2016-17 Italian Serie A thread

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2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#1 » by magik9113 » Mon Aug 8, 2016 2:55 pm

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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#2 » by magik9113 » Mon Aug 8, 2016 2:55 pm

Inter fired Mancini, lol
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#3 » by Baphomet » Mon Aug 8, 2016 2:57 pm

I was like 10 minutes away from making this. :D I'll edit your post to include the logo I was going to use.

AC Milan sold to Chinese investors. They're finally shot of Berlusconi.

Meanwhile Spurs are tried for crimes against Italy after selling Fazio to Roma.
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Post#4 » by mercgold3 » Mon Aug 8, 2016 3:11 pm

magik9113 wrote:Inter fired Mancini, lol

How that happend in pre season ?
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Post#5 » by Baphomet » Mon Aug 8, 2016 3:44 pm

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magik9113 wrote:Inter fired Mancini, lol

How that happend in pre season ?


They have had a pretty awful preseason.

3-1 loss to PSG
4-1 loss to Bayern
6-1 loss to Spurs

Even so, it's just preseason isn't it? They did look particularly dreadful against Spurs, though.
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#6 » by magik9113 » Mon Aug 8, 2016 6:07 pm

Other than the crappy preseason, I'm not sure why he was fired. I imagine there were disagreements about the transfer market or something
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Post#7 » by mercgold3 » Fri Aug 12, 2016 1:30 am

I really like Inter squad this year.

Kondogbia
Medel
Banega
Felipe Melo
João Mario ?

Pretty good ^

Candreva, Perisic, Jovetic and Icardi

Miranda and Murillo as CBs.
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#8 » by Ted Lasso » Fri Aug 12, 2016 6:28 am

mercgold3 wrote:I really like Inter squad this year.

Kondogbia
Medel
Banega
Felipe Melo
João Mario ?

Pretty good ^

Candreva, Perisic, Jovetic and Icardi

Miranda and Murillo as CBs.


The midfielders and attackers they are carrying over from last season are some of the most overrated players around. I do like their centre-backs and the Candreva & JeyMar signings though, despite the fact that the latter is going to cost a pretty penny from what i've read.
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Post#9 » by magik9113 » Fri Aug 12, 2016 4:32 pm

very curious to see how they do this seaosn with De Boer. Let's not forget also that Eder joined them in January and never made an impact at all. If him and Candreva can play like they do for Italy then Inter could be very good.
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#10 » by mercgold3 » Fri Aug 12, 2016 5:57 pm

And Gabriel Barbosa ...
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Post#11 » by magik9113 » Fri Aug 12, 2016 6:51 pm

was hoping Juve would get gabigol...not that i know much about him
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#12 » by treiz » Sat Aug 20, 2016 5:55 pm

First games of the season today.

Solid 4-0 win for Roma, pretty much was in control the whole game but just couldn't find the finish until Perotti came on, who was excellent, after that it was just domination through the 2nd half.
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#13 » by magik9113 » Sat Aug 20, 2016 6:34 pm

forza Juveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee so glad the season is back
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Post#14 » by Baphomet » Sat Aug 20, 2016 7:00 pm

I was so into the PL 'action' today that I missed the start of La Liga and Serie A. Sad that I missed Roma kicking off but I'm glad that they won. Gonna tune into Juve vs. la Viola now.
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Post#15 » by magik9113 » Sat Aug 20, 2016 8:20 pm

Higuain puts us up 2-1 :nod: first of many
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#16 » by Baphomet » Sun Aug 21, 2016 5:25 pm

Bacca hat-trick for Milan, 3-1 up over Torino.
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Post#17 » by Doormatt » Mon Aug 22, 2016 6:29 am

lol inter
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#18 » by J-Mezzy » Mon Aug 22, 2016 9:52 am

Baphomet wrote:Bacca hat-trick for Milan, 3-1 up over Torino.


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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#19 » by Baphomet » Sun Aug 28, 2016 5:10 pm

Inter losing at home to Palermo

edit: Level now, but Palermo might be the worst team at defending crosses I've ever seen. Every Inter cross results in a wide open header. Amazing it's only 1-1
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#20 » by gaspar » Sat Sep 17, 2016 9:16 pm

Milik with 6 goals in his first 5 games in all competitions for Napoli. Proving the doubters wrong so far.

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