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Adrian Del Monte

About Adrian Del Monte

Passionate football journalist/reporter & lover of all sport. Australian/Italian, who previously worked for Goal.com & ESPN, now plying my trade right here at Soccerlens.
  1. Barcelona v Shakhtar Donetsk: Why the Champions League favourites will end Shakhtar’s fairytale run

    2009 European champions Barcelona host Shakhtar Donetsk in the first leg of the quarter-final tie, which promises to be an entertaining two-legged clash.  The Spanish giants are the deserved favourites to win the competition, however they will face stiff competition from the Ukrainian side that have stunned both Arsenal and Roma en route to the quarters.


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  2. Milan v Inter derby special: Why Inter’s remarkable form in 2011 makes them favourites for the Scudetto

    Milan and Inter meet for the 176th time in Serie A this weekend, in a match that will go a long way to deciding the victor of the 2010/11 Scudetto. Milan currently lead the way in Italy, with 62 points from 30 matches, two clear of rivals Inter. The Nerazzurri can cap off a remarkable comeback in the league should they win this weekend, having trailed the Rossoneri by as many as 15 points earlier in the season.

    Both teams are missing some key players through injury and suspension, however in front of a sell-out crowd at the San Siro, the Milan rivals are sure to put on a show.


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