'We were just unlucky' - Allegri plays down shock defeat to Sampdoria

The Italian coach shrugged off the surprise loss and insisted his side did more than enough to win the game over the course of the 90 minutes
AC Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri insists his side was 'just unlucky' after it was 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.”

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