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Sunday February 10 2019
Clinical Juve conquer Sassuolo

Sassuolo were left to rue wasted opportunities, as clinical Juventus emerged 3-0 winners with Sami Khedira, Cristiano Ronaldo and Emre Can.

This result allows the reigning champions to go 11 points clear of Napoli at the top of the table.

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Sunday February 10 2019
Piatek seeks Cagliari breakthrough

Milan star Krzysztof Piatek has scored against 12 different clubs this season, but Cagliari are one of the few to have escaped him.

The Poland international only started working in Italian football six months ago, but has already made his mark on most opponents.

While at Genoa, Piatek found the back of the net against Empoli, Bologna, Sassuolo, Lazio, Chievo, Frosinone, Parma, Sampdoria, SPAL, Roma and Atalanta.

The only teams he has faced in Serie A and not scored past are Juventus, Milan, Udinese, Inter, Napoli, Torino, Cagliari and Fiorentina.

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Sunday February 10 2019
Napoli travel sickness

The lack of goals in recent away games is starting to become a concern for the Neapolitans at the wrong end of the season, writes Anthony Barbagallo.

Last season’s 3-0 thumping in Florence was the turning point for Maurizio Sarri and the Partenopei’s Scudetto ambitions in Serie A. Once again, Napoli dropped vital points against the Viola at the Artemio Franchi on Saturday evening – this time with a slightly new line-up and different Coach at the helm.

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Sunday February 10 2019
Thigh strain for Mario Rui?

Mario Rui is expected to be out of action for at least a week after suffering a thigh strain during Napoli’s 0-0 draw with Fiorentina.

The Portugal international pulled up just a couple of minutes into the match at the Stadio Franchi on Saturday.

According to Calciomercato.it and others, Mario Rui has a suspected thigh strain in his left leg.

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Sunday February 10 2019
Hamsik to China on Monday?

Napoli midfielder Marek Hamsik will reportedly complete his move to Dalian Yifang on Monday.

The 31-year-old was left out of the Partenopei squad to face Fiorentina on Saturday, with question marks still hanging over his future.

However, he could officially complete his move to China on Monday as his €20m transfer fee is expected to be paid, according to Corriere dello Sport.

The Slovakian international has been with Napoli since 2007, scoring 121 goals in over 500 appearances for the club.

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Saturday February 9 2019
Koulibaly: 'If you don't believe...'

Kalidou Koulibaly insists “anyone who doesn’t believe in the Scudetto should stay out of the Napoli locker room.”

The Partenopei were held to a 0-0 draw by Fiorentina at the Stadio Franchi, so if Juventus beat Sassuolo tomorrow, they’ll extend the gap at the top to 11 points.

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Saturday February 9 2019
Pioli: 'Fiorentina showed courage'

Stefano Pioli felt Fiorentina showed “courage and held out for a positive result” against Napoli even amid numerous setbacks.

The Viola had goalkeeper Alban Lafont to thank for a series of stunning saves and were essentially down to 10 men in the final minutes with German Pezzella limping badly.

“We had courage and accepted a one-on-one situation with Napoli, who are among the strongest sides in Serie A,” the Coach told Sky Sport Italia following a 0-0 draw.

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Saturday February 9 2019
Liveblog: Serie A Super Saturday

Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens when giant-killers Fiorentina host Napoli and Inter face a very tricky trip to Parma.

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

We begin at 17.00 GMT at the Stadio Franchi, where Napoli were crushed here 3-0 last season after Kalidou Koulibaly’s early red card, effectively the result that ended their Scudetto dreams.

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Saturday February 9 2019
Ancelotti: 'Napoli deserved victory'

Carlo Ancelotti claims Napoli “dropped two points we would’ve deserved for attacking from start to finish” against Fiorentina.

The Partenopei failed to find the net for their third Serie A away fixture in a row, four games including the Coppa Italia.

“We dropped two points that we would’ve deserved for attacking from start to finish,” the Coach told Sky Sport Italia after the 0-0 draw.

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Saturday February 9 2019
Biraghi: 'Mature Fiorentina'

Cristiano Biraghi felt Fiorentina showed maturity to battle it out for a point against Napoli. “We caused them a lot of problems.”

Alban Lafont and Alex Meret performed heroics in goal, while the Partenopei were also very wasteful in the 0-0 draw.

“We were up against a side that is challenging for the Scudetto and we caused them a lot of problems. We had chances to score, so did they, but we kept a clean sheet and gave our all,” the Viola defender told Sky Sport Italia.

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