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Inter Milan and AC Milan go into Sunday night's city derby in the unusual position of both teams being way off the pace of Serie A leaders Juventus.
A Carlos Tevez hat-trick helped Juventus open up a six-point lead at the top of Serie A ahead of Roma's trip to AC Milan on Monday night.
Sampdoria made it three successive wins as they defeated Chievo 1-0 to leapfrog their opponents in the Serie A table.
Juventus coach Antonio Conte feels his team must put their Champions League exit out of their minds immediately if they are to do well in Serie A this season.
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.
Cyril Thereau scored the only goal of the game as Chievo edged Sassuolo 1-0 to record their third successive victory.
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.
Chievo's shining light Cyril Thereau dazzled the Livorno defence as he inspired a 3-0 success for his side.
Juventus head into this weekend's Serie A action with confidence sky-high after Wednesday's morale-boosting win in the Champions League.
The first Verona derby in 11 years was won by Chievo as Hellas lost their perfect home record this season against their rivals.
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.
Chievo Verona have moved swiftly to appoint a new manager with Eugenio Corini returning as the new boss of the Serie A outfit.
Serie A strugglers Chievo have parted company with coach Giuseppe Sannino after just four months in charge.
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.
AC Milan's worst start to a season since 1981 continued as they were held to a 0-0 draw at Chievo.
Napoli coach Rafael Benitez has told fans to expect a thrilling encounter when his team take on Juventus in Turin on Sunday night.
Bologna and Chievo played out an uninspiring 0-0 draw in Serie A at the Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on Monday evening.