Milan sinks in Series A

El AC Milan, tenth provisional, it fell 1-0 against Atalanta in Bergamo (14º), this Saturday at the San Siro stadium in an early match of the third day of Serie A of Italian football that, for the moment he leads the ‘Juve’, who visits Genoa on Sunday (8º)

Palermo and Cagliari, 16º and 15º also provisionally, for their part they tied 1-1 earlier

The lone goal in the Lombard capital was scored by midfielder Luca Cigarini in the minute 64 with an impressive cross shot from 25 arc meters, after an excellent move by Argentine Germán Denis. After having also fallen as a local on the first date, los ‘rossoneri’ they lost again to a rival also affordable on paper.

Inclusive, missing 5 minutes to end regulation time, the also Argentine Maxi Moralez, he was only at the penalty mark but his shot was sent to the corner by goalkeeper Christian Abbiati.

Despite having been a game played with a lot of rhythm, the hosts were unable to pierce the defensive block imposed by the bergamascos. It was necessary to spend the minute 25 for AC Milan's first scoring chance, in which a powerful shot by the Italian-Egyptian Stephan El Shaarawy was very well deflected by the visiting goalkeeper, Andrea Advice (28).

Two minutes later, Massimo Ambrosini again forced Cansigli to demand himself before a strong shot launched from outside the greater area.

The second half was very similar to the first, the Lombards were unable to properly enable their forwards who, you have to recognize, they were very well controlled by the Atalanta defenders, so they tried in vain to cross the goal line with shots from far away.

Despite the pressure that Milan made in the last quarter of an hour, the visitors managed to keep their fence unbeaten and get their first win of the season.

“We have to regain our conviction, we were not consistent enough and at all times we suffered and created more difficulties (…) Now you have to look forward, thinking about the Champions League”, said coach Massimiliano Allegri.

For the local club the balance is still very bad, with three points in as many days. Now he's bound to show a very different face, on Tuesday against Belgian Anderlecht for the Champions League.

On the other hand, in Palermo, the Sicilian team's goal was scored by Uruguayan international Egidio Arévalo Ríos in the minute 41, and tied for the Sardinians Marco Sau on the end of the match (88).

Julio Muñoz

Julio Muñoz

Journalist, specialist in international football and retro. I write in and you can follow me at @ juliomv1982
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