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Serie A

  • 12 February 2011
  • • 22:30
  • • Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, Milano
  • Referee: A. De Marco
  • • Attendance: 46119

Live Commentary

  • 90' + 2'
    That's it! De Marco blows his whistle and Milan hold onto to an impressive 4-0 win as they send a message out to the rest of Serie A.
  • 90'
    Last chance for a Parma consolation as Flamini handles the ball to give away a free-kick on the edge of the area... Bojinov goes for power, but leaves Nesta floored as the ball cannons back off the wall.
  • 88'
    Into the final few minutes here at San Siro. Milan strolling home.
  • 86'
    Parma are just hoping for the final whistle! Not good at all from Marino.
  • 85'
    SubstitutionBlerim Dzemaili Daniele Galloppa
  • 84'
    Brilliant skills by Cassano who serves Pato with a touch of magic! The Brazilian shoots, but it's a poor effort! The assist deserved much better.
  • 82'
    Amauri strikes Antonini involuntarily... he has to come off, leaving Milan in 10 as they have no replacements having used all their substitutions.
  • 80'
    Ten minutes remain... Angelo shoots for Parma... over the Milan crossbar.
  • 76'
    Milan have shut up shot now. Their tempo has dropped, but still they remain in full control of the affair. Flamini is caught offside from Merkel's pass.
  • 74'
    Dzmaili goes for the shot... Abbiati saves... Bojinov tries his luck... it's blocked... desperate shooting from Parma.
  • 72'
    Milan continue to press and control the game. Candreva tries a shot for Parma, but he gets it completely wrong again.
  • 70'
    The Rossoneri are home and dry now with Parma having no chance of salvaging anything. But, there is still time for a consolation, you never know.
  • 69'
    SubstitutionHernán Crespo Valeri Bojinov
  • 69'
    SubstitutionSebastian Giovinco Mariano de Almeida Angelo
  • 68'
    SubstitutionZlatan Ibrahimovic Alexandre Pato
  • 65'
    Assist Antonio Cassano
  • 65'
    Goal Robinho
  • 65'
    GOAL! Another one for Milan! It's now 4-0! Robinho scores again from Cassano's assist!
  • 64'
    Parma are just falling apart as the flood gates open to engulf them further.
  • 63'
    SubstitutionG. Gattuso Mathieu Flamini
  • 62'
    Assist Antonio Cassano
  • 62'
    Goal Robinho
  • 59'
    Great feet displayed by Giovinco who beats his marker to get the cross away... it takes a deflection off Nesta... Abbiati gathers without any difficulty on his near post.
  • 58'
    SubstitutionC. Seedorf Robinho
  • 57'
    Gobbi wins the ball back from Seedorf and gives it to Valiani... He crosses for Amauri, but the striker is caught offside again.
  • 55'
    Candreva wins the corner following good work with Giovinco. It's crossed into the box... Lucarelli shoots, but he misses the target.
  • 53'
    Ohhh! Several rapid-fire chances with Milan, but none of the shots go in... Seedorf with the final effort, but he blazes over!
  • 51'
    Parma increase their rhythm as Nesta charges down a shot from Giovinco. It's back with the away side who cross with Gobbi for Amauri... Nesta is there again.
  • 49'
    Milan look agressive, but it's Candreva who lets fly... his shot is totally inaccurate!
  • 47'
    Milan start from where they left off as they press Parma. Bojinov warms up for Marino's men as changes look imminent.
  • 45'
    And the second half gets underway at San Siro as Parma restart proceedings.
  • 45' + 1'
    Half-time at San Siro with Milan leading comfortably 2-0 following goals from Seedorf and Cassano. Parma just aren't in the game.
  • 45'
    Free-kick to Parma... Candreva will hit it... ohhh! Just wide of the mark from the former Juventus midfielder. One minute of injury time to be played.
  • 44'
    Ohhhh! Almost an own goal from Thiago Silva as he gets mixed up with Abbiati when trying to stop Candreva, but the goalkeeper is there to save it.
  • 42'
    Milan continue to command the game from every area of the pitch as Zaccardo is forced to make a last-ditch attempt to stop Ibrahimovic from pulling the trigger.
  • 40'
