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Fiorentina fought back from 2-0 down to gain a share of the spoils with AC Milan at a packed Stadio Franchi on Sunday afternoon in a match marred by controversy. Despite Milan extending their unbeaten league run to thirteen games, a complacent performance squandered a perfect opportunity to heap pressure on Napoli. Former Fiorentina captain, Ricardo Montolivo opened the scoring in the first half before crossing for Mathieu Flamini to double the lead in the second period. La Viola who [...]

Posted by Ebrahim Sadien On Apr - 9 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Race for Third, A final placing A breath of fresh air in Serie A this season has been Vicenzo Montella’s Fiorentina. After an inconsistent start to the season, La Viola enter their next fixture against Milan off the back off three victories and one loss in their last four games. They are now in fourth spot six points short of Milan. Paramount to Fiorentina’s success has been Stevan Jovetic. The fact that the forward has constantly been the subject of [...]

Posted by Ebrahim Sadien On Apr - 5 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

A first half Mauricio Pinilla brace propelled Cagliari to victory at the Stadio Is Arenas despite a late fight back from the Fiorentina. The visitors looked to characteristically dominate possession and impose themselves on the Islanders, but the home side were quick on the break and dangerous from set pieces throughout the game. Pinilla gave an early warning shot as his header glanced past the far post from a corner in the opening stages, then after just eleven minutes the [...]

Posted by Jordan Willas On Apr - 1 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Ricardo Montolivo scored the only goal of the game to hand AC Milan a victory away to Chievo. The Italian international’s strike from close range during the first half was enough to ensure Milan remain unbeaten in 2013. Massimiliano Allegri’s men were once again inspired by a strong performance by Mario Balotelli. Chievo’s centre back Dario Dainelli was red carded late in the second half to extinguish any hopes of getting back into the match. Milan continued their pursuit of [...]

Posted by Ebrahim Sadien On Mar - 31 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

In case you missed it, here it is again. This list was first published last week. Week 1 & 20 08/28/12 and 13/01/13 Fiorentina - Udinese Juventus - Parma AC Milan - Sampdoria Roma - Catania Atalanta - Lazio Chievo - Bologna Genoa - Cagliari Palermo - Napoli Siena - Torino Pescara - Internazionale Week 2 & 21 09/02/12 and 20/01/13 Torino - Pescara Bologna - AC Milan Udinese - Juventus Cagliari - Atalanta Catania - Genoa Internazionale - Roma [...]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Aug - 18 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Genoa home win over Palermo on Sunday night in the final round of matches in Serie A meant relegation for Lecce. Earlier in the day we said some emotional farewells in both of the Juventus and AC Milan matches. Alessandro Del Piero, Clarence Seedorf, Rino Gattuso, Alessandro Nesta, Gianluca Zambrotta and Pippo Inzaghi said the farewells and we saw a goal each from Alessandro Del Piero and Pippo Inzaghi in their last appearance in Serie A. Marco Di Vaio and [...]

Posted by Scot Munroe On May - 15 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

With Serie A rolling into the last match-day, we are settling into one more scrape for survival. Fiorentina officially achieved salvation with a 1-0 victory over Lecce  on Saturday. Novara and Cesena have officially been relegated and will see each other again in Serie B. Both Lecce and Genoa lost last week to Fiorentina and Udinese respectively, meaning there is still a three point gap between the two teams in seventeenth and eighteenth place. Lecce need to travel to Verona [...]

Posted by Frank Lopapa On May - 10 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

The title is heading back to Juventus. Inter Milan’s 4-2 win in the Milan derby, their second of the season, all but secured the title for the grand Old Lady who claimed all three points in Trieste against Cagliari with a two-nil victory. Juve have now 28 undisputed Italian league titles and 30 if you count the two that were revoked from them. Genoa imploded away at Udinese leaving them at risk of relegation on the final day. With their [...]

Posted by Scot Munroe On May - 7 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Not winning a game since early February Genoa are finding themselves in a battle to survive the drop after their third defeat in seven days. On Sunday they lost away at Bologna and with Lecce losing as well, Genoa are one point above the relegation zone. A squad that was bought for European football could be playing Serie B football next season. Saturday 28th April There were three games on Saturday evening; there was a Sicilian derby on which Palermo [...]

Posted by Scot Munroe On Apr - 30 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

On loan Roma striker Marco Borriello scored the only goal to give Juventus a deserved 1-0 away win at Cesena. Cesena with this result have now been relegated to Serie B. Both Milan clubs won their games, AC Milan had to thank Kevin Prince Boateng for a late goal. Inter won away at Udinese to give their push for Champions League Football a reality. Both capital sides were beaten by teams in the lower half of the table in Novara [...]

Posted by Scot Munroe On Apr - 27 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Saturday 28th April Roma v Napoli The game of the weekend is between two teams of contrasting fortunes. Roma have lost their last two games, a heavy 4-0 loss to Juventus in Turin and a 2-1 home reverse to Fiorentina. Napoli on the other hand, have beaten strugglers Lecce and Novara to move up to fourth. A huge game in the battle for third place, a Napoli win would leave Luis Enrique’s side with only Europa League football to play [...]

Posted by Ryan Smith On Apr - 27 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

With only four games left in the season, the teams at the bottom are making sure they are not in the drop zone come a month from now. Thus far only Cesena has been mathematically relegated thanks to their 1-0 defeat to Juventus on Wednesday. Novara will almost assuredly be the next team to be officially relegated, having to face Juventus at home on Sunday. So that leaves us with Lecce, who saw their six game undefeated streak come to [...]

Posted by Frank Lopapa On Apr - 26 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

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