Team news: Milan were without Pepe Reina, Ivan Strinić, Mattia Caldara, Cristian Zapata, Lucas Biglia and Giacomo Bonaventura, while Napoli had to do without the suspended Simone Verdi as well as without Vlad Chiricheș, Elseid Hysaj, Raúl Albiol and Amin Younes. Kick off time for the quarter final of the 2018/19 Coppa Italia was 20:45 CET at Stadio San Siro.

Goals: Piątek (11′, 27′)

AC Milan (4-3-3) – Gennaro Gattuso
Gianluigi Donnarumma; Ignazio Abate, Mateo Musacchio, Alessio Romagnoli, Diego Laxalt; Franck Kessié, Tiémoué Bakayoko, Lucas Paquetá (85′ Ricardo Rodríguez); Samu Castillejo, Krzysztof Piątek (78′ Patrick Cutrone), Fabio Borini (60′ Hakan Çalhanoğlu).
Unused: A. Donnarumma, Plizzari, Calabria, Conti, Bertolacci, Mauri, Montolivo, Suso, Tsadjout.

S.S.C. Napoli (4-4-2) – Carlo Ancelotti
Alex Meret; Kévin Malcuit (85′ José Callejón), Kalidou Koulibaly, Nikola Maksimović, Faouzi Ghoulam; Fabián Ruiz Allan (46′ Adam Ounas), Amadou Diawara (58′ Dries Mertens), Piotr Zieliński; Lorenzo Insigne, Arkadiusz Milik.
Unused: Ospina, Karnezis, Luperto, Mario Rui, Hamsik, Gaetano.

Referee: Piero Giacomelli.

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Hassan wadani
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Hassan wadani

Gatuso wants to loose this game why Borini??? And where is Conti or suso my even tho we doing well at series at 4th place but we deff need a better coach than Gatuso no disrespect he is a Milan legend but as a coach he gotta go ASAP

Mil@nFever
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We are so screwed…

Raven
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Raven

Losing your bet?

Adeb Jogzie
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Adeb Jogzie

Why do we have only 2 strikers. Please no one should mention Borini as a striker. We all remember when Higuain and Cutrone were injured.
I am more concerned about the game against Roma than this. Nonetheless, I hope Milan wins.

Ross Oneri
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Ross Oneri

Thanks Suso is not in the starting lineup.

Mathijs Savicevic
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Mathijs Savicevic

Hey, another intelligent being, nice to meet you sir

Ross Oneri
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Ross Oneri

Thanks Mathijs, nice to meet you too.

Mathijs Savicevic
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Mathijs Savicevic

Where you from?

Ross Oneri
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Ross Oneri

South Africa and you?

Mathijs Savicevic
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Mathijs Savicevic

Holland, probably you speak some Dutch

Martin Bernhard
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Martin Bernhard

We obviously might lose today as we are playing against a team that on paper is a stronger team but looking at our main goal this season of reaching the 4rth spot in the league and the upcomming difficult and important game against roma i really dont get why people complains about us fielding borini. He is a workhorse and with laxailt on the leftback it actually might do some good as he can be fairly shaky defffensively. In regard of conti and as much as i want to see him play an entire match he has been having some… Read more »

Joe
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Joe

People complains about us fielding Borini because while he is a workhorse, he runs around like chicken without head and contributes very little. He is actually taking away time from other players.

Martin Bernhard
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Martin Bernhard

Well im not saying he is one of our best players, far from it, but i think people should give both him credit when credit is due and same can be said about our tactical choices of actually trying to tire the opposition if we only emphasize the skills of the team we are not matching Napolis team. When that is said we are now up 2-0 so both our players and coach must be doing something correctly

Adeb Jogzie
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Adeb Jogzie

I guess you know the result

Martin Bernhard
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Martin Bernhard

Not sure what you are hinting at Adeb Jogzie unless you mean my first sentence of my post which certainly didnt say that we would lose. If so i wrote this comment before we scored and as such it wouldnt have been a surprise if we would lose regardless of which starting setup would be fielded as we was the underdog to begin with. What i did try to say with my post was pretty much that it was a tacticfal choice to start with these players as they could compliment eachother for that speciffic game. I stand by my… Read more »

Joe
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Joe

Piatek and it’s 1:0!!!!!!!!!!! Hells yeah!

