Fixture List TIM Cup Season 2014 / 2015

Round of 16

Quarterfinals

ROUND OF 16 | 13 JANUARY 2015

Milan - Sassuolo 2 - 1    

THE ROSSONERI'S MATCH

TUESDAY 13 JANUARY 2015
STADIUM SAN SIRO / MILANO
MILAN
86' 2H De Jong
38' 1H Pazzini
2 - 1
90' + 3
REFEREE
Dino Tommasi
SASSUOLO
64' 2H Sansone (P)

COMMENT

MINUTE
ACTION
WHO
DESCRIPTION
90' +3 Generic Event The referee brings this cup tie to an end and Milan win 2-1 to progress to the quarter finals!
90' +2 Yellow card Antei
90' Generic Event 3 mins of added time.
89' Action Cannavaro The defender tries his luck from distance. The centre back can't keep it down though and it flies over the bar.
86' Generic Event Sassuolo react immediately by bringing on Berardi and Floro Flores off the bench.
86' Goal! De Jong The Dutchman restores Milan's lead! Poli had an initial effort smash against the bar, but the midfielder battler was there to bury home the rebound. Forza Milan!
85' Substitution Pavoletti
Zaza
Sassuolo make their first change of the match.
84' Yellow card Cannavaro The ex Napoli man is booked.
82' Substitution Cerci
Montolivo
The skipper comes on for Cerci.
80' Action El Shaarawy The Italian wins his side a corner after another good run down the left.
79' Action Floccari The forward unleashes a long distance effort. Abbiati makes no mistakes and collects the ball.
78' Corner kick Cerci Another corner whipped in by the Italian. Longhi heads away.
77' Action De Jong The Dutchman slides in but can't quite get a touch on Bonaventura's free-kick.
76' Yellow card Biondini Biondini brings down Cerci who was breaking away on the counter-attack. The Sassuolo player is booked for his foul.
75' Action Zapata The defender slices a clearance which goes out for a corner to Sassuolo. Pazzini heads away the resulting corner.
74' Off side Poli The midfielder is caught offside in the final third of the pitch.
72' Action Pazzini The Italian is unable to get on the end of Cerci's ball into the area.
70' Corner kick Cerci The Italian curls a corner kick into the area which is aimed for El Shaarawy. Sassuolo deal with the danger and it comes to nothing.
69' Action Missiroli The Italian sends a teasing ball into the Milan penalty area which is then put out for a corner. The resulting corner doesn't come to anything.
67' Action Cerci The Italian takes a fierce free kick from distance which forces Pomini into a good one handed save. Excellent strike by Cerci and the ball goes out for a corner, which doesn't come to anything.
66' Yellow card Missiroli The Italian receives a yellow for his foul on Poli.
65' Action Cerci The forward cuts in and makes space for himself for a shot. However it ends up straight into the arms of Pomini.
64' Penalty Goal! Sansone The striker converts the penalty, sending it down the middle.
62' Yellow card Zapata The Colombian defender is booked for his foul on Pavoletti.
62' Action Pavoletti The Italian wins a penalty for his side. Zapata was the Milan defender to bundle him down inside the area.
61' Action Abbiati The Milan shot-stopper easily gathers Biondini's whipped cross from the left. Milan in possession.
60' Action Pazzini The Italian forward forces Pomini into a good save with a shot from a tight angle inside the penalty area.
59' Action Pomini The goalkeeper hoofs a long ball straight down the middle. Abate clears it away.
57' Action Chibsah The midfielder dribbles his way into the Milan box from out wide on the right. He takes a shot, which is ultimately deflected into the path of Abbiati.
55' Action Pavoletti Half-chance for the striker who beats Zapata to a cross from the left, but sends the effort over the bar and it causes no problems for Abbiati.
55' Action Cerci The Italian whips a free-kick into the box but it can't find a Milan jersey.
54' Action Bonaventura The Italian tries his luck from distance. It's blocked by Antei.
52' Action El Shaarawy The Italian uses his pace to get away and steams forward towards the by-line. He cuts inside and his ball is eventually cleared away by the away side. El Shaarawy looking dangerous tonight!
49' Action Sansone Chances at both ends. Sansone comes inside and finds space for a shot but he sends it straight at Abbiati.
48' Action Pazzini Almost a second goal for the Italian! Abate plays a pinpoint cross for the Milan striker whose header across goal is saved by Pomini. Excellent play by the home side!
47' Action Sansone A long ball forward by the Italian comes to nothing.
46' Generic Event Italy coach Antonio Conte has been spotted in the stands.
46' Generic Event Milan have made 1 change at half-time. Daniele Bonera comes on for De Sciglio.
46' Generic Event The second half is underway at the San Siro!
45' +1 Generic Event The referee brings the first half to an end. Milan lead 1-0 thanks to Pazzini's first goal of the season on 38 minutes. Cerci came close to doubling the lead hitting the post shortly after
45' +1 Off side Vrsaljko The Croatian heads a free-kick past Abbiati and into the back of the net, but is ruled offside.
45' Generic Event 1 minute of added time.
45' Off side Cerci The Italian latches onto a through ball and goes through on goal but is ruled offside.
44' Action Zapata Good defending from the Colombian who stands his ground to stop Chibsah from bursting his way into the box and wins back possession.
42' Action Sansone The Italian drifts inside from the left and plays a good ball for Floccari, who can't quite direct his header goalwards.
