Classifieds | Archives | Jobs | About TGT | Contact | Subscribe
Last updated 1 minute ago
Printer Friendly Version | TGT@Twitter | RSS Feed |
Milan, Fiorentina to clash in final European push
May 18, 2013
 Print    Send to Friend

ROME: AC Milan and Fiorentina’s duel for Serie A’s final Champions League place, and a Udinese-Lazio battle for Europa League qualification will bring the curtain down on the Italian season this weekend.

With Juventus having wrapped up their 29th league title two weeks ago, and Napoli securing the second automatic qualifying place for the Champions League, the focus falls firmly on qualifying for Europe.

Milan, crowned European champions seven times, currently sit in third place — nine points behind runners-up Napoli — with a two-point lead over Fiorentina.

The pair’s battle to finish in third has taken a dramatic turn of late, with Fiorentina openly scoffing Milan’s decision to present their new, gold-coloured shirt for next season, complete with an embroidered Champions League logo, on their official website. Fans of the Milan giants would say they have every right to feel confident of a top-three finish as they host a Siena side which, along with Palermo and Pescara, have already been relegated.

Agence France-Presse

Add this page to your favorite Social Bookmarking websites
Post a comment
Related Stories
Levekusen boost quarters hopes with win over Atletico
LONDON: Former Spurs striker Dimitar Berbatov rolled back the years to score as Monaco pulled off a memorable 3-1 victory over Arsenal in their Champions League last 16 f..
Suarez scores brace to give Barca edge over Man.City; Tevez, Morata strike as Juventus win
MANCHESTER: Luis Suarez scored a double on his return to England for the first time since a big money move last summer as Barcelona secured a 2-1 win over Manchester City..
Liverpool return to scene of memorable triumph; Tottenham, Everton eye Europa prequarters
LONDON: Liverpool return to the scene of the greatest moment in their recent history in the Europa League on Thursday as Tottenham Hotspur go to Italy just three days bef..
Napoli close on Roma, Inter down Cagliari
Milan: Second-half goals by Duvan Zapata and Marek Hamsik guided Napoli to a 2-0 win over Sassuolo and saw them close to within three points of Roma in Serie A on Monday...
Wenger cautious as Arsenal face Monaco; Atletico look to carry on winning momentum
London: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insists he hasn’t been wasting any time on nostalgic reminiscences ahead of his reunion with former club Monaco in the Champions Lea..
Advertise | Copyright