Raven
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Raven

Hahahaha Higuian that’s how it’s done

Joe
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Joe

Piatek 2:0!!!! He is awesome!!!

Ted
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Ted

Man I cannot believe I’m missing the game!

Raven
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Raven

Aw man feel sorry for you, Napoli it’s playing better, but Piatek has been effective.

Martin Bernhard
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Martin Bernhard

Ted you can Watch it on youtube in good quality.

Shapata
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Shapata

I can’t believe what is currently seeing.Higuain though a fantastic player but plays as if he is much more bigger than the team.
Piatek is my kinda striker…talks less, never smiles.. but in end get the job done.

Fo

Martin Bernhard
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Martin Bernhard

Absolutely agree besides of not scoring enough higuain pretty much paraded an attitude problem for a large duration of the time he played for us and from when i heard there was a possibility of us getting piatek i was super exited as i didnt really expect us of getting that chance as barca had been mentioned as a possible destination through season. Glad higuain left us and feel confident that we pulled the longest straw in that equation.

Ayoe Blacc
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Ayoe Blacc

Can I get the link please?

Martin Bernhard
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Martin Bernhard

sorry didnt see your post as i was occupied by the match but another time just type in team vs team and look up daily uploads and if that doesnt Work try for example rojadirecta.

Ted
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Ted

Guys thanks for the heads up!

Forza Milan!

Martin Bernhard
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Martin Bernhard

No problem Ted glad to help and hopes it helps you getting access to all the future matches you wanna Watch.

mamuMilan
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mamuMilan

Piatek : polish bombaa ………

spencer
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Is Pion tek really human?? His movement and instincts are just inhuman.. wow!!

Pele80
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Pele80

Schevchenko is finally back!

Mathijs Savicevic
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Mathijs Savicevic

Yes my thoughts too

Niels8
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Niels8

Well said mate. I watched his debut as substitute, and somehow I felt so familiar with him. Finally I understood why.

Nesta1
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Nesta1

Great goals what a striker!giving the supposed best center back in world nightmares!lol.bayo brilliant,defence good borini having a nightmare as usual.

Hardboya
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Hardboya

Piatek is a great player with a great vision… complete striker

Lapido
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Lapido

Honestly am impressed with what Milan is playing. Napoli are running around like Borini. I want to see more of Laxalt than Rodriguez in our matches. Piatek is what we have been missing. In the second half remove Borini and bring in Mauri and push paqueta to the wing.

Naz
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Naz

Is Rossoneri blog back up and going

dolapo
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dolapo

we got a real goal poacher nowwwwwwwwwww
he only need the supplies.. Piatek is the deal

Roy
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Roy

Thank you Chelsea

Pato
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Pato

Lol. Thank you Chelsea !

tcl00
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tcl00

We are back!!! Forza Milan! Next victim is Roma :))))

Raven
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Raven

Gattuso talks in the press conference:
I’m sorry Carletto it’s only business.

Milanista121
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Milanista121

Hahaha. Mate, I’ve been a hater of Laxalt, but he was fantastic tonight, hope he’ll keep it up and he’ll prove to be a valuable squad player!

Raven
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Raven

I’ve wanted him at Milan from a couple of years, he is a fighter, tireless agile left footed young with a WC under his belt, with him and RR we are covered in LB

Roy
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Roy

He is a good player. The problem is we have been playing him out of position. Playing as a makeshift midfielder for Genoa is not the same as for Milan.

Roy
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Roy

He is a good player. The problem is we have been playing him out of position. Playing as a makeshift midfielder for Genoa is not the same as for Milan.

Milanista121
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Milanista121

Haters be like: We were lucky that we won, we only won because Napoli didn’t score:) Or: “we only won because Napoli didn’t prioritize the game”, even though that’s not true. Superb display tonight, magical night at San Siro! PIATEK, just WOW! have no words, especially for his second goal, what A TRUE STRIKER, that’s what was expected from Higuain, but we have a new rising star here:) Donnarumma is back to his best, our defence was phenomenal, Musa with a second fantastic game in a row, and even Laxalt was superb tonight. And can’t forget about Bakayoko who is… Read more »

Raven
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Raven

I was going to ask you about Laxalt, he is a solid back up mate.

