Serie A Round 26 Fantacalcio Player Trends: Stock Up

Serie A round 25 was trimmed down and cut short of a full slate of matches with the recent coronavirus crisis hitting various parts of Italy, so there wasn’t much to recap from last weekend apart from a few fixtures.

Lorenzo Insigne and Fabian Ruiz goals were enough to give Napoli the tight 1-2 win away vs. Brescia, while Juventus pulled out the same result in their 1-2 victory away to SPAL thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo‘s 11th straight match finding the back of the net.

Milan left the Stadio Artemio Franchi with a sour taste in their mouths as officiating controversy forced them to settle on a 1-1 draw against 10-man Fiorentina. As for the two Roman sides Roma and Lazio, both picked up victories with main hitmen Edin Dzeko and Ciro Immobile grabbing goals for themselves.

Let’s take a look at who you should be watching this weekend for your fantacalcio rosters. Continue reading

Serie A Round 25 Fantacalcio Player Trends: Stock Up

We are back with another round of Serie A football this weekend, which means it is also time for you to start sorting out your fantacalcio rosters to ensure you stay on track in your leagues. But, before we get into all that, let’s briefly recap the previous round!

Lecce continued their climb out from the bottom of the table with a big 2-1 win over SPAL, while Genoa’s 3-0 victory over Bologna will surely help their own cause for survival.

After falling behind from an Edin Dzeko goal, Atalanta reversed the tie and managed to pull two back through Jose Luis Palomino and Mario Pasalic to hand Roma a 2-1 defeat.

Juventus returned to winning ways at home without Cristiano Ronaldo as Paulo Dybala and Juan Cuadrado led the club to a 2-0 result over Brescia. Fiorentina thrashed Sampdoria 1-5, Napoli squeaked on past Cagliari 0-1 and Lazio moved into second place with a thrilling 2-1 win at home over Inter.

Alright, now let’s get into why you are all here with our five players to consider adding to your fantacalcio squads ahead of round 25. Continue reading

Rebic makes his intentions clear; should he be a regular in AC Milan’s line-up?

After months of sitting on the bench, Ante Rebic finally got his chance for AC Milan last week. Playing the Coppa Italia game against SPAL from start, the Croatian did well to convince Stefano Pioli that he can do a lot for the team. Because, just four days later, he was the match-winner for the Rossoneri. 

Certainly, the former Eintracht Frankfurt man’s adventure with the red and black side got off to a rough start. Having to adapt to Italian football, as well as two different managers, the winger got lost in the mix as he never got a chance to prove his worth in the Milan environment. Continue reading

Rating the summer signings of AC Milan

The transfer market has finally come to an end, thankfully. After several months of rumours, AC Milan will now be able to focus fully on the season ahead. During the summer, the Rossoneri made a total of six signings for the first team, and down below are my ratings of them all. Continue reading

How Croatia have emerged as serious contenders this World Cup


Few in the Croatian national team would never have dreamt that they would have dreamt that they would have been in the position they find themselves in as they prepared for the advent of the World Cup.

Dropped into a group with the last tournament’s runners-up that boasts one of the most potent attacking line ups in world football, a Nigeria side brimming with confidence and an Icelandic team renowned for their ability to ground out a result, they would be justified in believing that they were in for a gruelling battle to qualify for the knock out rounds.

However, it has not been thus. Continue reading