The18's Serie A Predictions For 2022-23 Season

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European soccer leagues are back and the Serie A will definitely be one to watch. This season in particular will be perhaps the most competitive in the last decade. With Juventus being kicked off its nine-year Scudetto winning streak by Inter Milan in 2021, AC Milan winning its first league title in 11 years last season and AS Roma coming off its historic European trophy winning season, the Italian calcio is making a comeback. So what better time for some Serie A predictions?

Will Juventus or Inter regain the throne? Will Jose Mourinho and Roma shock the world? Will Zlatan Ibrahimović retire? Will Romelu Lukaku bounce back? All are questions waiting to be answered in the 2022-23 season.

Without further ado, here are The18 staff's Serie A predictions for the upcoming 2022-23 campaign.

The18's Serie A Predictions 2022-23

Colby Conetta (Sales)

  • Champion: AC Milan
  • Top Four: AC Milan, Inter, Roma, Juventus
  • Top Scorer: Tammy Abraham, Roma
  • Best Signing: Charles de Ketelaere, Milan
  • Unexpected Finish: Sassuolo gets relegated
  • Bottom 3: Sassuolo, Salernitana, Monza
  • Who has a better season: Hirving Lozano or Weston McKennie? McKennie
  • Will this be Zlatan’s final season? Yes, but he bags 10+ goals

Travis Yoesting (Writer)

  • Champion: Inter Milan
  • Top Four: Inter Milan, Juventus, AC Milan, Roma
  • Top Scorer: Romelu Lukaku, Inter
  • Best Signing: Paul Pogba, Juventus
  • Unexpected Finish: Napoli falls out of European positions
  • Bottom 3: Salernitana, Spezia, Lecce
  • Who has a better season: Hirving Lozano or Weston McKennie? Weston McKennie, if he can stay healthy
  • Will this be Zlatan’s final season? Final season in Serie A, but not final season

Giancarlo Cornejo (Intern Writer)

  • Champion: AS Roma
  • Top Four: AS Roma, Milan, Inter, Juventus
  • Top Scorer: Tammy Abraham
  • Best Signing: Paulo Dybala, Roma
  • Unexpected Finish: Roma, obviously
  • Bottom 3: Salernitana, Monza, Spezia
  • Who has a better season: Hirving Lozano or Weston McKennie? “El Chucky Lozano!”
  • Will this be Zlatan’s final season? Yes

Connor Fleming (Writer)

  • Champion: Inter Milan
  • Top Four: Inter Milan, Juventus, Roma, AC Milan
  • Top Scorer: Romelu Lukaku 
  • Best Signing: Romelu Lukaku 
  • Unexpected Finish: Roma stays in the Scudetto chase until the very end.  
  • Bottom 3: Lecce, Salernitana, Cremonese
  • Who has a better season: Hirving Lozano or Weston McKennie? Chucky 
  • Will this be Zlatan’s final season? Yes

Joseph Reina (Intern Writer)

  • Champion: Inter
  • Top Four: Inter, Roma, Juventus, AC Milan
  • Top Scorer: Dušan Vlahović, Juventus
  • Best Signing: Paulo Dybala
  • Unexpected Finish: Roma
  • Bottom 3: Cremonese, Salernitana, La Spezia
  • Who has a better season: Hirving Lozano or Weston McKennie? McKennie will be more important to his club having a good season.
  • Will this be Zlatan’s final season? No

David Moore (Writer)

  • Champion: Inter Milan
  • Top Four: Inter Milan, AC Milan, Roma, Juventus
  • Top Scorer: Lukaku
  • Best Signing: Lukaku
  • Unexpected Finish: Napoli finishes seventh
  • Bottom 3: 20. Salernitana 19. Cremonese 18. Empoli
  • Who has a better season: Hirving Lozano or Weston McKennie? Hirving Lozano because Weston McKennie keeps getting injured.
  • Will this be Zlatan’s final season? This will be his final season in Serie A, but not of his career. I bet get goes back to Malmö or something

Adam Snow (Intern Writer)

  • Champion: AC Milan
  • Top Four: AC Milan, Inter Milan, Juventus, Lazio
  • Top Scorer: Dušan Vlahović, Juventus
  • Best Signing: Charles De Ketelaere, AC Milan
  • Unexpected Finish: Monza finishes mid table or better in its first Serie A season 
  • Bottom 3: Salernitana, Spezia, Cremonese
  • Who has a better season: Hirving Lozano or Weston McKennie? Sadly, it has to be Chucky. 
  • Will this be Zlatan’s final season? Zlatan doesn't retire from soccer, soccer retires from Zlatan

Luis Vidal (Writer)

  • Champion: AC Milan
  • Top Four: AC Milan, Inter, AS Roma, Juventus
  • Top Scorer: Dušan Vlahović (Juventus)
  • Best Signing: Charles de Ketelaere (AC Milan)
  • Unexpected Finish: AS Roma (3rd)
  • Bottom 3: Cremonese, Spezia, Salernitana
  • Who has a better season: Hirving Lozano or Weston McKennie? Maybe Lozano, but both will be disappointing. 
  • Will this be Zlatan’s final season? In AC Milan, yes

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