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Milan and Roma shared the spoils with a scoreless draw in a match marred by controversy on Sunday evening at the San Siro. Sunday night’s encounter will be remembered for all the wrong reasons. Ninety minutes that on occasions threatened to produce a good game of football was instead overshadowed by two red cards and racial abuse aimed at Mario Balotelli by unruly Roma supporters. After Fiorentina’s victory over Palermo earlier in the day, Milan required a victory to secure [...]

Posted by Ebrahim Sadien On May - 14 - 2013 Add Comments READ FULL POST

Milan comfortably overcame Pescara 4-0 away from home as they tightened their grip on third place and Champions League football next season. As expected, it was a stroll in the park for AC Milan. The Rossoneri never really got out of second gear nor did they need to. The match stats which included 60% possession for Milan and in turn not a single shot on target for Pescara, in essence tells the full story. As early as the second minute [...]

Posted by Ebrahim Sadien On May - 9 - 2013 Add Comments READ FULL POST

Milan will hope to move one step closer to securing third place and Champions League football next season when they take on bottom placed Pescara. The Rossoneri were boosted by their victory over Torino Sunday, while Fiorentina went down to Roma the day before. They are now four points clear of Fiorentina who travel to struggling Siena midweek. Milan come off the back of two consecutive victories and will look to secure another three points ahead of their tough clash [...]

Posted by Ebrahim Sadien On May - 7 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Milan made significant strides to securing Champions League football next season with an uninspiring 1-0 victory over struggling Torino. In a game of few chances, Mario Balotelli’s late strike earned a victory for the Rossoneri at the San Siro. With only four games of the season left and Fiorentina going down to Roma the day before, Milan new a victory against Torino would go a long way to securing third place. Ricardo Montolivo and Massimo Ambrosini missed out through injury, [...]

Posted by Ebrahim Sadien On May - 6 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Napoli star Edinson Cavani could soon be heading to Manchester City but rumours suggest Paris Saint-Germain are ready to pounce with signs Juventus are lurking for a return of former Juve frontman Zlatan Ibrahimovic. According to reports on the DailyMail, the Cavani deal has been considered by City manager Roberto Mancini who is desperate to make a splash this summer after seeing the current club title chances depreciated drastically when Manchester United scooped up EPL top goalscorer Robin van Persie [...]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Apr - 30 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

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 Comments Off 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 Comments Off READ FULL POST

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

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

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

Mario Balotelli produced a moment of brilliance to earn the Azzuri a 2-2 draw against Brazil on Thursday evening in Geneva. These two powerhouses of world football have produced memorable encounters through the years. Thursday’s match was tabled as a friendly but in reality Italy v Brazil is never a friendly, and so it turned out. The game was a thrilling encounter which produced excitement for the full ninety minutes. Despite four goals being scored the final score line does [...]

Posted by Ebrahim Sadien On Mar - 25 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

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