The cur­rent Serie A sea­son has seen a trio of clubs com­pete for the Scud­etto with Milan ahead by a small mar­gin over Inter and Napoli respec­tively. The Milan-Inter show­down, set after the inter­na­tional break, will deter­mine to a large extent the direc­tion of the title. From an indi­vid­ual stand­point, there have been very few […]


Milan & Inter Vying for Serie A Title

by Rami Soufi on March 22, 2011 · 0 comments

Milan remain on top of Serie A yet their hold has become more ten­u­ous than ever with city rivals Inter lurk­ing just two points behind. The Rossoneri have some of the league’s most tal­ented indi­vid­u­als such as Robinho, Zla­tan Ibrahi­movic and Anto­nio Cas­sano, but along with that tal­ents comes a lot of bag­gage and unpredictability. […]


Serie A clubs struggling in the Champions League

by Rami Soufi on February 28, 2011 · 1 comment

Italy’s elite clubs are strug­gling in the Cham­pi­ons League and have strug­gled since 2000 despite two tro­phies won by Milan and one by Inter in the last decade. Ital­ian clubs were the dom­i­nant force in the 1990s with Milan and Juven­tus win­ning the Cham­pi­ons League with Juve reached  three con­sec­u­tive finals. Ital­ian clubs were also a force […]

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Rafael Benitez running out of time at Inter

by Rami Soufi on December 3, 2010 · 1 comment

Lazio inflicted another defeat on Serie A cham­pi­ons Inter with coach Rafael Benitez’s posi­tion becom­ing weaker and weaker with every pass­ing week. The vic­tory against Parma in the pre­vi­ous round was by a big score rais­ing hope the Ner­az­zurri will be back on the right track yet many failed to note the Ducali are having […]

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Serie B cham­pi­ons Lecce have once again made the jump to Serie A, two years after fin­ish­ing nine­teenth and being rel­e­gated.  Prior to that they spent two years in Serie B, pre­ceded by three years in Serie A.  As you can see, Lecce has made a habit of bounc­ing up and down the ranks, making […]


While this was a mere friendly and many of the starters from both teams were not on hand, the man­ner with which Inter over­came Man­ches­ter City serves as a warn­ing for those aim­ing to dethrone the Serie A cham­pi­ons and Cham­pi­ons League win­ners. The Ner­az­zurri were miss­ing the likes of Diego Mil­ito, Lucio and Wesley […]

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Pirelli Cup: Inter Win Biggest Trophy!

by Rami Soufi on August 2, 2010 · 2 comments

Inter dis­missed Man­ches­ter City 3–0 to win the Pirelli Cup on Sat­ur­day in Bal­ti­more, Mary­land. While the score­line fairly reflects the way the Ner­az­zurri dom­i­nated the match, par­tic­u­larly after Patrick Vieira was sent-off, the biggest sur­prise came after full-time when a mas­sive sized tro­phy was pre­sented to the win­ning team. Hav­ing attended the match and prior […]