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New Parma coach Franco Colomba has called for a united front as they look to fend off relegation to Serie B.
Colomba took charge this week with the Gialloblu just two points above the drop zone, and the 56-year-old has urged everyone associated with the club to come together over the next seven games as fight for their top-flight status.
Speaking ahead of Sunday's trip to Lazio, he said: “It's surprising to see a team like Parma in 16th position in the standings.
“We will try to change this trend in order to achieve our aim which is to defend our Serie A status.
“At this time we need to join forces, be united and step up to the challenge.
“We have little time, hence, we need to take this journey together, with the help of the fans and of the team.
“I believe we have the right cards to defend our status.”
While Parma slipped to a 2-1 defeat at home to Bari last time out, Lazio were edged 4-3 by Napoli.
Watch Lazio v Parma live at 365, kicking off at 14.00 GMT.