ROUNDS:

2^ ROUND | 30 AUGUST 2015

Atalanta - Frosinone 2 - 0 Carpi - Inter 1 - 2
Chievo Verona - Lazio 4 - 0 Genoa - Hellas Verona 2 - 0
Napoli - Sampdoria 2 - 2 Torino - Fiorentina 3 - 1
Udinese - Palermo 0 - 1 Roma - Juventus 2 - 1
Milan - Empoli 2 - 1 Bologna - Sassuolo 0 - 1

THE ROSSONERI'S MATCH

SATURDAY 29 AUGUST 2015
STADIUM SAN SIRO / MILANO
MILAN
69' 2H L.
16' 1H Bacca
2 - 1
90' + 3
EMPOLI
20' 1H Saponara

COMMENT

MINUTE
ACTION
WHO
DESCRIPTION
90' +3 Generic Event The referee brings the match to an end. Milan win 2-1 thanks to goals from Bacca and Luiz Adriano.
90' +1 Action López A cross from Saponara is unable to find an Empoli jersey and the goalie claims the ball.
90' Generic Event 3 mins of added time.
88' Generic Event Kucka sportingly puts the ball into touch with Saponara down.
87' Action De Sciglio The wing-back can't quite get on the end of a Luiz Adriano cross field pass and the ball goes out for an Empoli throw in.
86' Action Costa Empoli's second half sub gets his cross wrong and slices it out for a Milan goal kick.
85' Generic Event 5 minutes plus added time left at the San Siro.
83' Generic Event Croce has a shot go wide of the target after good pressure from the Milan defence.
82' Substitution Bertolacci
Poli
Third and final change for Mihajlovic.
81' Action Saponara A De Sciglio header comes to Saponara who fires over the bar.
81' Action López The goalie easily deals with a Zambelli cross from the right.
80' Action Bacca The Milan no. 70 tries to find Luiz Adriano, but the Empoli defence are in position to intercept the pass.
79' Substitution Barba
Costa
Third and final change for the away side.
78' Action Bacca Skorupski holds Bacca's effort from the edge of the penalty area which took a deflection.
76' Substitution Diousse
Maiello
Giampaolo makes a second change.
75' Off side Antonelli Zapata plays a long ball forwards for Antonelli but he is offside.
73' Action Bacca The Colombian battles away with the Empoli defence but gives away a foul.
72' Off side Bacca De Sciglio plays through Bacca, but he is caught offside.
71' Action Barba The corner finds its way to Barba who volleys wide of the mark.
70' Action Zapata Great defending from Zapata putting a dangerous cross by Empoli out for a corner.
69' Goal! L. From the resulting corner, Luiz Adriano heads past Skorupski to give Milan a 2-1 lead!
68' Action Bonaventura The Milan no. 28 takes the free kick which is sliced out for a corner by Tonelli.
67' Action Bonaventura The second half sub has looked sharp since coming on and wins a free kick.
65' Action Bacca The Colombian wins a corner. It is taken by Bonaventura, but is dealt with by the away side.
65' Action López Croce forces the Spaniard into a low save.
64' Action Skorupski End to end stuff! The goalie races off his line to clear the ball away from Luiz Adriano.
63' Action Pucciarelli A good chance goes begging as the striker fails to connect with a teasing through ball from a dangerous position.
62' Substitution Maccarone
Mchedlidze
The Empoli skipper makes way for his team-mate.
60' Generic Event STAT ATTACK Milan’s last home win versus Empoli was in April 2007.
58' Action De Jong Pucciarelli is dispossessed by the Dutchman and an Empoli counter attack comes to an end.
57' Action Antonelli The Italian steams forwards down the left flank and his cross is deflected out for a corner.
56' Action Romagnoli The centre back clears away an Empoli attack.
54' Substitution Suso
Bonaventura
Second change of the night for Milan.
53' Action Skorupski The goalie flaps at a Milan corner but the Empoli defence are there to clear it away.
52' Action López The Spaniard is quick off his line to stop Maccarone latching onto a through ball.
51' Action Antonelli Maccarone's shot is blocked by the Milan defender. The deflection finds its way to Saponara who skies over the bar with the follow-up effort.
49' Action Mario Rui The Milan wall block the defender's free-kick.
47' Action López Milan's no. 1 gets behind a powerful but central shot from Croce and punches it away to safety.
46' Generic Event We're underway at the San Siro! Forza rossoneri!
46' Substitution Nocerino
Kucka
One change for Milan at half-time. A debut for Kucka after signing from Genoa.
45' +1 Generic Event The referee brings the first half to an end. Milan - Empoli 1 - 1.
45' +1 Action Zielinski A well worked corner finds its way to the Empoli midfielder who shaves a coat of paint off the woodwork with his shot.
45' Generic Event 1 minute of added time.
