EMPOLI NEWS

Empoli got their second consecutive victory, but Maurizio Sarri warned “there’s a long road to safety.”
Roberto Donadoni insists “nobody is giving up at Parma, especially not me” after a 2-0 home defeat to Empoli.
Fiorentina conquered Verona at the Bentegodi, Antonio Di Natale made history, Empoli added to Parma’s misery and Cesena stalled Sampdoria.
Roberto Donadoni urged Parma to focus on Empoli and not their financial problems. “Our only objective is to win.”
Empoli’s Albanian international defender Elseid Hysaj is reportedly a target for Ligue 1 side Lille.
Gigi Di Biagio has added Federico Barba and Alessio Cragno to the Italy Under-21 squad for a friendly with Denmark.
Empoli’s Daniele Rugani is still struggling to believe that he is been called up by Antonio Conte ahead of the games with Croatia and Albania.
With the top three winning and normality returning to Serie A, Dave Taylor picks his best XI from Week 11.
Daniele Rugani will likely return to Juventus in the summer, Empoli President Fabrizio Corsi has revealed.
Mario Balotelli, Alessio Cerci, Roberto Soriano, Stephan El Shaarawy, Emiliano Moretti and Andrea Bertolacci are new names for Croatia.
Maurizio Sarri praised Empoli for “no lapses in concentration” after their 2-1 victory over Lazio.
Lazio Coach Stefano Pioli felt the 2-1 defeat at Empoli was decided by poor “defending on set plays.”
Empoli beat Lazio to stop them going into third place, Palermo missed a penalty to hold Udinese and Sergio Pellissier revived Chievo against Cesena.
Lazio can go clear in third place with a victory away to Empoli this afternoon and rely on Filip Djordjevic.
Maurizio Sarri prepares to face Lazio and wants to be “Empoli’s Sir Alex Ferguson” after a contract extension.
Stefano Pioli believes Lazio cannot be “fooled” by Empoli’s lowly position in the Serie A table. “They are very dangerous.”
Federico Marchetti, Stefan Radu, Dusan Basta and Keita Balde Diao are out of Lazio’s trip to Empoli.
Empoli have officially renewed Coach Maurizio Sarri’s contract to June 2017.
Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio has named 25 players for the friendly against Denmark to be played in Matera on November 17.
Alvaro Morata is fired up after his goal against Empoli and urged Juventus to bring on Olympiacos.