41' Action Cerci The rossoneri come so close to making it 2-0! Cerci connects with De Sciglio's cross from the left and it thumps against the far post. Good play all round from the home side.
40' Generic Event De Sciglio is receiving treatment out on the sidelines.
38' Goal! Pazzini Pazzini makes no mistakes this time around however to break the deadlock at the San Siro! Cerci provided the cross into the area and Pazzini got in front of his marker to get a touch onto the ball and send it past Pomini.
36' Action Pazzini The Italian finds himself in a good position inside the area. However he doesn't strike the ball cleanly, dragging it wide of the far post.
35' Action El Shaarawy The little pharaoh takes on Vrsaljko down the left, although he shows a bit too much of the ball to the full back and it eventually goes out for a goal kick to Sassuolo.
34' Generic Event Sassuolo have a throw-in deep into the Milan half. They don't capitalise on the chance and Milan win back possession.
33' Action Cerci The Italian floats a ball into the box from a free-kick, although it is easily dealt with by the Sassuolo back-line.
32' Action De Sciglio The wing-back plays a good ball into the box from the left. Unfortunately for him it doesn't drop for a Milan player.
30' Action Missiroli The Sassuolo man plays a ball over the top which goes straight out for a goal kick.
28' Action Pavoletti The away side have their first real chance of the game. The Italian makes a run to the near post and connects with a cross from the right, sending it wide of the target from inside the penalty area.
25' Action Cerci The Italian is involved again, using his pace down the right flank and bursting towards the by-line. Sassuolo's defender Longhi matches him for speed though and wins back possession.
24' Action Cerci The Italian brings down Abate's ball forward and tests Pomini from inside the penalty area with a snap-shot. The shot is blocked by the Sassuolo shot-stopper. Good effort from Cerci!
23' Action Cerci The forward threads a through ball aimed for Giampaolo Pazzini. The Sassuolo defence read it and make the clearance forward.
22' Generic Event Sassuolo are getting men behind the ball and making it hard for Milan to break them down.
21' Generic Event CEO Adriano Galliani has been spotted in the stands.
20' Action Abate From one end to the other for Abate. After his excellent intervention in defence, he plays a teasing ball into the Sassuolo penalty area from wide on the right flank. The away side eventually make the clearance.
18' Action Abate Good defending from the Italian, taking the ball away from Sansone inside the penalty area.
17' Action Cerci The Italian tries to get past the Sassuolo left back down the right flank, but in the process gives away a foul. Free-kick to the away side.
15' Action El Shaarawy Lovely footwork from El Shaarawy, who cuts inside from the left and into the penalty area. The Italian shoots but his effort is blocked by the Sassuolo defenders.
13' Corner kick Vrsaljko The Croatian defender finds Sansone with a corner kick, but Sansone sends his header over the bar and it causes Abbiati no problems.
12' Off side Cerci The Italian forward races onto a long ball forward. Unfortunately for him Sassuolo play the offside trap and Cerci is ruled offside.
11' Action Cerci The Italy international plays a through ball down the middle, but it doesn't find a Milan jersey. Milan still in possession however.
9' Generic Event Quick Fact: tonight's match between Milan and Sassuolo is the first ever encounter between the two sides in the TIM Cup. There have been however 3 fixtures between the two sides in Serie A.
7' Action Cerci The ex-Toro man takes the free kick won by El Shaarawy. However Cerci's chipped cross is headed away by the Sassuolo defence.
7' Action El Shaarawy The pacey forward wins a free-kick in a dangerous position.
5' Action Poli The Italian has the game's first chance, getting on the end of Cerci's knock-down, but the midfielder sends his effort over the bar from a golden position inside the area.
4' Foul El Shaarawy The little pharaoh brings down Vrasljko. Free-kick to Sassuolo, which doesn't come to anything.
3' Action Chibsah The Sassuolo midfielder finds Pavoletti in the area, but he can't get a clean strike and Abbiati deals with the effort easily.
2' Action Abate The Italian plays a long ball forward aimed for the target man Pazzini. Sassuolo eventually clear away the danger.
1' Off side Sansone Just 30 seconds into the match and Sansone is caught offside.
1' Generic Event Christian Abbiati is wearing the captain's armband tonight in place of Montolivo, who starts from the bench.
1' Generic Event The last-16 TIM Cup match between Milan and Sassuolo is underway. Forza Milan!
0' Prematch Team news: Milan start with Pazzini in attack supported by El Shaarawy and Cerci. For Cerci, tonight represents his first start since joining the rossoneri. Abbiati comes in for Diego Lopez in goal while club skipper Montolivo is rested and starts from the bench.
0' Prematch Milan and Sassuolo met just last week here at the San Siro in Serie A with the neroverdi running out 2-1 winners. Both sides go into the match after 1-1 draws in the last round of Serie A: Milan away to Torino, Sassuolo at home to Udinese.
0' Prematch Good evening from the San Siro! Tonight Milan are seeking to progress to the quarter-finals of the TIM Cup. Standing in the way are Sassuolo.