Pasalic: “I am happy for the goal but disappointed about the yellow card, My future? We’ll wait & see what happens”

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Mario Pasalic celebrating his goal during Milan-Palermo at Stadio San Siro on the 9th of April 2017. (@acmilan.com)
Mario Pasalic celebrating his goal during Milan-Palermo at Stadio San Siro on the 9th of April 2017. (@acmilan.com)

Mario Pasalic scored in the 4-0 win over Palermo but is forced to miss Saturday’s noon Derby through suspension.

For the second week in a row, Pasalic was on target for the Rossoneri as he scored the second goal of the Rossoneri in their 4-0 win over Diego Lopez’s Rosanero.

But in additional to a goal, the Croatian, who joined in the summer on loan from Chelsea (Milan have first refusal on him), also got a yellow card and is now out of the Derby della Madonnina – on which you can bet on NetBet – due to a ban.

“I’m happy for the goal and the team’s performance,” Pasalic said in an interview with MilanTV at the end of the match at the San Siro. “The yellow card? I didn’t see the opponent coming, I made a stupid foul. I’m disappointed and I made a mistake. I hope that the team can still win the table.

“The goal? I like attacking and playing close to the penalty area. I’m happy, I’ve already scored four goals and I hope to score again. Against Pescara we lost two points and on Sunday we wanted to get the three points at all costs. The derby? Beating Inter would be very important, they lost [to Crotone] and now we’re in front of them. Winning the derby would be an important step towards our goal.

“We were focusing on the game, we weren’t thinking about the fans going wild after Crotone scored against Inter. My future? Let’s see after this season what happens. We’ll wait and see…”

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Ink
Ink
4 years ago

Go back to Chelsea and stand around the box so Hazard feeds you and the midfielders carry you. Or change yourself into a striker. Don’t eat up a midfielder position and be useless in midfield.

We have Zanellato and el Hilali coming up. So, go away asap.

Ayindebusayo7@gmail
4 years ago
Reply to  Ink

He has done really well. This is his first season in Serie A and he’s still young and learning. So stop being harsh and please show him some respect.

Ink
Ink
4 years ago

Um. No.
He is a professional player, not an amateur. I am not in the business of showing respect to crappy professionals who are not good at their job.

Also, great idea to put your mail on name.

pippo
pippo
4 years ago

As much as you may be valid in some points regarding Pasalic, man…, just the amount of negativity that you showcase towards him is getting anoying. Do u really have to bash him constantly on every single post?Most of the guys here are reading this page day in day out. We all get your point. We got it months ago. This is just get repetitive…and boring.

Ink
Ink
4 years ago
Reply to  pippo

And true.
The truth shall set you free.

Also, ”may be valid in some points” –> ”always right in pointing out his incompetency in midfield”.

sas
sas
4 years ago

that’s unfair ink,the guy played a good match and learn to be appreciative …what else do u want him to do,pasalic we r proud of u and hope to see u on permanent contract next season

Ayindebusayo7@gmail
4 years ago
Reply to  sas

Nice comment @sas, and I hope that we win the derby……FORZA MILAN

Ink
Ink
4 years ago
Reply to  sas

Owoh come on man, you want him on permanent contract to hope that he will have two decent games in one season and also, sell Zanellato, El Hilai, and let me make a wild guess, Loca?
He should not start. He has done absolutely nothing that gets him a starting spot ahead of Loca and Kucka.

Nestar41
Nestar41
4 years ago

For me I think Pasalic is a decent player that can contribute to our success next season..

Kourosh
Kourosh
4 years ago

I’d buy him for Milan if I could. Now that doesn’t mean he has to be a first choice player, but I’d buy him.

Ink
Ink
4 years ago
Reply to  Kourosh

I don’t mind as long as Loca, Kucka, Zanellato and El HIlali are ahead of him in choice.

Kourosh
Kourosh
4 years ago
Reply to  Ink

What have you seen in Zanellato and El Hilali? They most probably will never reach Pasalic’s level. He’s a decent player and he’s getting better and better. Now I don’t like defending this guy every time like he’s some world class player, but you make me do it with your constant, undeserved bashing of him. Just let it go, dude.

He was in this week’s Serie A TOTW by the way.

Ink
Ink
4 years ago
Reply to  Kourosh

What had you seen of Donna and Loca and Calabria before they came into main squad?

And it is not undeserved bashing. It is thoroughly deserved bashing.
I’ll stop bashing him when Milan stops starting him in midfield ahead of more competent and deserving players.

