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Giampaolo Pazzini grabbed the headlines with a second half brace after coming off the bench for Milan against Catania in the last round of fixtures. The ex-Internazionale striker has scored fifteen league goals this season . However, the Pazzo is yet to cement a regular starting line-up place in Massimiliano Allegri’s side. Prior to the Catania encounter Pazzini faced an extremely difficult task of having to force his way back into the Milan starting line-up. An ankle injury picked up [...]

Posted by Ebrahim Sadien On Apr - 30 - 2013 Add Comments READ FULL POST

A second half brace from substitute Giampaolo Pazzini secured a thrilling 4-2 victory for AC Milan at the San Siro stadium. Milan headed into the encounter out of the Champions League places after Fiorentina had comprehensively beaten Sampdoria earlier in the day. The Rossoneri needed a victory to reclaim the all-important third spot. Milan welcomed back Mario Balotelli and Mathieu Flamini from suspension and Christian Abbiati and Massimo Ambrosini missed out through injury. Antonio Nocerino was also handed a rare [...]

Posted by Ebrahim Sadien On Apr - 29 - 2013 Add Comments READ FULL POST

Flamini scored and was sent off as AC Milan were held to a 1-1 draw by Napoli at the San Siro. Dubbed as the play-off for second place, Milan looked to close the gap on Napoli. The Partenopei began the match with a four point lead over Milan and had last won at the San Siro in April 1986. Giampaolo Pazzini started for the Rossoneri as Mario Balotelli began his three match suspension. Stephan El Shaarawy was surprisingly left out [...]

Posted by Ebrahim Sadien On Apr - 15 - 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

Goals from Giampaolo Pazzini and Mario Balotelli secured a hard fought 2-0 victory for Milan away against Genoa. The Rossoneri who were reduced to ten men in the second half, were lacklustre and ended up fighting hard to hold onto the victory. Injuries, ill-discipline and a red card marred the victory for Massimiliano Allegri’s team. The Rossoneri headed into the match with one eye on the trip to Barcelona next week. However they still needed to ensure three points in order [...]

Posted by Ebrahim Sadien On Mar - 9 - 2013 3 Comments READ FULL POST

If you’re a die-hard Inter Milan fan like I am, you must have been disappointed by the team’s season last year. It’s not really hard to understand what happened last season. The club made several mistakes in 2011 and unfortunately paid for most of them. First off the team lost its philosophy, its mental strength and its winning mentality from the Mourinho era.  A (record?) total of four managers in less than one year brought different tactical systems and different [...]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Aug - 24 - 2012 6 Comments READ FULL POST

With every new Serie A campaign comes great excitement. New signings arrive, last season’s key performers return with another year of experience under their belt, and hopes are high your club has what it takes to lift the scudetto in May. But for fans of AC Milan, things didn’t exactly follow the script previously written. The Rossoneri endured what can only be described as a horrendous transfer window, which has left the squad devoid of its greatest talents and fans [...]

Posted by Gianluca Nesci On Aug - 24 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

We are half way through the Serie A season; Juventus were crowned winter champions after a hard fought 2-0 away win at Atalanta. Roma hit five on Saturday evening at home against Cesena where Francesco Totti hit his 211th goal for the club. Inter Milan won their eighth straight game in all competitions after defeating Lazio at the San Siro 2-1. After some great mid-week performances in both the Coppa and Copa here are five goals of the week from [...]

Posted by Scot Munroe On Jan - 26 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

We are now half way through the Serie A season and the main performance of the week 19 weekend was Roma’s 5-1 win over Cesena on Saturday evening. The Luis Enrique project now seems to be taking shape. Later that night Juventus won away at Atalanta and with that win were crowned winter champions. Inter Milan now have won eight games in a row in all competitions after beating Lazio 2-1 in the big Sunday night game. Saturday 21st January [...]

Posted by Scot Munroe On Jan - 24 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Another fantastic weekend in Serie A and it did not disappoint with some absolute cracking goals. Inter Milan got back to winning ways, AC Milan dropped points away at Bologna, Udinese were top for a day before Juventus grabbed a point against Roma. The Serie A Weekly Top Five Goals of the Week 5. Giampaolo Pazzini Inter vs. Fiorentina. Coutinho put in a lovely deft ball to the on running Giampaolo Pazzini and with a deft finish past the on [...]

Posted by Scot Munroe On Dec - 14 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Inter Milan took a toothless Fiorentina side apart on Saturday night to claim three valuable points that see them move up to 11th in Serie A. Missing the likes of Javier Zanetti, Dejan Stankovic, Diego Forlan and Wesley Sneijder through injury and suspension, Claudio Ranieri had to shuffle his pack. Maicon, Yuto Nagatomo and Lucio came into the backline while Philippe Coutinho replaced Ricky Alvarez on the left flank. The Jovetic and Montolivo-less Viola, meanwhile, handed Adem Ljajic a rare [...]

Posted by Andrew Murray On Dec - 14 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Italy and Uruguay face off in just a few hours, and, providing the two sides don’t resort to the type of defense necessary in a match termed a “friendly”, this one promises a bit of excitement. Think about it: Mario Balotelli and Luis Suarez on the same pitch, facing off against each other. The possibilities for an epic showdown involving biting, kicking, tantrums and possibly a choreographed dance routine featuring ribbons, darts and balloon is immense. Now, if you’ve come [...]

Posted by Kirsten Schlewitz On Nov - 15 - 2011 1 Comment READ FULL POST

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