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Ciro Immobile’s penalty has given Lazio the half-time lead away to SPAL, even if they did hit the woodwork yet again.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s six Serie A games, including Genoa-Atalanta, Roma-Sassuolo and Verona-Milan.
Duvan Zapata discussed being marked by his cousin and the last-gasp winner to beat Genoa 2-1. “Atalanta never gave up.”
Duvan Zapata scored a stoppage-time stunner to give Atalanta victory away to Genoa just moments after a debatable penalty.
Lazio try to get back on track with Felipe Caicedo partnering Ciro Immobile and Manuel Lazzari facing his former club SPAL.
Check all the official line-ups from this afternoon’s Serie A games, Brescia-Bologna, Parma-Cagliari and SPAL-Lazio.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero insists “there are no negotiations with Gianluca Vialli. If he gives me the money, I’ll walk away.”
Stefano Sensi is lighting up Inter with two goals in three Serie A games, but why did he come so close to joining Milan only to back out?
Genoa hope to continue their unbeaten run and find Atalanta distracted by the upcoming Champions League debut, as Andrea Pinamonti and Duvan Zapata face off.
Lucas Paqueta could be given a new, more advanced role with Suso supporting Krzysztof Piatek when Milan visit Hellas Verona.
Inter’s Champions League opener with Slavia Prague will be officiated by French referee Ruddy Buquet.
German referee Felix Brych has been assigned to Napoli v Liverpool in the Champions League.
Atalanta are almost ready to unveil the new Gewiss Stadium after a summer of restructuring work on the Stadio Azzurri d’Italia.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jordan Veretout are expected to start for Roma against Sassuolo in their full Giallorossi debuts.
Paulo Dybala’s brother sent a caustic message to Juventus Coach Maurizio Sarri. “The violin can’t play beautiful music if it’s missing a string.”
Dries Mertens explained away his cheeky goal celebration for Napoli after his wife complained it was “most deceptive.”
Sassuolo Coach Roberto De Zerbi shares Roma boss Paulo Fonseca’s attacking philosophy. “If you play this type of football, you accept the risks that go with it.”
Hellas Verona Coach Ivan Juric intends to face Milan “without pressure and focused on our own football, not neutralising the opposition.”
Bologna assistant managers Miroslav Tanjga and Emilio De Leo reveal the message Sinisa Mihajlovic gave the team ahead of their Brescia trip.
Gian Piero Gasperini is trying to keep Atalanta focused on the trip to Genoa and finding consistency, not getting distracted by the Champions League.
Aurelio Andreazzoli hopes Genoa can emulate the path set out by Atalanta when they face off today. “I appreciate their philosophy of football.”
Inter and Juventus are already starting the war of words, with Antonio Conte telling Maurizio Sarri to “calm down, as he’s on the powerful side now.”
Today's front page headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Juventus have lost the Serie A leadership for the first time since March 3, 2018, a run of 560 days at the top of the table, replaced by Inter.
Antonio Conte warned Inter “must fight it out for every result” and should not underestimate the importance of defeating 10-man Udinese.
Udinese Coach Igor Tudor reassured Rodrigo De Paul after a costly red card, but confessed allowing Stefano Sensi a decisive Inter header was disappointing.
Stefano Sensi admits Inter “should’ve been more clinical and we’ve got to improve” after squeezing past 10-man Udinese.
Inter made it three wins out of three thanks to Stefano Sensi’s header, but it was an uninspired performance after Rodrigo De Paul’s foolish red card for Udinese.
Eusebio Di Francesco saw “the best Sampdoria performance of the season so far,” even if they did lose 2-0 at Napoli.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s three Serie A games, as Fiorentina-Juventus is a grudge match, Napoli host Sampdoria and Inter welcome Udinese.
Inter director of sport Piero Ausilio assures there is “absolutely no rush” to discuss improving Lautaro Martinez’s contract.
Seko Fofana asked Udinese to “be positive and give 100 per cent” to stop Serie A leaders Inter at San Siro this evening.
Milan Skriniar urged Inter to “prove we are taking charge of the situation” with a strong start against Udinese.
Carlo Ancelotti appreciates the Napoli strength in depth after a 2-0 victory over Sampdoria. “Fernando Llorente is tall, but he can play football.”
Dries Mertens scored both Napoli goals in the 2-0 victory over Sampdoria, but refused to comment on a new contract. “We’ll see.”