Italian Paper Talk: AS Roma And Juventus, ‘The Night Of Truth’

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 Scudetto rivals face tough tests in mid-week to keep their title hopes on track…

All of the latest headlines from the newspapers in Italy as there is build-up to the mid-week round of action with the pressure on the strikers.


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– The ninth trial.

– Serie A provides a lot of games which revolve around the number nine.

– Above all a delicate match between Inter and Sampdoria at San Siro.

– Walter Mazzarri faces Sinisa Mihajlovic test. Tonight could be a turning point for the Nerazzurri coach: He will face a colleague who has long dreamt of sitting on his bench.

– Genoa-Juve: International Tevez wants to get back to scoring.

– Roma-Cesena. Iturbe is seen again, Skorupski in goal.

– Cagliari-AC Milan. Inzaghi launches Torres and waits for the Pharaoh.

– Football won’t stand for it. CONI cut €22.5m. Now they speak. Tavecchio: They’ve humiliated us.


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– Roma and Juve: The night of truth.

Bianconeri in Genoa. Allegri: “It will be tough.” Paul Pogba euphoria: he is amongst the 23 nominated for the Ballon d’Or, the only ‘Italian’.

Giallorossi with Cesena. Garcia responds to the critics: “Only mistakes against Bayern.”

– Destro to start, Keita is seen again.

– Napoli, test in Bergamo. AC Milan at Cagliari with Torres.

– Erick Thohir, never-ending troubles. After Ferrero, Christillin offends him. Inter versus Mihajlovic.

– Less money for calcio, Tavecchio is not having it. FIGC president: “Stay in the CONI? Not if we are humiliated.” Malago will not back down, Petrucci agrees: “No more arrogance.”


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– I will win, and I don’t care.

– Allegri, Garcia and spectacular play. The Bianconeri Coach, who will take on Genoa at the Marassi, is clear: “The Scudetto is not won by playing well in every match.”

– The Coach of the Giallorossi, who take on Cesena in Rome, has no doubts: “The only thing that counts is winning…”

“Inter, I want you but will beat you.” Samp at San Siro: It’s a special match for the coach. Mazzarri, another test.

– Thohir: Never-ending controversy.

– Italy cling to Pogba…and Conte!

– Inzaghi swears: “Torres? Berlusconi and I agree.”

– Bets on Balotelli being top scorer are being returned!

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