Saturday November 3, 2012 Day 11 Stadio Giuseppe Meazza

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  1. Serie A - Five Star Milan cruise past Chievo

    Serie A - Five Star Milan cruise past Chievo

    Massimiliano Allegri did his chances of clinging onto his job no harm as his AC Milan side cruised to a thumping 5-1 victory over Chievo at the San Siro. More

  • Live Commentary

    • 90+4' FULL TIME: AC Milan 5-1 Chievo. Thanks for joining us.
    • 90+3' GOAL Milan! And it’s Pazzini who scores from El Shaarawy excellent cross from the byline. It’s a rout.
    • 90+2' Milan playing it around nicely and running down the clock now.
    • 90+1' Bojan tries to play in Boateng but Chievo clear the danger.
    • 90' As predicted, we have four added minutes here for the Dramé injury.
    • 89' Pazzini lays it off to Bojan in the box and he should have made it five. Good save from Sorrentino though.
    • 88' Another foul by Ambrosini. Chievo finishing this game strongly.
    • 87' Foul by Ambrosini on Stoian. Free kick Chievo but time nearly up for them now.
    • 86' Milan sub: Abate off for De Sciglio
    • 85' Constant does brilliantly to get his cross in from the byline but Boateng then fires well over.
    • 83' Bojan so nearly through but a great last gasp challenge from Frey.
    • 82' Great ball over the top from El Shaarawy finds Boateng but he blasts over.
    • 81' Great challenge from De Jong and back come Milan again.
    • 80' Boateng fouled. Another free kick to Milan deep in the Chievo half.
    • 79' High foot from Guana on Boateng. Free kick.
    • 78' Milan playing it around nicely now and you feel they’re not done with the scoring.
    • 76' That really should be game over for Milan now and just what the Rossoneri fans and Allegri wanted. One of their best performances of the season.
    • 75' Milan sub: Montolivo off for De Jong.
    • 74' GOAL Milan! And who else but El Shaarawy who sidefoots home his eighth of the season from Abate’s pinpoint cross.
    • 73' Pazzini flagged offside from Bojan’s cross.
    • 72' Boateng crosses for Pazzini who steals in front of Dainelli before smashing his shot just wide. Lots of chances coming for Milan now.
    • 71' Chievo sub: Pellissier off for Di Michele. Can he spark something now?
    • 70' Great chance for El Shaarawy from Constant’s cross but he shoots just wide of the post. Well that was nearly number eight!
    • 69' Optimistic turn and shot from Frey on the edge of the box and doesn’t even make the keeper work. El Shaarawy fouled. Free kick.
    • 68' Milan sub: Emanuelson for Boateng.
    • 67' Great run and cross from Emanuelson to Pazzini but Andreolli does brilliantly to get a boot in under pressure. Great defending.
    • 66' El Shaarawy has looked livlier this half, hungry for his eighth goal of the season.
    • 65' Bojan sets free El Shaarawy who crosses to Pazzini. But he can’t keep his shot down and it balloons over the bar.
    • 64' Pellissier is complaining that Constant fouled him in the box. Nothing given. Constant is then in with a perfect challenge, again on Pellissier. He then brings him down! These two having a great battle.
    • 63' Stoian’s first contribution is to concede a throw.
    • 62' We will have some stoppage time at the end of this match now. Around five minutes.
    • 61' Drame looks spark out as he’s stretchered off. Let’s hope he’s okay.
    • 60' Chievo sub: Stoian on for Drame.
    • 59' There is a little concern out there and it looks like he will have to go off.
    • 58' It caught him right on the temple and he’s still down receiving treatment.
    • 57' Abate whips in a cross and it floors Dramé. Ouch!
    • 56' El Shaarawy sets Ambrosini but his shot flies well over the bar.
    • 55' Chievo sub: Luciano off for Rigoni
    • 54' Great run from Bojan and he’s tripped from behind by Guana. Yellow card.
    • 53' Optimistic shot from Mexes well over the bar.
    • 52' Hetemaj goes down in the box and throws his arms up. Absolutely nothing in that one though. Milan win a corner.
    • 51' Milan have started the second half as they ended the first, with a lot of possession.
    • 50' Montolivo has gone down in a heap after a strong challenge from Luciano. No card.
    • 49' El Shaarawy has been reasonably quiet but the prolific marksman only needs one chance.
    • 48' Emanuelson whips in a dangerous cross but Pazzini can’t quite get on the end of it. Goal kick.
    • 47' Abate whips in a cross but Sorrentino is out to claim well.
    • 46' No changes to either line up as yet. Chievo win an early free kick. Milan clear.
    • 45' We’re back underway here at the San Siro. Chievo with a lot of work to do now to claw this one back. A tough ask away from home you feel.
    • HALF TIME: AC Milan 3-1 Chievo
    • 45' We have one added minute of time in the first half.
    • 44' El Shaarawy sets Ambrosini but he slices his effort well wide.
    • 43' El Shaarawy does really well to get his shot away but it’s blocked for a corner.
    • 42' Dramé whips in a cross from the left but Abbiati claims well.
    • 41' Milan really have made the most of their chances and the scoreline is slightly flattering.
    • 40' GOAL Milan! Bojan runs at the Chievo defence and they back off him, allowing him the shot. And he makes no mistake beating Sorrentino via a slight deflection off Dainelli.
