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Played
March 6, 2010 7:45 PM GMT
Stadio Olimpico - Roma
Referee:‬ Tagliavento‎
 
90′ +3
OH!!! Riise charges forward and unleashes a bullet that Abbiati tips over the crossbar! Tagliavento blows his whistle and ends the match as both teams share the spoils.
 
90′ +2
Pirlo picks up a yellow card as he shows his frustration by taking Perrotta down from behind.
 
90′ +1
Yellow Card Andrea Pirlo
 
90′
OH!!! De Rossi gives the ball away cheaply and Pirlo finds Huntelaar but he somehow misses a free header from six yards away!
 
88′
Pizarro spots Vucinic in the area but his first touch is poor and the attack fizzles out.
 
86′
Ronaldinho stands over the ball and launches his free kick effort high into the stands.
 
84′
Taddei takes Ronaldinho down on the edge of the penalty area and concedes a free kick.
 
84′
Yellow Card Rodrigo Taddei
 
82′
Toni does well to win his side another free kick. Pizarro stands over the ball and whips in a cross that Thiago Silva heads out for a corner.
 
80′
OH!!! Beckham sends in a tantalising cross that Ronaldinho meets but his header just goes wide!! That was a great chance!
 
79′
Yellow Card David Pizarro
 
78′
Taddei has some space in front of him but lets a wild shot go that fails to test Abbiati.
 
77′
Substitution Marco Borriello Filippo Inzaghi
 
76′
Beckham gives the ball away and Roma push forward through Pizarro who unleashes a drive that misses the target.
 
74′
Roma take the air out of the match by playing some possession football. Fatigue is beginning to plague both teams.
 
72′
OH!!! Riise sends in a cross that Vucinic meets but his angled header just misses the bottom corner!
 
71′
Substitution Mathieu Flamini David Beckham
 
70′
Substitution Luca Antonini Ignazio Abate
 
70′
Nesta clears the ball straight to Perrotta and he lets a weak shot go from 25 yards that fails to trouble Abbiati.
 
68′
Milan win a corner and Vucinic does well to clear the danger. Roma are just hanging on at the moment.
 
66′
Vucinic runs at the Milan defence and slips a pass into Toni's path but the gangly striker's shot is blocked by Thiago Silva.
 
64′
Riise stands over the ball but the wall takes the sting out of his shot and Abbiati makes a routine save.
 
62′
Toni is taken down and wins a free kick in a dangerous area.
 
60′
Pizarro gives the ball away cheaply but Juan comes to his team-mates rescue and dispossesses Pirlo.
 
58′
Roma make the first change of the game as Toni comes on for Baptista.
 
57′
Substitution Júlio Baptista Luca Toni
 
56′
It's all Milan at the moment as Pirlo's ball into the area is met by Huntelaar but he can't direct his header to a team-mate.
 
54′
OH!!! Boriello spurns another golden opportunity as he shrugs off his marker and sends his shot from 10 yards straight at Julio Sergio!
 
52′
Roma seem out of sorts in the early moments of the second half as De Rossi's pass is overhit and runs out of play.
 
50′
OH!!! Antonini sends a cross into the area that Riise misjudges and Flamini almost makes him pay!
 
48′
OH!!! Ronaldinho chips in a great ball that Borriello flicks on but Julio Sergio makes a close range save!
 
46′
The second half is underway with all three points still very much up for grabs.
 
45′
Tagliavento blows his whistle to end a scoreless first half devoid of any real scoring chances.
 
43′
Flamini is full of confidence at the moment and tries his luck from 30 yards but his wild shot sails high and wide of the target.
 
41′
Milan win a free kick in a dangerous area. Pirlo stands over the ball and unleashes a drive that crashes into the Roma wall.
 
40′
Yellow Card Nicolas Burdisso
 
39′
Bonera is shown a yellow card for a late challenge on De Rossi.
 
37′
Yellow Card Daniele Bonera
 
37′
OH!!! Flamini pounces on a loose ball and fires the ball across the face of goal which takes a deflection off Burdisso and flies over the crossbar!
 
35′
Pizarro skips away from Ambrosini and fires a cross into the area that is too high for De Rossi to reach.
 
33′
Ronaldinho finds Pirlo who sends in a first time ball to the back post that just runs out of play.
 
31′
Milan play some possession football much to the chagrin of the Giallorossi faithful.
 
29′
Yellow Card Mathieu Flamini
 
29′
OH!!! Ronaldinho runs at the Roma defence and slips a great pass into Borriello's path but the Italian inexplicably misses the next from 12 yards!
 
27′
Milan win a corner after some good work by Flamini but Pirlo's ensuing delivery is poor and comes to nothing.
 
25′
Baptista spots Taddei on the flank but his cross fails to find Vucinic inside of the penalty area.
 
23′
OH!!! Milan win their first corner of the match and the ball bounces outside of the area to Antonini and his drive just clears the crossbar!
 
21′
Milan push forward through Pirlo but he is quickly surrounded by three Roma defenders and the attack fizzles out.
 
19′
Taddei and Cassetti play a one-two but it comes to nothing as Ambrosini makes a good block.
 
17′
Nesta gives the ball away cheaply and Roma win a corner. Pizarro's ensuing effort is headed away by Ambrosini.
 
15′
Bonera finds Pirlo at the edge of the area and he chips in a cross that Burdisso clears away.
 
13′
Vucinic tries an ambitious effort that sails high and wide of the target.
 
11′
Borriello tries to turn Juan but the Brazilian defender makes an excellent sliding tackle to break up the play.
 
9′
OH!!! Baptista dials up a long distance effort that forces Abbiati to tip the ball over the crossbar!
 
7′
Vucinic is seeing a lot of the ball in the early going and he tries to pick out Perrotta but his pass deflects off Nesta and straight to Abbiati.
 
5′
Vucinic takes the ball down and floats a cross into the area looking for Baptista but finds the arms of Abbiati instead.
 
3′
OH!!! A terrible giveway by Bonera gifts De Rossi the first chance of the match but the Roma captain curls his shot wide of the mark!
 
2′
OUCH!!! Flamini sets the tone as he shows Perrotta his studs and is very lucky to escape a booking.
 
1′
Paolo Tagliavento kicks off the proceedings with Claudio Ranieri starting Vucinic as the lone striker while Leonardo counters with Borriello and Huntelaar.
 
 
Welcome to Goal.com’s live coverage of the Serie A. Tonight’s colossal clash comes to you from the Eternal City where Roma are all set to lock horns with Milan. This encounter has major title ramifications attached to it as both teams chase Inter. The Giallorossi sit in third place, seven points behind the league leaders and need a win over Milan to keep their Scudetto hopes alive while the Rossoneri sit in second spot and could close the gap to just a single point if they are able to leave the Stadio Olimpico with all three points in the bag. It should be a beauty, so stay tuned for all of the action!
 
Results
 
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