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For many Milan followers, this latest change on the managerial bench will probably not come as a surprise.
After Massimiliano Allegri was finally dismissed following the Rossoneri's humiliation at the hands of Sassuolo, former player Clarence Seedorf took over in a move that surprised quite a few observers, as he had zero managerial experience prior to assuming the role.
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After suffering a humiliating defeat to relegation candidates Catania, Roma will be hoping to finish their season with pride by beating league leaders Juventus.
Preview: Roma hope to get back on track against familiar opponents Juventus
Roma arguably suffered the shock of their season so far when they were trounced 4-1 at the hands of basement dwellers Cagliari, and by far, that game on 4 May appears to be one of the biggest shocks of this season's edition of Serie A. As a result, the Giallorossi, who had tried to keep pace with Juventus over the course... Read the rest of the article »
La Vecchia Signora secured their third consecutive Scudetto on Sunday following Roma's surprise defeat. Now they hope to reach a new points record in Serie A.
Preview: The Bianconeri chase Inter's record of 97 points in a season against Atalanta
It has perhaps been a somewhat disappointing season for Juventus and their supporters. Following their Champions League exit at the hands of eventual winners Bayern Munich, Antonio Conte conceded that his side was like a partially completed skyscraper, and that they had quite a ways to go to become a strong... Read the rest of the article »
With the Scudetto firmly out of reach for either side, and both having crashed out of European competitions, the Coppa Italia represents the sole chance of silverware for Napoli and Fiorentina.
Preview: Third-placed Partenopei take on fourth-placed Viola in hope of securing a trophy this season
With an eight point gap between Napoli and Fiorentina, it appears that the last Champions League berth has already been sealed in favour of the Southern Italian club, whilst the Viola have also booked their place in the Europa League group stages. As for this season, neither were able to make... Read the rest of the article »
Juventus can move closer to wrapping up their domestic campaign with a victory over Serie A debutants Sassuolo on Monday evening.
Preview: League leaders Juventus take on strugglers Sassuolo ahead of crucial Europa League clash
Simply put, the match up between Sassuolo and Juventus is akin to the Biblical tale of David versus Goliath. The Neroverdi, who are featuring in Italian football's top flight for the first time in their 92 year history, currently sit in 17th place, with a dismal 28 points and only are out of the... Read the rest of the article »
The high-flying Giallorossi host a resurgent Rossoneri side in a Friday evening Serie A clash at the Stadio Olimpico.
Preview: Clarence Seedorf's troops look to make it six for six against a very tough Roma side
Although Rudi Garcia's men are unlikely to catch Juventus, who sit eight points clear with just four games remaining, the Scudetto race is still not done and dusted. The Giallorossi have gone on an amazing winning streak of eight straight games to secure Champions League football for next season and... Read the rest of the article »
The Bianconeri look to maintain their lead over Roma in the last league game before their Europa League clash with Benfica.
Preview: Hosts Juventus hope to move closer to another Scudetto against relegation-threatened Bologna
Although Juventus currently lead Roma by eight points, it is still not enough for La Vecchia Signora to take their foot off the gas in the Scudetto race. Any potential slip-up by the reigning title holders, coupled with a positive result for the Giallorossi and they could find themselves in... Read the rest of the article »
Clarence Seedorf has guided his team to four straight wins and as a result, Milan sit five points behind city rivals Inter and a Europa League berth.
Preview: Rossoneri look to keep up winning momentum against relegation candidates Livorno
Last weekend, Milan achieved something that they have not done all season: win four consecutive matches. In teams from past seasons, this would not be anything worthy of note, but given how the Diavolo have floundered during much of this year's domestic campaign, any positive result is something that will... Read the rest of the article »
After securing a spot in the Europa League semi-finals, Juventus now turn their attention back to league affairs against Udinese.
Preview: The Bianconeri resume their Scudetto challenge against the Zebrette
On Thursday, Juventus moved one step closer to the Europa League final in Turin by defeating Lyon 2-1 on the night, 3-1 on aggregate. Yet, while the score-line may look like a straightforward win for the side that has yet to lose a game at home, Bianconeri midfielder Claudio Marchisio admitted that his side were fortunate... Read the rest of the article »
With just a handful of games remaining, Milan are looking to grab as many points as possible to secure a decent standing at the end of the season.
Preview: The Rossoneri look to make it three straight wins against the Grifone
It's not something that many fans would have anticipated after last season's miraculous turnaround, but Milan has yet to win three consecutive games in Serie a all season. They can do so against Genoa, a side that they have not lost to since back in September 2008, but due to their dismal form this season, their opponents... Read the rest of the article »
On paper, it appears that it will be an uphill battle for relegation candidates Livorno against Serie A's leader Juventus.
