BOLOGNA NEWS

Davide Ballardini was disappointed with Bologna and Eusebio Di Francesco pleased to at least get a point.
Inter sank Torino and Parma pushed Verona aside for sixth, while Atalanta punished 10-man Lazio and Sampdoria won a six-goal thriller with Livorno.
Andrea Mandorlini admits it was far from Verona's best day, but Davide Ballardini wanted more than a point.
Sampdoria earned a shock victory away to Torino, Parma sank 10-man Sassuolo, Atalanta and Genoa won, but Bologna held Hellas Verona.
Rolando Bianchi has weighed in on the issue of who will win the title, claiming that Roma are actually better than Juventus.
The Italian Football Federation have added their name to a campaign against homophobia, which had seen Davide Moscardelli and Daniele Dessena abused online.
Alessandro Diamanti scored a brace on his official Guangzhou Evergrande debut, beating Melbourne Victory 4-2.
Bologna defender Mikael Antonsson says his team must treat every upcoming game until the end of the season like a cup final.
Daniele De Rossi sees “a completely different Roma” and praised Rudi Garcia with a veiled reference to Zdenek Zeman.
Rudi Garcia hailed Roma’s “very important victory” at Bologna and hopes Juventus can trip up in the Turin Derby.
Davide Ballardini was frustrated at Bologna’s defeat to Roma, especially as it was an avoidable one.
Radja Nainggolan’s first goal in a Roma jersey gave them a hard-fought 1-0 victory away to Bologna.
Roma need to keep up the pressure on leaders Juventus, but make changes for a tricky trip to Bologna this evening.
Alessandro Diamanti is impressed with his first match for Guangzhou Evergrande and confident he won’t miss out on an Italy call.
Bologna defender Mikael Antonsson has insisted that the Rossoblu can beat Roma when the two face each other on Saturday.
Davide Ballardini is aware that his Bologna side will come up against a ‘quality’ Roma outfit on Saturday.
Rudi Garcia says he hopes to stay at Roma for a long time and bring success, as he urges fans to follow regulations on territorial discrimination.
Rudi Garcia has named his squad to face Bologna and is able to include Vasilis Torosidis and Mattia Destro.
Roma hope Francesco Totti can be fit to face Inter next week after an encouraging medical report.
Romanews.eu are reporting that Giallorossi trio Maicon, Mehdi Benatia and Francesco Totti could be doubtful for their side’s next Serie A match.