SIX AC MILAN players took place in four international teams. -International Results-
AC Milan released seven players for the international teams, and the first matches of the last round of the World Cup qualifying games came to an end and the results have arrived as well.
Starting from Honduras versus United States in the early European morning with Oguchi Onyewu recorded 90 minutes in the 3-2 victory. USA are first in the group and their tickets are saved.
Final Round Of 2010 World Cup Qualifying Games: Seven Milan Players Out For National Teams
Georgia captain Kakhaber Kaladze played full time as well and picked up a yellow card in his side’ 2-1 defeat against Montenegro. The Georgians have no chance to qualify as they are in last place.
Australia host Netherlands for a friendly match, in which Milan striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar played the entire match but continue to miss the net, as the final result is a goalless draw.
Milan left-back Marek Jankulovski played as midfielder in Czech Republic 2-1 victory over Poland. The player played 90 minutes and picked up a yellow card. Czech have a small chance to make it to the World Cup.
Coach Marcello Lippi has called up Andrea Pirlo, Gianluca Zambrotta and Gennaro Gattuso for Italy national team. Gattuso was left out of the squad while Zambrotta and Pirlo played 90 minutes.
Zambrotta played as a right-back as usual, while Pirlo played in the middle of the midfield in his regular role in Lippi’s 4-3-2-1 formation. Ireland took the lead first in the 7′ minutes thanks to Whelan.
Camoranesi made it 1-1 in the 26′ (Pirlo assist from the corner-kick position), but the real drama was in the last minutes when the host took the advantage again with St Ledger in the 88′ minutes.
Fiorentina’s and former AC Milan Alberto Gilardino who came on as replacement to Antonio Di Natale scored the equalizer in the 90′ minutes to make it 2-2. Italy qualify to the World Cup!
The second night of the last round of the World Cup qualifying games takes place on the 14/10/09 on Wednesday.
By Meytar Zeevi, Rossoneri Blog
Good results. Real drama.
Glad that Italy made it