Preview: League leaders look to get back to winning ways against the relegation candidates
Juventus has nearly triple the total points of their opponents, with their haul of 81 giving them a 56 point lead over struggling side Livorno. Hence, this should be an easy way for Antonio Conte's men re-establish a comfortable margin over Roma after their 22-match streak was snapped by Napoli this past... Read the rest of the article »
After a long absence, Parma are hoping to make a return to the continental stage next season, but they will have to be on their toes against a confident Roma side.
Preview: Giallorossi take on Europa League hopefuls Parma at home in a replay match
The clash between Roma and the Crociati was scheduled to take place exactly two months ago on 2 February, only to see Mother Nature have other plans and as a result, was suspended due to a downpour. As is the case in football, both sides will play out the remainder of the game rather than restarting at the full... Read the rest of the article »
With just eight matches remaining, Napoli will have to step it up if they want to secure automatic Champions League football next season.
Preview: Partenopei look to close gap on second-placed Roma against the runaway Serie A leaders
On Wednesday, a double from Carlos Tevez was enough to give the Bianconeri yet another three points and set a new Serie A record of 15 straight home wins in one season. The victory also ended Parma's 17-match unbeaten run and moved the Bianconeri to a comfortable14-point lead with eight matches remaining.
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The Viola will be keen to grab all three points against the side that kept them from Champions League football last season.
Preview: Champions League hopefuls Fiorentina welcome a floundering Milan to the Stadio Artemio Franchi
The last time Milan won a match was on 23 February, a 2-0 victory on the road against Sampdoria that saw them move into the top half of the table. Since then, they have been dumped out of the Champions League and have just picked up one point from their last four league games--and have slipped... Read the rest of the article »
25 points divide the two sides, but Giallorossi fans will certainly remember that the Granata were the first side to take points from Roma this season.
Preview: Rudi Garcia's men look to widen the gap between them and third-placed Napoli
14 points currently separate league leaders Juventus from Roma, although the Giallorossi still hold a game in hand. However, coach Rudi Garcia has already admitted that his side are out of the title race and that Champions League football is their ultimate goal.
"Second place is not locked... Read the rest of the article »
European hopefuls Lazio will be keen on heaping more misery on a struggling Milan that have lost their last three league games.
Preview: The Biancocelesti will be going for all three points against a Rossoneri side devoid of confidence
Seven days. That is reportedly the amount of time new coach Clarence Seedorf has to salvage his already difficult career with his former side. After a seemingly bright start, he retired midfielder has lost seven out of his dozen games so far in charge--including both legs of the Champions... Read the rest of the article »
The Viola and the Bianconeri go head to head for the third time in ten days. With a slim advantage, can Vincenzo Montella's men defeat the Turin side again?
Preview: Viola will be hoping to get the best of the Bianconeri in their third consecutive meeting
Only one side in Serie A has defeated Juventus all season--Fiorentina--back on mach day eight on 20th October. And this feat was accomplished at the Stadio Artemio Franchi, something that will be on the back of the players' minds as they attempt to keep their European campaign alive against a side... Read the rest of the article »
Despite seeming to make a mini-turnaround, the Rossoneri still continue to struggle under new coach Clarence Seedorf. Will he be given time to try to turn things around next season?
Stating that the 2013-2014 season is a rough time to be a Milan supporter would be merely an understatement.
After last season’s miraculous turnaround that saw the Rossoneri move from flirting to relegation to qualifying for the Champions League, fans could not be blamed for, well, thinking that the roller coaster ride had finally stopped and smoother sailing was on the horizon.
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Second place AS Roma will be hoping to distance themselves from third placed Napoli as they welcome Udinese to the Stadio Olimpico.
Preview: Roma set to welcome Francesco Totti back to the squad
The talismanic captain is set to feature during Monday’s encounter after missing out for over a month due to an injury he suffered in the Rome derby against Lazio back on the 9th of February.
The Italian’s timely return will be a major boost to Roma and Rudi Garcia has claimed that his captain’s return will... Read the rest of the article »
The Grifone are full of confidence, having watched the Bianconeri being held to a draw in their Europa League clash with Fiorentina earlier this week.
Preview: The Grifone look to cause the Bianconeri problems at their home stadium
Although flying high in Serie A, Juventus's European ambitions hit yet another snag as they were held to a 1-1 draw with Fiorentina on Thursday evening. With the Scudetto pretty much already wrapped up, they head to Genoa to take on a potentially tricky opponent as the Grifone have lost just one in ten of their... Read the rest of the article »