Tag Archives: Zlatan Ibrahimovic

The Ten Commandments for a Successful International Friendly

Posted on by Robert Hay

I had the fortune of attending the DC United and Paris Saint-Germain friendly this past weekend, one which this site has covered fairly extensively due to the debut of Zlatan Ibrahimovic for the French side.  The game, as has been noted, was … Continue reading

Massimiliano Allegri Returns To Face Cagliari

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

The Serie A will be resuming tomorrow, when a fresh slate of midweek games will be played. There are many interesting fixtures, but the one which I’m really looking forward to is Cagliari – AC Milan. AC Milan coach Massimiliano … Continue reading

Di Natale And Cavani Leading In Goals

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

With the winter break, I’ve decided to look at this season’s current top goalscorers. It has been an interesting season, and there are some veterans accompanied by new signings which populate this list. Here’s a look at the top 10 … Continue reading

Juventus emerging as title contenders

Posted on by Rami Soufi

Juventus suffered last season following one of the worst campaigns in their glorious history. There were multiple reasons behind their collapse such as instability due to coaching changes, a number of injuries to key players, the management’s bad decisions in … Continue reading

All Italian Sides Win In Champions League

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

Finally some positive news for Serie A and Italian football in general, this midweek, while some sides played in the Coppa Italia, Inter Milan, AC Milan, and Roma played and won in the Champions League. It was the penultimate matchday … Continue reading

Ghost of Jose Mourinho Haunts Milan

Posted on by Robert

Yesterday was a bad day for Serie A in the Champions League.  Roma lost 3-1 at home to FC Basel to fall into last place in Group E, but level on points with Basel and Cluj.  But the big story … Continue reading

Wayne Rooney Belongs At Inter Milan

Posted on by Robert

The soccer press has been buzzing about the latest Wayne Rooney press conferences, statements, and rumors.  The usual suspects have been named as possible destinations: the ATMs that are Manchester City and Real Madrid, EPL rival Chelsea, and Bundesliga giant … Continue reading

Ibrahimovic Could Already be the MVP

Posted on by Robert

The importance of Swedish international Zlatan Ibrahimovic to AC Milan goes beyond the simple statistics – 6 total matches for AC Milan, five goals.  On a team full of high-profile talent and scoring ability, Ibra has stood out early in … Continue reading

AC Milan Channel will be on GolTV

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

AC Milan are on the rise, the rossoneri are aiming for the scudetto now that they have new stars like Ibrahimovic and Robinho. These two stars added to Ronaldinho and Pato provide an attacking group of players which seem very … Continue reading

The Quiet Offseason of A.C. Milan

Posted on by Robert

The rumors flying around the Internet recently have been focused on the makeup of the 2010-2011 Inter squad.  Will Balotelli move to Manchester or London (or Madrid)?  Will Maicon reunite with his former manager?  At some point I think every … Continue reading

What David Villa’s Transfer to FC Barcelona Means For Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Posted on by Andy Pineda

The rumors, for once, came to fruition, as FC Barcelona will pay a transfer fee of €40 million to Valencia for Spanish international striker David Villa.  This tango (or the sardana for a more local, Catalunyan flair) danced by the … Continue reading

Inter Milan Completes The Italian Job on Barcelona in the Champions League

Posted on by Andy Pineda

The sprinklers rose up from the pitch and sprayed the Inter Milan players and staff.  The Barcelona anthem, “Cant del Barça,” blared through the loudspeakers as the Culés did not know whether to clap off their Blaugrana heroes or vehemently … Continue reading

Barcelona, We Meet Again

Posted on by Jordan Acker

Since I’m new at EPL Talk, I’d like to talk a little bit more (before I discuss Wednesday’s match) about my history as an Arsenal fan. Slowly becoming a soccer fan in college, a 2006 trip to Europe with my girlfriend really cemented my love of the Gunners. Arriving in Paris just days before the Champions League Final, little did I know what would await me. The year before, I had been in Israel during the Liverpool-Milan game. Taking a cursory interest, I sat down with several Israelis who were screaming about how dominant Milan were. As everyone knows, it didn’t end up that way. But it was enough to turn me into a soccer fan for life. Continue reading

La Liga in the Champions League: Sevilla Stumbles While Barcelona Bedazzles

Posted on by Andy Pineda

With the advantage of the away goal, Sevilla looked in prime position to advance to the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League.  Unfortunately, Manolo Jiménez’s team played as though they were already in the next round.  A 0-0 score line … Continue reading

La Liga Review: Has Barcelona Been Figured Out?

Posted on by Andy Pineda

A ridiculous question with what should be a simple answer.  First, a cursory investigation.  Is Barcelona on top of the standings in La Liga?  Yes.  Has Barcelona obtained sixty-one points from twenty-four matches, one more point than it had at … Continue reading