AC Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri insists his side were 'just unlucky' after they were beaten by Sampdoria on the opening day of the Serie A season.
The Rossoneri's campaign got off to a dour start as supporters witnessed a shock 1-0 defeat to the newly promoted outfit, prompting further questions as to the strength of their squad following the sales of key men Thiago Silva and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
“We hit the woodwork, forced goal line clearances and saves. I cannot ask for anything more from my players at the moment." Allegri told Football-Italia.
"The performance showed there are quality players in this side, but there are always going to be difficulties at the start and we need calm to grow slowly.”