The 2018/19 Serie A season was chock full of surprises, from breakthrough attacking performances to unsung goalkeeping heroes aiding in the survival of a relegation battle. But, as far as defensive efforts go, it was business as usual for these top-rate guardians whose exploits were conducive to achieving their respective club’s objectives for the campaign.
Milano’s rivaling clubs clash on Sunday evening for the marquee matchup of Serie A Round 28 as Milan square off with Inter at the San Siro.
Last October, Nerazzurri captain Mauro Icardi headed home a very late winner to deal the Rossoneri a 1-0 defeat, but Gennaro Gattuso’s in-form group will look to exact revenge and expand on their one-point lead in third place over their struggling rivals.
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Like always, the 2017-2018 Serie A season provided drama, excitement, and entertainment for calcio fans around the world. However, there were a few surprise players that many most likely didn’t select for their “fantacalcio” squads at the beginning of the season, and this is what sparks this piece. Five players who surprised us all with their performances this year.
1. Fabio Quagliarella (Sampdoria)
Age? Just a number. The now 35-year-old finished 4th in goal-scoring in Serie A, just behind Juventus’ Paulo Dybala and 10 goals behind the league leaders, Mauro Icardi and Ciro Immobile. In addition to his impressive and surprising 19 goal tally, the Neapolitan also Continue reading →