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Both teams have world-class goalkeepers. The Italian national squad's goalkeeper Buffon, and the Brazilian national squad's goalkeeper will be looking forward to show the world who's the better keeper.
"Strikers win matches and defenders win trophies."
This is an adage which I completely agree with.
In the 2009/10 season, in addition to boasting a powerful offensive force, Internazionale had a solid defense, which majorly contributed in winning the treble.
A comparison between either Grygera or Sorensen and the almighty Maicon might sound ridiculous to any Calcio fanatic. The right back position has been a weak spot for Juventus during the past five years, with Zambrotta being Juventus' last world-class right back before departing to Barcelona back in 2006. Grygera is average at best, and while Sorenson has potential to improve vastly in the future, the switch from a center back (his original position) to a right back hasn't proved to be very effective. Maicon started this season poorly with Rafa Benitez, but with new coach Leonardo we are seeing glimpses of the '09/'10 Maicon, the powerful fullback who rips defences apart by his crosses and speed.
Therefore, Maicon > Grygera or Sorensen.
Chiellini, returning to his old position as a left back after switching to a center back during the last four years, is one of the best defenders in the world and only a few can deny this claim. Zanetti, Internazionale's captain and Serie A veteran, is a legend who is known for being a versatile and consistent player, and is both good in offensive and defensive play.
Therefore, Zanetti = Chiellini.
The Center Backs
The purchase of Ranocchia is proving to be a very shrewd acquisition, with him being a promising young prospect and proving to the world that he is a solid center back, when the Germans found it hard to get past him. Ranocchia's partner in that match up, Leonardo Bonucci, is one of Juve's best deals in the summer mercato, and this is what Ozil had to say on Bonucci: "I've never played against a better defender, I was scared throughout the game." Juventus' new signing this January, A. Barzagli, played well against Cagliari in his debut, and can be ranked as an equal to Cordoba.
Therefore, Bonucci and Barzagli = Ranocchia and Cordoba.