It is getting more and more interesting in Serie A; whilst in Germany, Spain, England and France; the title races are close to conclusion as early as February. The chase for the Scudetto keeps us going; a team from the South is making a legitimate claim to the title; putting
Viviano (Sampdoria) was at his best to keep out Roma, including saving Florenzi's penalty Kick to take all 3 points at the eternal city to take our Goalie position.
In defence is De Silvestri (Torino) who has maintained his stable performance since Mazzarri took charge, enough to earn a place in
Allison Becker (GK) emphasized why he is undoubtedly Brazil's top choice GK with another super performance, improving on his already impressive saves and overall contribution especially his ball distribution. He helped Roma hold on to a point away to Inter and assisted their only shot at goal with a smart
What a weekend in Serie A with Roma bagging the keys to the City of Rome in the derby, Juventus fell uncharacteristically at Sampdoria, Napoli pulled away at the top whilst Milan's woes continued as relegation looks more of a certainty than European qualification.
My Team of the week has in
We have seen 12 weeks of Serie A action and it gets even closer at the top despite Lazio, Roma and Sampdoria having a game in hand. Without further ado, here's my team of the week in a 3-4-3 formation:
In Goal after stopping the league leaders and free scorers Napoli
Following the Monday night Inter fixture to ensure top 4 teams are only separated by 3points, we highlight the top performers for the Game Week 11 in Serie A.
In Goal, Brazilian and Roma number 1 ensured Roma maintained the statistically backed best defence in the division. In defense, Bartosz Salamon
A full midweek fixture list saw Milan return to winning ways in quite emphatic fashion, so you can expect onor more Milanese names in this unusual team of the week selection.
In Goal, Albano Bizzarri is joined by Danilo; both helped Udinese preserve their 1 goal lead at Mapei stadium to
Finally Juventus lost at home after an astonishing 41 matches without defeat at the Juventus Stadium, that is an incredibly long time to stay without defeat; but kudos to Lazio for stepping to the plate to get the better of the Old Lady. In the star match of the weekend;
Marco Sportiello was the stand out Goalie in Serie A with his performance to frustrate the efforts of his former side Atalanta, including saving Papu Gomez's penalty kick. He however could not do anything to stop the last gasp equalizer. At Right Back Danilo D'Ambrosio had his routine spirited
Game Week 4 was thrilling with 34 goals scored (the most in Europe's top 5 leagues), brace for 16 year old Pietro Pellegri (the youngest in history to achieve this in Serie A), and Dybala triplete.
Samir Handanovic showed why he is one of Europe's top goalkeepers with an unbelievable save to