45' Action De Jong Vital intervention from the Dutchman, sliding in to stop Saponara pulling the trigger from close range.
44' Prematch Maccarone and De Sciglio accidentally clash heads while going for the ball. De Sciglio is receiving treatment.
43' Action Maccarone The forward plays in Pucciarelli who strikes off target from inside the penalty area.
41' Yellow card Maccarone The forward becomes the second player to go in the book after team-mate Tonelli.
41' Action Suso The free kick is cleared away by the Tuscan outfit.
40' Action Antonelli The defender gets forward once more and wins a free kick in a dangerous position.
39' Action Suso The Spaniard takes the free kick but finds Maccarone once again there in the box to head the ball away.
39' Generic Event Milan have a free kick. Chance to get a cross into the box.
38' Action López The shot-stopper is called into action and gets down low to save an effort from Saponara.
37' Action Diousse A hopeful through ball from the midfielder works its way to the feet of Diego Lopez.
35' Corner kick Nocerino The corner is taken short to Suso whose cross is cleared away by the Empoli defence.
34' Action Antonelli The Italian gets forward and wins a corner kick.
33' Action Suso The Spaniard cuts inside from the right but blazes his shot off target.
30' Action Maccarone Empoli race forward on the counter attack but the final pass from Maccarone fails to find an Empoli player and goes out for a Milan goal kick.
29' Action Nocerino Skorupski comes and claims a teasing cross from the Milan midfielder.
28' Off side Maccarone Empoli's forward involved at both ends and is ruled offside.
28' Action Maccarone The striker finds himself in an unfamiliar position and heads away from inside his own penalty area a whipped cross from Milan's Suso.
27' Yellow card Tonelli The centre-back is the first player to go into the book for a sliding challenge on Nocerino.
24' Action L. The Brazilian jumps up to connect with De Sciglio's cross from the right and heads the ball into the arms of Skorupski.
21' Action Pucciarelli Empoli's forward sends a fierce strike over the bar from the edge of the penalty area.
20' Goal! Saponara The Italian levels the scores against his former side, firing through the legs of Diego Lopez from inside the penalty area.
18' Action Zielinski The Empoli man tries his luck from distance, but fails to hit the target.
16' Goal! Bacca Milan's no. 70 scores his first goal for the rossoneri! Luiz Adriano sent him racing through on goal and Bacca kept his calm, taking the ball round the 'keeper and putting it into the back of the net! 1-0 Milan!
14' Corner kick Zielinski The corner fails to find an Empoli jersey and goes straight out for a Milan goal kick.
13' Action Zapata Empoli's Maccarone has a shot deflected out for a corner by the Milan centre back.
11' Action Bacca The striker is involved again, linking up with Suso on the edge of the penalty area. Empoli eventually deal with the danger.
10' Action Bacca The Colombian latches onto a through ball from De Sciglio and sees his cross from the right cleared away by Barba.
8' Action Suso First sign of Milan in attack. Suso finds space and fires off target.
7' Action Romagnoli The centre-back closes down Pucciarelli inside the penalty area and puts the striker's shot out for a corner kick. Empoli's corner then comes to nothing.
6' Action Saponara The former Milan man tries an audacious lob from distance, but sends it well wide of the target and it fails to trouble Diego Lopez.
4' Generic Event The match is being played at a high tempo in these opening minutes.
3' Off side Croce Free Kick to Milan.
2' Action Skorupski Empoli's shot-stopper is put under pressure from Luiz Adriano and puts the ball out for a Milan throw in.
1' Generic Event De Jong is wearing the captain’s armband tonight, just like he did versus Fiorentina.
1' Generic Event The Serie A round 2 clash is underway! Forza Milan!
0' Prematch Empoli team news: ex-Milan Saponara starts in behind Maccarone and Pucciarelli.
0' Prematch New arrivals Kucka and Balotelli on the bench.
0' Prematch Team news for Milan: Ely is suspended and is replaced by Zapata. Nocerino is handed a start in midfield alongside De Jong and Bertolacci. Bacca and Luiz Adriano lead the attack.
0' Prematch Both sides fell to opening round defeats and will be seeking to bounce back.
0' Prematch Hello and welcome to the San Siro! Tonight, Milan host Empoli in what is the rossoneri’s first home match of the Serie A season.