Monday June 1 2020
Football Italia calcio quiz - Serie A 2006-07

Think you know your Capocannoniere from your catenaccio? Test your Italian football knowledge with Football Italia’s calcio quiz, Serie A 2006-07 edition!

The 2006-07 Serie A season began in the shadow of two seismic events in Italia football – the Calciopoli affair that relegated Juventus to Serie B for the first time, and the national team’s stunning World Cup 2006 success.

Having gone to Germany reeling from the erupting scandal, the Azzurri produced a series of sterling displays, full of dogged determination. The run to a fourth World Cup was highlighted by a brilliant win against the hosts in the semi-final and a dramatic penalty shootout victory over France in the final, as Marcello Lippi masterminded an unforeseen triumph.

Back home, the Calciopoli storm was raging and when the dust settled, Juve were demoted from the top flight and four more Serie A clubs were docked points. That left Inter as the team-in-waiting and Roberto Mancini’s side responded with a dominant season, claiming the Scudetto with a 12-point gap on second placed Roma. At the bottom, Chievo, Ascoli and Messina bowed out.

The season was marred by the death of police officer Filippo Raciti in February after violence erupted between supporters of Catania and Palermo. The season was briefly halted, and then ordered to be played behind closed doors, before the authorities relented and allowed football to resume under stricter safety regulations.

What do you remember about the 2006-07 Serie A season? Click the quiz to get started, post your score in the comments below – and buona fortuna!

Play other editions of the Football Italia calcio quiz:

Serie A 1992-93 | Serie A 1997-98 | Serie A 1999-00 | Euro 2000Serie A 2000-01Serie A 2001-02 | Serie A 2002-03 | Serie A 2003-04 | Serie A 2004-05 | Serie A 2005-06

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on the 1st June, 2020 at 3:09pm
The problem in italy is that it is too romantic to compare with any other leagues. Its virtue is "Defence is the best offence" which shrewdness can't possibly be matched by other best leagues' attaking mentality as of dutchers marauding intentions or spanish artways or the mediocrity of premiere league...
on the 1st June, 2020 at 12:02pm

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