It might be a bit too soon to crown the next Serie A champions, but there was something special about Fernando Llorente scoring a 90th minute goal for Juventus to give them the dramatic win in another lackluster display, which fit quite perfectly with the results around them, making it seem like it might once again be a Bianconeri season. More
The big Italian clubs hardly base their squads on home grown talent, and Juventus are no different, spending just under €200 million to assemble the current group of players, some on co-ownership deals, with Gianluigi Buffon, arriving back in 2001, still the most expensive player on the team. More
Despite the championship ramifications of Inter dropping points at home to Palermo and Juventus losing in Genoa to almost completely lose any hope of catching up with Inter, the biggest game in Italy this weekend was played in Rome.
In the 120th version of the Rome derby Lazio dealt a serious blow to AS Roma’s fading Champions League hope with a 4-2 victory in the Stadio Olimpico. Lazio still have UEFA cups aspirations of their own and even though it’s a long shot, a win in the most important game of the year for them could give them the lift they need for the rest of the season. More