The top two teams in the Serie A clash with each other on Monday night in a crucial fixture, one which is bound to have a huge impact on both Milan’s and Napoli’s title aspirations.
Lazio, Juventus, Inter and Roma reduced the difference at the front of the pack over Napoli and Milan significantly on a weekend which was governed by late winners.
Both Napoli and Juventus look to bounce back after heavy defeats and get back to winning ways. Juventus, will have to first overcome, their Napoli jinx.
An injury hit AC Milan side travels to Naples for the last game of round 8 in the Serie A. Milan will look forward to make amends for their loss to Real Madrid earlier this week. They need three points out of this fixture to close in on Lazio for the Scudetto. Will Allegri drop the Christmas Tree bomb? TheHardTackle previews the clash at the Sao Paolo.
TheHardTackle reviews the fifth week of Serie A- Lazio joined Inter Milan at the top of the table as Roma earned their first victory of the season. AC Milan jump to the fifth spot, only two points behind the Nerazzuri.
The Serie A 2010-11 season can throw up a fascinating battle for the European places. TheHardTackle's Somnath Sengupta analyses how the middle tier clubs in Italy hold the key to the future of the league.
Germany became the first team in world cup history to finsih 3rd in two back to back world cups. Uruguay put up one more heroice performance inspired by Diego Forlan.
Uruguay fought tooth and nail in the game. They even went ahead at one stage in the second half. A last second effort saw the ball crashing with the crossbar.At the end, goals apiece from Müller, Jansen and Khedira helped Germany defend their third place successfully.