SASSUOLO NEWS

Following the return of Serie A after an international break Dave Taylor picks his best XI from Week 12.
The Lega Serie A have banned Atalanta’s Richmond Boakye for two games, and handed one game suspensions to five others.
Eusebio Di Francesco reveals he gave Sassuolo the hairdryer treatment at half-time in their 1-0 win over Torino.
Torino Coach Giampiero Ventura blasted fans for “insulting a team that has more points than last season.”
Torino failed to convert their third penalty of the season, so Antonio Floro Flores snatched a late Sassuolo away victory.
Torino and Sassuolo are locked together on 12 points, so the early game is a head-to-head with Fabio Quagliarella against Simone Zaza.
Eusebio Di Francesco “can’t wait to get back on the field” for today’s early Torino-Sassuolo kick-off.
Torino are without six players for tomorrow’s early kick-off with Sassuolo, adding Marcelo Larrondo and Salvatore Masiello to the absentee list.
Francesco Acerbi says he now looks at life from a ‘different perspective’, following his first call-up to the Italy squad.
Francesco Acerbi was “happy and proud” to make his Italy debut against Albania after twice overcoming cancer.
Antonio Conte tested out a brand-new Italy line-up for tomorrow’s Albania friendly, heavy in Genoa and Sampdoria players.
Simone Zaza said Italy strikers had to “sacrifice ourselves for the team” in a 1-1 draw with Croatia.
Juventus “could well release” one from Simone Zaza and Manolo Gabbiadini, confirmed Beppe Marotta.
Sassuolo defender Francesco Acerbi said chemotherapy “helped me realise many things” on the way to his Italy debut.
Sassuolo defender Francesco Acerbi “did not expect” to receive an Italy call just months after defeating cancer.
Italy called another 14 players to face Albania, including Stefano Okaka, Francesco Acerbi, Domenico Criscito and Stefano Sturaro.
Francesco Acerbi is tipped for an Italy call-up against Albania, a return after twice being diagnosed with cancer.
Simone Zaza has says he’s delighted that Mario Balotelli has been recalled to the Italy squad, calling the Liverpool man ‘a champion’.
Mario Balotelli, Alessio Cerci, Roberto Soriano, Stephan El Shaarawy, Emiliano Moretti and Andrea Bertolacci are new names for Croatia.
Sassuolo boss Eusebio Di Francesco wanted his men to be “more determined in front of goal” against Atalanta.