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Juventus tightened their grip on the Serie A title with a 1-0 victory over an uninspiring AC Milan at the Juventus stadium. A second half penalty converted by Arturo Vidal proved not only to be enough for Juventus but also the only highlight in an uneventful encounter. A match that had promised so much offered so little. After all the controversy that surrounded last year’s meeting between the two sides and with Milan’s fight for Champions League football, the match [...]

Posted by Ebrahim Sadien On Apr - 22 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

A brace from midfielder Arturo Vidal gave Juventus a 2-0 victory over Lazio in Rome to move another step closer to a second successive Serie A title for the Bianconeri. Juve came into the game knowing a win would put them 11 points clear at the top of the table while Lazio were looking to keep their slim chances of a Champions League place for next season alive. The home squad welcomed Juventus to the capital’s Stadio Olimpico and also [...]

Posted by John O'Donnell On Apr - 16 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Mauricio Isla was somewhat of a surprise signing by Juventus prior to the 2012-2013 season. His arrival seemed to be welcomed by some, while questioned by others. With the season coming to a close the discussion has arisen about whether or not, Juventus will keep him, sign him outright, or send him back to Udinese. It was early on in the transfer window when Juventus announced the signing of Kwadwo Asamoah and Mauricio Isla from Udinese on a co-ownership deal. [...]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On Apr - 15 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Kwadwo Asamoah hasn’t quite been the unstoppable force he was at the very start of the season. The Ghanaian has looked jaded since returning from the six weeks he spent at the African Cup of Nations with Ghana. Primarily bought in during the summer so as to add depth to the Juventus midfield, keeping in mind the club would be battling on three fronts. Asamoah, though, was converted into a wing-back by Antonio Conte. And he took that role like [...]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Mar - 27 - 2013 1 Comment READ FULL POST

Italy recommence their World Cup qualifying campaign with a trip to the National Stadium in Malta Tuesday evening. Italy are currently top of a tough Group B, one point ahead of Bulgaria and with a game in hand. The Azzurri will be looking for a fourth successive victory in the qualifying campaign. Cesare Prandelli’s men come off the back of an inspiring 2-2 draw against Brazil in Geneva last Thursday evening. A strong second half display enabled the Italians to [...]

Posted by Ebrahim Sadien On Mar - 26 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

The international break is upon us and many Juventini are away on international duty. While Juventus will not be in action this weekend, there is always plenty to talk about. Italy and Brazil as well as Pogba The two most storied footballing countries in the world will faced off  yesterday. Prandelli has typically used friendlies as an excuse to try as many players as possible, but Andrea Pirlo promises that Italy will take this friendly seriously. The match was once [...]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On Mar - 22 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

In the pick of the Quarter-finals Juventus have been drawn against last years finalists Bayern Munich. The Old Lady who are a resurgent force in the Champions League will first travel to the Allienz Arena before hosting the four-time winners. Juventus are unbeaten in this season’s Champions League. They overcame Celtic comfortably in the second round 5-0 on aggregate and will be hoping to progress further in the competition. Bayern on the other hand beat Arsenal on the away goals [...]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Mar - 20 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Juventus take on Bologna on Saturday, learn who their opponent in the Champions League on Friday, and are always a discussion in the media. Here are five things to expect from Juventus on the weekend. Conte to field a near best XI With no midweek action, Antonio Conte will most likely start the best eleven players Claudio Marchisio, Arturo Vidal, and Andrea Pirlo will start in the midfielder with Andrea Barzagli, Leonardo Bonucci, and Giorgio Chiellini in the back, and Kwadwo [...]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On Mar - 15 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

It was always going to be mission impossible for Celtic. Coming into the Juventus Stadium the Scottish side had to make up for allowing three goals at home against a opponent having allowed only three goals twice since manager Antonio Conte took over. Although Juve walked away with it easily, Celtic fans should be proud theirs was the ridiculous task. Juventus definitely had the better of the chances but that doesn’t mean that Celtic didn’t put the pressure on. Celtic [...]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On Mar - 8 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Friday in the San Paolo saw table toppers Juventus take on second place Napoli. In a highly anticipated game, both sides came out to play. In what was one of the most exciting and entertaining games of the year, there was no shortage of chances or controversy, as both sides had to settle for a share of points with the 1-1 draw result. Much of the anticipation coming into the game was due to the fact Juventus stood six points [...]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On Mar - 2 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Midweek action saw Bologna visiting the Juventus stadium in a tightly contested match that ended with the home side walked away with three points. In a game that had a little bit of everything, the visitors did not shy away and came within minutes of going home with a hard earned points. However the late heroics of the 19-year-old Paul Pogba made sure the home crowd was cheering. The points belonged to the Old Lady, but it was a young [...]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On Nov - 3 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

The latest international break has passed and Serie A will return this weekend with possibly the biggest game of the season. It’s number one versus number two as Napoli travel to reigning champion Juventus. Level on points and only separated by 2 goals, this match is surely a must watch. The week off gave manager Antonio Conte some much needed time to refocus his Juventus. They may be on a 46 game unbeaten streak in the league but their last [...]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On Oct - 18 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

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