Tuesday, April 24, 2012
AC Milan Milan defender Ignazio Abate insists the Scudetto race is still alive because history has proven that titles can be claimed on the last day. AS Roma AS Roma midfielder Erik Lamela has been banned for three League games after he was caught spitting at Juventus defender Stephan Lichtsteiner. Atalanta Atalanta are determined to register their second victory in five games when they take on Chievo, who have dropped 31 points away from home. Bologna Bologna coach Stefano Pioli says he expects to still be in charge of Bologna next season after masterminding their probable Serie A survival. Cagliari Cagliari are desperate to avoid their third consecutive defeat when they take on Catania, who are still looking for their third away victory. Catania Catania transfer guru Pietro Lo Monaco has confirmed he will leave the club in the summer after a breakdown in his relationship with President. Cesena Cesena are hoping to pick up points for the sixth straight game when they take on Juventus, who are looking to register their eighth away win. Chievo Chievo are hoping to register their third win in five games when they take on Atalanta, who have dropped 21 points at home so far this season. Fiorentina Fiorentina are hoping to pick up points for the fourth consecutive game when they take on Roma, who are keen to register their 11th home win. Genoa Bottom side Genoa have confirmed that Gigi De Canio is their new manager after Alberto Malesani was sacked for the second time this season. Inter Milan Inter will probably travel to Udinese without captain Javier Zanetti and defender Cristian Chivu after both were injured against Fiorentina. Juventus Juve defender Andrea Barzagli believes a new stadium, Andrea Pirlo and coach Antonio Conte have been key to their scudetto push this season. Lazio It was reported that Lazio and Napoli are chasing after Chelsea striker Salomon Kalou, who is likely to move to a Champions League outfit. Lecce Lecce President Giovanni Semeraro expects to lose Juan Cuadrado and Luis Muriel at the end of the campaign – whether the club stay up or not. Napoli Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri will give Ezequiel Lavezzi a last fitness test before deciding whether to take the striker on their trip to Lecce. Novara Novara are hoping to avoid their third consecutive defeat when they take on Lazio, who are confident of registering their eighth away victory. Palermo Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini says that it is almost certain that Siena's Giorgio Perinetti will become their new sporting director. Parma Parma are hoping to register their third consecutive victory when they take on Palermo, who have dropped 17 points at home so far this season. Siena Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini says that it is almost certain that Siena's Giorgio Perinetti will become their new sporting director. Udinese Udinese are keen to register their second win in five games when they take on Inter Milan, who have suffered seven away defeats this season.