NEWS

Roberto Donadoni was proud of Parma's fightback, but Giampiero Ventura can't believe Toro lost.
Director Giorgio Perinetti feels Palermo's problems are psychological, while Beppe Iachini feels sorry for the home fans.
Antonio Conte praised Juventus for their heart, but Rolando Maran felt the goal should've been disallowed.
Eugenio Corini explains his tactical choices and Walter Mazzarri tries to stay positive.
Cagliari call a media silence, while Delio Rossi admits Sampdoria were dreadful.
Stefano Colantuono apologised for his red card and Bruno Nobili insisted Pescara are still alive and kicking.
Fans staged a protest after Palermo’s 2-1 home defeat to Siena and director Giorgio Perinetti confessed “we must try to end the season with dignity.”
Antonio Conte hailed the Juventus battling spirit after a last-gasp win over Catania, but insists the Scudetto race is still “tough and stressful.”
Walter Mazzarri complimented Chievo on their performance and cursed Napoli’s luck, but insists he is “still optimistic.”
Palermo have a foot in Serie B after a shock home defeat to Siena, while Amauri and Victor Ibarbo bagged hat-tricks.
Emanuele Giaccherini sank Catania deep into stoppages and Napoli collapsed at Chievo, giving Juventus a nine-point lead at the top of the table.
Giampaolo Pazzini is out, but Philippe Mexes and Kevin-Prince Boateng can travel to Barcelona with Milan.
Giampaolo Pazzini is out of Milan’s trip to Barcelona and possibly even longer, as tests confirmed a micro-fracture.
Cristian Bucchi’s Pescara debut started so well, but Atalanta fought back to win this relegation tussle 2-1 with a German Denis brace.
Juventus hope to break away at the top of the table, but welcome the revelations of the Serie A season Catania.
Edinson Cavani hopes to end his goal drought and keep Napoli in the Scudetto race as they face a tricky trip to Chievo.
Hungarian Viktor Kassai has been assigned to referee Milan’s Champions League trip to Barcelona.
Cagliari President Massimo Cellino has moved his house arrest to the club’s training ground of Asseminello.
Siena face fellow table-proppers Palermo this afternoon, though Coach Beppe Iachini insists this “is not the last chance saloon.”
Lazio welcome Fiorentina in a duel for Europe tonight and Hernanes has thanked Coach Vladimir Petkovic for revamping his season.
Cristian Bucchi makes his debut on the Pescara bench in a decisive relegation clash away to Atalanta, kicking off at 11.30am GMT.
This weekend Inter mark their 105th anniversary and Javier Zanetti makes his 600th Serie A appearance for the club. “I love Inter unconditionally.”
Next week’s Roma-Parma Serie A match might have to be moved due to public safety fears if the new Pope is elected over the next few days.
Roberto Donadoni urges Parma to “have belief in what we are doing, regardless of the results” ahead of the match with Torino.
Inter President Massimo Moratti said he will continue to defend Antonio Cassano, but “I don’t want him to do any more stupid things.”
Gian Piero Gasperini acknowledges the loser of today’s bottom of the table Palermo-Siena showdown “could be cut out of the race to stay in Serie A.”
Stefano Colantuono warns “it won’t be easy” as Atalanta welcome bottom of the table Pescara on Coach Cristian Bucchi’s debut at 11.30am GMT.
Stefano Pioli’s Bologna already came so close to conquering Inter at San Siro in the Coppa Italia, so he hopes to take advantage of their troubles this evening.
Juventus take on revelation Catania, Lazio go head-to-head with Fiorentina for Europe and Napoli visit Chievo.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Roma boss Aurelio Andreazzoli admits he thought they had won it in Udine when Pablo Daniel Osvaldo missed right at the death.
Francesco Guidolin refused to comment on the red card, but said Udinese “were naive and lack experience” after the draw with Roma.
Luis Muriel cancelled out Erik Lamela’s strike and Udinese held on to a 1-1 draw with Roma despite a controversial red card.
Milan assistant manager Mauro Tassotti admits “it would be a problem” if Giampaolo Pazzini doesn’t recover in time to face Barcelona.
It was another six-goal thriller in the evening kick-off, as Livorno fumbled a 3-1 lead to fall further behind leaders Sassuolo.

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