    • 39' Thereau is onside but there is nobody in support. He shoots at goal from a narrow angle and Abbiati saves on the near post.
    • 38' Constant allowed to run deep into the Chievo half before being tackled.
    • 37' The move was started by El Shaarawy, who fed Bojan and in turn Emanuelson. Really slick stuff.
    • 36' Just as Chievo were really coming back into it, Milan take the lead again.
    • 35' GOAL Milan! Great build-up work and Montolivo rifles home from the edge of the box from Emanuelson’s pass. Another quality finish.
    • 34' Thereau finds space on the edge of the box to unleash a shot and Abbiati is down well to palm away for a corner. Decent save.
    • 32' Luciano swings in another corner but this time Abbiati claims fairly comfortably.
    • 31' Optimistic shot from Hetemaj and it’s out for a goal kick.
    • 30' Emanuelson plays it across to Mexes but he misses the ball!
    • 29' Foul by Hetemaj on Bojan. Free kick Milan in a dangerous area.
    • 28' Great trickery again from Emanuelson on the right and he wins a throw.
    • 27' Emanuelson has looked really lively, Milan’s best player. But he concedes a free kick.
    • 26' Great cross from Abate and Emanuelson just fails to get a boot on it to put Milan further ahead. He was just onside.
    • 25' Pellissier gets the better of Mexes and whips in a cross but Abbiati claims well.
    • 24' Chievo have come back into this one possession wise a much more even game now.
    • 23' It’s played short to Pellissier but he can’t keep it in. Goal kick.
    • 22' Luciano fouled by Ambrosini. Free kick and half a chance here for Chievo.
    • 21' Luciano finds a lot of space down the right and gets in his cross. Milan clear the danger.
    • 20' Emanuelson seeing a lot of the ball on the right wing and whips in two crosses. Bojan gets a cross in from the left flank and Sorrentino grabs it.
    • 19' Foul by Ambrosini on Hetemaj. Free kick to Chievo.
    • 18' Two chances, two goals. We have a match on our hands here!
    • 17' GOAL Chievo! And from their first corner of the match, Pellissier steals ahead of El Shaarawy on the near post to head home Luciano's corner. Sloppy marking.
    • 16' The first real chance and only Milan’s second shot on goal and they’re ahead.
    • 15' GOAL Milan! Having said that, the ball breaks to Emanuelson off Andreolli’s head and he drills it into the corner. Great finish!
    • 14' It’s been a reasonably quiet first quarter of an hour. Milan with all the possession but few chances created.
    • 13' Constant is down injured and the magic spray is out. He’s back on his feet now.
    • 12' Another foul from Andreolli, this time on El Shaarawy. Milan come forward and El Shaarawy shoots on goal but it’s easily gathered by Sorrentino.
    • 10' Pazzini takes but it’s straight into the wall. Chance gone.
    • 9' Pazzini brought down on the edge of the box by Andreolli. Great chance here.
    • 8' Ambrosini feeds Bojan but his touch just lets him down with acres of space ahead of him.
    • 7' Milan looking very comfortable at the moment but Ambrosini sloppily gives the ball away in midfield and Chievo launch their first attack.
    • 6' Pazzini robs the ball after a mistake from Hetemaj but fires well over the bar.
    • 5' Wasted free kick. Very poor delivery from Ambrosini and Chievo have a goal kick.
    • 4' It was, in fact a good challenge from Andreolli to put Pazzini off. Back come Milan again. Hand ball by Dramé. Another free kick to Milan.
    • 3' Bojan gets to the byline and whips in a great cross for Pazzini but he hits it wide under pressure. Bright start from Bojan.
    • 2' Milan have started with a lot of the ball and we can expect much of that from the match. Abate wins an early free kick.
    • 1' Referee Piero Giacomelli blows the whistle to get us underway here. Can Massimiliano Allegri’s side record consecutive victories for the first time this season?
    • 16.55 AC Milan have failed to register consecutive victories in 2012-13 to date whilst Chievo have only twice kept a clean sheet this season. Kick off in five minutes.
    • 16.50 Milan boast an impressive record against Chievo, winning 15 of their 20 previous meetings, including the last 10.
    • 16.45 Leading goalscorer Stephan El Shaarawy rescued Massimiliano’s side late on in Palermo and probably kept him in his job. Meanwhile, since the appointment of Chievo club legend Eugenio Corini, the team has achieved three wins in their last five matches have helped steady the ship. Milan currently lie 12th in the table, three places ahead of Chievo. Check the full Serie A table here.
    • 16.40 Milan have opted to play Pazzini on his own up front in a 4-2-3-1 formation. Chievo have Lorenzo Squizzi, Alberto Paloschi, Gennaro Sardo and Cesar unavailable but still managed to beat Pescara 2-0 and stick with the same side.
    • 16.35 AC MILAN: Abbiati; Abate, Mexes, Zapata, Constant; Ambrosini, Montolivo; Urby, Bojan, El Shaarawy; Pazzini. CHIEVO: Sorrentino; Frey, Andreolli, Dainelli, Papp, Dramé; Luciano, Guana, Hetemaj; Thereau, Pellissier.
    • 16.30 Hello and welcome to our LIVE coverage of the Serie A clash between AC Milan and Chievo from the San Siro. Kick off 17.00 GMT.

Team Line-up & Ratings

  • AC Milan

    Manager: Massimiliano Allegri

  • Chievo

    Manager: Eugenio Corini

AC Milan’s last 5 results

Chievo’s last 5 results

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