2008â€“09 Serie A
The 2008/09 season was the 77th season of the Serie A, the top division in the Italian football. It started on 30 August 2008 and ended on 31 May 2009 with the surrender of the Scudetto, the Italian championship trophy. Champion defending champion Inter Milan, so the fourth championship in a row and won its 17th overall. Scorer Zlatan Ibrahimović with 25 goals, the second place was shared by Marco Di Vaio of Bologna FC and Diego Milito from Genoa with 24 hits.
A total of 20 teams participated in the championship, the first 17 Serie A 2007/ 08 and three promoted from the Serie B, AC Chievo Verona, Bologna FC and U.S. Lecce. The 20 clubs representing 13 of the 20 Italian regions. The most widespread was the Lombardy with three clubs, Atalanta, AC Milan and Inter Milan. Piedmont, Liguria, Tuscany, Lazio and Sicily respectively represent two teams, while Friuli- Venezia Giulia, Veneto, Emilia -Romagna, Campania, Apulia, Calabria and Sardinia were represented, each with a team. Even before the start of the season, a new record was set, because never before played six teams from the south of Italy in Serie A. The match ball soccer T90 Omni Nike used. The cup competition, the Coppa Italia Lazio won the final against Sampdoria on penalties.
AC Chievo Verona and Bologna FC got out of the B Series directly. Then there was the U.S. Lecce, which defeated the UC AlbinoLeffe 2-1 in the playoff final for the ascent.
1In the case of a tie among the direct comparison
The cross table presents the results of all games this season represents the home team is listed in the left column, the visiting team on the top line.
Coach dismissals / change
(in brackets the matches and goals are specified)
- Goalkeepers: Julio Cesar (36 / - ); Paolo Orlandoni (1 / - ); Francesco Toldo (3 / -)
- Defenders: Nicolas Burdisso (21/ 1); Cristian Chivu (21 / - ); Iván Córdoba ( 28/2 ); Maicon (29/ 4); Marco Materazzi (8 / - ); Nelson Rivas (5 / - ); Wálter Samuel (17/ 1); Davide Santon (16 / -)
- Midfielders: Francesco Bolzoni (1 / - ); Esteban Cambiasso (35/ 4); Olivier Dacourt (1 / - ); Luis Figo ( 22/1 ); Luis Jiménez (6 / - ); Mancini (20 / - ); Sulley Muntari (27/ 4); Dejan Stanković (31/ 5); Patrick Vieira ( 19/1 ); Javier Zanetti (38 / -)
- Storm: Adriano ( 12/3 ); Mario Balotelli (22/ 8); Hernán Crespo (14/ 2); Julio Ricardo Cruz ( 17/2 ); Zlatan Ibrahimović (35/ 25); Victor Obinna (9/ 1); Ricardo Quaresma ( 11 / -)
- Coach: José Mourinho