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February 7, 2009 7:30 PM GMT
Stadio San Siro - Milano
Referee:‬ Pierpaoli‎
66′ (PG) Kaká
90′ +5
OH!!!! Corradi turns his defender inside out and curls in a shot that almost finds the top corner!! Pierpaoli blows his whistle to end the match as Reggina pick up a vital point as they hold Milan to a 1-1 draw at the Guiseppe Meazza
90′ +3
Reggina win a corner but are in no hurry to take it much to the chagrin of the Rossoneri faithful. OH!!!! Pato misses a great chance as he sends his half-volley from 12 yards over the net!!!
90′ +1
Great job by Corradi winning the ball back from Maldini to waste some more precious time.
Substitution Francesco Cozza Bruno Cirillo
Beckham receives the ball on the left hand side and sends in another cross that Lanzaro clears out.
Barilla lunges at Zambrotta and is shown a yellow card for his troubles. Play is halted as Cozza receives some treatment from the Reggina medical staff.
Yellow Card Carlos Carmona
Yellow Card Maurizio Lanzaro
OH!!!!! Beckham sends in another one of his signature crosses that is excruciatingly out of Inzaghi's reach!
Maldini finds Antonini on the right hand side but his poor cross is cut out by Lanzaro.
Pato dials up a long distance effort that sails over the crossbar.
Kaka is indeed forced off the pitch with an injury and that is very bad news for Milan fans ahead of the derby next week.
OUCH!!! Flamini crashes into Corradi and is lucky to escape a booking. Kaka is limping at the moment and looks like he is in some major discomfort.
Substitution Kaká Luca Antonini
Reggina have ten men behind the ball at the moment as they hold on for dear life!
OH!!!!! Beckham sends in a delicious cross that Inzaghi meets but his header skims the crossbar!!
Zambrotta pushes forward and sends in a dangerous cross that Pato just misses.
Beckham floats a cross into the penalty area that Inzaghi cuts back across the face of goal but Barilla makes the clearance.
GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAL!!!! Kaka runs up a sends Campagnolo the wrong way!!!! We are on level terms at the San Siro!
Penalty Goal Kaká
Pato runs at the defence and is taken down by Krajcik and Pierpaoli wastes no time in pointing to the spot.. PENALTY!!!!!
Maldini and Sestu tussle in the Milan penalty area as the intensity picks up ten fold at the moment.
Substitution Ronaldinho Filippo Inzaghi
OH!!!! Kaka is played through and with only Campagnolo to beat rings his shot off the post and Seedorf pounces on the rebound and scores but the goal is disallowed as the Dutchman is called for a handball!!!!
Yellow Card Francesco Cozza
Yellow Card Mathieu Flamini
The pace of the match has slowed down considerably due to a rash of fouls.
For some reason Orlandi thinks it is a good idea to take off Di Gennaro who is having the match of his life and replaces him with Sestu.
Substitution Davide Di Gennaro Alessio Sestu
Ancelotti makes the first change of the match bringing on Seedorf for the disappointing Ambrosini
Substitution Massimo Ambrosini C. Seedorf
OH!!!! Di Gennaro takes the ball down on the edge of the penalty area and unleashes a drive that almost finds the bottom corner!!!
Corradi chests the ball down to Barilla but his first touch is poor and the attack fizzles out.
Jankulvoski takes down Ronaldinho's pass and instead of having a shot, tries to play Maldini through who had stopped his run.
Costa pushes forward and wins the first corner of the match for Reggina. Cozza's delivery is poor and Ronaldinho makes an easy clearance.
Yellow Card Antonino Barillà
Pierpaoli gets the second half underway with Reggina holding a surprise 1-0 lead.
45′ +3
Pierpaoli blows his whistle to end the first half as Reggina miraculously hold a 1-0 lead courtesy of a Di Gennaro strike in the 32nd minute.
45′ +2
Yellow Card Bernardo Corradi
45′ +1
It's all Milan in the dying stages of the first half but Santos heads a ball behind for a corner that was intended for Pato.
Reggina are growing in confidence with every passing minute as Di Gennaro dances around Bonera who is forced to take him down.
Campagnolo is shown a yellow card for time wasting in the first half!!
OH!!! Ronaldinho beats three defenders and unleashes a curling effort that almost finds the back of the net!!! That was a real chance!!
Yellow Card Andrea Campagnolo
Kaka is taken down from behind and wins his side a free kick. Beckham's delivery is intended for Ambrosini at the far post but Costa makes a vital clearance.
Milan win another corner but Beckham's delivery is headed by Corradi straight to Bonera but his wild shot sails high over the crossbar.
Milan look shell-shocked at the moment as they have fallen behind to the worst team in the league.
GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAL!!!! Costa beats his marker and sends in a low cross that Corradi controls and lays off to Di Gennaro who unleashes a drive that beats Abbiati!! Can you believe it ladies and gentleman?! Reggina have taken the lead!
Goal Davide Di Gennaro
Maldini pushes forward and wins his side a free kick. OH!!!! Beckham's majestic delivery glances off Santos and almost finds the back of the net!
Kaka finds Beckham who sends in a first time cross into the area that Krajcik does well to head out. Still no breakthrough at the San Siro.
Beckham spots Pato behind the Reggina back line but the lineswoman's flag goes up for offside much to the chagrin of the Rossoneri faithful.
OUCH!!! Reggina catch Milan on the counterattack and Bonera is forced to take down Di Gennaro who would have been off to the races.
Yellow Card Daniele Bonera
OH!!! Ronaldinho finds Jankulovski on the left hand side and he unleashes a rocket that Campagnolo parries away!
OH!!!! Flamini tries his luck from 20 yards but Campagnolo is up to the task and parries the ball away!!! That was a real chance!
Kaka pounces on a loose ball and runs at the Reggina defence but Santos makes an excellent tackle and clears the danger,
Ronaldinho's cross finds Beckham who is all alone at the back post but his first touch lets him down and a good chance goes begging.
Ambrosini spots Ronaldinho who floats a cross looking for Zambrotta at the back post and Costa is forced to concede the corner. OH!!! Beckham's delivery falls to Jankulovski who spots Kaka and his acrobatic over-head kick rolls wide of the post!
Flamini looks lively in the early going as he tries to pick out Ronaldinho but Santos steps in front of him and clears the danger.
Flamini dials up a long distance effort that forces Campagnolo into making the first save of the evening.
Beckham receives the ball on the right flank and tries to pick out Jankulovski but his pass is too far for the defender to reach and runs out of play.
Di Gennaro wins the ball from Zambrotta and sends in a cross using the outside of his foot but it's too close to Abbiati who makes an easy catch.
It is not quite a sold out affair this evening but the Rossoneri faithful are in full voice expecting nothing less than three points tonight.
Pato runs at the Reggina defence and tries to lay the ball off to Ronaldinho but his pass is poor and Santos clears the danger.
Nicola Pierpaoli gets the match underway with Ancelotti starting Pato as the lone striker while Orlandi counters with Corradi and Di Gennaro upfront.
Welcome to Goal.com’s live coverage of the Serie A. Tonight’s match comes to you from the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza where Milan are all set to lock horns with Reggina in what could turn into a one-sided affair. Milan sit second in the domestic table and need all three points to keep pace with their cross-town rivals ahead of the derby next week while Reggina sit alone in the Serie A cellar and need three points in their quest to avoid relegation. We should see plenty of goals so stay tuned for all of the action.
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