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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

You could not have written a better script for Lazio this weekend if you tried, as Saturday turned out to be an ideal day for the Biancocelesti. With two second-half goals in the span of two minutes, they secured a crucial 2-1 comeback victory over Catania at the Stadio Olimpico, while they were also greeted by the news of losses for fellow European hopefuls Inter, Roma and Fiorentina. The results see the capital-based club move up to fifth in the [...]

Posted by Gianluca Nesci On Apr - 1 - 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

Cagliari stunned Bologna 1-0 at the Stadio Is Arenas with Radja Nainggolan getting the only goal of the match just past the hour mark with a brilliant effort. Starting Action Archimede Morleo took a free kick from distance which was fired over the bar. Alessandro Diamanti cross found Alberto Gilardino whose header hit the post and bounced into Michael Agazzi hands. On two replays that were shown, one appeared to cross the line and the other showed a majority portion [...]

Posted by Scot Munroe On Oct - 23 - 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

The 2011/2012 season marks the end of a large chapter in AC Milan history. As the season ends so do the contracts of several veteran players and the I Rossoneri faithful will waive goodbye to the latest legends to depart. Included in this group of departing veterans are Clarence Seedorf, Alessandro Nesta, Filippo Inzaghi, and Gennaro Gattuso. While others are departing as well, these four stand above for their many years of service to the Milan side, and truly mark [...]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On May - 20 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Juventus 2011-12 has etched its place in history. Just like Antonio Conte wanted, his side can only be matched but never surpassed. The Bianconeri completed a remarkable 38-game unbeaten season by conquering Atalanta 3-1 and then watched as outgoing captain Alessandro Del Piero lifted the Serie A trophy high into the Turin sky Having secured the Scudetto and record, Antonio Conte’s mind is now focused on completing the entire season unbeaten in the upcoming Coppa Italia final versus Napoli. However [...]

Posted by Luca Cetta On May - 18 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Tears were shed from grown men on the weekend as we bid farewell to some fantastic players who have graced Serie A. Alessandro Del Piero, Marco Di Vaio, Kaka Kaladze, Clarence Seedorf, Alessandro Nesta, Pippo Inzaghi, Rino Gattuso and Gianluca Zambrotta played their last games for Juventus, Bologna, Genoa and AC Milan. Lecce were relegated, Udinese clinched third after a 2-0 away win at Catania. Here are the top five goals from week 38 5. Pippo Inzaghi AC Milan vs. [...]

Posted by Scot Munroe On May - 15 - 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

There is no doubt about it – this Scudetto tastes the sweetest. Some were won in more convincing fashion and others (2001-02) were secured in more dramatic circumstances. Yet for pure emotion and its back-story, nothing can top the Scudetto success of 2011-12, the season Juventus returned to former glory. After the disappointment of the dropped points against Lecce in midweek, Juve knew they had to respond versus Cagliari and did so almost instantly with Mirko Vucinic on target. It [...]

Posted by Luca Cetta On May - 9 - 2012 2 Comments 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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