Saturday April 23, 2011 Day 34 Finished Stadio Mario Rigamonti

Brescia 0 - 1 AC Milan

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  1. Robinho gives Milan tight victory

    Robinho gives Milan tight victory

    Robinho produced Milan's only strike as the Serie A leaders edged out struggling Brescia 1-0 in a hard-fought clash at the Mario Rigamonti. More

  • Live Commentary

    Time:90'
    • Brescia
    • AC Milan
    • 90+4' The full-time whistle goes at the Stadio Mario Rigamonti, and Milan have edged out a valiant Brescia 1-0 courtesy of Robinho's 82nd minute strike! Thanks for joining us. Serie A standings
    • 90+2' Brescia press forward desperately, but it all seems too little too late for them now.
    • 90' Four minutes will be added at the end of this second half with Milan pressing tirelessly.
    • 88' Seedorf has to separate Robinho and Berardi as the pair have an angry exchange.
    • 86' Seedorf threads a series of delightful passes together as Milan consolidate.
    • 84' Ambrosini replaces Cassano, and the midfielder comes on to shore up the Milan side.
    • 82' GOAL!!!!! ROBINHO BREAKS THE DEADLOCK! Cassano races through the Brescia half and slides an incisive through ball beyond Zebina and into the path of Robinho, who keeps his composure to beat Arcari!
    • 81' Alessandro Diamanti has a left footed shot from a difficult angle on the right but it is saved by Abbiati.
    • 79' Brescia enjoy a fleeting spell of possession through Zambelli and Diamanti but nothing comes of it.
    • 77' Milan continue to dominate, but Brescia are defending obdurately.
    • 75' Caracciolo is taken off as Jonathas makes his second-half bow, and that's all of Brescia's options now.
    • 73' Urby Emanuelson is brought on in place of Boateng as both managers make changes to their side.
    • 71' Zanetti is taken off as Filippini is introduced at his expense, and Brescia make their second change.
    • 69' Abbiati claims a high ball in the Milan box as the cross comes over from Zanetti, and that's great keeping.
    • 67' Abate is booked for a mistimed lunge on Diamanti, and that was worthy of the yellow card.
    • 65' Milan stroke the ball around patiently as they look to keep possession in the Brescia half.
    • 63' Yepes is an imperious presence at the back for Milan, and he twice clears away with powerful headers.
    • 61' Michele Arcari is forced into a very fine save as Boateng unleashes a ferocious drive from just outside the Brescia box, and the keeper tips the ball away!
    • 59' Seedorf continues to run the show for Milan from midfield, and the veteran Dutchman is battling very hard.
    • 57' Brescia continue to defend valiantly as they are held under the cosh by Milan in this second half.
    • 55' Baiocco comes on as Vass is withdrawn, and he was treading a tightrope!
    • 54' Cassano misses another glorious opportunity! Seedorf gets to the left byline and cuts the ball back to him, but the forward somehow contrives to head wide!
    • 52' Seedorf is hauled down cynically by Hetemaj, who is very lucky not to be booked.
    • 50' Zebina and Flamini scrap it out on halfway and neither side are able to establish themselves.
    • 48' Boateng clashes with Diamanti as the pair battle away furiously in midfield.
    • 46' The second half is underway at the Stadio Mario Rigamonti, and Milan immediately pass the ball around at the back.
    • 45+1' The half-time whistle goes at the Stadio Mario Rigamonti, and it's goalless between Brescia and Milan. It's been a dour half with few chances, but the best falling to Cassano!
    • 45' Boateng is involved in another furious altercation with Zanetti after a clash on halfway.
    • 43' Yepes fouls Hetemaj as the midfielder is thwarted in his tracks in illegal fashion.
    • 42' Boateng crosses from the right, but Cassano can only head over the bar completely unmarked and with the goal gaping at his mercy - what a miss!
    • 40' Boateng slides a through ball into the path of Robinho, but it evades the Brazilian as Zebina sweeps up.
    • 38' Silva drives a low shot wide of the near post, but it's a decent effort from the Milan defender.
    • 36' Zambrotta hurtles down the left at pace, before Vass is booked for a mistimed challenge.
    • 35' Van Bommel surges forward before attempting a through ball to Robinho, but it runs awry.
    • 33' Abbiati hammers a long ball upfield towards Cassano, but Zebina gets in quickly to clear the ball away.
    • 31' Abate and Zambrotta exchange passes at the back for Milan, before Diamanti intervenes.
    • 30' Van Bommel is booked for a mistimed challenge on Zanetti and the Milan players are furious about it.
    • 29' Boateng rises high to meet a cross from Abate, only to direct it wide of the near post.
    • 27' Boateng fouls Zanetti as another move peters out poorly, and it's suddenly got very scrappy.
    • 25' Robinho drops deep to collect the ball and bring it forward, only to be dispossessed by Zanetti.
    • 23' Brescia enjoy a good spell of possession as they exchange passes in the Milan half.
    • 22' Cassano shows brilliant composure once more as he brings a long ball down into his stride.
    • 20' Abbiati has his near post covered as he watches a fierce strike from Zambelli flash past.
    • 18' Seedorf is keeping the ball brilliantly for his side, and he ensures that Brescia cannot challenge him with another strong run.
    • 17' Van Bommel shows terrific poise to jink inside two challenges in the Milan half, and that's superb play.
    • 15' Boateng is getting very fired up as he twice clashes with Brescia midfielders.
    • 14' Seedorf is sitting out on the left wing and stroking the ball inside as his side keep the ball.
    • 13' Milan build from the back once more as Brescia are forced back in their own half.
    • 11' Zambrotta blocks behind a cross from Zambelli, and it's fine defending from the Milan full back under pressure.
    • 9' Robinho volleys over the bar! Cassano strides forward purposefully before cutting the ball back to the Brazilian, who lashes over a powerful effort!
    • 7' The visitors are dominating possession as they stroke the ball around at the back, and Brescia are being pegged right back.
    • 6' Robinho gets a fierce shot on target, but Arcari does superbly to parry the ball away.
    • 5' Milan continue to keep the ball superbly with Seedorf enjoying a lot of the ball out on the left.
    • 3' Van Bommel puts in a few robust challenges as the pitbull brings down Diamanti on two occasions.
    • 1' The first half is underway, and Milan immediately get on the ball through Robinho and Cassano.
    • - The teams are in at the Stadio Mario Rigamonti! We're all set for kick off...
    • - Brescia: Arcari, Zebina, Bega, Berardi, Vass, Hetemaj, Zambelli, Zanetti, Diamanti, Eder, Caracciolo. Subs: Filippini, Baiocco, Mareco, Accardi, Kone, Leali
    • - Milan: Abbiati, Abate, Silva, Yepes, Zambrotta, van Bommel, Flamini, Boateng, Seedorf, Cassano, Robinho. Subs: Pirlo, Amelia, Bonera, Antonini, Emanuelson, Gattuso, Beretta
    • - Bresica lie in 19th spot with just 30 points, while Milan can move eight points clear of Inter if they win today in what is their game in hand. Serie A table
    • - Milan look to further stretch their lead at the top of the Serie A table as they travel to struggling Brescia.
  • Summary

