Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Ibrahimovic rescues Inter
May 19th, 2008 6:30AM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

[CHAMPIONS] Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimovic returned to action for the first time since March 29 and scored both goals to give Inter Milan a 2-0 win at Parma on the final day of the Italian season that clinched its third straight Serie A title and 16th overall.

Inter struggled in wet conditions at Parma, so Coach Roberto Mancini brought on Ibrahimovic in a three-pronged attack alongside Julio Cruz and Mario Balotelli.

The Swede needed just 11 minutes on the field to score from 20 yards after taking a pass Dejan Stankovic in his stride. Ibrahimovic scored his second goal on a volley off a cross from Brazilian Maicon.

Inter's lead over Roma had shrunk from 11 points to one with one game to play. Roma took the lead for the Scudetto on Sunday when Mirko Vucinic put Roma ahead, 1-0, eight minutes into its game at Catania, but Ibra's goals saved Inter.

Roma need to win at Catania and for Parma to tie or beat Inter. Jorge Andres Martinez equalized in the 85th minute for Catania to give his team a 1-1 draw and save it from relegation. With the loss Parma, went down.

INTER MILAN 2008-09
PLAYER (COUNTRY) GP-G
Javier Zanetti (Argentina) 37-1
Julio Cesar (Brazil) 35-0
Esteban Cambiasso (Argentina) 33-6
Maxwell (Brazil) 31-0
Maicon (Brazil) 31-1
Julio Cruz (Argentina) 28-13
David Suazo (Honduras) 27-8
Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Sweden) 26-17
Cristian Chivu (Romania) 26-0
Nicolas Burdisso (Argentina) 24-1
Marco Materazzi (Italy) 23-1
Dejan Stankovic (Serbia) 21-1
Ivan Cordoba (Colombia) 20-3
Hernan Crespo (Argentina) 19-4
Luis Figo (Portugal) 17-1
Patrick Vieira (France) 16-3
Luis Jimenez (Chile) 15-3
Cesar (Brazil) 17-1
Walter Samuel (Argentina) 12-0
Pele (Portugal) 15-0
Nelson Rivas (Chile) 11-0
Olivier Dacourt (France) 9-0
Mario Balotelli (Italy) 11-3
Santiago Solari (Argentina) 5-0
Maniche (Portugal) 9-1
Adriano (Brazil) 4-1
Francesco Toldo (Italy) 3-0
Paolo Orlandoni (Italy) 2-0

 



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
MLS Trade Central: Friday's deals    
After two disastrous years in England, Brek Shea is back in MLS, signing with expansion club ...
MLS lines up exciting tripleheader for first Sunday    
MLS will open its 2015 season on March 6 when the defending champion LA Galaxy hosts ...
Video Pick: Alex Meier on Fire     
The leading scorer in the Europe's highest scoring league is a player you may not have ...
What They're Saying: Chris Wondolowski    
"I'm not over it. I'm not sure I'll ever get over it. [Pause] I actually think ...
U.S. U-20s win at San Pedro Sula    
San Pedro Sula is no easy place to play as the USA (2-1 loser in the ...
Press and Lloyd combine for all seven in U.S. win    
After a tie and loss in its first two games at the Torneio Internacional da Brasilia, ...
What They're Saying: Juergen Klopp    
"He took a wrong turn at some point. But everything is back to normal now. He ...
TV Report: MLS expansion teams ink local deals    
As expected, New York City FC has entered into a multi-year agreement with YES Network, while ...
Timbers land Wake's Vidovich to run T2    
The Portland Timbers, who dipped into the college ranks to get head coach Caleb Porter, have ...
Veterans in demand as Re-Entry Draft concludes    
Stage 2 of the 2014 MLS Re-Entry Draft offered up fair doses of everything, as did ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives