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Key Events

90' + 3'
G. Lapadula
C. Bacca
87'
S. Sturaro
Hernanes
83'
A. Poli
Yellow Card
81'
G. Gómez
M. Locatelli
79'
M. Locatelli
Yellow Card
76'
Dani Alves
Yellow Card
75'
M. Mandžukić
M. Benatia
69'
A. Poli
M. Niang
65'
Suso
Assist
65'
M. Locatelli
Goal
50'
G. Donnarumma
Yellow Card
44'
J. Kucka
Yellow Card
38'
M. Pjanić
Yellow Card
33'
J. Cuadrado
P. Dybala
30'
L. Bonucci
Yellow Card
3
4
3
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Stats

Possession
% %
1
15
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 2 3
Total Passes 341 464

Commentary

FULL-TIME! Milan scrape a narrow 1-0 victory over Juventus, courtesy of a wonderful strike from teenage star Locatelli. Despite the away side having plenty of the ball and a lot of half-chances, Montella's men hold out for yet another win, with Allegri's side knocked off their stride in the hunt for the Serie A title. What a night for the Rossoneri! That's all that we have time for, we hope to see you again next time.
G. Lapadula
C. Bacca
AC Milan
90' + 3' Lapadula is introduced into the game for the last few minutes, with Bacca substituted after putting in a good shift.
90' + 2' Abate leads a counter-attack for the hosts, but it peters out. Allegri is pacing around nervously, as Juve's lead at the top is threatening to get cut down a little bit. Juve are struggling to create anything, despite pushing a lot of bodies forward.
90' + 1' There are five minutes of stoppage time in San Siro.
90' Khedira tries to lift a cross in from the right, but it is well blocked, before Bonucci is teed up on the edge of the box. De Sciglio makes a clearing header, after the centre-back lifts a pass forward, conceding another corner on this side of the field. Sturaro makes contact with a near-post delivery, but can't hit the target.
88' This game threatens to boil over once again, as Alves claims for a handball on the right-hand side from Poli. Milan's players react angrily, but the substitute had his arm outstretched there! Pjanic bends in a free-kick delivery as a result, but Bonucci can only head over the bar from 12 yards out.
S. Sturaro
Hernanes
Juventus FC
87' Sturaro is introduced for the away side with Hernanes taking his leave. The Italian will add some fresh legs for the last five minutes or so in Milan.
85' Cuadrado bends in a cross from the right-hand side, but Donnarumma is brave to come off his line and parry the ball to safety. While doing so, the teenager catches a Pjanic boot to the head, with the Bosnia international very lucky to not get his second booking for such a dangerous high foot.
A. Poli
Yellow Card
AC Milan
83' Gomez gets a booking merely a minute or two after coming into the fray.
83' The referee is forced to calm things down, as Juve's frustrations are growing. Cuadrado is released down the right, but can't reach a through-ball before a Milan defender gets there. Allegri's men are pushing for an equaliser, but Donnarumma hasn't had a save to make for a while.
G. Gómez
M. Locatelli
AC Milan
81' Locatelli takes his leave, with Gustavo Gomez brought into the midfield for the dying minutes.
80' Cuadrado bends in a cross from the right, with Abate needing two bites at the cherry to hook a clearance away while off-balance. We're into the final 10 minutes of action at San Siro, with Montella's men looking capable of seeing out a memorable victory.
M. Locatelli
Yellow Card
AC Milan
79' Locatelli picks up a yellow card, but after his opening goal he won't mind one bit.
78' Khedira opens play out to the right, but De Sciglio is on his toes to deny Cuadrado. Milan break immediately, with Suso able to earn a corner after seeing a shot deflected behind for a corner. The resulting set-piece is taken short and drilled in, by Juve clears their lines with ease.
Dani Alves
Yellow Card
Juventus FC
76' Dani Alves gets a yellow card for sliding in late on Bonaventura. A deserved booking.
M. Mandžukić
M. Benatia
Juventus FC
75' Benatia is replaced by Mandzukic, as Allegri changes his system in order to chase an equaliser.
75' Allegri keeps roaming his technical area with a worried look on his face, with Mandzukic being readied to come into the fray. Milan make a good interception in the middle of the park, with Bonaventura picked out on the left. The ex-Atalanta midfielder sees a shot blocked, before a Juve counter-attack ends in Pjanic shooting high of the bar.
