Serie A Related Content
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.
With... Read the rest of the article »
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.
After... Read the rest of the article »
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 »
Parma will be looking to continue their charge for European football next season against a struggling Milan side.
Preview: Parma look to consolidate European football at expense of ragged and wounded Milan
What a difference a season can make.
Last year, Parma finished the league campaign in 10th place, all in all, a good showing for a club of its size with 49 points. Milan, on the other hand, completed their topsy-turvy season in third, with their 70 points just enough to earn Champions League football... Read the rest of the article »
With the Scudetto seemingly already set to remain in Turin, Roma and Napoli will battle it out to try to secure second place and automatic Champions League qualification
Preview: Giallorossi and Partenopei look to close gap on runaway leaders Juventus
Last time these two sides met, it was billed as a clash between two high-flying sides in which Roma was enjoying their best Serie A start to date. Fresh off trouncing Inter 3-0, the Giallorossi, inspired by talismanic captain Francesco Totti were on top of Serie A after winning their first seven matches.
They... Read the rest of the article »
The Bianconeri will be keen to exact revenge on the side that handed them their sole loss in league play so far this season.
Preview: Bianconeri keen to wrap up Scudetto race against a potentially tricky opponent
Juventus and Fiorentina have a long and contentious history dating back to the 1981-1982 season when the Viola saw a second half goal discounted against Cagliari, forcing them to have to settle for a 0-0 stalemate. Meanwhile, the Bianconeri went on to win their clash with Catanzaro thanks to Liam Brady's... Read the rest of the article »
Serie A strugglers Udinese and AC Milan will clash at Stadio Friuli on Saturday, the 8th of March in a Serie A encounter.
Preview: Both teams looking to respond after defeats
Both sides finished in the top five last season but have been struggling to replicate their form this time around. Milan are positioned 10th in the league table and have lost thrice in their last five outings in all competitions. A Champions League defeat at the hands of Atletico Madrid was followed by a 2-0 win over Sampdoria. But Milan failed... Read the rest of the article »
Second placed AS Roma will host Inter Milan at the Stadio Olimpico in a Serie A encounter on Saturday, the 1st of March 2013.
Preview: Roma poised to continue fine run against Internazionale
Inter Milan have recorded just a single win against the capital club in the last nine meeting between the two clubs with the last three matches ending in a victory for La Maggica. Owing to their current form the hosts will definitely be considered the favourite for the tie.
Rudi Garcia’s men second in Serie A, trail... Read the rest of the article »
AC Milan will play host to Bologna in a Serie A encounter on Friday, the 14th of February at the San Siro.
Preview: Seedorf looking for a quick response after first league defeat
The Dutch manager suffered his first league defeat last Saturday, when a rampant Napoli side subjected the Rossoneri to a 3-1 defeat. Adel Taarabt gave the visitors a lead at Naples only for Gokhan Inler to level the scores and Gonzalo Higuain sealed the victory for Rafa Benitez’s side with a brace in the second half.
But... Read the rest of the article »
Lazio host Roma in the second Derby della Capitale of the season as the two sides battle it out at the Stadio Olimpico in a Serie A encounter.
Preview: Lazio confident of putting an end to Roma’s win streak
Rudi Garcia’s men have enjoyed an incredible start to the season and currently occupy the second position in the Serie A trailing leaders Juventus by nine points with a game in hand.
The Lupi are on an incredible run having won all of their last five matches and will be looking to record their sixth consecutive... Read the rest of the article »
Napoli will play host to a resurgent Milan side at the Stadio San Paolo in a Serie A encounter as they hope to close down the gap between themselves and the top two.
Preview: Benitez and co looking to respond after a disappointing week
The Partenopei have lost both of their last two matches and will be hoping for a positive response as they aim on closing down the six point gap between themselves and second placed Roma. Roma got the better of Benitez’s side last time out as they gunned down Gli Azzurri 3-2 courtesy of a late goal from new signing Gervinho.
Napoli... Read the rest of the article »
Walter Mazzari’s side play the Italian champions at the Juventus Stadium in the first Derby d’Italia of the year this Sunday.
Preview: Mazzarri keen to have a say in the Scudetto race
Internazionale’s chances of once again being champions of Italy might be the same as Stevenage’s chances of qualifying for Europe for next season but that does not mean that the Nerazzuri will not be having some say as to who wins this year’s Scudetto.
Although they have improved quite a lot under Walter Mazzarri... Read the rest of the article »
AC Milan will play host to sixth placed Torino at the San Siro in a Serie A encounter on Saturday the 1st of February.
Preview: Seedorf looking for third consecutive league victory
The Rossoneri have shown signs of improvement under new manager Clarence Seedorf and two wins in their last two league outings has allowed them to climb to the ninth spot as Milan look to close down the gap on the top four.
The San Siro outfit secured signings of four new players without spending much as of all of Adel... Read the rest of the article »