Genoa has sacked coach
Genoa led Roma 2-0 after 15 minutes of the weekend game only to lose 4-2, a result which leaves it ninth in the table and 13 points behind leader Juventus.
Preziosi told the ANSA news agency: "At this time it was right to change, I immediately took
De Canio, formerly coach at Chievo, Roma and Juventus was hired in April to replace Alberto Malesani and helped Genoa avoid relegation but a poor start to this season has led to his departure.
Roma has vowed to ban any supporters identifiable as responsible for the racial abuse of AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli.