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
Napoli failed to score for the first time since February and though generally regarded as one of the best football playing sides in Europe. Inter fought to keep them out with Goalkeeper Samir Handanovic and defender Milan Skriniar the standout performers. Aleksandar Kolarov continued from his mid-week form away 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
Another Serie A week passes by with more questions than answers for the red side of Milan; for all the great signings and lack of, depending on which side of the Milan divide you belong to; Inter seem the more settled side despite their unusually quiet summer as against their
Week Two of Serie A had goals galore; it didn't disappoint one bit. The story of the weekend has to be Inter digging deep to get a win at the Olympico, Luciano Spaletti coming back to haunt his previous employers so early on in the season.
This was a weekend where