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48% Ball Possession AC MILAN and 52% Ball Possession FIORENTINA
AC Milan 1 – 1 Fiorentina
Serie A Standing AFTER the game:
AC Milan, 6th position with 15 points and a positive goal difference of +6
Fiorentina, 10th position with 10 points and a neutral goal difference of “0″
AC Milan must be regretting the wasted chance to claim the home victory against Fiorentina. It was the “chance” to jump from the 4th to the 3rd position, but things did not work out. The 1-1 draw brings down Milan to the 6th position.
AC Milan opening the score in the 25th minute following a corner conceded by Fiorentina defender Nenad Tomovic. The assist made by Colombian defender Cristian Zapata towards the center finding midfielder Nigel De Jong for the headed shot defeating Fiorentina goalkeeper Neto in the bottom left corner.
Fiorentina equalizing in the 64th minute. It must be a “Colombian day” because the assist for Fiorentina’s goal made by another great Colombian midfielder Juan Guillermo Cuadrado, who had renewed his contract with Fiorentina. The assist is to midfielder Josip Ilicic defeating AC Milan goalkeeper Christian Abbiati with a left footed shot in the bottom right corner.
AC Milan coach attempted maybe a late reaction by making the last substitution in the 80th minute bringing forward Fernando Torres in place of forward Jeremy Menez. Point is that neither Torres could help the rossoneri to grab the victory.
Here is AC MILAN official starting lineup by coach Filippo Inzaghi:
Click the video to watch the highlights of the game, AC MILAN vs FIORENTINA, Sunday 26 October 2014, San Siro Stadium, Milan, Italy, Serie A Week 8
Click the video to watch the commentaries from DIRETTA STADIO by Tiziano Crudelli on Milan – Fiorentina.
Here are the photos of AC MILAN vs FIORENTINA, Serie A Week 8, Sunday 26 October 2014 in San Siro. courtesy of acmilan.com
AC Milan forward Keisuke Honda controlling the ball while Fiorentina midfielder Borja Valero attempts to clear
AC Milan midfielder Nigel De Jong after his goal against Fiorentina
Fiorentina defender Nenad Tomovic challenging AC Milan forward Stephan El Shaarawy
AC Milan defender Ignazio Abate with a right footed shot while Fiorentina midfielder Borja Valero jumps to clear.
AC Milan forward Keisuke Honda challenged by Fiorentina defender Marcos Alonso
AC Milan forward Filippo Inzaghi giving instructions to his players.
Fiorentina midfielder Jasmin Kurtic challenging AC Milan forward Jeremy Menez
2014 – 2015 Italian Serie A Week 8
AC Milan 1 – 1 Fiorentina
Sunday 26 October 2014
San Siro Stadium
Goals: 25′ Nigel De Jong (M), 64′ Josip Ilicic (F)
Official formations – lineups:
Booked: Cuadrado (F), Muntari (M), De Jong (M), Rodriguez (F)
|AC Milan||Match Stats||Fiorentina|
|15(2)||Shots (on goal)||12(2)|