Top 3
-Piatek
-Bakayoko
-Romagnoli

Milanista121
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Milanista121

@Raven, yeah I mentioned him above, if he keeps playing like this, he is indeed a solid back up, perhaps as starter too! So hard to pick one stand out, all of those guys were great, but the way Baka eats up the oppositions and protects the back four is nothing other than world class! @nick, yeah but the fans here focus too much on the negatives even when there are positives. Yes that is football, but when United goes and wins vs Tottenham and De Gea saves everything you don’t see United’s fans saying “yeah we won because we… Read more »

nick
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nick

Bro, take it easy, ok. We are all fans here. No need for the haters talk. There were games we won because of luck. This is football. Today the team played good football and Gattuso managed the game well especially with his subs. He got it right today and he deserves credit for it. Special shout out to Piatek. Who needs Higuaín when we have a polish striker. Honorable mention to Paqueta, Bakayoko, Laxalt, Kessie Romagnoli, Musacchio and Donnarumma as played an excellent match. This is how Milan should play. Solid and the back and midfield as we gave nothing… Read more »

dejan10
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dejan10

@Nick – yep, we’re “haters” for pointing out the obvious that Milan have been garbage all season. One decent game in which Gattuso finally got it right and all of a sudden we’re freaking Juventus.

nick
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nick

@Dejan10….Totally! There’s been moments when we lost important games and points because the team wasn’t organized in the right formation and tactics. So we were right to point these things out. This game against Napoli was perfectly executed though by the team and coach and I really hope we can build on it. What impressed me the most was how quickly Piatek is settling in the team. I also read online that he told Laxalt and Paquetá to play long balls over the top to him because he likes getting service that way. There’s also an anthem that the curva… Read more »

dejan10
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dejan10

Yes but dropping points left right and center against useless opposition most of the time doesn’t matter in their eyes… We’ve hit the reset button after one game and the previous six months have just been erased from memory! Simples!

Piatek looks good though if he can keep it up and I hope Gattuso can turn things around, but unfortunately I just don’t think he’s ever going to turn into Ancelotti.

Baresis Dream
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Baresis Dream

Thanks for the analysis bro, couldn’t watch the match on account of work. Super result by us, especially considering we kept a clean sheet two matches in a row against one of the best offensive teams in Europe.

nick
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nick

@Baresis Dream…Yeah, Milan played well. Piatek was very impressive. He had two chances and he scored 2 goals.

I feel like Milan now has the right type of striker we needed even though it’s still his first start, but Piatek made Koulibaly look like a schoolboy.

Glad Chelsea took Higuain off our hands. Probably the best signing for us. His work rate and attitude is pure class. There’s optimism now but we still need a LW in my opinion.

Baresis Dream
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Baresis Dream

Completely agree about LW Nick; As Milanista says – onward to Rome (a much much more important game for us imo)

Milanista121
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Milanista121

@Baresis Dream, too bad you missed it mate, must have been happy just seeing the result though:) Hope the performance and result will be there vs Roma too that you can enjoy!
Like you said, not every team that can keep a clean sheet twice in a row vs Napoli!

@nick, agreed, a pacey and trickery LW would help this team so much. Slowly and steadily LeoDini are helping Rino building a proper team. With Bona, Caldara, and Biglia back we’ll have plenty more options from the bench too, just that proper LW that is missing!

nick
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nick

@Milanista121….Totally agree. It feels like poetic justice for me because if Chelsea didn’t sign Higuaín we probably would have never made a move to get Piatek. No disrespect to Higuaín because he’s a world class striker but his attitude on the pitch wasn’t the best at Milan. I also read that Higuaín treated some of his teammates poorly at Milan and Gattuso gave him a dressing down over it. I would love to see Caldara and Biglia back because they would give us more depth on the bench. They are training with the squad so they will be returning soon.… Read more »

