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Lessons Learned from Giornata 26

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As Serie A takes a quick breather for a World Cup friendly this week versus Cameroon, this past weekend once again saw changes in the standings as well as a tightening championship race.  Before we look ahead and begin debating … Continue reading

The Uefa Coefficient Breakdown

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Is this the year where the Bundesliga gains a fourth spot? It could well be. Below is a table of the current UEFA Coefficient compared to how it stands if the season were to end today. At the end of … Continue reading

Juventus On The Right Track?

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After a dismal run which included a series of disappointing performances and unacceptable results the Bianconeri management finally decided to replace the inexperienced Ciro Ferrara with Alberto Zaccheroni. It is unreasonable to question whether Zaccheroni could have won the title if he was coaching from the … Continue reading

Lessons Learned from Giornata 25

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This weekend’s action has a wealth of subplots, controversy, and exciting soccer play.  But the main story line out of this weekend is the standings.  Right now, the top four spots in the Serie A standings are occupied by the … Continue reading

Should Milan Replace Leonardo?

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Fans of AC Milan have suffered through a bad four weeks, beginning by losing to short-handed rival Inter and most recently suffering a devastating defeat in their Champions League match versus Manchester United.  This comes the same week that Milan … Continue reading

Tough Games Ahead for Inter Milan

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We have seen the powerful Inter of Mourinho, we saw it power through AC Milan with only nine men, we saw a war machine unleashed against Cagliari, demolishing them 3-0. But we have not seen this super style of play … Continue reading

Lessons Learned from Giornata 24

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Objects in your mirror are closer than they appear Inter’s 0-0 draw at Napoli was their second draw in as many matches.  That coupled with AS Roma’s 4-1 result over Palermo means i Lupi are within seven points of the … Continue reading

Problems Persist After Juve Settle For Draw

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Juventus were made to work for the one point in a clash against hosts Livorno. In Alberto Zaccheroni’s second match in charge, the Old Lady appeared toothless upfront and shaky at the back. The firing of Ciro Ferrara has not … Continue reading

Juventus: New Coach But Same Old Results

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New Coach Alberto Zaccheroni saw his first game in charge end in an unflattering 1-1 draw with Lazio. Just like in previous games, the Bianconeri conceded late in the match. Against Roma (in Serie A) and Inter (in Coppa Italia), … Continue reading

Can Inter Achieve The Treble?

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The Serie A season has perhaps been overshadowed by the struggles of Juventus which have culminated in the firing of Coach Ciro Ferrara. While it has been gloomy in Turin, the city of Milan has witnessed the revival of the … Continue reading

Zaccheroni To Be New Juventus Manager – Italian Press

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According to numerous Italian sites and Goal.com, former AC Milan manager Alberto Zaccheroni will be named Juventus manager on Friday, replacing embattled Ciro Ferrara. The tipping point seemingly was Juve’s 2-1 Coppa Italia loss to Inter Thursday, seemingly eliminating the … Continue reading

Lessons Learned from Giornata 21

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A nice quiet weekend in Serie A.  Fortunately, there were no matches of interest and no controversy that came out of the matches.  Nothing unusual or interesting at all. Or not.  In a weekend highlighted by the top two squads … Continue reading

The Errors of Juve’s Management

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There has been widespread criticism of the Bianconeri board and its directors yet there are some obvious aspects which have been overlooked by the reporters and fans alike. The Juve management has actually erred in allowing Pavel Nedved to retire, … Continue reading

Juve’s Struggles to Hurt Italy in South Africa?

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Juventus suffered another defeat which perhaps came as no surprise despite the fact Roma were rather not impressive until the penalty-kick which was converted by Francesco Totti. The Bianconeri did not deserve to lose the match but the players have … Continue reading

Juve-Roma: Will Ranieri Have Last Laugh?

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Juventus will take on Roma in Turin in perhaps one of the round’s biggest clashes and certainly only second behind the much-anticipated Milan derby. The Bianconeri have been struggling and the dismal run of results shows no sign of abating. … Continue reading

Lessons Learned from Giornata 20

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After this weekend’s action, the eyes of Italy will be on its largest metropolitan city.  The Milan derby could move AC Milan within striking distance of first or could help Inter Milan put some distance between itself and its rival. … Continue reading

How Long Before Ferrara Is Shown The Door?

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Most if not all of the Bianconeri fans are wondering how many more games does Coach Ciro Ferrara have to lose before he is fired by the Juventus board. Without going into details or providing analysis of some of the … Continue reading

Lessons Learned From Giornata 19

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We have reached the halfway point of the season, and it seems like the race for the scudetto is over (whether it is or not you can debate).  The big story from this past weekend was Milan’s thumping of Juventus … Continue reading