MILAN – Advance on Saturday of the Italian Serie A soccer championship, Milan-Lazio 1-0, goal: Franck Kessie on a penalty kick at 79 ' .
Milan 1-0 Lazio, Kessie goal which is worth the fourth place, Rocchi and var protagonists.
AC Milan Champions League. The Rossoneri have won 1-0 against Lazio and have driven the crisis. In the last games, they had lost against Inter, Sampdoria and Juventus and we had only remedied a draw at home against Udinese. Against Lazio, Milan won thanks to the penalty Kessie turned to 79 ′. The referee made Rocchi argue because he awarded Milan two penalties in two minutes.
The first was lifted by the var because Acerbi had his arm attached to the body on Calhanoglu's cross, the second was confirmed by the silent check because Durmisi's foul on Musacchio was clear. There are doubts about a contact between Rodriguez and Milinkovic Savic in the penalty area of Milan, according to Rocchi it was not a penalty. The Tuscan referee did not even want to consult the var. Thanks to this success, Milan took fourth place again, reaching more than one on Roma waiting for the match between Atalanta and Empoli next Monday.
Milan 1-0 Lazio, the match report.
Lazio close to scoring on 3 ′. Correa sowed panic in Milan's defense and served a golden assist for Ciro Immobile. The Neapolitan striker kicked safely but Pepe Reina deflected the ball in a corner kick with a huge save. At 5 ', Milan came close to scoring with Calhanoglu.
His punishment was deflected in a corner and he didn't find the mirror of the goal defended by Strakosha a little. At 10 ′, Romulo was admonished because he failed a Bakayoko restart. At 20 ', Luis Alberto tried to surprise Pepe Reina with a big right from distance but the Spanish goalkeeper blocked the ball without any problem.
At 30 ', Calhanoglu tries to score with a shot from distance but his conclusion is deflected in a corner kick by Bastos. At 43 ', Ciro Immobile hit the post. Great choice of time of the biancoceleste attacker who inserts himself between the lines on the filter of Luis Alberto and kicks with the left from the left side of the area, hitting the outside of the pole. The first half ended on the score of zero to zero.
At 48 ', Correa is forced to leave the field due to injury. In his place was Felipe Caicedo. At 54 ', Reina is good at blocking Senad Lulic's insidious cross shot. At 62 ', Suso's long-range shot was easily blocked by Strakosha. At 65 ', nice parade of Pepe Reina on a slow but angled diagonal of Romulo. At 67 ', double change for Milan: Zapata enters the field in place of the injured Romagnoli, while Laxalt takes the place of Calabria.
At 76 ', the referee Rocchi had awarded Milan a penalty for a hand ball by Francesco Acerbi on a close cross from Calhanoglu. The referee Rocchi was recalled from the room of the var and after reviewing the episode he decided to take the penalty kick because Francesco Acerbi's arm was attached to the body.
On the next action, Rocchi again pointed to the penalty spot for a contact between Durmisi and Musacchio. From eleven meters, Kessie wasn't wrong. Milan's goal at 79 ' ( here the deepening on the two penalties, the first removed and the second assigned by the referee Rocchi). At 93 ', Lazio unsuccessfully asked for a penalty for a contact between Rodriguez and Milinkovic Savic in Milan's penalty area. It's over, Milan won 1-0 against Lazio and took fourth place again in the top one on Roma, waiting for Atalanta-Empoli next Monday.
Milan-Lazio, the choices of coaches.
Rino Gattuso's Milan took the field with an offensive form like 4-3-3. The Rossoneri coach has decided to field Pepe Reina, who has been ready after the injury of Gigio Donnarumma, and a four-man defense with Calabria right-back, Rodriguez left-back and Musacchio with Alessio Romagnoli at the center of defense . Midfield at three with Kessie and Bakayoko as defense and Calhanoglu as a link between midfield and attack.
Trident with Fabio Borini and Suso on the sides of Piatek. Simone Inzaghi's Lazio responds with a more prudent tactical form, the 3-5-1-1. The coach decided to field Strakosha between the posts in front of a three-man defense consisting of Bastos, Acerbi and Luiz Felipe. Large midfield, with five, with Romulo, Sergej Milinkovic Savic, Lucas Leiva, Luis Alberto and Lulic. Inzaghi has decided to field Correa in the role of trequartista behind Ciro Immobile who is the only point of the Biancocelesti team.
Milan-Lazio OFFICIAL FORMATIONS.
Milan: (4-3-3): Reina; Calabria, Musacchio, Romagnoli, Rodríguez; Kessie, Bakayoko, Çalhanoglu; Suso, Piatek, Borini. Allatt. Gattuso.
Lazio: (3-5-1-1): Strakosha, Luiz Felipe, Bastos, Acerbi; Romulo, Milinkovic-Savic, Lucas Leiva, Luis Alberto, Lulic; Correa; Building. All. Simone Inzaghi.
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