Milanista121
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Milanista121

Exactly! And it all goes back to the Bonucci signing… have to feelthankful to him lol:) I just hope Caldara will prove to be succesful knowing how bonu and higgy have been for us… although Bonu was good in his last six months, but you know what I mean! Yess, and just look at the effect Paqueta alone has had for our midfield in the last couple of games, and that we’ve been without Bona for so long. It shows why our playing style has been so lacklustre and stale before that. Cant wait to have Bona back, like you… Read more »

FM Milan
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FM Milan

Hmmmm,loving Piatek? I’m not a pessimist but let’s give him sometime.forza Milan!!!

milan2012
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milan2012

This.
We could say that If Donna was to conceive any one of insignes shots, it could’ve been a totally different game. We were dominated and outskilled in the endgame, to a point where Napoli’s defensive line were doing skill moves on us. Forced to play way deep in our field, or maybe our only tactic was to park it.
But let’s enjoy the moment, the goals were beautiful and defense was solid. We don’t want to jinx anything FORZA MILAN.

Farac_milan
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Farac_milan

After this game, I have a few doubts. Should Castillejo play more, he was playing really well? Should Kessie play less, he hasn’t been good last matches. But, there are some people who were absolutely outstanding: Piatek, Romagnoli, Musacchio, Bakayoko, Laxalt and Donnaruma. Good job

Raven
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Raven

Positive things at San Siro, but there was something that got me worried.

Patrick Cutrone, I saw the word disappointed in his face. Every time he received a bad pass he showed frustration, the same expression could be seen when he lost possession. Cutrone would give a thumb up to motivate or run harder to recover the ball..

The boy was always smiling and that was missing today….

Milanista
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Milanista

Agreed. I hope he’ll get over it soon. He wants the number 9 position and is disappointed that Milan didn’t trust him with it, and signed a player around his age. I really hope in the future there are some games that both Piatek and Cutrone start. Cutrone would be a starter in any midtable team, and he’s craving that first team experience. I honestly believe Cutrone wanting the #9 position is why Piatek wasnt given the number right away. Leo wants them to compete against one another to earn the number.

Baresis Dream
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Baresis Dream

Probably he’s frustrated that he hasn’t scored in a while, no? Cutrone started the season knowing he would be second fiddle, and he knows that he will get sufficient minutes even if Piatek turns out to a huge success.

Raven
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Raven

I’ll open a go fund me to buy Bakayoko, what a beast, not missing Biglia or Montolivo, even Kessie looks average next to him. Forget about SMS get Chelsea whatever they want, he is working fine with us, and I’m sure that he’s loving all the minutes he’s getting.

Adeb Jogzie
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Adeb Jogzie

This is what happens when you upgrade the quality of the squad

The Cunt
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The Cunt

What a difference when Suso doesn’t play huh?! Now the striker scores!!!!! Twice!!!!!!

rado
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rado

finally somebody said that….suso has to change position……more in the middle , behind striker/strikers

Stinky Fart
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Stinky Fart

Absolutely

Mathijs Savicevic
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Mathijs Savicevic

Yup my intelligent brother, Suso blocks almost every single attack with his stupid insight moves or inside bad passes. No wonder Higuain went away.

Naz
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Naz

Bakayoko was awesome tonight and I’m a man of my word, I give Gattuso all the credit for transforming him into what I believe to be an irreplaceable player in our team
He started off with us very poorly but Gattuso did an amazing job in turning him back into what he was at Monaco
I’m still not even nearly convinced by Gattuso but credit where it’s due

Myke01
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Myke01

Irreplaceable player in our team? Bakayoko is arguably the best midfielder in Serie A at the moment.

