A.C. Milan vs A.S. Roma

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Serie A

October 1st

Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (San Siro), Milan, Italy

0-2

72′ Džeko

77′ Florenzi

79′ Çalhanoğlu Sent off (Second bookable offence)


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FT: The result means that Roma remain fifth but move onto 15 points, while Milan remain seventh on 12 points, before the rest of the weekend’s fixtures.


FT: Milan created some good chances and went close when Silva fired wide from a Rodríguez cross from a tight-angle before Bonucci forced Alisson into a fine save with a strike, following a corner. Kalinić then produced a good save from Alisson on the turn before Silva fired an effort just over the bar. Çalhanoğlu was then sent off, receiving a second booking for a foul on Nainggolan.


FT: Roma created some good chances and should have opened the scoring when Florenzi was sent through on-goal, but his effort was smothered by Donnarumma before Džeko fired home via deflection. Florenzi then doubled their lead after following-up after Donnarumma parried a Nainggolan strike.


FT: So Roma defeat Milan to move into fourth in Serie A.


90’+3′ The referee blows his whistle to bring the match to an end.


90’+3′ The corner is cleared to Bonaventura, who fires harmlessly wide from-range.


90’+2′ Fazio concedes a corner.


90′ There will be three additional minutes.


85′ Final Roma change sees Manolas replaced by Juan Jesus.


83′ Second Milan change sees Borini replaced by Giacomo Bonaventura.


82′ Pellegrini fires an effort over the bar.


79′ Dismissal!! Çalhanoğlu receives a second booking for a cynical foul on Nainggolan and is sent off.


78′ First Milan change sees Kalinić replaced by Patrick Cutrone.


78′ Second Roma change sees El Shaarawy replaced by Gerson.


77′ Goal!! Nainggolan surges forward to fire an effort at-goal that Donnarumma parries into the path of Florenzi, who fires home the follow-up.


75′ El Shaarawy wins a freekick after a foul from Borini.


74′ Close!! Silva fires an effort from-range inches over the bar.


72′ Goal!! Džeko fires an effort from the edge of the area into the bottom-corner via a slight deflection off Musacchio.


67′ Close!! Kalinić fires an effort on the turn that Alisson saves well.


64′ Nainggolan wins a freekick after a foul from Kessié.


61′ Biglia is booked for a cynical foul on Florenzi.


61′ Close!! The corner isn’t dealt with completely and the ball falls to Bonucci, whose effort is palmed away well by Alisson.


60′ Manolas concedes a corner.


60′ Chance!! Florenzi is sent through on-goal by Pellegrini and he has just Donnarumma to beat, but his effort is smothered away by the young Italian keeper.


57′ Chance!! Rodríguez sends a terrific delivery into the path of Silva, who fires wide on the stretch at the back-post.


56′ Pellegrini wins a freekick after a foul from Romagnoli.


56′ Borini wins a freekick.


55′ Pellegrini’s delivery is cleared.


54′ Bonucci concedes a corner.


54′ The corner is cleared before Çalhanoğlu miscues a cross behind for a goal-kick.


53′ Çalhanoğlu fires an effort that deflects behind for a corner.


50′ Džeko is booked for dissent.


47′ Silva is penalised for a foul on Nainggolan.


46′ Nainggolan wins a freekick after a foul from Kessié.


45′ Kalinić wins a freekick after an apparent foul from De Rossi.


45′ Milan get the second-half underway.


HT: So will Roma make their dominance count or will Milan make the visitors rue their missed opportunities in this match? Join us again for the second-half.


HT: Roma will have to be more clinical in front of goal in the second-half as they won’t want to rue their missed opportunities. Milan have to make the most of their chances in the second-half themselves as it won’t be easy to get the better of the Roma defence. Both sides know the importance of the first goal and neither side will want to be the one to concede it.


HT: Roma created some good chances and went close when Strootman fired just wide of the post after a misplaced pass from Donnarumma before Florenzi tested Donnarumma with a volley from a cross-field pass from Kolarov. Substitute Pellegrini then produced a good save from Donnarumma after surging forward.


HT: Milan didn’t created many chances but went close when Çalhanoğlu cut-inside to fire an effort just wide.


HT: So we’re goalless at the break with nothing to separate the two sides.


45’+2′ The referee blows his whistle to bring the first 45 minutes to an end.


45’+1′ Kessié fires an effort wide from outside the area.


45′ The delivery is cleared.


45′ Pellegrini concedes a corner.


45′ There will be two additional minutes.


41′ Close!! Nainggolan finds Pellegrini, who surges forward to fire an effort at-goal that Donnarumma saves well.


40′ Çalhanoğlu drags an effort harmlessly wide from outside the area.


38′ Biglia fires an effort over the bar from-range.


33′ Çalhanoğlu is booked for a foul on Peres.


32′ Close!! Çalhanoğlu cuts-inside to fire an effort just wide.


31′ Pellegrini is penalised for a foul on Borini.


30′ Biglia is penalised for a foul on Florenzi.


29′ The corner is cleared.


29′ First Roma change sees Strootman replaced by Lorenzo Pellegrini due to an injury.


28′ Peres wins a corner after his cross deflects behind.


26′ Play resumes.


25′ Play is halted as Strootman is down after a clash of heads with teammate Fazio and is receiving treatment.


23′ Kessié fires an effort wide on the volley from-range.


21′ Borini wins a freekick after a foul from Strootman.


20′ The delivery is cleared.


20′ Džeko wins a corner after his effort is blocked behind.


19′ Close!! Kolarov’s cross-field pass finds Florenzi, whose volley is tame and produces a straightforward save from Donnarumma.


16′ Close!! A misplaced clearance from Donnarumma is fired just wide first-time by Strootman.


16′ Kalinić is caught offside.


15′ The corner comes to nothing as the referee spots an infringement on De Rossi.


14′ Borini wins a corner after his cross is blocked behind by De Rossi.


10′ El Shaarawy is caught offside.


10′ The corner is taken short but is eventually cleared.


9′ The corner is taken short before Florenzi’s delivery is cleared behind for another corner.


9′ Nainggolan wins a corner.


6′ Donnarumma clears a through-ball from El Shaarawy.


3′ Play resumes.


2′ The ball is put out of play as De Rossi is down with an injury after a challenge with Çalhanoğlu.


1′ Kalinić is penalised for a foul on Manolas.


0′ Roma get the game underway.


Team news:

A.C. Milan: Gianluigi Donnarumma (GK), Alessio Romagnoli, Leonardo Bonucci, Mateo Musacchio, Hakan Çalhanoğlu, Franck Kessié, Ricardo Rodríguez, Lucas Biglia, Fabio Borini, Nikola Kalinić, André Silva

A.S. Roma: Alisson (GK), Aleksandar Kolarov, Federico Fazio, Kostas Manolas, Bruno Peres, Daniele De Rossi, Kevin Strootman, Radja Nainggolan, Alessandro Florenzi, Stephan El Shaarawy, Edin Džeko

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