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Serie A

  • 19 September 2010
  • • 00:15
  • • Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, Milano
  • Referee: E. Morganti
  • • Attendance: 42637

Live Commentary

  • 90' + 5'
    And that's all she wrote folks as Milan and Catania play out a 1-1 draw at the San Siro. The Elefanti leave the field with smiles while the Rossoneri are jeered off the pitch.
  • 90' + 4'
    Mascara gives the ball away cheaply to Boateng and Capuano is forced to take the midfielder down. OH!!! On the ensuing free kick Ibrahimovic and Antonini are unable to bundle the ball home at the far post!
  • 90' + 2'
    Yellow Card Ciro Capuano
  • 90' + 2'
    It's hit and hope at this stage for Milan as Nesta's long ball finds Ronaldinho who goes down too easy for Morganti's liking.
  • 90'
    The fourth official indicates there will be four minutes of extra time.
  • 90'
    SubstitutionC. Seedorf G. Gattuso
  • 88'
    Ibrahimovic taps the ball into Ronaldinho's path but his weak shot fails to trouble Andujar. Milan have ten players in Catania's half right now.
  • 86'
    Milan are caught offside for the umpteenth time in the second half, this time Ibrahimovic the culprit.
  • 85'
    SubstitutionFilippo Inzaghi Nnamdi Oduamadi
  • 84'
    Delvecchio turns his marker and unleashes a drive that Nesta blocks. Catania with some late pressure in the late stages of the match.
  • 82'
    Ronaldinho wins his side a free kick in a wide position 30 yards from goal. The Brazilian takes the delivery himself and wins a corner out of the deal.
  • 82'
    SubstitutionAlessandro Potenza Pablo Álvarez
  • 80'
    Catania have 10 men behind the ball as Boateng sends in a cross that's too close to Andujar who makes an assured catch.
  • 78'
    The Milan faithful jeer as they feel Slivestre is down not with cramp but to waste some precious time off the clock.
  • 76'
    Mascara takes the ball down and tries his luck from 25 yards but it's easy for Abbiati who makes a routine save.
  • 75'
    SubstitutionEzequiel Carboni Gennaro Delvecchio
  • 74'
    Seedorf hoists a hopeful ball into Inzaghi's path but the veteran strike cannot reach the ball and it runs out of play.
  • 72'
    Ledesma tries to pick out Lopez's run but Thiago Silva does well to shepherd him off the ball.
  • 70'
    Biagianti runs past two defenders and is taken down by Seedorf but Morganti waves for the play to continue. Catania will not be happy with the officiating tonight.
  • 68'
    Mascara pounces on a loose ball and sends in a curling effort that Abbiati saves. OH!!! Ibrahimovic plays in Inzaghi and he tries to round Andujar but the 'keeper plucks the ball off his shoelaces. It's refreshing to see both teams going after the win.
  • 66'
    Thiago Silva dials up a long distance effort that Andujar bats away.
  • 64'
    Milan are pushing hard for the go-ahead goal as Ibrahimovic's pokes the ball past Andujar but the linesman's flag is up for offside.
  • 62'
    Milan win a corner and Pirlo's delivery finds Thiago Silva but his header sails over the bar.
  • 60'
    Izco takes the ball down and finds Ricchiuti but his pass intended for Lopez is cut out by Antonini.
  • 60'
    SubstitutionAdrian Ricchiuti Pablo Ledesma
  • 58'
    Pirlo slips a pass into Inzaghi's path and Capuano does well to steal the ball and clear the danger.
  • 56'
    Antonini wins a free kick and it's taken quickly but Andujar reacts well and punches the ball to safety.
  • 54'
    Ronaldinho floats in a cross looking for Inzaghi but the linesman's flag is up for offside.
  • 52'
    Catania win their first corner of the half but it's taken short and comes to nothing.
  • 50'
    Ibrahimovic does well to win his side a corner as Catania are very much on the back foot to start the second half.
  • 48'
    OH!!! Milan look to take the lead as Ibrahimovic's sweet back-heel finds Seedorf all alone but his low shot is kicked away by Andujar!
  • 47'
    Yellow Card Andrea Pirlo
  • 46'
    Morganti gets the second half underway with all three points still very much up for grabs.
  • 45' + 3'
    OH!!! Milan look to take the lead as Ibrahimovic's sweet back-heel finds Seedorf all alone but his low shot is kicked away by Andujar!
  • 45' + 1'
    GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAL!!! Pippo Inzaghi brings Milan back on level terms as he redirects the ball past Andujar with the Catania players furiously protesting for offside!
  • 45'
    Assist Ronaldinho
  • 45'
    Goal Filippo Inzaghi
  • 44'
    Boateng does very well to win his side a late corner but it comes to nothing.
  • 42'
    Ibrahimovic and Bonera play a one-two in a tight area inside the box and the Swede's low shot rolls wide of the target much to the despair of Adriano Galliani in the stands.
  • 40'
    Lopez puts his side under unnecessary duress as his back pass to Potenza is poor.
  • 38'
    Catania are defending in numbers right now and Ibrahimovic heads the ball back to Seedorf who sends his shot high over the bar.
  • 36'
    OH!!! Catania should be two up as Silvestre slips in behind Thiago Silva and misses a free header from six yards away!
  • 34'
    Pirlo loses the ball once again and Catania are off to the races but Ricchiuti's low shot is saved by Abbiati.
  • 33'
    Yellow Card Marco Biagianti
  • 32'
    Catania smell blood right now as Maxi Lopez doesn't miss by much from 20 yards out. Milan look shell-shocked.
  • 30'
    It's all Catania right now as they have a three-on-two rush but Ricchuiti's low cross-pass rolls wide of the post!
  • 28'
    GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAL!!! Capuano silences the San Siro with one of the prettiest goals you will ever see! Biagianti's cross is cleared out high up in the air by Nesta and Capuano hits it first time on the volley from 35 yards out and into the bottom corner! OH MY!!
  • 27'
    Goal Ciro Capuano
  • 26'
    OH!!! Potenza plays a lovely one-two with Izco and the defender unleashes a low shot that Abbiati pushed around the post! Catania are enjoying a good spell right now.
  • 25'
    Bonera's cross from the right hand side is overhit but falls to Ronaldinho who tries to take on Potenza but the defender makes an important tackle inside his own penalty area.
  • 23'
    Catania have ten men behind the ball at the moment but Milan are unable to find a way through and test Andujar.
  • 21'
    Catania try to execute an elaborate set piece straight from the training ground but it comes to nothing.
  • 19'
    Boateng is shown the first yellow of the match for a foul on Lopez.
  • 19'
    Yellow Card Kevin-Prince Boateng
  • 17'
    Ronaldinho is pushed off the ball and looks at the referee but Morganti is having none of it and waves for the play to continue.
  • 15'
    OH!!! Boateng finds Ibrahimovic inside of the area and he slips a pass to Inzaghi who all alone in front of Andujar but the Italian striker taps the ball over the bar from six yards out! That was an embarrassing miss!
  • 13'
    Milan have Catania pinned deep in their own half but Pirlo's cross is over-hit and sails out of play much to the chagrin of the San Siro faithful.
  • 11'
    OH!!! Ricchuiti takes the ball down on the right hand side and his hanging cross-shot is tipped over the bar by Abbiati.
  • 9'
    Play is halted as Bonera takes down Mascara from behind and the Catania sharp-shooter needs some treatment from the medical staff.
  • 7'
    Ronaldinho runs at the Catania defence and tries to pick out Ibrahimovic but the Brazilian and Swede are not on the same wave-length and the pass falls to the feet of a Catania defender.
  • 5'
    Seedorf pounces on a loose ball and floats a cross to the back post looking for Ibrahimovic and wins a corner for his efforts.
  • 3'
    OH!!! Great approach play by Catania as Lopez slips inside and is about to unleash a shot from 12 yards when Thiago Silva makes a sliding tackle but the ball falls to Ricchiuti whose shot is straight at Abbiati.
  • 1'
    Emidio Morganti gets the match underway with Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri starting the attacking triumvirate of Ronaldinho, Inzaghi and Ibrahimovic upfront while Marco Giampaolo counters with Maxi Lopez as the lone striker.
  • Welcome to’s live coverage of the Serie A. Today’s match comes to you from San Siro where Milan are set to lock horns with Catania in what should be an intense encounter. The Rossoneri are coming off a shock 2-0 loss to Cesena last weekend and will be looking to get back to winning ways in front of their home supporters while the Elefanti will be hoping to build on their impressive 2-1 win over Parma last Sunday. Stay tuned for all the action.