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Roma ensured they did not lose any further ground on Serie A leaders Juventus as they belatedly returned to winning ways with a 2-1 defeat of Fiorentina on Sunday.
Hellas Verona halted a run of four successive defeats with a come-from-behind 2-1 victory against Atalanta.
Fiorentina striker Giuseppe Rossi is confident his team can pull out a surprise and beat Roma at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday.
Inter Milan finally linked up with their traditional peers in the last 16 of the Coppa Italia but not before flirting with embarrassment in a nervous 3-2 home win over lowly Trapani.
Roberto Boscaglia defied his father to support Inter Milan as a boy and has lived the highs and lows of the Nerazzurri with millions of fellow followers.
Fernando Llorente struck at the death to give Juventus a 1-0 win over Udinese and fire his club three points clear of Roma at the top of the Serie A table.
Kevin Strootman scored late to save Roma from their first defeat of the Serie A season as they drew 1-1 at Atalanta.
Juventus head into this weekend's Serie A action with confidence sky-high after Wednesday's morale-boosting win in the Champions League.
Juventus went top of Serie A as they made it five straight wins with a 2-0 success at Livorno on Sunday.
Sassuolo clinched their third win of the season with a hard-fought triumph over Atalanta on Sunday afternoon.
Roma coach Rudi Garcia believes Juventus are still the team to beat this season, even though his team lead the Serie A standings after 12 rounds of fixtures.
Roma's lead at the top of Serie A was cut as their mini stumble continued after a goal four minutes into injury-time by Domenico Berardi saw struggling Sassuolo claim a 1-1 draw at the Stadio Olimpico.
Marko Livaja grabbed a late winner as Atalanta saw off the challenge of Bologna at the Stadio Atleti Azzurri d'Italia.
Napoli coach Rafael Benitez has told fans to expect a thrilling encounter when his team take on Juventus in Turin on Sunday night.
Roma's seemingly unstoppable surge towards matching a 53-year-old European record finally came at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday as their former player Alessio Cerci earned Torino a 1-1 draw.
Livorno provided some relief to coach Davide Nicola with a 1-0 win over 10-man Atalanta on Sunday.
AC Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri has urged his players to give their all in Saturday's showdown against Fiorentina.
Inter Milan coach Walter Mazzarri rued his team's missed chances as the Nerazzurri were held to a 1-1 draw at Atalanta.
Inter Milan were held to a 1-1 draw at Atalanta in Serie A on Tuesday night.
Sampdoria moved away from the Serie A relegation zone with a hard-fought 1-0 win over 10-man Atalanta.