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‘Napoli need Europa League’
Napoli midfielder Valon Behrami says the importance of the Europa League to his side cannot be underestimated.
Benitez: Calcio must change
Napoli Coach Rafa Benitez believes there must be a change in the way Italian teams approach matches.
‘Viola can’t wait for Juve’
Fiorentina’s Massimo Ambrosini says his side cannot wait for their Europa League tie with Juventus to resume on Thursday.
Webb & Atkinson in charge of Italians
English referees Howard Webb and Martin Atkinson will be in charge for Fiorentina-Juventus and Napoli-Porto on Thursday.
Rossi flies in for Fiorentina-Juve
Giuseppe Rossi will be at the Stadio Franchi on Thursday for Fiorentina-Juventus in the Europa League.
Viola ‘have no fear’
Fiorentina goalkeeper Norberto Neto says his side are not scared by the prospect of their Europa League match with Juventus.
Bonucci: Most important win
Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci says his side’s late win over Genoa was the most important of their season.
Marotta: To Florence to win!
Beppe Marotta has assured that Juventus’ goal this week is to ‘go to Fiorentina and win’ to maintain their Europa League journey.
Conte: 'Only a great team...'
Antonio Conte pointed out “only a great team” like Juventus could’ve won in Genoa tonight and blasted their critics.
Montella wary of enthusiasm
Vincenzo Montella was impressed by Chievo’s approach, but fears excessive enthusiasm around Fiorentina.
Montella: 'Fiorentina, ignore Juve'
Vincenzo Montella is keeping Fiorentina focused on Chievo between Euro derbies with Juventus. “Mario Gomez is improving.”
Benitez: 'Historic Napoli chance'
Rafa Benitez said Napoli “have an historic opportunity” and must continue building for the future with more star players.
Trap backs Juve squad rotation
Giovanni Trapattoni defended Antonio Conte’s use of squad rotation. “Juventus cannot snub any competition.”
‘Viola must be better next week’
Mario Gomez says Fiorentina must play even better in next week’s Europa League second leg if they want to progress against Juventus.
Benitez belief in Hamsik
Napoli Coach Rafa Benitez is fully confident that Marek Hamsik will soon rediscover his best form.
Europe or the sack for Seedorf
Clarence Seedorf has been ordered to finish in the Europa League places this season or face the sack.
Neto: 'Viola heads never dropped'
Norberto Neto hailed Fiorentina’s attitude after they fought back for a Europa League draw away to Juventus.
Montella: 'Gomez perfect moment'
Vincenzo Montella said Mario Gomez “couldn’t have picked a better moment” to score in Fiorentina’s draw at Juventus.
Conte: 'Better than on Sunday'
Antonio Conte “preferred this performance to Sunday’s” despite the failure to beat Fiorentina in the Europa League.
Buffon: 'Juve thought it was safe'
Gigi Buffon admits Juventus “thought we could take the 1-0 home” against Fiorentina and were punished.
Vidal 'bitter' at Euro draw
Arturo Vidal scored within three minutes, but was left “very bitter” by “a bad performance” in Juventus-Fiorentina.
Borja Valero: 'Fantastic Fiorentina!'
Borja Valero said Fiorentina were “fantastic” to fight back from a goal after three minutes to draw at Juventus.
EL: Gomez earns Juve-Fiorentina draw
Mario Gomez’s first goal of 2014 gave Fiorentina a precious 1-1 Europa League draw at the Juventus Stadium.
Castro and Martinez wanted 2-0
Coach Luis Castro and striker Jackson Martinez felt Porto should’ve beaten Napoli by more than one goal.
Hamsik: 'I'm not the man I was'
Marek Hamsik is frustrated with himself after another poor Napoli performance. “I am not the man I once was.”
Benitez: 'Napoli can turn it round'
Rafa Benitez is confident “the Stadio San Paolo can make the difference” after Napoli’s 1-0 Europa League defeat at Porto.
Quintero: 'Napoli still in it'
Porto’s Juan Fernando Quintero warns his teammates that “the tie is still open” after a 1-0 victory over Napoli.
Reina: 'Defeat was fair'
Pepe Reina admits Napoli’s 1-0 Europa League defeat to Porto was “a bad result, but a fair one.”
Marotta backs Juve rotation
Juventus director Beppe Marotta backed Antonio Conte’s squad rotation for the Europa League tie with Fiorentina.
EL: Napoli beaten by Porto
Napoli lost 1-0 away to Porto with their former target Jackson Martinez getting the goal, but they risked a heavier defeat.
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