Serie A

The fight is on in EPL, Serie A for Champions League spots – Jamaica Observer

BOTH the English Premier League and Italian Serie A will go to the final day of action to decide the lucrative Champions League places, as teams battle for top four spots.

In England, Manancher United, Chelsea and Leicester are fighting for two places while in Italy, AC Milan, Roma, and Napoli are battling for two Europa league spots.

Event #1 – Italian Serie A – AC Milan vs Atalanta

Serie A top scorers Atalanta (95 goals) make the short trip across town to face the red-hot AC Milan in a crucial game today (Friday, July 24) at San Siro.

With four rounds of game left to play the race for Europa league places intensifies as it promises to go down to the line, and the visit of the in form Atalanta will have serious ramifications on Milan’s European ambition.

Over the past four weeks AC Milan have been in scintillating form. They have dispatched heavyweights like Roma, Lazio and Juventus and have won six of their last eight matches.

During this amazing run, the Zlatan Ibrahimović-led Milan have scored 25 goals and will be keen on revenge against an Atalanta side that thrashed them 5-0 in December.

Central to Milan’s upturn in form is interim coach Stefano Poli who, sadly, will not be on the bench next season as he had only signed a short-term deal, but he has successfully stabilised the club.

Atalanta, on the other hand, are still in with a chance of clinching