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After Round 12 of Serie A action, here are the starting XI included in Italian Football Daily’s Team of the Week:

GOALKEEPER: 


 

SAMIR HANDANOVIC (INTER)

Samir Handanovic gets another clean sheet and leads the league with 8 so far this season. He made 8 saves, two of which were decisive.

 

DEFENDERS:


PATRICE EVRA (JUVENTUS) 

Solid defending, was instrumental in creating offence with his runs and scored his second Serie A goal.‎

DAVIDE ASTORI (FIORENTINA)

Not easy to win at the Ferraris let alone prevent the home team from scoring. Astori was solid at the back neutralizing Eder and company.  

ANTONIO RUDIGER (ROMA)

In the Derby Della Capitale, Roma limited Lazio to three scoring chances and Rudiger was key in preventing their rivals from scoring.

ELSEID HYSAJ (NAPOLI)

Provided a spark by getting involved in the play, getting the most touches in the game while playing solid at the back.‎‎

 

MIDFIELDERS:


GEOFFREY KONDOGBIA (INTER)

Scores the winner for Inter and played his best game for the nerazzurri, playing with confidence and showcasing his skills.

ALEJANDRO GOMEZ (ATALANTA)

Was a constant threat and gave Milan lots of problems, was virtually unstoppable.

EMANUELE GIACCHERINI (BOLOGNA)

Scored his second consecutive goal for the first time in his career. Donadoni has given him new life and he is playing to his strengths doing anything and everything all over the pitch.

 

STRIKERS:


GERVINHO (ROMA)

Scored an important goal and was on top of his game in dominating fashion on both sides of the pitch.

JOSIP ILICIC (FIORENTINA)

‎‎Clearly Fiorentinaa’s man of the match, another solid performance and another goal.

GONZALO HIGUAIN (NAPOLI)

He scored again to keep his home consecutive goal scoring streak alive at seven games. ‎

 

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