Forward Mario Balotelli gave struggling Brescia a 1-0 win at SPAL to lift them off the bottom of the Serie A table on Sunday.
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Brescia have sacked coach Fabio Grosso after a string of poor results left the northern side bottom of Serie A, the club said in a statement Monday.
Brescia owner Massimo Cellino has said forward Mario Balotelli can leave the club on a free transfer in January.
Two goals from Mario Pasalic helped Atalanta to a convincing 3-0 win in Serie A at struggling regional rivals Brescia on Saturday.
All 20 clubs from Serie A have written a joint open letter to ask for help in dealing with the issue of racism.
Atalanta and Brescia play Saturday for the first time in 13 years but that gap won't simmer one of Italy's fiercest, oldest and wackiest rivalries.
Brescia have claimed Massimo Cellino's suggestion that Mario Balotelli's problem is that he "is black" was " a joke."
Mario Balotelli can regain his place in the Brescia team only if he shows more determination and enthusiasm, his coach has said.
On loan Manchester United defender Chris Smalling scored one and provided two assists in Roma's 3-0 win over Brescia on Sunday.
The Italian soccer federation's appeals court suspended the stadium closure handed to Hellas Verona after fans racially abused Mario Balotelli.
Italy coach Roberto Mancini would prefer to recall Mario Balotelli for his qualities as a player, not as a message against racism.
Mario Balotelli says the racist abuse he suffered at Hellas Verona on Sunday was especially a "problem" because he's Italian.
A group of local Verona councillors want to take legal action against Mario Balotelli after he was allegedly racially abused on the weekend.
Italian striker Mario Balotelli has hit back at Hellas Verona fans who allegedly insulted him with monkey noises during a Serie A match on Sunday.
Mario Balotelli threatened to walk off the pitch after he was the target of racial abuse during Brescia's Serie A defeat by Hellas Verona on Sunday.
A stunning strike by Romelu Lukaku gave Inter Milan a 2-1 win at Brescia on Tuesday, although they had to cling on for three points.