2007–08 Juventus F.C. season

This is a list of Juventus' results during the 2007-08 season.

Juventus F.C.
2007–08 season
Chairman Giovanni Cobolli Gigli
Head Coach Claudio Ranieri
Serie A 3rd
Coppa Italia Quarter-finals
Top goalscorer League: Alessandro Del Piero (21)
All: Alessandro Del Piero (24)

Events

On 4 June 2007, Claudio Ranieri was appointed the new manager following the resignation of Didier Deschamps.[1] With the club back in Serie A, new signings such as Czech international Zdeněk Grygera, Portuguese midfielder Tiago Mendes and Sergio Almirón were brought in to strengthen the squad while promising youngsters such as Sebastian Giovinco, Claudio Marchisio and Paolo De Ceglie were sent out on loan or co-ownership deals.

Juventus finished third that season to qualify for next season's Champions League, their first participation in that competition since 2005-06. Notable results included victories over rivals A.S. Roma, Inter, A.C. Milan and Lazio in the second half of the season.

Squad

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Italy GK Gianluigi Buffon
2 Italy DF Alessandro Birindelli
3 Italy DF Giorgio Chiellini
4 Argentina MF Sergio Bernardo Almirón
5 France DF Jonathan Zebina
6 Italy MF Cristiano Zanetti
7 Bosnia and Herzegovina MF Hasan Salihamidžić
8 Italy MF Mauro Camoranesi
9 Italy FW Vincenzo Iaquinta
10 Italy FW Alessandro Del Piero (captain)
11 Czech Republic MF Pavel Nedvěd
12 Italy GK Emanuele Belardi
13 Australia GK Jess Vanstrattan
14 Portugal DF Jorge Andrade
17 France FW David Trézéguet
18 France DF Jean-Alain Boumsong
19 Italy DF Domenico Criscito
20 Italy FW Raffaele Palladino
21 Czech Republic DF Zdeněk Grygera
No. Position Player
22 Mali MF Mohamed Sissoko
23 Italy MF Antonio Nocerino
24 Uruguay FW Rubén Olivera
25 Italy DF Guglielmo Stendardo
28 Italy DF Cristian Molinaro
30 Portugal MF Tiago
31 Italy GK Cristiano Novembre
32 Italy MF Marco Marchionni
33 Italy DF Nicola Legrottaglie
34 Italy MF Cristian Pasquato
35 Italy MF Simone Esposito
36 Italy MF Luca Castiglia
37 Italy DF Marco Duravia
38 Italy DF Salvatore D'Elia
41 Italy MF Nicola Cosentini
42 Somalia FW Ayub Daud
43 Italy DF Lorenzo Ariaudo
44 Italy FW Donato Bottone
45 Morocco FW Oussama Essabr

Competitions

Serie A

Main article: 2007–08 Serie A

Standings

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Internazionale (C) 38 25 10 3 69 26 +43 85 2008–09 UEFA Champions League Group stage
2 Roma 38 24 10 4 72 37 +35 82
3 Juventus 38 20 12 6 72 37 +35 72 2008–09 UEFA Champions League Third qualifying round
4 Fiorentina 38 19 9 10 55 39 +16 66
5 Milan 38 18 10 10 66 38 +28 64 2008–09 UEFA Cup First round

Updated to games played on May 18, 2008.
Source: Serie A
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head goals scored; 5) goal difference; 6) number of goals scored.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.
Head-to-Head: used when head-to-head record is used to rank tied teams.

Matches

Coppa Italia

Juventus entered tournament in 3rd Elimination Round

Single-game elimination, Juventus advanced to Round of 16. Juventus won 6–5 on aggregate and advanced to quarter-finals. Juventus lost 5–4 on aggregate and were eliminated from further competition.

