Continuing my weekly article inspired by Gazzetta dello Sport, here are the performances of all Italian players operating in foreign European leagues.
Based on Gazzetta’s info, there are currently 24 Italians playing in first divisions abroad, and 18 of them stepped on the field this week-end.
The table below includes the team the player belongs to, their opponents for the week, the number of minutes they played, their contribution (goal, assist), and the final score of the game.
|Rolando Bianchi||Man City||@Fulham|
|Carlo Cudicini||Chelsea||@Man Utd|
|Luca Toni||Bayern M.||@Karlsruher|
|Fabio Cannavaro||Real Madrid||@Valladolid|
|Christian Abbiati||Atl. Madrid||Santander|
|Morgan De Sanctis||Sevilla||@Barcelona|
|Marco Storari||Levante||Ath. Bilbao|
|Bruno Cirillo||Levante||Ath. Bilbao|
|Damiano Tommasi||Levante||Ath. Bilbao|
|Christian Riganò||Levante||Ath. Bilbao|
|Graziano Pellè||AZ Alkmaar||Ajax|
|Stefano Razzetti||St. Gallen||FC Aarau|
|Andrea Guatelli||FC Zürich||Grasshoppers|
|Cristiano Lucarelli||Shakhtar D.||Dnipro D’petr.|
|Ivan Pelizzoli||Lok. Moscow||Spartak Mosc.|
Heroes of the week
This week, the best performances come from Germany and Spain.
Luca Toni scored his 4th goal in 5 matches for Bayern, and this week it was quite a gem: a delightful left-footed chipped shot over the opposing keeper, following a difficult aerial control of the ball from a high pass. Magical stuff, check the video here.
Meanwhile, Giuseppe Rossi entered the match vs. Murcia as a substitute, and within a 5-minute period produced a key double for his Villareal team, bringing the Yellow Submarines to the 2nd spot in the Liga rankings, and the Italian youngster to a total of 3 goals.
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