74' Alex Sandro stoops to turn a near-post delivery goalwards, but it is deflected behind for yet another corner. Juve are turning the screw, and Alves whips in the Bianconeri's fourth successive set-piece, but Milan clear their lines. De Sciglio is able to lash a clearance out of harm's way, sparking a break, but Bacca's through-ball to Poli goes too wide.
72' Higuain slots a great through-ball in behind for Cuadrado to chase, but Romagnoli gets back goalside and frustrates the former Fiorentina winger. The away side earn themselves a corner, which is helped behind for a second set-piece by Paletta.
71' Just wide from Hernanes! The ex-Inter midfielder shoots from 25 yards out, sending the ball narrowly shy of the right-hand post. Milan respond with an attack of their own, as Bacca continues to hold possession up brilliantly. Kucka releases Poli in behind, but a cross from the substitute is cut out by a frustrated Bonucci.
A. Poli
M. Niang
AC Milan
69' Niang takes his leave, with Poli coming on in his place. Montella might change his system slightly and look to see this game out as a result - but the departing Frenchman doesn't look too happy with his decision.
69' Suso does well to track back and deny Alex Sandro, before Milan go on the counter. Bacca and Niang combine, with the latter managing to swing a cross in from the right, but Juve clear their lines. The Rossoneri look confident and their fans are making quite a noise.
67' Suddenly, Milan have a lead to defend, which opens them up to being more dangerous on the counter. Montella has an air of confidence about him, which is players will do well to mimic. Bacca is picked out in the box for the Rossoneri, but Bonucci does well to show the Colombian away from goal.
Suso
Assist
AC Milan
65' Suso races forward, before finding his team-mate in space cleverly.
M. Locatelli
Goal
AC Milan
65' GOOOOOOOOOOAL! LOCALTELLI MAKES IT 1-0! THE TEENAGER HAS DONE IT! Suso is released to the right byline, before the Spaniard sets a pass back to the edge of the area. Locatelli takes the ball in his stride, before lashing a finish onto the underneath of the bar, which nestles in the side netting on the bounce. Pick that one out!
63' Niang goes down holding his ankle, as he tries to defend well, with the physios needed to come on and give him some attention. Juve manage to win a corner, which is half-cleared to the edge of the area, but Khedira follows up! The former Real Madrid midfielder shoots well wide of the target, however.
61' Niang is picked out on the left flank for Milan, with De Sciglio having the chance to get up in support. The Italy international hangs up a cross, but Barzagli heads half-clear, before a Bacca shot on the rebound is deflected wide of the target. The resulting set-piece is caught simply by Buffon.
59' Bonaventura fails to get forward with another quick counter-attack, as Juventus crank up the pressure. Higuain sees a shot blocked on the edge of the penalty box, before a long through-ball from Bonucci heads straight through to Donnarumma.
57' Donnarumma climbs over Abate to claim a back-post cross, catching his captain on the back of the head with a stray boot. Higuain looks up at the heavens after failing to meet another delivery, while Allegri walks back to his bench in dismay.
55' Bacca tries to pick out Niang at the back post, but the ex-Club Brugge striker is denied well. Juve try to counter immediately, but Abate slides in brilliantly on Higuain. The away side maintain their pressure, but Cuadrado shoots wide of the target yet again. Marchisio is warming up!
53' Cuadrado shoots high and wide of the target! Milan try to answer with a quick break, but Locatelli is felled by Pjanic - the Bosnian needs to be careful given his earlier yellow card. Dani Alves and Alex Sandro are continuing to stretch play for the Bianconeri, but clear-cut chances are proving hard to come by.
51' Higuain gets in behind, courtesy of a clipped through-ball, but the Argentina international is penalised for handball. The visitors have pushed forward positively since the interval, with Cuadrado breaking to the periphery of the box, but he is denied by a strong tackle.
G. Donnarumma
Yellow Card
AC Milan
50' Donnarumma picks up the first yellow card of the half for talking to the referee.
48' Bacca is slipped in behind the Juve defensive line, but Barzagli tracks back to make a good tackle. Juve respond with an attack down the right, but Alves' cross can only be hooked wide of the back post by Higuain! The Bianconeri look to use the same outlet moments later, but Pjanic nods beyond the upright.
46' We are back underway after the break in Milan! The hosts are looking to keep their good run going with an unlikely win against the champions tonight, and based on the first half's evidence, both will need to dream up better offensive ideas to find a breakthrough goal.
