This Saturday, Milan won the duel played for date 5 of the Italy – Serie A 2023-2024 tournament, by beating H. Verona 1-0. The local team scored the only goal of the game 7 minutes into the first half, through Rafael Leão. After receiving a cross from Olivier Giroud, the forward shot at the goal from the large area and beat the rival goalkeeper, who could do nothing.
The figure of the meeting was Rafael Leão. The Milan striker scored 1 goal and kicked the goal twice against Hellas Verona.
Another of the key footballers at the San Siro stadium was Olivier Giroud. The Milan forward kicked twice on goal against Hellas Verona.
It was a game with many fouls and numerous interruptions. There were a large number of reprimands: Malick Thiaw, Davide Faraoni, Federico Bonazzoli, Yunus Musah, Stefano Pioli, Christian Pulisic and Alessandro Florenzi.
Milan’s coach, Stefano Pioli, set up a 3-4-3 formation on the field with Marco Sportiello in goal; Malick Thiaw, Simon Kjaer and Fikayo Tomori in the defensive line; Yunus Musah, Rade Krunic, Tijjani Reijnders and Alessandro Florenzi in the middle; and Christian Pulisic, Olivier Giroud and Rafael Leão in attack.
For their part, those led by Marco Baroni stood with a 3-6-1 strategy with Lorenzo Montipò between the three sticks; Giangiacomo Magnani, Isak Hien and Pawel Dawidowicz in defense; Davide Faraoni, Martin Hongla, Michael Folorunsho, Filippo Terracciano, Ondrej Duda and Darko Lazovic in midfield; and Cyril Ngongé up front.
The referee designated for the match was Matteo Marchetti.
Milan will visit Cagliari on the next matchday, while H. Verona will host Atalanta at the Marcantonio Bentegodi stadium.
The local team is in second place with 12 points, while the visitor reached 7 points and is in ninth place in the tournament.
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