CATANIA NEWS

Catania are without Nicolas Spolli, Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez and Mariano Izco, but Gonzalo Bergessio has recovered to face Milan.
Milan boss Massimiliano Allegri has admitted that tomorrow's match with Catania will be more important than last weekend's win over Juventus.
Catania boss Rolando Maran believes his side can bounce back from their loss to Palermo last weekend when they face Milan on Friday.
Marco Amelia will again start in goal for Milan in the game at Catania after the injured Christian Abbiati didn’t make the squad.
Rolando Maran concedes Catania “did not play well” against rivals Palermo. “This defeat really burns.”
Gian Piero Gasperini hailed Palermo’s Derby di Sicilia triumph and revealed Fabrizio Miccoli “promised to take us all out for dinner.”
Fabrizio Miccoli scored his 100th Serie A goal and Josip Ilicic bagged a brace as Palermo got back on track by crushing Catania 3-1 in the Sicilian Derby.
The Sicilian Derby lights up Saturday night in Serie A with Fabrizio Miccoli attempting to revive Palermo against high-flying Catania.
Palermo director Pietro Lo Monaco is firing up the troops ahead of tonight’s Sicilian Derby against his former club Catania. “This is no time for nostalgia – it’s war.”
The Sicilian derby is already heating up after Catania exchanged vicious insults with Palermo director Pietro Lo Monaco on “vulgarity, verbal violence and pathetic, demented statements.”
Catania Sporting Director Sergio Gasparin has admitted he is delighted with the club's start to the season.
Pablo Barrientos surprised many when he used Twitter to declare he is going to leave Catania.
Rolando Maran praised Catania's patience, but Eugenio Corini has regrets for Chievo.
This was an extremely tense weekend with seven red cards, saved penalties and last-gasp comebacks that reshuffle the bottom of the table.
Eugenio Corini wants Chievo to rely on the element of surprise in Catania this afternoon. “We’re not beaten yet.”
Catania boss Rolando Maran warns his men must focus on Chievo, because being distracted by the upcoming Sicilian derby would be “a huge mistake.”
Ivo Pulga rues Cagliari's missed opportunities and Rolando Maran is grateful for the point.
Mariano Andujar needed a series of great saves to earn Catania a point in Cagliari after some controversy over the Is Arenas seating.
The line-ups for the 17.00 GMT kick-off Cagliari-Catania have been announced, but fans feared another defeat if the club insisted on ignoring the authorities’ decision to close the stands.
The Cagliari confusion at the Is Arenas continues, as it has only been announced hours before the game with Catania that the main stand is closed.