HALF-TIME! Both sides go in goalless at the break, with plenty of free-kicks not leading to heaps of good chances. Donnarumma and Buffon have both been busy, and Pjanic has had one goal chalked off, with the Bianconeri looking slightly the more likely to take the lead at San Siro.
45' + 3' Wide from Hernanes! The Brazilian midfielder shoots from around 25 yards out, but can only send the ball zipping beyond the left-hand upright. Allegri continues to applaud his side's efforts, even if the quality hasn't quite been there offensively tonight.
45' + 1' There are three minutes of first-half stoppage time.
45' Locatelli makes a rushed clearance inside his own area, as Juve continue to turn the screw until the very end of the first half. Pressure is alleviated slightly when Suso is brought down on the edge of the Rossoneri box.
J. Kucka
Yellow Card
AC Milan
44' Kucka gets the third yellow card of the game, after jumping into an aerial challenge with Hernanes very late indeed.
42' Juve win a corner on the right-hand side, which is worked out to the edge of the area. Hernanes shoots from range, but strikes a defender, with Pjanic then caught offside - ironically. Milan continue to weather the storm, with the Bianconeri struggling to force Donnarumma into anything more than routine saves.
40' With five minutes left on the clock in this first half, there is nothing between these two sides. Free-kicks have been fracturing play quite a lot, which has seen a fantastic opening 30 minutes slow down slightly. Pjanic's would-be goal has been the biggest point of controversy though, by far!
M. Pjanić
Yellow Card
Juventus FC
38' After the referee changes his mind, the ex-Roma midfielder races over to give the official a piece of his mind, earning himself a booking in return.
37' Pjanic thought that he had opened the scoring! The Bosnia international curls a free-kick delivery into the box, which takes one bounce and creeps inside the far post! Milan's players are claiming that an offside player impeded Donnarumma's view - and the assistant agrees with them! Goal chalked off for Juventus.
35' Alex Sandro drives to the byline and cuts back a smart cross, but nobody in black and white can make telling contact. Moments later, Juve pick up a free-kick around 30 yards from goal. Milan aren't pulling out of any challenges here.
J. Cuadrado
P. Dybala
Juventus FC
33' Cuadrado is brought into the game, as Dybala limps off with an injury complaint. He really did pull up after that terrible attempt!
32' Dybala leads a break for Juve, before trying an awful and speculative long-range lob, after spotting Donnarumma off his line. Higuain is left wondering what his compatriot was trying there, with the ex-Palermo man rubbing his thigh as though he tweaked it. That might be a bit of playacting!
L. Bonucci
Yellow Card
Juventus FC
30' Bonucci gets the first yellow card of the evening, after a number of niggling fouls.
30' Khedira bends a cross towards the back post, but Donnarumma comes out among traffic to claim easily. With only half an hour on the clock, both goalkeepers have been incredibly busy, with both youth and experience looking solid at either end of the field.
28' Dani Alves and Niang are both left on the ground, after successive challenges, with both players getting caught in the face by Bonaventura and Dybala respectively. Both are quickly back to their feet, but are more interested in why their opponents weren't booked.
26' Milan deliver a corner from the right-hand side, but Buffon comes out to punch half-clear. The danger doesn't disappear, however, with Paletta following up and seeing a shot deflected behind for a second set-piece. Niang whips in this one, but Bonaventura sees an attempted square ball hooked away.
24' Bonaventura leads a break for the hosts, but the Italy international can only move the ball out wide to Niang. The Frenchman is held up well by Barzagli, before a cross from De Sciglio is nodded behind for a corner by Bonucci.
22' Alex Sandro is picked out in space on the left-hand side, with the Brazilian able to whip in yet another ball. Higuain meets this one, but Dybala goes for the same ball, resulting in a half-hearted effort which heads straight down Donnarumma's throat.
20' A corner on the right comes to nothing for Juve, but Bacca is brilliantly denied the chance to counter by an alert Barzagli. Thus far, Montella's side haven't been able to force Buffon into more than one stop, but the Colombian striker has buzzed around brightly up top.
18' Donnarumma is quick off his line to claim a clipped through-ball from Pjanic, as Juve continue to try and part the Rossoneri defence. Alves and Alex Sandro have been key thus far, with the wing-backs stretching Milan's 4-3-3 system well. The latter whips in yet another delivery, but Niang tracks back to head to safety.
