Fabio Borini scored the only goal of the game this morning as Milan beat Pro Piacenza 1-0 in a Maldini family reunion.
13 of the players in the squad of Rino Gattuso are on international duty, but the rest have been training at Milanello for the past few days and today there was a friendly match with Serie C’s Pro Piacenza.
Pepe Reina, Ignazio Abate, Mateo Musacchio, Stefan Simić, Gabriele Basani, Tiémoué Bakayoko, Lucas Biglia, Andrea Bertolacci, Samu Castillejo, Gonzalo Higuain and Fabio Borini were in the starting XI of Milan.
It took the Diavolo 41 minutes to break the deadlock, as a Castillejo ball found Borini in front of goal and the former Sunderland man beat goalkeeper Riccardo Bertozzi. The match was not aired anywhere, but according to Sky, Bakayoko had a good game and he also hit the crossbar.
The match was interesting for another reason as there was a Maldini family reunion: 22-year-old Christian Maldini played from the start for Pro Piacenza, while 16-year-old Daniel Maldini came off the bench for Milan during the match. Paolo Maldini, who returned to the club last month after being 9 years away from the Red and Black club, was watching the whole thing from the sidelines.
Milan will now have two days off and then return to training on Tuesday to start preparing for the game against Cagliari at Sardegna Arena, which takes place on September 16 at 20:30 CEST.
Ecco gli highlights dell'amichevole di oggi a Milanello contro il Pro Piacenza 📽
Watch the highlights from today's friendly match played at Milanello against Pro Piacenza 📽
— AC Milan (@acmilan) September 8, 2018