There are only 10 weeks left in the Serie A and now is the time where teams who want to move into a European spot must make their move. Same goes for teams that want to avoid relegation. This week’s winner made a big move to avoid relegation. Remember that the Serie A Team Of The Week played matches and/or made headlines during the claendar week of March 9 – 15. The winner is:
Associazione Calcio Chievo Verona
Verona is most famously known as the setting for Shakespeare’s famous drama Romeo & Juliet. If Chievo continue to get results, Verona might become famous for footballing as well. The team known as Mussi Volanti, Flying Donkeys in English, wins the Serie A Team Of The Week for their impressive 3-0 road win versus Lazio on Sunday ending Lazio’s 3 game winning streak. Chievo’s captain Sergio Pellissier scored twice to give them the massive victory as the win lifted Chievo out of the relegation zone into 16th place, 3 points from the drop.
If Chievo continues its current form they should stay in Serie A. Its been a tale of two seasons for Chievo. The 2008 part of the season saw Chievo lose all but 5 matches winning only 2 of those 5 as they looked like a lock for relegation. Since the calendar turned to 2009, Chievo has been a completely different team. The Flying Donkeys have only lost once and are currently on a 3 game unbeaten streak. If Chievo had performed better in ’08, they could be challenging for a European spot. What’s done is done and hopefully for fans of Chievo this 3-0 road win versus Lazio will continue a good run of form that will keep them in the Serie A. Therefore, Associazione Calcio Chievo Verona wins the Week 28 Serie A Team Of The Week.