Kourosh
Kourosh
4 years ago
Reply to  Ink

That must be the most ignorant thing anyone has ever said. So just because we haven’t seen much from youth players we have to put them all in the same bracket of the few superstars that once came through and above current first team players? Please … By the way, we have already seen both players in pre-season, and I was not impressed. Montella is the coach, he sees fit to start Pasalic and he’s getting the results. Pasalic is repaying his trust by playing well and scoring goals. So good luck with your mission of “I’ll stop bashing him… Read more »

Ink
Ink
4 years ago
Reply to  Ink

You weren’t impressed by Zanellato?
Wow. No comment. But I’m glad that you are not Milan’s talent scout.

And we don’t always get our sh*t right of choosing players from our academy simply because we don’t give them chance. There are examples I could blather on about. But you already know them.

ATALA
ATALA
4 years ago

Champions League qualification is still possible… If Juve wins the champions league!

Just saying. 🙂

Bright007
Bright007
4 years ago
Reply to  ATALA

Theirs not chance milan can make it to cl even if juve wins cl except we enter 3rd which is as impossible as travelling to the sun

Vinnie
Vinnie
4 years ago
Reply to  ATALA

I dont think it matters if Juve wins the cup or not. That does not give Italy a fourth spot. U less something has changed? Liverpool lost out on CL the season after they beat us in Istanbul. Winners still need to qualify.

So no, i dount Milan can make CL. Napoli would have to lose every game, and still even then… 10 points is too much.

Had we besten Pescara and finished better before the international break, we might have had a shot.

macho
macho
4 years ago

why bashing Pasalic all the time?how stupid can you some of the supporters can be? do know you football at all and can anyone tell me which of our midfielders are better than him?please please lets appreciate him for he has scored 4 goals already.

Ink
Ink
4 years ago
Reply to  macho

Loca
Kucka
Sosa
Poli
Mati
Berto

zuma
zuma
4 years ago

Comment: he is one of our best midfielder this season maybe ing can’t even control a simple pass and his insulting a midfielder with four goals and some assists.

Ink
Ink
4 years ago
Reply to  zuma

Watch the matches.
Might improve your chance of making a well informed comment.

mojo
mojo
4 years ago

ink is just jealous and naive…to zanatello is better justifies ur ignorance and pasalic has more experience than loca…ur comments are one dimensional….

Ink
Ink
4 years ago
Reply to  mojo

And yet Loca plays miles better than Pasalic. Care to argue that point?
Doubt it.

caesar
caesar
4 years ago

Milan are 3points behind Lazio who is currently in 4th position (UCL playoff). If we can end d season in 4th position, we might yet get lucky during the ucl playoff fixtures

Kourosh
Kourosh
4 years ago
Reply to  caesar

Those days are long gone. 3rd place gets the UCL playoff. 4th place gets you direct entry into the EL.

Milan91
Milan91
4 years ago
Reply to  Kourosh

May be next year

Milanista121
Milanista121
4 years ago

To be fair to Ink, Zanellato was hugely impressive in pre-season, he was more impressive in pre-season than Locatelli was. But now suddenly – and luckily for us – Locatelli did take a huge step in confidence and in performances. I also agree that Bertolacci gives more quality to the team as he is actually involved. Pasalic has what, 20 games? He has had five good games, and Im not exaggerating here. But it must be said that he pops up with valuable goals. But as an example, against Pescara, he scored his goal, but wasnt visible before or after… Read more »

Ink
Ink
4 years ago
Reply to  Milanista121

Cheers mate.
Nice comment as always.
Hopefully we will kick shinter ass this Saturday, too bad I can’t see it because it is so early.
Good luck everyone, I’ll return with Pasalic bashing again when he starts and vanishes.
Ciao.

Kourosh
Kourosh
4 years ago
Reply to  Milanista121

Please somebody tell me what has the 20m-rated Bertolacci done ever since he joined the club in 2015.

Being injured and being terrible doesn’t count by the way.

flooresens
flooresens
4 years ago
Reply to  Kourosh

feeding Galliani’s d1ck with his a5s

Milanista121
Milanista121
4 years ago
Reply to  Kourosh

I never said he was good, man, I only stated that Bertolacci is involved in the game, and try to make things happen, whether he is good or bad, he still makes his presence felt in the game, something Pasalic often lacks. But Pasalic is still young, and if he stays with us, I hope he will improve in this aspect, as yes, he has done more in the Milan shirt than Berto has during this year when it comes to statistics. Football isnt all about statistics though.

hydar
hydar
4 years ago

I just hope the sale of the club is real and not a hoax. It will be a beautiful wedding gift. As I’m getting married tomorrow Friday. New bride, Milan gets sold and possibly beating inter. Wow!!!