Serse Cosmi saw the red card as a decisive moment for Lecce, while Bortolo Mutti takes a Palermo point.
Serie A: Relegation shake-up
Today’s results affect the drop zone, as Novara suck Siena back down, Lecce-Palermo was a thriller in the sign of red cards and Bologna fought back to hold Chievo.
Both Lecce and Palermo shared the spoils after going down to 10 men in the first half of this chaotic encounter.
Cosmi believes in Lecce
Serse Cosmi takes on Palermo, the team he managed for a month last season, and feels Lecce can fight back to avoid relegation.
Zamparini regrets Cosmi
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini prepares to face Lecce and admits he “made a mistake” sacking Delio Rossi for Serse Cosmi.
Mutti ignores Palermo axe talk
Palermo boss Bortolo Mutti prepares for a tough test against Lecce and won’t be distracted by “the usual” talk about his job being at risk.
Previews: Cagliari, Palermo seek reactions
As Massimo Ficcadenti makes his second debut as Cagliari Coach, Palermo’s Bortolo Mutti could be out of a job by the end of Week 28.
Miccoli hits back at booking conspiracy
Fabrizio Miccoli has accused the Italian media of exaggerating his actions, after it was alleged that he deliberately got himself booked last weekend.
‘Fine’ Ilicic could leave Palermo
Josip Ilicic has denied that his drop in form is a crisis and also refused to rule out speculation of leaving Palermo in the summer.
Palermo dismiss Reja invention
Palermo have dismissed reports that they are thinking about approaching Lazio boss Edy Reja for 2012-13.
Kjaer-Silvestre swap ruled out
Roma have dismissed speculation that they will attempt to offer Palermo Simon Kjaer in exchange for Matias Silvestre.
Zamparini on Cellino and Pioli
Whilst backing Massimo Cellino for changing Coach as regularly as he does, Maurizio Zamparini has admitted regretting sacking Stefano Pioli last summer.
‘Nocerino the buy of the century’
Milan’s move for Palermo’s Antonio Nocerino was the transfer of the century, argues the midfielder’s agent.
Zampa: 'Mutti not at risk, but...'
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini assures Coach Bortolo Mutti “is not at risk,” but warned his players they must be “pulled by the hair.”
'Bitter' Zampa wields Mutti axe?
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini was “very bitter” at the home defeat to Roma and the club refused to rule out sacking Bortolo Mutti.
De Rossi targets Champions League
Daniele De Rossi has not given up hope of Champions League qualification for Roma. “We’ll try to win them all and see where we end up.”
Mutti curses early goal
Bortolo Mutti feels the Roma goal in the opening three minutes “from our mistake” had a big psychological impact on Palermo.
Enrique admires Roma attitude
Luis Enrique feels Roma finally had “the right attitude and focus throughout the 90 minutes” for their victory in Palermo.
Borini conquers Palermo
Roma relied on a Fabio Borini goal in the opening three minutes to squeeze a 1-0 victory away to Palermo.
Roma have Francesco Totti, Erik Lamela and Fabio Borini in their trident to face Fabrizio Miccoli’s Palermo this evening.
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