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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.

Pietro Pellegri is already the youngest goalscorer in Serie A history, but the 16-year-old further enhanced his growing reputation with a brace in Genoa’s five-goal thriller with Lazio. It was two goals from the more established Italian Ciro Immobile which helped Lazio maintain their unbeaten start to the season as they edged Genoa 3-2. Bastos [...]

Inter Milan scored two late goals to maintain their 100 per cent start to the Serie A campaign with a 2-0 triumph at Crotone. Slovakia defender Milan Skriniar poked home from 12 yards after a goalmouth scramble eight minutes from time to set Luciano Spalletti’s side on their way. And Ivan Perisic sealed matters in [...]

Some interesting comments from super agent Mino Raiola about the business done this summer by Italy’s biggest clubs: “Inter had an intelligent transfer campaign, but one with the handbrake on. “Juventus at a certain point hit the brakes on the market. It’s not necessarily true that spending €120m is a good idea, because you might [...]

Ciro Immobile scored a hat trick as AC Milan’s new-look side were humbled 4-1 by Lazio at the Stadio Olimpico in a game delayed for an hour by torrential rain. A team featuring expensive summer signings including Leonardo Bonucci, Lucas Biglia and Ricardo Rodriguez just about held their own until Italy striker Immobile scored a [...]

Who Had The Best Mercato This Summer?

It was a record breaking summer transfer window in Serie A, as Italian clubs spent €821 million. A good chunk of that was spent by AC Milan, whose new Chinese owners are desperate to return the Italian giant to glory. Milan spent 214m in total and champions Juventus were the second-biggest spenders with 123m. But [...]

Europa League: AC Milan Gets Favorable Draw

A new-look AC Milan have been handed a favourable-looking draw in the Europa League. Vincenzo Montella’s Milan are back in European competition for the first time since the 2013-14 season and the Rossoneri will fancy their chances of progressing from a Group D also including Austria Vienna, Rijeka and AEK Athens. Nice, who were denied [...]

Tough Champions League Draw For Serie A Teams

The 2017/18 UEFA Champions League group stage draw has been made and all three Italian clubs, Juventus, Roma and Napoli, are in difficult groups. Juventus face Barcelona and Sporting, while Roma have Chelsea and Atletico Madrid, and Napoli will meet Shakhtar Donetsk, Manchester City and Feyenoord in the Champions League. Juve were top seeds, having [...]

Milan Sides Lay Down Marker As Serie A Begins

Academy product Patrick Cutrone was the standout performer in an AC Milan team chock-full of expensive summer signings as his goal and assist helped the ambitious Rossoneri thrash 10-man Crotone 3-0 in Serie A on Sunday night. The match at Stadio Ezio Scida was an opportunity for Milan fans — especially those who missed last [...]

Serie A Preview: We Can Dethrone Juventus?

A new season in Serie A kicks off on Saturday and Serie A Tickets brings you the ultimate guide to all the teams. Juventus are looking to continue their stranglehold on Italian football by landing a seventh consecutive league title, but they could have serious competition for the scudetto this year. AC Milan are leading [...]

Lazio Stun Juventus To Win Super Cup

Alessandro Murgia scored a last-minute winner as Lazio beat Juventus 3-2 on Sunday to win the Italian Super Cup despite Juventus coming back from a two goal deficit. Two goals from Ciro Immobile, including an opening penalty, had seemingly set Lazio on the way to a comfortable win. But Paulo Dybala netted a stunning free [...]