16' Kucka slides a pass in behind for Bacca to chase, but Alex Sandro tracks back to do well defensively. Milan have recovered from a slow start and are now showing the threat that they have been carrying in recent weeks on the counter-attack. Juve need to make their pressure count.
14' Alves tries to bend a cross in from the right-hand side, but Abate is able to head clear. Hernanes opens play out to the same flank, and the ex-Barca man dutifully delivers again, but Alex Sandro can only direct a header straight at Donnarumma.
12' Hernanes is penalised for a foul on Kucka, as this game continues to see both teams attack at pace. Niang is the target of a clever ball over the top of Barzagli, but Buffon is alert to the danger and races off his line to take the pass away from the awaiting Frenchman.
10' Niang is released down the left-hand side, before finding Bacca with a cross. The ball is set back to Suso on the edge of the box and the Spaniard curls an effort towards the bottom-left corner. Buffon has to dive full-stretch to push the ball around the post!
9' Chance for the Bianconeri! The aforementioned corner is taken short, but a few players queuing up at the back post can't make contact with the ball. Bonucci goes down, after being manhandled by Paletta, but the referee isn't interested in awarding a penalty.
8' Barzagli is now asked to make a headed clearance, as Milan push forward on a couple of forays into opposition territory. Juve reply immediately, with Dybala dumped onto the turf by Bonaventura, with Khedira also down injured after a collision with De Sciglio. Both are okay to continue. Pjanic takes aim from the resulting free-kick, but a deflection takes it behind.
6' The away side win themselves a free-kick on the right-hand side, which is whipped into the box. Donnarumma has to parry a save away from an Alex Sandro header, but play is pulled back for an earlier offside decision. Milan respond with a quick counter, but Hernanes hooks a Niang clearance away from the danger zone.
4' Juve are in control from the off, with Alves now marauding down the right. The Brazilian clips a diagonal pass towards the back post, which Alex Sandro meets, but the ex-Porto defender can only drag a low volley well wide of the left-hand post!
2' Donnarumma is forced into an early save! Alex Sandro whips a cross in from the left-hand side, which the young Italian goalkeeper prevents from creeping inside his first post after a touch from Dybala. Moments later, Pjanic creeps into the box, but Romagnoli steps out to make a great tackle.
1' We are underway in the first half at San Siro! Juventus need to keep their winning form going in order to keep pulling clear of Roma in the table, but a win for Milan would see Montella's men threaten to hang onto the Old Lady's coat-tails.
Juventus substitutes: Cuadrado, Marchisio, Mandzukic, Lemina, Rugani, Neto, Lichtsteiner, Sturaro, Audero, Evra, Kean.
Juventus starting line-up (3-5-2): Buffon; Benatia, Bonucci, Barzagli; Dani Alves, Khedira, Hernanes, Pjanic, Alex Sandro; Higuain, Dybala.
Milan substitutes: Gabriel, Ely, Luiz Adriano, Lapadula, Honda, Gomez, Poli, Sosa, Plizzari, Pasalic.
Milan starting line-up (4-3-3): Donnarumma; Abate, Paletta, Romagnoli, De Sciglio; Kucka, Locatelli, Bonaventura; Suso, Bacca, Niang.
TEAM NEWS: Claudio Marchisio is only fit enough to make the bench for the away side, with Hernanes needing to prove his worth in the middle of midfield tonight. Giorgio Chiellini is still injured, but Mehdi Benatia is able to step into the back three, with Dani Alves and Alex Sandro providing the wide threat. Gonzalo Higuain partners his compatriot Paulo Dybala up top.
TEAM NEWS: Carlos Bacca starts up top for the hosts, with M'Baye Niang and Suso flanking the Colombian striker. In Riccardo Montolivo's absence, Manuel Locatelli continues to feature in midfield, with Jan Kucka and Giacomo Bonaventura providing extra creativity. Vincenzo Montella's back four remain unchanged.
The Rossoneri are unbeaten in their last five Serie A games, and have won three of their last four matches on home soil. Juve, however, have won their last six consecutive games in all competitions, conceding just one goal in the process. Neither side will be able to leave happy tonight if they don't take three points.
Hello and welcome to live coverage of Juventus' latest Serie A challenge, as the Bianconeri travel to face Milan at San Siro. The hosts are merely five points off the title pace, sitting in third place, as Massimiliano Allegri's men continue to sit top of the pile in Italy.
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