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Friday, January 30, 2009

Week/Giornata 22 of the Serie A

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Week 22 Fixtures

Saturday, 31 January 2009

Napoli 2 x Udinese 2
Juventus 2 x Cagliari 3 (The Sardinians win for the first time since 1968 against Juventus in Torino).

Sunday, 01 February 2009

Atalanta 1 x Catania 0
Bologna 1 x Fiorentina 3
Chievo Verona 1 x Sampdoria 0
Genoa 1 x Palermo 0
Internazionale 3 x Torino 0
Reggina 2 x AS Roma 2
Siena 1 x Lecce 2 (Siena has only scored 16 goals, but has one of the best goals against totals at 22).

Lazio 0 x AC Milan 3

According to Carlo Ancelotti in La Gazzetta dello Sport on David Beckham, "He is indispensable."

Video Highlights

A great source for Serie A videos.
Please click the image.

Video Clips from Serie A TV on YouTube

Online Coverage

  • For live scores during the games from FlashScores, please click here.
  • For an ESPN Matchtracker of Serie A games, please click here.
  • For a live game tracker called Match View from La Gazzetta dello Sport, which has very detailed statistics and graphical displays, please click here. You may have to click on the number of the week to see a full fixture list.
  • For current statistics of the Serie A from La Gazzetta dello Sport, please click here.
  • For English language coverage and game commentaries, please take a look at mCalcio and Football Italia.

Quotes of the Week in Italian Calcio

"I have no friends among football players, except one: Christian Panucci. But he can be a little crazy at times." Fabio Capello, manager of England.
"Luciano Spalletti does not respect me." Christian Panucci of AS Roma.
"Nowadays, the Ballon d'Or has become a publicity stunt. It all depends on what people see before they judge it." Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Internazionale.
"I advised Buffon to shout a lot at his defense, so he kept them wide awake and charged himself up." Claudio Ranieri of Juventus.
"Balotelli will stay with us." Massimo Moratti, President of Internazionale.
"We would like to keep him, but Beckham will return in March." Adriano Galliani of AC Milan.
"I am not the Italian Alex Ferguson." Carlo Ancelotti of AC Milan.
Quotes courtesy of Football Italia.

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