Archives: AC Milan

Matchday 3: Wednesday Predictions and Players to Watch

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

I had a pretty decent day with the predictions yesterday, so let’s see if I can keep it going. Today’s matches feature some teams that desperately need to put points on the board, including Liverpool and Werder Bremen. Let’s take … Continue reading

Rangers run riot; AC Milan misfire

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Matchday 3 is upon us and there are some key matchups to look at. In this first preview, we start with Group E where Barcelona travel to Glasgow for a tough road game against Rangers. The atmosphere at Ibrox should … Continue reading

Mulling over Matchday 1

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Where has the time slipped away to? I’ve not even finished my previews and Matchday 1 has already come and gone! As I was watching some of the matches and highlights, I made some notes and thought I would share … Continue reading

Old Rivalries Renewed in the Group Stage

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Thursday’s draw for the group stages was made at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco and sees some of last season’s knockout stage matchups grouped together. For example, Roma will be offered the chance to avenge the 7-1 drubbing they suffered … Continue reading

AC Milan given top ranking

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Reigning champs AC Milan were given the top seed in the draw for Champions League groups. The full lineup for the 2007/08 UEFA Champions League has been confirmed with Real Madrid CF’s triumph in Spain this past Sunday marking the … Continue reading

AC Milan win it all

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

While the scoreline turned out the way I had predicted, the game itself was quite different than what I had imagined. AC Milan despite winning 2-1, did not look their best last night. Content to sit back and play long … Continue reading

Champions League Final Underwhelms

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It was by no means the prettiest of Champions League finals. And, in fact, it was another example of the overall decline of football during the past one to two years. Instead of the beautiful free-flowing football that we all … Continue reading

CL Final Preview

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

In what should be a thrilling rematch of the 2005 final, AC Milan will look to erase the memory of losing the final after being 3-0 up at the half. Liverpool staged what will forever be one of the most … Continue reading

AC Milan White, Liverpool Red

Posted on by Christopher Harris

AC Milan, despite being named the home side in the Champions League Final, has opted to where its away shirt, allowing Liverpool to wear red. Other than the 2005 Champions League Final, which AC Milan lost to Liverpool (Milan wore … Continue reading

Milan magic moves them on

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

After surviving the first-leg at Old Trafford and two away-goals to the good, Milan played the second-leg to perfection, ultimately winning 3-0 (5-3 on aggregate) to advance to the finals. This sets up a change for Milan to avenge their … Continue reading

Semi-finals 2nd Leg Preview

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Everything is still up for grabs heading into the second leg and it should be an exciting two days of CL football. Chelsea v LiverpoolThe snarky remarks continue to be tossed around by both managers with Benitez now sinking to … Continue reading

Analysis of an Annihilation

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

I promise to do my utmost to prevent this article from degenerating into an exercise in hyperbole but the task is a difficult one. After witnessing the display Manchester United put on against AS Roma in a highlight package, I … Continue reading

UCL Quarter-Final Preview (1 of 2)

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

AC Milan v Bayern MunichTwo of the more storied franchises to compete for the Champions League title (formerly called the European Cup). Bayern, European Champions on four previous occasions, have struggled for form in the Bundesliga but have shown signs … Continue reading

Quarter-final matchups set

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

The drawing for the quarter-finals was held this morning in Milan and here are the matchups:1: Milan v Bayern Munich2: PSV v Liverpool3: Roma v Manchester United4: Chelsea v Valencia The first legs are to be played on 03 & … Continue reading

Fireworks Ignite As Italians Reach Final

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Two late stunning goals from Italy’s Grosso and Del Piero was enough to get Italy into the final in a very even match. While the Italian national team are in hysterics, their domestic league is in shambles with the threat … Continue reading