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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

Milan named a very similar lineup to the one that overcame Barcelona in their now tried and trusted 4-3-3. The only changes saw Mattia De Sciglio, Antonio Nocerino & Mario Balotelli included at the expense of Kevin Constant, Massimo Ambrosini and Giampaolo Pazzini. At the other of the pitch the Nerazurri handed a start to Ricky Alvarez with Esteban Cambiasso and Walter Gargano playing in centre midfield and a cautious 4-4-2 formation. Although Inter comfortably disposed of Romanian side Cluj [...]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Feb - 28 - 2013 2 Comments READ FULL POST

It was all Roma at the San Siro, as Francesco Totti set up two goals for the visiting side in their 3-1 win over Inter. Zdenek Zeman’s men earned their first win of the season after walking away the victors on Sunday. Both sides came into the match with new faces, including Mattia Destro’s first start for the Giallorossi. Early on Roma took control, dominating possession and this paid off within the 15 minute mark with Roma going up 1-0. [...]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On Sep - 6 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

This has been a fantastic season in Serie A where Juventus ended the season unbeaten winning their twenty eighth Scudetto. AC Milan and Udinese will be playing in the Champions League next season while Napoli, Lazio and Inter will be in the Europa. Novara, Cesena and Lecce were sadly relegated from Serie A to Serie B. There have been some magnificent goals in Serie A Here are the top ten goals from the 2011/2012 Season. 10. Fabio Simplicio Roma vs. [...]

Posted by Scot Munroe On May - 26 - 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

Juventus have been crowned as Serie A Champions after a 2-0 away win at Cagliari after Inter 4-2 win over AC Milan which included a wonderful goal by Maicon. Parma has now won six in a row and they are now level on points with Roma. Lecce and Genoa will have to fight on the last day of the season for survival in Serie A. Here are the top five goals from week 37 in Serie A. 5. Francesco Totti [...]

Posted by Scot Munroe On May - 7 - 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

Douglas Maicon scored a sensational goal to secure a 4-2 victory for Internazionale over AC Milan in a thrilling Derby della Madonnina; in a game which also halted Milan’s attempt to retain their league crown. The Nerazzurri were forced to come from behind, after former player, Zlatan Ibrahimovic converted a penalty and scored a splendid second to grant AC Milan a 2-1 lead. A feisty affair occurred between the Milanese rivals tonight. Scudetto chasing AC Milan knew they had to [...]

Posted by Ryan Ross On May - 6 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Only three games remain and the race for third only continues to get tighter. Last weekends result saw Napoli draw Roma, Udinese take 3 points from Lazio and Inter climb back with another win. Currently Napoli, Udinese, Lazio and Inter are all level with 55 points. As I said last week, this race has been completely unpredictable but with only three games, I believe this race is Napoli’s to lose. Napoli are currently sitting in third. They have a goal [...]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On May - 1 - 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

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

There was some idiotic scenes in the Genoa, as the home side -losing to Siena at the time -were demanded to take of their jerseys by their own ultras. The reasoning; according to this small minority of fans the players were not fit enough to wear the club’s colours. Marco Rossi, Genoa’s captain, ceded to their demands and went about collecting jerseys from his team-mates.  This left Genoa Giandomenico Mesto in tears on the pitch. To their credit, at least [...]

Posted by Scot Munroe On Apr - 23 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

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