Antonio Conte confirms that Sassuolo’s Domenico Berardi has pulled out of the Italy squad with injury.
A late Massimo Maccarone header gave Empoli victory and ended Sassuolo’s unbeaten record.
There are fears Domenico Berardi could miss his first senior Italy call-up after a muscular problem for Sassuolo.
Follow all the action from today’s EIGHT Serie A games, including Palermo-Roma, Sampdoria-Inter, Juventus-Bologna, Fiorentina-Atalanta and Milan-Napoli.
Sassuolo are the only remaining unbeaten side in Serie A this season and visit unpredictable Empoli in the lunchtime game.
Sassuolo President Lorenzo Squinzi reveals their ambitions and Domenico Berardi’s €25m price-tag for Juventus.
Marco Giampaolo urged Empoli to “react” to two consecutive defeats as they host unbeaten Sassuolo today.
As Domenico Berardi has moved up to the senior Italy squad, the Under-21s call Nicolò Fazzi and Luca Garritano.
Antonio Conte called Fabio Quagliarella, Domenico Berardi and Sebastian Giovinco for Euro 2016 qualifiers against Azerbaijan and Norway.
Eusebio Di Francesco said Sassuolo are “enjoying ourselves” in the top four and take that enthusiasm to Empoli.
Sassuolo Coach Eusebio Di Francesco warns against 'Scudetto dreams', while praising Domenico Berardi: 'He's absolutely ready for a top team'.
Juventus could reportedly revive interest in Sime Vrsaljko in January, depending on Stephan Lichtsteiner’s condition.
Former Italy CT Cesare Prandelli criticises the ‘bad habit’ of clubs neglecting young Italians in favour of buying from abroad.
Coach Eusebio Di Francesco laments the goal ‘unjustly disallowed’ for Sassuolo after their 1-1 draw against Chievo.
Lazio fought back for a win at Verona, but nine-man Torino beat Palermo to go second, Chievo held Sassuolo amid controversy and Udinese conquered Bologna.
Follow all the action from the Serie A games, including Genoa-Milan, Verona-Lazio and Torino-Palermo.
Leaders Inter and second-placed Fiorentina face off, while Milan visit Genoa, Lazio take on Verona and Sassuolo-Chievo is a surprise clash.
After Inter won once again to stay at the top of the table Dave Taylor picks his top XI from Week 5.
“I would’ve signed Domenico Berardi if I were Juventus,” confessed Sassuolo Coach Eusebio Di Francesco.
Eusebio Di Francesco refused to let Sassuolo rest on their laurels after flying into third place with a win at Palermo.