SPAL NEWS

Leonardo Semplici maintains SPAL have plenty of motivation against Champions League contenders Milan. “It’d be extraordinary to finish 10th.”
The season is over for Sampdoria defender Vasco Regini, currently on loan with SPAL, as he underwent knee surgery.
As we go into the final 90 minutes of the Serie A season, Atalanta, Inter, Milan and Roma are battling for two Champions League places.
Gennaro Gattuso insists he was “never told Milan were obliged to qualify for the Champions League, I was just asked to try and that’s what we’re doing.”
Andrea Petagna claims Milan broke ‘promises’ when they re-signed Alessandro Matri in 2013. “Like a child who had their dream taken from them, I cried.”
The referees for Serie A Week 38 have been announced, with Daniele Orsato handed the relegation playout between Fiorentina and Genoa.
Napoli have reportedly agreed terms with Timothy Castagne, who could be replaced at Atalanta by SPAL’s Manuel Lazzari.
Serie A has confirmed that Atalanta, Inter, Milan and Roma will all play for Champions League qualification at the same time this Sunday.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s three Serie A games, Udinese-SPAL, Genoa-Cagliari and Sassuolo-Roma.
Leonardo Semplici thought SPAL deserved something from their 3-2 defeat to Udinese, but “paid for distractions on set plays.”
Igor Tudor believes Udinese are on the right track and can improve next season, but “it won’t be easy” to replace Rodrigo De Paul if he leaves.
Udinese needed to win and they did, but SPAL fought back from 3-0 down to 3-2 and threatened an equaliser after Stefano Okaka’s brace.
Sampdoria boss Marco Giampaolo says he will hold talks over his future next week as his team still have ‘a small victory’ to play for.
Udinese are just two points clear of the relegation zone, making this a must-win match against mid-table SPAL.
Leonardo Semplici assures SPAL still have something to play for against Udinese, but won’t discuss his future. “I’m very happy in Ferrara.”
Udinese Coach Igor Tudor claims tomorrow’s clash with SPAL is “fundamental” for their hopes of staying in Serie A. “We cannot get it wrong.”
The referees for Serie A Week 37 have been announced, with Daniele Doveri given the top-three tussle between Napoli and Inter.
Leonardo Semplici praised Napoli goalkeeper Alex Meret and again cast doubts on his SPAL future. “It’s only natural to have ambition.”
Assistant manager Davide Ancelotti admits Napoli end the season with “some regrets” at failing to win any silverware.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s Serie A games, including Torino-Sassuolo, SPAL-Napoli and Roma-Juventus.