MILAN - Brief news ahead of midweek
matches in Serie A.
AS Roma's troubled start to the campaign got worse on
Tuesday when the club said talismen Francesco Totti and Daniele
De Rossi were ruled out of Wednesday's trip to promoted Brescia
Montenegro striker Mirko Vucinic is fit to return to the
squad however and is likely to partner Marco Borriello upfront
given Adriano is not 100 percent.
Claudio Ranieri's side, second last term, have not won a
game so far this season.
AC Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri has asked for time to
prove his stuttering side's worth ahead of Wednesday's match at
"We are paying too much for the errors we are committing,"
he told a news conference. "The team is built to achieve great
things. We will demonstrate it in time."
Robinho is fit to return to the squad having missed the 1-1
draw with Catania on Saturday but Alexandre Pato is still out.
Juventus host Palermo on Thursday buoyed by their
4-0 win at Udinese at the weekend, where new Serbian winger
Milos Krasic was inspirational.
"Krasic is a super buy," Juve sporting director Beppe
Marotta told reporters. "The scudetto? We are aiming high."
Joint leaders Inter Milan welcome back Wesley Sneijder for
Wednesday's home game with Bari after their playmaker missed
Sunday's win at Palermo with a minor foot problem, the champions
said in a statement.
Captain Javier Zanetti is rested after suffering chest pains
Promoted revelations Cesena, level at the top with Inter,
have Giuseppe Colucci available for Wednesday's visit to Catania
after the referee from the weekend win over Lecce said he had
wrongly given him a second booking in a case of mistaken
Italian referees' union chief Marcello Nicchi said his men
had been doing well despite the Cesena error and other recent
"If after three rounds of games all the clubs are moaning
about the referees then we are working well. I am satisfied. The
problems come when the criticism comes from only one club," he
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