Statistics

Goalscorers

Updated to games played 17 May 2008

Scorer League Cup Total
Italy Alessandro Del Piero 21 3 24
France David Trezeguet 20 0 20
Italy Vincenzo Iaquinta 8 4 12
Italy Mauro Camoranesi 5 0 5
Bosnia and Herzegovina Hasan Salihamidžić 4 1 5
Italy Nicola Legrottaglie 3 0 3
Italy Giorgio Chiellini 3 0 3
Czech Republic Pavel Nedvěd 2 1 3
Italy Raffaele Palladino 2 0 2
Italy Marco Marchionni 1 1 2
Mali Mohamed Sissoko 1 0 1
Czech Republic Zdeněk Grygera 1 0 1
Italy Cristian Molinaro 0 1 1
Argentina Sergio Bernardo Almirón 0 1 1
France Jean-Alain Boumsong 0 1 1
Own goals 1 0 1
Total goals scored 72 13 85

Transfers

In

7 Bosnia and Herzegovina MF Hasan Salihamidžić (from Bayern Munich - free transfer)[2]
9 Italy FW Vincenzo Iaquinta (from Udinese - for €11.3M)[2]
13 Australia GK Jess Vanstrattan (on loan from Verona)
14 Portugal DF Jorge Andrade (from Deportivo La Coruña - for €10M)[3]
19 Italy DF Domenico Criscito (from Genoa, co-ownership resolved in favour of Juventus - for €5.25M)[4]
21 Czech Republic DF Zdeněk Grygera (from Ajax - free transfer)[2]
23 Italy MF Antonio Nocerino (from Piacenza, co-ownership resolved in favour of Juventus - for €4.7M)[5]
24 Uruguay MF Ruben Olivera (loan return from Sampdoria)
28 Italy DF Cristian Molinaro (from Siena, co-ownership resolved in favour of Juventus - for €2.5M)[6]
30 Portugal MF Tiago (from Lyon - for €13M)[7]
4 Argentina MF Sergio Bernardo Almirón (from Empoli - for €9M)[7]
31 Italy GK Cristiano Novembre (from Fano)

Out

3 Italy MF Alessio Tacchinardi (to Brescia)
4 Croatia DF Robert Kovač (to Borussia Dortmund - free transfer)
5 Croatia DF Igor Tudor (to Hajduk Split - free transfer)
8 Italy MF Giuliano Giannichedda (to Livorno - free transfer)
9 Bulgaria FW Valeri Bojinov (to Manchester City - for €8M from Fiorentina)
9 Italy FW Fabrizio Miccoli (to Palermo - for €4.3M)
13 Italy DF Felice Piccolo (to Empoli - for €400,000)
14 Italy DF Federico Balzaretti (to Fiorentina - for €3.8M)
14 Switzerland MF Davide Chiumiento (to Luzern)
19 Italy MF Matteo Paro (to Genoa - for €2M)
22 France GK Landry Bonnefoi (to Dijon FCO)
23 France MF Olivier Kapo (to Birmingham City - for €2.3M)
25 Uruguay MF Marcelo Zalayeta (to Napoli, co-ownership - for €3M)
26 Italy MF Manuele Blasi (to Napoli, co-ownership - for €2.5M)
33 Italy DF Orlando Urbano (free agent)
38 Paraguay FW Tomás Guzmán (to Piacenza)
Italy DF Daniele Gastaldello (to Sampdoria)
Italy DF Andrea Rossi (to Siena)
Italy MF Simone Bentivoglio (to Chievo)
Italy FW Michele Paolucci (to Udinese)
Italy FW Giuseppe Sculli (to Genoa)
Italy FW Rej Volpato (to Empoli)
Italy FW Andre Cuneaz (co-ownership to Cremonese, to Pistoiese in January)
France DF Jean-Alain Boumsong (to Lyon in January)

Out on loan

12 Italy GK Antonio Mirante (on loan to Sampdoria)
15 Italy MF Claudio Marchisio (on loan to Empoli)
29 Italy MF Paolo De Ceglie (on loan to Siena)
38 Italy MF Sebastian Giovinco (on loan to Empoli)
39 Cuba MF Samon Reider Rodríguez (on loan to Cecina)
44 Italy MF Raffaele Bianco (on loan to Piacenza)
44 Italy FW Davide Lanzafame (on loan to Bari)
Italy MF Andrea Luci (on loan to Ascoli)
Italy FW Riccardo Maniero (on loan to Ascoli)
Italy MF Dario Venitucci (on loan to Treviso)
Argentina MF Sergio Bernardo Almirón (on loan to AS Monaco in January)
Italy DF Domenico Criscito (on loan to Genoa in January)

References

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