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Red Card or Not: Serie A

This first Italian edition of Red Card or Not is kind of anti-climactic. It’s a red card. AC Milan, who are just struggling right now, took on Parma and former Milan player Antonio Cassano (above). Five minutes in, Ezequiel Schelotto took a beauty of a Cassano pass and was clear on goal. Milan goalkeeper Christian Abbiati bulldozed him. Period. It

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Serie A Referees: March 8 and 9

The Juventus v. Fiorentina derby – at least it’s a derby for Fiorentina fans – is probably this week’s showpiece. Daniele Orsato (above) will be in the middle. Orsato is part of the triad of top Italian referees, along with Nicola Rizzoli and Gianluca Rocchi. I’ve noticed that Orsato has been taking several big games lately as his profile rises. This could also

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