PALERMO NEWS

Maurizio Zamparini complains about the referee in Palermo’s defeat to Lazio and rejects talk of Beppe Iachini being at risk.
Beppe Iachini sees Palermo fans as still committed to supporting the team, despite Monday’s 4-0 defeat to Lazio at the Renzo Barbera.
Stefano Pioli hailed his Lazio players after they played with ‘assurance and simplicity’ in their 4-0 victory over Palermo on Monday night.
Filip Djordjevic could not hide his delight after bagging a hat-trick in Lazio’s 4-0 victory over Palermo on Monday night.
Filip Djordjevic’s first three goals for Lazio helped ensure they left the Renzo Barbera with three points and their hosts Palermo very much frustrated.
Palermo keep the faith in their attacking firepower for tonight’s visit of Lazio, who are much-changed in Week 5.
Maurizio Zamparini has reiterated his faith in Beppe Iachini, says Palermo can aim for top seven and that Paulo Dybala will one day be worth €40m.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini blasted Abel Hernandez for his move to Hull City. “He’ll never achieve his aims.”
Lazio Coach Stefano Pioli is “incredulous” when he sees his team bottom of the table and expects a result at Palermo.
Empoli’s Mirko Valdifiori is the only player suspended after Week 4 of Serie A, and he is joined in the stands by Maurizio Sarri.
Palermo and Italy Under-21 forward Andrea Belotti says that Andriy Shevchenko is his role model on and off the pitch.
Andrea Belotti bagged his first Serie A brace against Napoli, but his agent reveals the Palermo striker almost joined them.
Rafa Benitez said Napoli “need to be helped at this moment,” but denied he risks the sack after a 3-3 with Palermo.
Gokhan Inler said Napoli players take the blame for a 3-3 draw with Palermo. “It’s our fault.”
Napoli threw away a 2-0 lead and were pegged back 3-3 by Palermo as Andrea Belotti netted twice.
Juventus swept Cesena aside, but Roma needed a late Miralem Pjanic gem to conquer Parma and Inter won with a Daniel Osvaldo volley.
Napoli are in crisis and Rafa Benitez makes yet more changes as they host impressive Palermo.
Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain said “Rafa Benitez is right when he says we must all stay united” against Palermo.
Jorginho has not recovered in time for Napoli-Palermo, but the club hits a new low on ticket sales for tonight.
Beppe Iachini wants to see “great character” from Palermo against Napoli after they took points off Inter.