Serie A Round 24 from A to Z

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Feature Photo: Getty Images
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A for André Silva? No, thanks! We want only Cutrone! Two goals, and Milan keep running towards Europe! #SPALMilan

B for Brozovic clapping back at his supporter whistling at him. Epic Brozo’ times are far far away. #InterBologna

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Definitely not a good moment for Inter’s Marcelo Brozovic, who left the pitch polemically applauding his supporters, who were booing at him

C for coast to coast, as Belotti got the ball, run for 75 meters and said ‘This is Football!” – What a terrific goal, Sir!

D for Derby della Mole, Torino vs Juventus is coming up next week! Exciting!

E for Ex, Higuain against Napoli, Benatia against Roma, Bernardeschi against Fiorentina: Three lads and nine crucial points, Juventus strategy of getting the best players from direct rivals pays back.

F for Faouzi Ghoulam, Forza Fraté! (“Stay strong, Brother” in Neapolitan slang). A new disgrace for the 2017 best African player, who was almost back from a serious injury at his right knee ligaments. The Algerian player now fractured his right kneecap. Season finished for him? #Napoli

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Napoli showed how much they care for their unfortunate teammate Faouzi Ghoulam by all wearing his number 31 jersey before the match with Lazio (Photo: Getty Images)

G forGiak, si gira! (Italian for “Action!”), but Chievo Verona missed a new chance to get out of their crisis. Even with their new player Emanuele “Giak” Giaccherini, the Clivensi couldn’t win.

H for Hellas Verona, 5th defeat in a row and the relegation nightmare gets closer and closer. #HellasSampdoria

I for Icardi sì, Icardi no, (“Icardi, yes or no?”) and Spaletti found his smile back.

J for Joystick & Playstation: Milan, Napoli and Roma reminded us why we love this game! Football!

K for Karamoh, first Italian goal for him, and Inter finally came back to victory after eight games! The 3rd position is secured! (for the moment) #InterBologna

L for Laxalt, a goal in the 91st minute, and Genoa got home with three important points. In extremis!

M for Mazzarri, who brought a top team momentum to his Torino. With the Tuscanian coach, the Granata seem to have forgotten what it means to lose!

N for nothing really happened in Cagliari-Sassuolo. 0-0 and quite a boring game.

O for overture. Spectacular football proposed by Napoli. The Serie A leading team won 4-1 against a strong Lazio, and promptly answered back to Juventus. Might this be the overture for something seriously important? Let’s wait for May and see! #Scudetto

P for painful football for Benevento. The transfer window gave the Streghe some more structure, but miracles don’t happen every day. Last position and only seven points collected so far.

Q for Quagliarella, who once again made the headlines. 17 goals in 23 games. Incredible season. #HellasSampdoria

R for reacting against racism abuse? A yellow card for Italian striker Mario Balotelli! That’s insane! #FranceNice

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Mario Balotelli…For once that he was not doing anything bad… (Photo: AP)


S for Semplici or Reja, that is the question. Will SPAL take a chance and change their coach?  #SPALMilan 0-4

T for transparency needed. VAR, so much work to do, and so much noise around it. Please, stop it!

U for Uefa Champions League and Europa League. Juventus, Roma, Lazio, Napoli, Atalanta, and Milan – please get ready for the double appointment!

V for vicious foul, and well-deserved red card for Masina. What a risk for Inter’s new player Lisandro Lopez!

W for water polo in Crotone, as the showering rain made the pitch exceptionally heavy. #CrotoneAtalanta

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This was the pitch condition of Ezio Scida Stadium during Crotone-Atalanta…was it really a good decision to play? (Photo: Antonino D’Urso)


X for X-rated own goal by Wallace, which helped Napoli to run towards their victory.

Y for year over year Sampdoria gained eight more points. Champions League is in the aim!

Z for Zest, as both Roma and Inter finally came back to conquer three points. We were missing you both!

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