    Good, powerful shot along the grass from Candreva... just wide of Abbiati's goal though.
  • 38'
    Giovinco fouls Van Bommel on the edge of the box... Oddo looks for Ibrahimovic who rises for the header, but he fouls Paci.
  • 36'
    Parma on the charge with Amauri who does well on the ball, but Thiago Silva is there and gets a foot in to disturb the Italo-Brazilian striker. It's still with Parma, the cross comes in for Crespo... he misses the target.
  • 34'
    Ohhh! Cassano finds Ibrahimovic who controls and shoots... another good save from Mirante! Milan could be out of site by now.
  • 32'
    Excellent combination from Seedorf and Cassano. Both are on fire as the midfielder slides the ball to Cassano who goes for power with a good shot... Mirante does well to parry.
  • 30'
    Marino is furious with his Parma players who seem to lack belief and discpline. Givinco wins the corner and takes it, but leaves Amauri angry as he wastes the effort.
  • 28'
    Ohhh! It should be 3-0 Milan as Merkel misses incredibly from point-blank range following a good assist from Seedorf.
  • 26'
    Giovinco finds Zaccardo who sticks in the cross for Crespo... the striker does well to get his head on the ball, but it's no problem for Abbiati as it goes wide.
  • 24'
    Valiani tries to pick out Amauri who makes a good run... no... awful cross from the midfielder who gets it all wrong. Parma continue making errors.
  • 22'
    Free-kick Milan. Ibrahimovic will take... No! He goes for power, but it's far to high!
  • 20'
    t's all Milan as Parma seem to have lost belief. Corner to the Rossoneri who continue to fly forward. This could get nasty for Parma who have been rocked.
  • 17'
    Assist G. Gattuso
  • 17'
    Goal Antonio Cassano
  • 17'
    GOAL! And Milan double their lead with Cassano as Parma are caught out once again just when they appeared to get a foot through the door. And it's Cassano who finishes off a smart move with Gattuso to beat Mirante as 'Fantantonio' shooting at the far post.
  • 16'
    Parma are biting back here. Good possession play with movement, but the final ball needs to be more accurate if they are to cause Milan trouble.
  • 14'
    Great play by Giovinco who does well to serve Candreva's forceful run forward... ohhh! Good double save from Abbiati who needs to attempts to make the ball secure.
  • 12'
    Foul by Ibrahimovic on Paci. Parma free-kick... the move breaks down.
  • 10'
    Despite some Parma half-chances, it's Milan who find themselves in front at San Siro. Seedorf had threatened early on, but the Ducali never read the warnings.
  • 8'
    Assist Zlatan Ibrahimovic
  • 8'
    Goal C. Seedorf
  • 8'
    GOAL! This time Seedorf makes it count! Milan take the lead through the Dutch midielder as the home side sets the tone for the game ahead. Ibrahimovic finds Seedorf who beats Mirante and slides into an empty net.
  • 7'
    Cassano does well to force his way forward. He cuts inside and tees up Seedorf... Lucarelli is there to clear the ball.
  • 5'
    Despite Seedorf's early shot, it's Parma who have taken control here as they play possession football. Zaccardo does well on the flank and crosses for Amauri, but he is flagged for offside.
  • 3'
    Giovinco responds with a fine run, but he is stopped by Oddo who makes the challenge and then is helped to clear up by Gattuso. Giovinco the dangerman for Parma.
  • 1'
    And we are off at San Siro! What a start by Milan... Seedorf goes for power with the shot... Mirante with the flying save. Early intent by the Rossoneri.
  • Milan will be hoping to maintain their narrow gap at the top... any mistakes here could allow Napoli and Inter to close in with force and effect.
  • Robinho, Flamini and Pato on the bench for Milan, perhaps with the Tottenham game in the Champions League on the horizon.
  • Here are the official line ups for tonight's game: MILAN: Abbiati, Oddo, Nesta, Thiago Silva, Antonini, Gattuso, Van Bommel, Merkel, Seedorf, Ibrahimovic, Cassano. PARMA: Mirante, Gobbi, Lucarelli, Paci, Zaccardo, Valiani, Dzemaili, Candreva, Giovinco, Amauri, Crespo.
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