Weekend Standouts: Samir Nasri & S.S. Lazio

December 6, 2010 — by Sean1

An exciting weekend as always around world football, and more action to come with Champions League matches tomorrow and Weds. For now, let’s take a quick look at the fantastic goals of Samir Nasri vs Fulham. “The overbite”, as we call him in the Cult Football offices, has hit top form this season, and his composure on the ball and willingness to shoot is sorely needed, especially with Arshavin going missing in the attack of late. Enjoy!

How about dem aquile?

From Italy, Rafa Benitez continues to lose, this time to Lazio. The result puts Lazio in second place and sends Inter dangerously close to losing any invitation to european tournaments next year. Lazio are actually a very entertaining side to watch, and absolutely dominated Inter on the way to a 3-1 victory. Particularly outstanding were the Brazilian midfielder Hernanes and his point man in attack Mauro Zárate. Hernanes has a deft touch and an eye for just the right pass, while Zárate has an excellent sense of space, is a strong runner and classy finisher.  We will be paying attention…