Milanellofm
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Milanellofm

So was gattuso to blame or was it higuain? Lol all kidding aside, can we finally praise gattuso for his work especially today? From his approach to his line up to his subs were all spot on today. Bravo gattuso! Keep it up. I don’t know if it’s cause I like him a lot but ever since paqueta joined and we reverted back to a 4 3 3 our performances and especially our creativity has excelled! Switching back to a 4 3 3 our midfield has been beastly and a large portion of that goes to bakayoko. He has been… Read more »

Cocor
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Sunday Koulibally said sorry to Naples fans for draw 0 , what’s it for 2:0 loss

Ted
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Ted

Piatek was the bomb obviously but how was Paqueta doing tonight? Thanks

Milanista121
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Milanista121

He was great. Provided the assist for Piatek, and hustled tremendously, took more of a defensive duty tonight, and did excellent.
PaSqueta as the commentator tonight kept saying lol. I feel sorry that you missed the game. Hope the game vs Roma will prove to be as good and that you can take part of it!

mic
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mic

he was decent

GiudaInterista
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GiudaInterista

Just fine, I think with time he will become badass 🙂

Naz
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Naz

He played really well Ted and set up one of the goals his overall play was very good, they all did good tonight with Baka as motm in my opinion even though
Piatek scored twice!! Baka was outstanding. Kessie was poor in the first half and only slightly better in the second he’s passing was really suspect, I think Gattuso needs to rest him but with Roma up next I seriously doubt he will but I wouldn’t either given the importance of beating them or at least not getting beat ourselves

Raven
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Raven

Considering he played against probably the fastest team in Italy he did very well, in the second half he lost to many balls, he needs more time. He assisted Piatek in the second goal

Ted
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Ted

Thanks guys!

ABDUL
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Alexmilan
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Alexmilan

And Rino completed his list of coaches he defeated with Ancelotti… hmmm… I think Rino made the quality jump even for himself in the last weeks ! He is a Milan material and the way the team was playing is just his worth ! Today I’ve seen a brilliant game in defence, a lot of grinta and devotion but also a lot of quality ( Kessie was the worst today ) with this amazing Piatek and his refined executions, the boy is a scoremachine, Bakayoko, OMG what a fantastic player Chelsea gave us : ))))) ( 35 mil is a… Read more »

Baresis Dream
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Baresis Dream

Again had to miss this game since I’m abroad for work; damn shame too by the responses here, but honestly I only care that we won. Really glad to hear that most of our lineup stepped up for the occasion. Also super glad that Piatek stepped up. Huge congrats for his debut start in a rossoneri shirt. Great job! But let me be the annoying guy that calms everyone down – it’s only one match, and the real question is how Piatek performs on a consistent basis. He still has a long way to go, and let’s all give him… Read more »

Naz
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Naz

Piatek’s two goals were very like watching Sheva in his prime, both goals were very hard to finish but he made them look easy and that’s the sign of the real deal
Good times are coming with this guy

Baresis Dream
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Baresis Dream

Amen brother

nick
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nick

Totally agree. He reminds me more of Shevchenko than Tomasson.

His movement and finishing was top class

Raven
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Raven

Realistic expectations should be taken with Piatek and Cutrone. But for now I’m really hyped

nick
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nick

Agreed. But there’s a feeling in the air that Milan finally have the right striker we needed to pair with Cutrone.

I mean, Piatek 2nd goal was out of nothing. He created that on his own and his finishing is so devastating.

Amal sadanandan
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Amal sadanandan

Piatek reminds me of ibra

Keong keong
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Keong keong

Piatek = shenchenko
Paqueta = kaka
Bakayoko = desaily
Kessie = gattuso
Romagnoli = baresi

Ted
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Ted

Dare I say Cutrone = Inzaghi

Naz
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Naz

Romagnoli – Baresi???? Not in the same universe mate let alone football pitch
Not trying to be smart with you Keong Keong but I’m guessing your pretty young and don’t remember Baresi? There’s not a defender in the world thats ever been as good as him, Maldini is close but not as good either

zahid hossain
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zahid hossain

Dear Leonardo, Maldini n Gattuso should do the following things in upcoming days: 1. Bring a fast, energetic, skillful winger instead of Suso coz suso destroys our chance of goal with his lazy time killing useless skills. we should sell suspicion in good price n choose someone young prospect like Dembele, Rahim sterling,Embeppe n that young player shouldn’t cost more than 35 million ( we have already got Paqueta n Pietak in 35 million range n they r just awesome) 2.Try to sell Zapata,Montolivo,Bertolecci,Borini,Suso, Bonaventura, Biglia in good price. n bring a 3rd striker, a wianger,a playmaker who will be… Read more »

Mathijs Savicevic
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Mathijs Savicevic

Absolutely agree about Suso

Adeb Jogzie
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Adeb Jogzie

I like most of what you said, however, you have to consider the financial position of the club, uefa sanctions and Elliot fund.

