Genoa have sacked coach Gigi del Neri.

Genoa announced the dismissal after defeat to Catania.

"Genoa CFC announce that Coach Luigi Del Neri has been removed from his post," read a statement released at 22.14 GMT.

"The club thanks Mr Del Neri, along with his staff of collaborators Conti, D'Angelo and Alimonta for their efforts in this period."