Back Page Football’s resident Italian football aficiando reviews the midweeek’s action, as Serie A returns after a brief winter break.
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The pausa invernale is upon the Italian Serie A, and the first half of the season has exceeded all expectations. Richard Chambers reviews the first half of the season, and hands out some select mid-season awards.
Another fascinating week of action in the Serie A, and Richard Chambers is here to review the action. This week, the lower half of the table, the redenzione, gets priority but not without a glance at the top half of the table, as title challengers Lazio beat reigning league winners Internazionale 3-1.
Inter striker samuel Eto’o provided the biggest football news story in Italy this weekend while a moment of brilliance from Zlatan Ibrahimovic continued AC’s great run of form.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic was the hero as AC downed Inter in the Milan derby at the San Siro, while Lazio slumped to their second defeat in as many games to relinquish top spot.
This week’s Serie A programme featured the Rome derby between Lazio and Roma, and Richard Chambers looks back at the game.
It was an historic weekend in Serie A for a Juventus legend, while two other more controversial figures also hit the headlines.
Richard Chambers returns to bring us up to speed on the latest round of Serie A action which included a much maligned lunch time kick off, an uncooperative mascot and an important win for the league’s bottom side.
After a disappointing international break for the Italian national team, Serie A was back in full flow this weekend as Richard Chambers writes. Roma, AC Milan and Internazionale all recorded wins, while a 2-0 win for Lazio in Bari kept them at the summit of the table.
Richard Chambers rounds up the week’s Serie A action, as Roma overcame reigning champions Internazionale 1-0 and Juventus picked some much needed points at home to Cagliari.