As gameweek 37 came to an end in Serie A, champions, Juventus suffered a shock 2-0 loss to Cagliari.
Roma and AC Milan are now certain to finish at fifth and sixth spots respectively, thereby qualifying for next season’s Europa League. Seventh-placed Napoli will also play in the second-tier continental competition by virtue of winning the Coppa Italia.
At the other end of the table, Genoa and Lecce will be involved in a relegation battle on last day, with the former having a single point advantage. Brescia and SPAL have already been relegated.
Serie A gameweek 37 results:
Without further ado, let’s take a look at our Serie A Team of the Week for gameweek 36. The formation used for this team is 4-2-4.
Goalkeeper: Alessio Cragno (Cagliari)
Alessio Cragno displayed a goalkeeping masterclass against Juventus as he helped Cagliari to a famous 2-0 victory at the Sardegna Arena. He kept a clean sheet, made the highest number of saves (10) and recoveries (18) in the game.
Right-back: Wilfried Stephano Singo (Torino)
Wilfried Singo was outstanding against Roma and scored for the first time in his Serie A career. However, the Ivory Coast Under-20 international was not able to take his team to a victory as Torino narrowly lost 3-2 to Roma.
Centre-back: Danilo D’Ambrosio (Inter Milan)
Danilo D’Ambrosio had a brilliant game against a strong Napoli side. The Italy international scored the opening goal of the game and helped keep a clean sheet as the Nerazzurri defeated the Gli Azzurri 2-0. The win kept Inter Milan in the second position behind champions, Juventus.
Centre-back: Nikola Milenkovic (Fiorentina)
Nikola Milenkovic had a wonderful outing against Bologna as Fiorentina managed to move into the top half of the Serie A table after a 4-0 victory. The central defender scored a goal, helped his side keep a clean sheet, managed the highest number of passes (53) and the second-highest number of blocks (1) in the game.
Left-back: Federico Mattiello (Cagliari)
Federico Mattiello was superb against Juventus, with the Atalanta loanee helping in keeping a clean sheet and providing his first assist of the season in a famous 2-0 win for Cagliari. The left-back also made the highest number of tackles (2), interceptions (3) and blocks (4) in the game.
Central midfielder: Hakan Calhanoglu (AC Milan)
Hakan Calhanoglu has simply been superb since the restart. The Turkish international was in devastating form against Sampdoria in a number 10 role. The former Bayer Leverkusen star scored a goal and provided an assist as the Rossoneri thrashed Sampdoria 4-1.
Central midfielder: Amadou Diawara (Roma)
Amadou Diawara has turned out to be a good signing for Roma since making his move from Napoli last summer. The Guinea international had a brilliant game against Torino in which he scored his first goal for the club, managed the third-highest number of passes (56) and the second-highest number of tackles (2) in the game, which the Giallorossi won 3-2.
Right-winger: Domenico Berardi (Sassuolo)
Domenico Berardi had a brilliant all-round game as Sassuolo thrashed Genoa 5-0. The Italian international scored a goal, provided two assists, managed the highest number of recoveries (8), and the second-highest number of interceptions (2) in the game – he was effective at both ends of the pitch.
Left-winger: Federico Chiesa (Fiorentina)
Federico Chiesa is enjoying a great Serie A campaign. The Italian international was on song again as he scored his first hat-trick of the season and helped Fiorentina to a 4-0 victory over Bologna. Chiesa has now scored 10 goals in 33 league outings this season.
Striker: Francesco Caputo (Sassuolo)
The Italian striker, who has been lethal in front of goal this season, played a key role in Sassuolo thrashing Genoa 5-0. Francesco Caputo scored a brace to take his Serie A goalscoring tally to 21 for the season.
Striker: Zlatan Ibrahimovic (AC Milan)
38-year-old Zlatan Ibrahimovic is ageing like a fine wine. The veteran Swedish striker, who has previously played for Juventus and Inter Milan in Serie A, scored a brilliant brace and provided an assist as AC Milan beat Sampdoria 4-1 to qualify for next season’s Europa League.
Here’s how our Serie A Team of the Week for gameweek 37 would line up: