LECCE – Serie A, Lecce-Milan 1-4, goals: Samu Castillejo at 25 ', Mancosu on penalty at 54', Giacomo Bonaventura at 55 ', Rebic at 57' and Leao at 72 '.
Too much Milan for Lecce. The Salentinians did not replicate the good performances against Inter and Juve and were overwhelmed by the Rossoneri as had previously happened against Atalanta.
While everyone takes it for granted, Pioli continues to work hard to deserve confirmation on the bench on the field.
Today the AC Milan coach won the match from a tactical point of view. He took advantage of the serious absence of Ibrahimovic to draw a Milan full of fantasy that gave no reference points to the opponents.
Calhanoglu, Bonaventura, Castillejo and Rebic have thrown Lecce's defense haywire and guaranteed Milan a rather easy victory.
Thanks to this success, the Rossoneri responded to Verona and returned to the race for a place in the Europa League. The Champions League is still a long way off.
Lecce-Milan 1-4, there was no match at Via del Mare.
AC Milan has started again on the field of a Lecce that exalts itself against the big teams. At the start of the sea, the Salento have blocked both Inter and Juventus.
Lecce took the field with Gabriel; Rispoli, Meccariello, Lucioni, Calderoni; Petriccione, Tachtsidis, Mancosu; Falco, Saponara; Lapadula. Her. Liverani.
Milan, without the injured Zlatan Ibrahimovic, responded to the hosts with Donnarumma; Conti, Kjaer, Romagnoli, Theo Hernandez; Castillejo, Kessie, Bennacer, Bonaventura; Calhanoglu; Rebic. All. Pioli
The via del Mare tender was arbitrated by Valeri di Roma2.
The first scoring opportunity was created by Milan in the first minute . Rebic crossed into the middle for Bonaventura , the midfielder smoothed a few steps from the door.
Milan still dangerous in the tenth minute. Theo Hernandez's cross shot from the left was blocked bravely by Gabriel (great ex of the match).
There is only Milan on the field so far, Lecce in great difficulty. Castillejo's shot at 15 ', after a detour by an Apulian footballer, came out of a whisker.
Milan took the lead in the 25th minute and have dominated the game so far. Castillejo scored from two steps on Calhanoglu's cross from the right.
Lecce's first half ended with AC Milan ahead of a goal but from the point of view of the game the gap was much bigger.
Draw of Lecce at 54 '. Gabbia has spread Babacar, penalty for the hosts. From eleven meters, Mancosu didn't make a mistake.
Lecce enjoyed little draw because Milan then signed the extension between 55 'and 57'.
At 55 ', Bonaventura picked up a short rebound by Gabriel on Calhanoglu's shot to bag from two steps. At 57 ', sensational sleep of the defense of Lecce and solitary counterattack of Rebic who did not make a mistake alone in front of Gabriel.
Milan ramps to 72 'with Leao. The young AC Milan striker is good at bagging on the net on an assist by Andrea Conti. It's over, Milan won 4 to 1 in Lecce.
Source: Blitz Quotidiano