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Despite establishing themselves as a mid-table team for 2012-2013, Cagliari last weekend came to Naples determined to give Napoli a game. The home team needed the full three points to firm up their chances at a guaranteed Champions League spot, and the result was an entertaining back-and-forth game that left viewers waiting until late in the game for a decision in this match. While the commentators on BeIn Sport focused on the more high-profile Edinson Cavani, the winning goal was [...]

Posted by Robert Hay On Apr - 27 - 2013 Add Comments 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

Race for the Champions League spots: Part 1 With eight games left of the season and Juventus in command at the top of the table, the race for the final two Champions League spot is set to provide a fascinating finale in Serie A. Napoli and AC Milan look set for dogfight for second place. However should either one of them slip up, Fiorentina, Lazio, Roma and Internazionale are all well placed to snatch the third and final Champions League [...]

Posted by Ebrahim Sadien On Apr - 4 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

In the game of the Easter weekend Napoli beat Torino 5-3 as Blerim Dzemaili hit a stunning hat-trick and Edinson Cavani netted a late brace in a thrilling game in Turin. Napoli’s star man Cavani was late in returning from International duty meaning he would start on the bench and goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctis was injured so Antonio Rosati was handed a rare start in goal for Napoli. The match started with great intensity with both sides having early chances [...]

Posted by John O'Donnell On Apr - 1 - 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

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

Saturday’s Italian Super Cup match between Juventus and Napoli saw the Bianconeri emerge as 4-2 winners in a hotly contested match. The most significant absence for the Serie A champions was manager Antonio Conte, who is currently serving a 10-month touchline ban for failing to notify authorities of purported match-fixing; Giorgio Chiellini was also missing in action with Lucio replacing the Italian international in a three-man defense alongside Leo Bonucci and Andrea Barzagli. New signing Kwadwo Asamoah played in an [...]

Posted by Frank Lopapa On Aug - 13 - 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

The final game of the year in Italy didn’t play out as many had hoped. It was supposed to be a glorious send off for Alessandro Del Piero, but although Juventus tasted defeat, it does little to change the attitude towards ADP’s departure. In what was most likely Del Piero’s last game for Juventus, the Coppa Italia final went the way of their opponents from the south as Napoli prevailed 2-0. It may have been the constant partying following the [...]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On May - 25 - 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

It’s been three weeks of consistently talking about the third place in Serie A and now only one fixture remains. Before this weekend, it looked certain that Napoli would end up in the Champions League but after a horrendous loss at Bologna it is once again Udinese who are in the driver’s seat. Although Udinese sit in front, the other three teams are still nipping at their heels and one slip up could cause a complete reshuffling of the standings. [...]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On May - 9 - 2012 1 Comment 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

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