Lando
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Lando

We need to thanks Higuain
We need to thanks Muriel
If it wasn’t for them maybe Piatek would never have come to Milan

milan2012
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milan2012

Scrolling through ig I found a fan view video of Piateks second goal, and I teared up.
Idk why haha, I mean we’ve had good games in the past, maybe since it’s Napoli ?

Last time we beat Napoli was 2014. Hats off to Gattuso for having a good record vs top teams, exception of Juve. Must say most credit goes to our defense, Dona has saved us many times.

One game at a time, FORZA MILAN!!!

Emmy Apache
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Honestly milan is now a delight to watch, we just got a good striker in platek, where was this guy when we needed a striker? Wow so happy we have finally gotten a striker and big thanks to Higuian for leaving us The second goal was a good striker oriented and surely we are getting closer to the Milan we used to be, great game for us against Napoli whose side has played together for a long time I couldn’t describe the smiles on my children faces last night when we scored the second goal. It was a long time… Read more »

radko
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radko

Bakayoko played another galaxy level of football compared to the others. Don’t get me wrong, whole team played well, but Baka was great in every part of the pitch. I was amazed and sure I wasn’t the only one.
Our goal nr.1 should be: don’t let Baka go

Myke01
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Myke01

As a football fan and more specifically, a staunch Milan fan; I have hated Chelsea for over a decade after they priced away Shevchenko from Milan. Kaka helped us power through 2006/2007 but we never really recovered from that loss until now. I sincerely believe that Piatek is the perfect replacement for Sheva and will have a similar career.

As if this goodwill is not enough; Chelsea gave us BAKAYOKO!!!. While all these were unintentional, I am truly grateful and finally forgive the blues. FORZA MILAN!!!

Mathijs Savicevic
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Mathijs Savicevic

I wonder where our “GattusoOut” fans are?

Now people finally see how inefficient Suso is.

Hopefully Milan10 sees now that his eye on the game is really poor. But no wonder

Milanista121
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Milanista121

Ironic how two of the biggest haters of his are remaining silent after this win. Can’t even congratulate the team for the performance and the win!

Mathijs Savicevic
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Mathijs Savicevic

Milanista121, absolutely fckng right. They’re just fake. How is Sweden these days?

Milanista121
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Milanista121

@Mathijs, it’s allright man, same old same old. Things have cooled down now after the election and the racists aren’t getting too much room which feels good. Back to normal.
How’s netherlands mate? Is Bergwijn the real deal?

Mathijs Savicevic
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Mathijs Savicevic

Bergwijn real deal

Adeb Jogzie
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Adeb Jogzie
dejan10
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dejan10

@Milanista121 – Give us a chance, Jesus!

Ross Oneri
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Ross Oneri

Now the main question is who are our best full backs and Centre backs?

Mathijs Savicevic
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Mathijs Savicevic

That’s a real valid question my South African friend. I think Conti should play every game when he is fit. For the left back position, I truly desire the aggression, passes and speed of Laxalt. But sometimes the rest of Rodriguez is better and then his slow and passes are poorer. Hard to say.

Naz
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Naz

I’m still “Gattuso out” Now before someone jumps head first down my throat I’ve already praised Gattuso for what he’s done right especially with improving Bakayoko whom I think is the best player we have at the moment, he was world class last night I said that in an earlier post but it didn’t seem to be published But what about everything Gattuso has done wrong????? Are we meant to forget how he allowed Inter roast us???? Dropping points from winning positions because of stupid tactical changes and substitutions??? Allowing Inter roast us??? Playing players out of position??? Allowing Inter… Read more »

Milanista121
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Milanista121

You’re absolutely right, and you’ve been one who haven’t sticked to your opinion like glue just for the sake of it, you’ve been given criticism and praise when it’s been due, and that’s what’s fair.
I really hope that those weird substitutions are a thing of the past.
Also think that @nick gives credit when it’s due, my post about haters are meant for some specific people who just seem to want Rino to fail just to say “i told you so” – based on the nature of their posts, and how they’ve remained silent now after this game too.

