Category Archives: Serie A

Napoli knocked out, Atalanta suffer late heartbreak against Dortmund

It was a mixed bag for the four Italian teams in action in the Europa League earlier this evening, with two crashing out and two making it to the round of 16.

One obvious qualifier was AC Milan, who beat Ludogorets Razgrad 1-0 at the San Siro, adding to their 3-0 first leg win in Bulgaria.

The other, perhaps not so obvious qualifier was Lazio. The Biancocelesti had lost 1-0 to Steaua in the first leg in Romania, but found their mojo to win 5-1 at the Olimpico, and thus completed a 5-2 win on aggregate. Continue reading Napoli knocked out, Atalanta suffer late heartbreak against Dortmund

Video Example of poor Chelsea defending vs Roma- 3 players run towards Dzeko and leave Perotti unmarked

Absolute schoolboy defending this from Chelsea in their Champions League tie against Roma, with Rudiger, Azpi and David all running towards Edin Dzeko and leaving Perotti unmarked. If you’ve seen little kids all run towards the ball in school, that is precisely what this looks like!

Unfortunately for Roma, Perotti wasn’t able to convert Continue reading Video Example of poor Chelsea defending vs Roma- 3 players run towards Dzeko and leave Perotti unmarked

Milan confirm Biglia signing as Montella revamp continues

AC Milan have confirmed the signing of Argentine international Lucas Biglia from Lazio. The midfielder has moved from the Biancocelesti for a reported 17 million euro fee and has put pen to paper a three year contract at the San Siro.

Biglia becomes Milan’s 10th signing of the summer transfer window as the Rossoneri aim to recapture their spot in the top echelons of Italian football. The period since 2013 has been a very disappointing one for Milan fans, with the side finishing 8th, 10th, 7th and 6th respectively in the last four seasons. They’ve not been seen in the Champions League since 2014 either, when Atleti handed them a 5-1 defeat in the Round of 16. Continue reading Milan confirm Biglia signing as Montella revamp continues

Video Lazio-Palermo 6:2 Highlights | Lazio vs Palermo 2017 Rispoli Balde Keita Hat-trick Immobile Goals

Goals galore, with Balde Keita scoring a hat trick and Christian Immobile and Andrea Rispoli scoring two each as Lazio beat Palermo 6:2 at the Olimpico. Five of Lazio’s six goals came within the first half an hour, Keita scoring his hat trick in the space of Continue reading Video Lazio-Palermo 6:2 Highlights | Lazio vs Palermo 2017 Rispoli Balde Keita Hat-trick Immobile Goals