MILAN-NAPOLI: CURIOUS FACTS

MILAN – Ahead of Milan-Napoli this Sunday, we take a look at some facts and stats provided by Football Data. 
Former Players: Ignazio Abate (at Napoli from September 2004 to June 2005 - 33 appearances and 2 goals) and Pablo Armero (at Napoli from January 2013 to June 2014- 33 appearances, 0 goals). There is also a former Milan player in the Napoli squad in the form of goalkeeper Roberto Colombo (at Milan from July 1999 to January 2000- no appearances for Milan). 
Milan’s biggest win over Napoli came on the 8th of February 1959: 6-1 at the San Siro with Grillo (2), Altafini (2), Danova and Bean all on the score-sheet for Milan. Napoli’s goal came from an own goal by Milan’s Liedholm. 
Milan-Napoli also played out the 1972 Italian Cup final. The rossoneri triumphed that day in Rome on the 5th of July 1972 running out 2-0 winners. Rosato and Panzanato (own-goal) decided the contest.
The last time Milan lifted the Champions League in 2007, Benitez was the opposing coach. The date was the 23rd of May 2007 and Filippo Inzaghi scored twice to give the rossoneri a 2-1 victory against a Liverpool side coached by Benitez who is now in charge at Napoli.