The data clearly shows that while Inter and especially Napoli have had a great start to the season, Inter had picked up momentum over the earlier two months with a truly dominant performance. We saw that while both Inter and Napoli’s points seem to be justified by their performance, Milan scored more points than expected based on the chances they created, finishing only 6th in ” Expected Points” (points, on the contrary, they say that their 2nd place).
With three games remaining, Inter has lost the top spot so far, but according to FiveThirtyEights’ predictive metrics, they still have the best chance of winning Italy’s Serie A (71% chance). Milan recovered this season, and by the 28th round, they shared the first place in the Serie A standings with Napoli; even if Inter has one of the world’s best players, Argentine Lautaro Martinez, Inter Milan is not as dominant this season as it was last season.
The fight for the Serie A title in 2021-22 is shaping up to become one of the most intriguing in recent memory, with Milan, Internazionale, and Napoli all separated by only two points. The difference between the first and the third in the table after Matchday 32 has never been less than two points in the three-point-for-a-win era. The previous near call occurred in 2001-02. (two).
If the winner of the Coppa Italia has already secured a place in the Champions League – given that the final will play Juventus – Inter on May 11, this is most likely the case – then the place in the Europa League is given to the winner of the Coppa Italia will move to sixth place in the Serie A standings. As per the current situation in the Serie A table (after GW 35), Roma will get a chance in the Europa League if they remain in the same position.
Serie A in Metaverse
The best Italian football league The match between AC Milan and ACF Fiorentina was live-streamed within the “Serie A chamber in The Nemesis metaverse” on Sunday. The feed was made accessible only to fans in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region as part of Serie A’s cooperation with blockchain software company ConsenSys and virtual worlds platform The Nemesis.
The broadcast was considered to be Serie A’s “first step into the metaverse. To obtain NFTs that served as a user’s “ticket” into the game aired on The Nemesis, the fans had to set up an account using the Consensys-owned cryptocurrency wallet software MetaMask. The online lounge on The Nemesis allows viewers to watch the game while engaging with their digital characters, play Serie A-themed games, and examine augmented live metrics from the competition.