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Serie A

Serie A, also called Serie A TIM due to sponsorship byTelecom Italia, is regarded as one of the best football leagues in the world and it is often depicted as the most tactical national league. Serie A is the world’s second strongest national league according to IFFHS[ and has produced the highest number of European Cup finalists: Italian clubs have reached the final of the competition on a record twenty-six different occasions, winning the title twelve times. Serie A is ranked 4th among European leagues according to UEFA’s league coefficient behind La Liga, Premier League and the Bundesliga, which is based on the performance of Italian clubs in the Champions League and the Europa League during the last five years.

Allegri: We need consistency

Juventus may have qualified for the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League but coach Massimiliano Allegri says his team must show more consistency in the league. Juve, beaten 3-1 by Barcelona in last season's UEFA Champions League final, secured passage to the the knockout phase on Wednesday thanks to their second successive defeat of [...]

Juve Edge Past Milan While Roma Is Held

Argentina forward Paulo Dybala rescued a sedate Juventus with a well-taken second-half winner as the champions continued their Serie A fightback with a 1-0 win over AC Milan. Milan travelled to Turin hoping to build on a recent purple patch that has seen Sinisa Mihajlovic's men take ten points from their last four league outings. [...]

Why Fiorentina Are Serie A’s Top Team

These are heady days for Fiorentina fans. The last time Fiorentina had this many points (27) after 12 games was a decade ago (28) when Luca Toni won the European Golden Boot. They would have qualified for the Champions League were it not for their implication in the Calciopoli scandal. Instead, a 15-point penalty meant [...]

Last month, Last month AC Milan coach Sinisa Mihajlovic stunned Milan fan when he made Gigio Donnarumma the youngest player to make his debut in Serie A for 35 years. He was 16 years and eight months old. Only Paolo Maldini made his first appearance for Milan’s first team at a younger age. Unsurprisingly there [...]

FIFA's injury bug has hit Roma striker Gervinho, who has bene ruled out for three weeks with a thigh injury suffered during Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Liberia. A statement by Roma said: "Gervinho underwent scans which revealed damage to the rectus femoris muscle in his right thigh. He will be out of action for [...]

Local bragging rights and the chance to lord it over Italy's traditionally stronger northern clubs won't be the only prizes at stake this weekend when Roma host Lazio in the 'Derby della Capitale'. After Roma's 3-2 Champions League win over Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday, winning the derby could be the ice-breaker for Roma, who are [...]

Roma moved above Bayer Leverkusen and into second place in Champions League Group E thanks to a dramatic 3-2 win at the Stadio Olimpico. The sides shared eight goals at the BayArena a fortnight ago and it did not take long – 100 seconds – for the first to arrive here. Edin Džeko fed Mohamed [...]

Lazio have announced they will be without defender Stefan De Vrij for the next six months after the Dutch international underwent knee surgery on Wednesday. The 23-year-old De Vrij has barely played for Lazio this season as he has struggled with reoccurring knee complaints. The former Feyenoord defender is now set to miss most of [...]

According to various media reports, AS Roma have told coach Rudi Garcia that if they don't win the Scudetto this season that he will be fired, Garcia has steered the Giallorossi to two second-place finishes since taking over in 2013, but even then his side finished 17 points adrift of Juventus on both occasions. The [...]

Stephan Lichtsteiner scored just a month after undergoing heart surgery as ten-man Juventus drew 1-1 with Borussia Mönchengladbach on Tuesday. The draw, combined with Manchester City's 3-1 win at Sevilla means that Juve now trail the Premier League side in the group and will have to beat them in Turin next month if Massimiliano Allegri's [...]