Italian Serie A

Milan vs Napoli 2021-22 Italian Serie A

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  • 5': Eljif Elmas

VAR drama denies Milan as Napoli earn win in San Siro

Napoli beat AC Milan 1-0 at the San Siro on Sunday to climb to second in Serie A above their opponents, with VAR taking centre stage.

Match Commentary

  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 5': Goal! AC Milan 0, Napoli 1. Eljif Elmas (Napoli) header from the right side of the six yard box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Piotr Zielinski with a cross following a corner.
  • 33': Giovanni Di Lorenzo (Napoli) is shown the yellow card for hand ball.
  • 54': Substitution, Napoli. Stanislav Lobotka replaces Diego Demme.
  • 63': Substitution, AC Milan. Olivier Giroud replaces Brahim Díaz.
  • 63': Substitution, AC Milan. Alexis Saelemaekers replaces Rade Krunic.
  • 67': Kevin Malcuit (Napoli) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 77': Substitution, Napoli. Matteo Politano replaces Hirving Lozano.
  • 77': Substitution, Napoli. Adam Ounas replaces Piotr Zielinski.
  • 77': Substitution, AC Milan. Ismaël Bennacer replaces Sandro Tonali.
  • 78': Substitution, AC Milan. Samu Castillejo replaces Junior Messias.
  • 78': Substitution, Napoli. Dries Mertens replaces Andrea Petagna.
  • 86': Substitution, AC Milan. Pierre Kalulu replaces Alessandro Florenzi.
  • 86': Substitution, Napoli. Faouzi Ghoulam replaces Eljif Elmas.

Game Information

Competition: Italian Serie A

Venue: Stadio Giuseppe Meazza
Location: Milano, Italy
Attendance: 54,647

Italian Serie A Standings

POS TEAM GP GD PTS
+67 Internazionale 38 94 2
+27 AC Milan 38 75 7
+23 Juventus 38 71 5
+30 Atalanta 38 69 11
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Statistics

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18 Fouls 14
2 Yellow Cards 0
0 Red Cards 0
0 Offsides 5
5 Corner Kicks 5
2 Saves 1
51.1 Possession 48.9
11 SHOTS 12
2 ON GOAL 2
0.2 On Target % 0.2
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
414 Accurate Passes 378
510 Passes 480
0.8 Pass Completion % 0.8
3 Accurate Crosses 3
14 Crosses 22
0.2 Cross % 0.1
65 Long Balls 57
32 Accurate Long Balls 27
0.5 Long Balls % 0.5
7 Blocked Shots 2
7 Effective Tackles 11
11 Tackles 16
0.6 Tackle % 0.7
11 Interceptions 18
36 Effective Clearances 6
36 Clearances 6

Line-Ups

MIL AC Milan (4-2-3-1)

No. Name
16 Mike Maignan (GK)
13 Alessio Romagnoli
23 Fikayo Tomori
5 Fodé Ballo-Touré
25 Alessandro Florenzi
10 Brahim Díaz
79 Franck Kessié
8 Sandro Tonali
11 Zlatan Ibrahimovic
33 Rade Krunic
30 Junior Messias

NAP Napoli (4-2-3-1)

No. Name
25 David Ospina (GK)
5 Juan Jesus
13 Amir Rrahmani
22 Giovanni Di Lorenzo Yellow Card
2 Kévin Malcuit Yellow Card
20 Piotr Zielinski
4 Diego Demme
99 André-Frank Zambo Anguissa
37 Andrea Petagna
7 Eljif Elmas
11 Hirving Lozano

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