The Serie B is the second-tier professional soccer league in Italy, featuring teams from across the country that are striving to earn promotion to the top-flight Serie A. The latest edition of the league saw a number of exciting matches and storylines, with some familiar teams and a few new faces emerging as contenders.
One of the most successful teams in the latest edition of Serie B was Empoli. The Tuscany-based club, which had been relegated from the Serie A the previous season, bounced back in impressive fashion, finishing atop the table with a record of 26 wins, 8 draws, and 4 losses. Empoli’s strong defense, anchored by veteran goalkeeper Bartlomiej Dragowski, was a key factor in their success, as they conceded just 32 goals in 38 matches.
Another team that made a strong showing in the latest Serie B was Monza. The newly-promoted club, owned by former AC Milan president Silvio Berlusconi, finished second in the table with a record of 25 wins, 9 draws, and 4 losses. Monza’s success was fueled by the goalscoring prowess of Kevin-Prince Boateng, who finished as the league’s top scorer with 18 goals.
Overall, the latest edition of Serie B was highly competitive, with a number of teams in contention for promotion to the Serie A until the final weeks of the season. As the league looks ahead to the next edition, fans can expect more exciting matches and storylines as the top clubs in Italy’s second division battle it out for a place in the top flight.