    • 82' GOAL!!!!! ROBINHO BREAKS THE DEADLOCK! Cassano races through the Brescia half and slides an incisive through ball beyond Zebina and into the path of Robinho, who keeps his composure to beat Arcari!
    • 61' Michele Arcari is forced into a very fine save as Boateng unleashes a ferocious drive from just outside the Brescia box, and the keeper tips the ball away!
    • 54' Cassano misses another glorious opportunity! Seedorf gets to the left byline and cuts the ball back to him, but the forward somehow contrives to head wide!
    • 42' Boateng crosses from the right, but Cassano can only head over the bar completely unmarked and with the goal gaping at his mercy - what a miss!
    • 9' Robinho volleys over the bar! Cassano strides forward purposefully before cutting the ball back to the Brazilian, who lashes over a powerful effort!
    • - Brescia: Arcari, Zebina, Bega, Berardi, Vass, Hetemaj, Zambelli, Zanetti, Diamanti, Eder, Caracciolo. Subs: Filippini, Baiocco, Mareco, Accardi, Kone, Leali
    • - Milan: Abbiati, Abate, Silva, Yepes, Zambrotta, van Bommel, Flamini, Boateng, Seedorf, Cassano, Robinho. Subs: Pirlo, Amelia, Bonera, Antonini, Emanuelson, Gattuso, Beretta

Team Line-up & Ratings

  • Brescia

    Manager: Giuseppe Iachini

  • AC Milan

    Manager: Massimiliano Allegri

  • Line-up

    Live Team Line-Up

    • Starting line-up

      • M. Arcari
      • J. Zebina
      • F. Bega
      • Á. Vass Yellow Card Substitution Out (54′)
      • G. Berardi Yellow Card
      • P. Hetemaj
      • M. Zambelli
      • C. Zanetti Substitution Out (72′)
      • A. Diamanti
      • Éder Yellow Card
      • A. Caracciolo Substitution Out (74′)

      Subs

      • A. Filippini Substitution In72′ Yellow Card
      • D. Baiocco Substitution In54′
      • V. Mareco
      • P. Accardi
      • P. Kone
      • Jonathas Substitution In74′
      • N. Leali
    • Starting line-up

      • C. Abbiati
      • I. Abate Yellow Card
      • Thiago Silva
      • M. Yepes
      • G. Zambrotta
      • M. van Bommel Yellow Card
      • M. Flamini
      • C. Seedorf
      • K. Boateng Substitution Out (70′)
      • Robinho Goal
      • A. Cassano Substitution Out (85′)

      Subs

      • M. Ambrosini Substitution In85′
      • A. Pirlo
      • M. Amelia
      • D. Bonera
      • L. Antonini
      • U. Emanuelson Substitution In70′
      • G. Beretta
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