2016-17 Italian Serie A thread

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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#61 » by Riko » Tue Jan 17, 2017 9:20 pm

They're trying to make a global brand, so the "minimalist" approach is logical (many americans team did in the past) but, I'm not sure it can work out in football. Let's see if some other team will try to make the same thing in the future.
Surely is a bold move.
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Post#62 » by Foye » Tue Jan 17, 2017 9:29 pm



i have seen worse. Don't understand why they change the great old one and on top of it present it in Milano lol


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Post#63 » by magik9113 » Sat Jan 21, 2017 7:49 pm

hate the new Juve logo. The current one is/was perfect.




this Milan-Napoli match should be good. Last week's Torino-Milan was one of the best of the season
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Post#64 » by magik9113 » Sat Jan 21, 2017 8:03 pm

since Milik went down and Mertens started playing up top rather than on the wings.........Mertens has been phenomenal.

that's an understatement actually.
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Post#65 » by Baphomet » Sun Jan 22, 2017 12:52 am

I just don't get why Belgium are so futile. They have some really great players but very little cohesion, I doubt that will change under Martinez, either. Mertens is having a blinder of a season.
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#66 » by Riko » Sun Jan 22, 2017 8:07 am

This season Milan's games are really fun to watch.
Montella is doing a fine job despite the lacks in the roster.
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Post#67 » by magik9113 » Sun Jan 29, 2017 4:26 pm

Lots of young players shining lately.

Roma lose to Samp so Juve back to +4 :thumbsup:
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Post#68 » by magik9113 » Sun Feb 5, 2017 8:35 pm

great first half Juve up 1-0 over Inter. Cuadrado with a screamer
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Post#69 » by magik9113 » Wed Feb 8, 2017 9:44 pm

Bologna lost 7-1 to Napoli over the weekend, then today they just lost to 9-man Milan. Deulofeu man of the match, created many chances including the game winning assist when they were down to 9
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Post#70 » by Baphomet » Thu Feb 9, 2017 5:07 pm

magik9113 wrote:Bologna lost 7-1 to Napoli over the weekend, then today they just lost to 9-man Milan. Deulofeu man of the match, created many chances including the game winning assist when they were down to 9


Deulofeu is a good player, he deserves more playing time than what he gets at Everton. Serie A is a perfect league for a player of his technical ability. Good to see he's doing well.
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#71 » by Riko » Mon Feb 27, 2017 8:34 pm

It's hard to admit but Naingollan (with Vidal) is the best box-to-box midfielder in the world: quantity and quality like no one.
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#72 » by magik9113 » Sun May 28, 2017 4:17 pm

Roma just tied their game up 1-1 early vs Genoa. Meanwhile, Napoli are facing Samp. as it stands here early in the first half with both games tied, Roma is one point ahead of Napoli for the battle for 2nd place.

Also Dzeko scored, leaving him two goals ahead of Mertens for the battle for capocannoniere.



edit: forgot the most important part--which is this is Totti's last game.....and he's on the bench for now
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Post#73 » by treiz » Sun May 28, 2017 7:57 pm

He came on with plenty of time, he had his moments but Dzeko and Strootman were incredible.

Sad to see Totti go, one of my all-time favourite players. What a career he's had and at least he left with a win. I hope he retires, he's already got a 6-year contract to run from behind the scenes, it'd be sad to see him wearing another shirt.

The atmosphere at the stadium looked incredible too.
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#74 » by Baphomet » Sun May 28, 2017 9:43 pm

treiz wrote:He came on with plenty of time, he had his moments but Dzeko and Strootman were incredible.

Sad to see Totti go, one of my all-time favourite players. What a career he's had and at least he left with a win. I hope he retires, he's already got a 6-year contract to run from behind the scenes, it'd be sad to see him wearing another shirt.

The atmosphere at the stadium looked incredible too.


Very classy send-off, unlike a certain somebody we won't mention. ;)

Hard not to feel moved by the scenes. De Rossi crying hit me hardest for some reason.
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Post#75 » by magik9113 » Sun May 28, 2017 11:03 pm

<3 Totti <3

yea Dzeko had an amazing game with two assists and a goal, and deservedly won leading scorer of the league, even though i was really hoping it'd be Belotti or Mertens. I'm a Dzeko hater.

Congrats to Roma on 2nd place. It was an exciting finish as it required them to score in the final minutes. Napoli, so close but now will play the CL play-off
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#76 » by treiz » Mon May 29, 2017 8:24 am

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Very classy send-off, unlike a certain somebody we won't mention. ;)

Hard not to feel moved by the scenes. De Rossi crying hit me hardest for some reason.


It was JT tbh, despite all of his quality and his accomplishments, he's arguably the most narcissistic player in history :D

It really was, just scenes. De Rossi bawling got me too, just came out of nowhere :lol:

magik9113 wrote:<3 Totti <3

yea Dzeko had an amazing game with two assists and a goal, and deservedly won leading scorer of the league, even though i was really hoping it'd be Belotti or Mertens. I'm a Dzeko hater.

Congrats to Roma on 2nd place. It was an exciting finish as it required them to score in the final minutes. Napoli, so close but now will play the CL play-off


It really was, shame Roma lost to Lazio at the Coppa Italia semis, would've been nice to have seen him in one last final.
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#77 » by Foye » Sun Jul 16, 2017 5:26 pm

Chinese investors seem to be on a mission at Milan. Quite a lot of transfers. Seems Milan will be relevant again sooner than later.


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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#78 » by Riko » Mon Jul 17, 2017 6:19 am

Foye wrote:Chinese investors seem to be on a mission at Milan. Quite a lot of transfers. Seems Milan will be relevant again sooner than later.


I'm really happy about it even if I am not a Milan's fans. Juve dominance was ruining Serie A'.
Let's hope that even Inter will raise again...
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#79 » by magik9113 » Tue Jul 18, 2017 12:19 pm

Bonucci is dead to me
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#80 » by Foye » Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:38 pm

magik9113 wrote:Bonucci is dead to me


Not sure what his motivation is other than to cash in.

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