nick
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nick

@Naz…Totally understand. Gattuso made some costly mistakes in managing past games but last night against Napoli was a masterclass especially against Ancelotti who is one of best coaches in football. Gattuso subs were spot on too. He allowed Piatek to stay on the pitch long enough to try for a hattrick but subbed him at the right time to give him some rest for the game against Roma. Paquetá was subbed as he was running out of gas. That was a smart substitution by bringing on RicRod since Paquetá defensive play was great we didn’t lose shape or effectiveness on… Read more »

Naz
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Naz

Ya I was really impressed by how Gattuso made the right subs and taking off Paquetá was important, he’s had no break coming straight from Brazil Hey Milanista 121, great to see this site back up and going, I genuinely think Gattuso is pretty much responsible for us winning that game last night and for that he deserves credit, it’s no easy task to beat Napoli while holding them scoreless not to mention out smarting Carlo, he had no answer to what Rino did I’m still not convinced by him but like I said, he is showing real signs of… Read more »

dejan10
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dejan10

@Naz – I might post my list again of all Gattuso’s failings that’s about as long as my arm and see if I get a logical response to any of them, because last time all I got was tumbleweeds.

Milanista121
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Milanista121

And here you are again, just focusing on the negatives. Calling the performance “decent”, and focusing on defending yourself and your opinion about Rino. People’s opinions can change. It’s okay. Rino has his flaws, but why not allow yourself to be happy now? It’s okay, you’re worth it:)

dejan10
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dejan10

Er, I only wrote that about reposting my list because you called me and Milan10 “haters” who’d gone silent, implying Gattuso’s mighty performance had cowed us into submission. I can’t speak for Milan10 but I’m not always near a laptop to leap onto RossoneriBlog as soon as the match finishes. And no my opinion’s not going to change after one win against Napoli in the Coppa Italia.

Milanista121
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Milanista121

You’re always quick to comment when we’ve been poor or had a negative result though, because whenever I’ve checked rossoneriblog, I’ve seen your comments… but not this time:) You’re making it sound like a win vs Napoli isn’t that great just because it was in the Coppa… so you’re proving my point with the “haters” statement.
But allright man, you do you.

dejan10
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dejan10

Stick with the ad hominems if you want but try to remember we’re all Milan fans here… It’s just a difference of opinion. Some of us see a coach who’s presided over six months of wall-to-wall garbage, and others see a Guardiola in the making with only a few “minor flaws.”

Naz
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Naz

Dejan 10 what did you honestly think of Gattuso’s approach last night? Don’t you think he done good

dejan10
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dejan10

Yes, but it’s one game. As I said he’s been useless all season and one game isn’t going to make me think he’s a great coach all of a sudden. Let’s see what happens against Roma for a start before we start having multiple orgasms.

dejan10
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dejan10

I’ve replied but it must have mentioned a naughty word so has been quarantined…

Mrmella
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Mrmella

In my opinion the only areas that need to be strengthened now are the wings. And especially the left wing since we have no real natural LW player. The RW is ok for now with suso and casti but.. Suso is too slow to be a winger maybe better behind the strikers as an AM or on midfield wing. Not saying we should sell him tho, i believe he can still grow alot more. Just imagine how dangerous milan would be if we had proper quality wingers with pace and a good shot (bale, depay, mahrez, sanchez, ribery etc.) We’d… Read more »

Nesta1
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Nesta1

Piatek immense,quick strong intelligent runs and what a finisher!makes higuian look like a distant memory so much better.bayo world class,thats one of the most complete midfield performances I’ve seen in a long time.if savic worth 100 million bayo worth 120.the whole defence was outstanding and even though kessie was a bit off last night it didn’t matter.donnarumma looks more confident again but borini was poor even though his workrate was good.just not technical enough need a left winger asap then we are just bout complete with biglia and Bono to come

Keong keong
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Keong keong

Suso should be played as a 2nd reserve striker, super sub or stay in bench. As a winger too slow. As a midfielder lack strength. 1/2 of the big games he is marked out.

