16 July 2016
Tonight we faced Bordeaux in Agen, in the first match of our summer, winning 2-1. Suso scored a brace.
The starting XI of AC Milan and Bordeaux:
AC MILAN: Donnarumma; Abate (captain), Romagnoli, Paletta, Antonelli, Bertolacci, Bonaventura, Poli, Suso, Menez, Niang.
BORDEAUX: Prior; Guilbert, Sertic, Pallois, Contento; Toulalan, Vada, Touré, Malcom; Laborde, Crivelli.
AC Milan's XI in the second half:
Gabriel; Calabria, Vergara, Ely, De Santis, El Hilali, Jose Mauri, Zanellato, Crociata, Vido, Luiz Adriano
Suso (M) 28’, 38’
Malcom (B) 74’
BEFORE THE MATCH
After having breakfast, the Rossoneri warmed-up in the park next to their French hotel. A lot of local fans cheered Coach Montella and his players during the training: The Frenchmen M'Baye Niang and Jeremy Menez, Gigio Donnarumma, Luiz Adriano and Ignazio Abate were the most cheered red&blacks.
At the end of the training, the team also met with the kids of the local soccer school.
Coach Vincenzo Montella called up 24 players for the match at the Stade Armandie against Bordeaux:
GOALKEEPERS: Donnarumma (99), Gabriel (22), Livieri (97)
DEFENDERS: Abate (20), Antonelli (31), Calabria (96), De Santis (42), Ely (93), Paletta (29), Romagnoli (13), Vergara (30)
MIDFIELDERS: Bertolacci (91), Bonaventura (5), Crociata (41), El Hilali (43), Suso (8), Gabbia (46), Jose Mauri (4), Poli (16), Zanellato (45)
FORWARDS: Luiz Adriano (87), Menez (7), Niang (11), Vido (44).
<p>Our Executive Chairman, Paolo Scaroni: "This achievement should make the whole of Italy proud"</p>
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