Monday, February 20, 2012
Serie A Week 24 Milan at the top
Cesena 1 - 3 Milan
*Milan achieved a very important win against Cesena before the up coming 'title decider' Juventus game. Cesena showed an aggressive display but their defense couldn't handle with Milan's quality and they are bottom of the table now.Sulley Muntari scored on his debut , Emanuelson and Robinho continued to their great forms after the sensational Arsenal victory.
Juventus 3 - 1 Catania
*Juventus won against Catania with Pirlo's incredible display. The Old Lady fought back after Catania did take an early lead. It was a very important win for Juventus , since they couldn't manage to win in their last two games. Catania showed a great display till ex-Juventus defender Motta receive a red card.
Inter 0 - 3 Bologna
*Inter were seeking for a victory after achieved a humiliation defeat in San Siro against Novara. But the things got worse against Bologna since Inter are playing bad. Inter achieved another shocking result and lost 0-3 to Bologna. Inter are winless in their last five Serie A games with losing four of them and drew once and the team conceded 13 goals in five games. Inter will play against Marseille in France in UEFA Champions League game and Marseille game will be decisive for Ranieri's future.
Fiorentina 0 - 3 Napoli
*Mazzarri's struggling Napoli finally found their old form back before the up-coming historical Chelsea game , since the team won their last two Serie A games after having a five games winless streak. Fiorentina showed a poor display and their defense were just awful.
Genoa 0 - 1 Chievo
*Genoa were flying-high with Pasquale Marino and new transfers' arrivals but the team is struggling , since they have important missings from their squad. Especially without Gilardino the team struggled to open Chievo defense.
Palermo 5 - 1 Lazio
*Palermo played an excellent game against the shorthanded Lazio.Palermo are the best home team of Serie A with winning 10 of their 12 home games. They have dominated the game , since Lazio showed signs of tiredness after lost 1-3 to Atlético Madrid in UEFA Europa League in Olimpico and struggling with numerous injuries.
Roma 1 - 0 Parma
*Roma showed a good performance and finished Parma's five games unbeaten run with Borini's goal. Roma totally deserve to win and had more chances but they were unlucky to win only 1-0.
Lecce 4 - 1 Siena
*Lecce achieved a very important win against Siena as it was a ''6 points'' battle between the two relegation candidates. Del Grosso scored the opener for Siena but the team couldn't hold Lecce's offensive players. Lecce offense showed a great performance and kept their hopes to remain in Serie A with collecting a golden 3 points. The tiredness affected Siena , since they played against Juventus , Napoli and Roma in a row short 8 days period.
Novara 0 - 0 Atalanta
*Novara wanted to remain their good mood against Atalanta since they achieved a historical victory against Inter in Milano and still struggling in the relegation zone. Two teams had plenty of chances but still failed to score. Draw was a deserved result.
Udinese - Cagliari
*Udinese are facing an injury problem as they played against Cagliari without Di Natale , Isla , Badu , Pinzi and Asamoah. The team failed to open Cagliari's defense and wasted a big opportunity to get 3rd place after Lazio's fall in Palermo.