Overview of Serie A 2013-14 season
The 2013–14 Serie A (recognized as the Serie A TIM for support reasons) was the 112th season of top-stage Italian football, the 82nd in a round-robin contest, and the 4th meanwhile its association under a league group distinct from Serie B. The season initiated on 24 August 2013 plus finished on 18 May 2014. As in preceding years, Nike delivered the authorized ball for all games with a fresh Nike Incyte model used through the season. Juventus are the defensive champions.
A complete of 20 teams contested in the league: 17 sides from 2012–13 seasons plus three endorsed from the 2012–13 Serie B campaign. Pescara, Palermo, plus Siena were each downgraded from the topmost flight. They were substituted by Serie B champ Sassuolo, second place Hellas Verona, and game winner Livorno. Hellas Verona resumed to Serie A afterward an 11-year nonappearance, Livorno afterward 4 seasons, plus this season marked Sassuolo’s Serie A introduction.
For first time in the competition’s history, there were five races among teams from the similar city: Milan (Internazionale and Milan), Rome (Lazio and Roma), Turin (Juventus and Torino),Verona (Chievo and Hellas Verona) and Genoa (Genoa and Sampdoria).
The opening weekend would see two games played on the Saturday, through the other eight games fixed for Sunday August 25.
There would be three midweek rounds, whereas the Christmas break would last for two weeks with the first playoffs of 2014 set for January 5.
Though, should one of the contestants have European opening tie commitments, plus then the Final would be switched back to Italy.
Beside strike partner Cerci, for whichever they were lovingly labeled the ‘Goal Twins’, the 24-year-old has been in remarkable form for the Granata this period and took the heading of ‘Capocannonieri’ through 22 goals for the season.
Actively leading the Torino line with his parallel countryman, he astonishingly didn’t register his first Serie A goal till October, however after that moment was medical whenever bearing downcast on goal, counting four times in the subsequent six games plus continuing in that way, almost pushing the side to European football.
Whereas Roma’s record breaking start to the season eventually ended without them handling to wrestle the Scudetto from the controls of Juventus, it did drive the Bianconeri to break certain records of their individual as they secured a third consecutive Serie A title.
Despite substantial investment at Napoli, they failed to recover on a second place finish previous year, and it was added season of so-close-yet-so-far for Fiorentina whoever could only succeed for the Europa League.
However what all those groups did offer us supporters, was a smorgasbord of topmost footballing talent
Palermo and Empoli are certain to join Serie A in 2014-15. For previous 3 seasons, top scorer of Serie A is parting the League. Low presence in stadium must be detained by clubs and officers in the next season. Racist notes by fans have to be stopped. Another concern is falling admiration of Italian clubs in European Competitions. Italian reps have to labor hard to recover the pride.