Carlo Gambino
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Carlo Gambino

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Milanellofm
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Milanellofm

They say milan have made one last assault for carrasco. His club is open to a dry loan while arsenal ended their pursuit. And candreva won’t leave inter. Milan are the only team who can sign him before deadline. For summer they’re highly interested in Allan saint-maximin.

Man I hope we can get a deal done for carrasco. Would be a huge signing and complete our team for sure

nick
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nick

Gianluca Di Marzio is reporting that Leonardo has made another final attempt to sign Yannick Carrasco by Thursday.

I’m in dreamland right now as it seems like we might get him ahead of Inter or Arsenal.

Milanista121
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Milanista121

What do you think of him? I was a fan of his when he was at Monaco, but I lost a lot of respect for him when he went to China. He seems to have an attitude problem and I dont want another “Higuain” personality wise, if you know what I mean? What I’ve seen the last couple of games are players who give their all for each other, don’t want someone who might disrupt it, don’t think it will happen but you probably get my point. My view of Carrasco is that he’s a very talented player, but inconsistent.… Read more »

nick
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nick

@Milanista121…That’s a very good question. TBH, he has the experience and quality that we need and he’s young. So there’s room for improvement even though at times he’s been inconsistent. However, when he’s on his game, he’s really good. There’s no doubt it that he went to China for the money but he’s not a bad gamble compared to some of the other players we have been linked with. In my opinion, I think he will be motivate to prove a point given that he wants to return to European football because his family hasn’t settled well in China. The… Read more »

Milanista121
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Milanista121

Thanks man, good assessment! Also thin that Simeone and Rino are kind of similar so if Carrasco enjoys that type of coach it could’ve been a good buy, but it seems like it’s not going to happen… I even got somewhat exciting for his signing… Also looking unlikely for us to get a LW. It’s a huge necessity that we get a LW, but I’m glad we’re not buying a LW just because, kind of the way we bought Samu, and are thinking it through.

Milanista121
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Milanista121

Fiorentina are smashing Roma – 5-1 right now. I think that having Nzonzi and Cristante suspended wont be a big blow for Roma, Nzonzi has been horrible and Cristante is like Pasalic, invisible but then he scores a goal. Hope it won’t prove to be a blessing for them. Hope their confidence will be low while facing us confident. As long as the confidence wont turn into arrogance.
How are you guys feeling for the coming game vs Roma? No matter the form of the respective teams, it’s a must win and will be huge if we pull it off!

Joe
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Joe

Dzeko will also be suspended and that’s a big loss for Roma. Can’t tell for sure but it looked like he spit at the ref.

Milanista121
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Milanista121

But he got his suspension in the Copa, it won’t count in the league now will it?

Naz
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Naz

I think Roma has problems to be honest which have been lurking beneath the surface for some time now, it’s become even more evident this past two games
I don’t want to jinx us but I think we’ll do them

Milanista121
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Milanista121

@Naz, I really hope you’re right! Conceding nine goals in just two games is a huge problem for them. Hope we’ll add more damage haha, then they can recover after our game:)

@Joe, both Nzonzi and Cristante will both miss our game, but they were playing tonight so I dont think it counts in cup games. It feels like sometimes suspensions counts, sometimes they don’t, very confusing…

Joe
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Joe

I think the copa games count for league games too, not 100% sure
On that.

nick
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nick

That’s what I thought too. I’ve heard a few commentators say that as well but it’s kinda strange how it’s applied. So we will have to wait and see.

Nevertheless, Roma defense has been very poor recently and today was no different

Right now they look like a team in crisis while Milan seems to be hitting form at the right time.

Hopefully we can take advantage and beat them this weekend.

Denboy
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Denboy

Didn’t league games count in relation to the Italian super cup earlier this month? So presumably same applies between Coppa Italia and Serie A.. I’m not really sure either though..

yourBoss
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yourBoss

I don’t think Dzeko will be suspended in the league ..otherwise Suso could’ve served his suspension in the Coppa against Samp and be available for the Super cup vs Juve.

Ted
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Ted

Federico Chiesa

Mathijs Savicevic
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Mathijs Savicevic

Yes