told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

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Sunday October 22 2017
Gattuso favourite for Milan job

Gennaro Gattuso could be promoted from the Milan youth team to the main job if Vincenzo Montella loses to Genoa today.

The Rossoneri have suffered three consecutive Serie A defeats to Sampdoria, Roma and Inter, making this a must-win game.

Directors Marco Fassone and Massimiliano Mirabelli have dropped hints that time is running out for Montella.

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