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4 vs 4
Played
January 9, 2011 2:00 PM GMT
Stadio Giuseppe Meazza — Milano
Referee:‬ P. Valeri‎
Attendance:‬ 39405‎
 
 
One of the game's of the Italian season, if not the game! Eight goals and drama at the end with Ibrahimovic rescuing a point for the leaders deep into stoppage time after Denis thought he won it for the visitors a minute from time. I'm Ross Mackiewciz and it's goodbye from me. Stay tuned on Goal for all the reaction!
 
90′ +4
The referee brings an incredible game to a close.
 
90′ +3
Assist Antonio Cassano
 
90′ +3
Goal Zlatan Ibrahimovic
 
90′ +3
GOAAAALLLLLL OH MY WORD!!!! IBRAHIMOVIC WITH A PIECE OF GENIUS TO EQUALISE FOR MILAN DEEP INTO STOPPAGE TIME. CASSANO AGAIN WITH THE ASSIST TO PLAY IN THE SWEDE. THIS GAME HAS BEEN INCREDIBLE!
 
90′
4 minutes added time!
 
89′
Assist Mauricio Isla
 
89′
Goal Germán Denis
 
89′
Bonera has had a shocker this afternoon and he failed to track Denis prior to his goal.
 
88′
GOAAALLLLL!!!! GOAAALLLLL!!!! IT'S DENIS FOR UDINESE. THIS IS INCREDIBLE! THEY HURT MILAN ON THE BREAK WITH ISLA PLAYING THE BALL INTO DENIS IN THE PENALTY AREA FROM THE RIGHT WHO SUBSEQUENTLY SLOTS THE BALL INTO THE ONION BAG WITH HIS LEFT PEG!
 
87′
Abate's ball across goal eludes everyone. What a chance!
 
86′
IBRAHIMOVIC! THE BID SWEDE STRIKES A FREE-KICK LOW ON GOAL BUT IT'S PARRIED AWAY BY HANDONOVIC TO HIS LEFT.
 
84′
Substitution Antonio Di Natale Germán Denis
 
84′
Credit to Pato whose touch in the penalty area set himself up a treat prior to the finish. Great composure from the attacker.
 
83′
Cassano's arrival has made the difference.
 
82′
Assist Antonio Cassano
 
82′
Goal Alexandre Pato
 
81′
THEY HAVE!!!! MILAN HAVE EQUALISED! IT'S PATO! WHAT A TURNAROUND. THE BRAZILIAN SLOTS IN FROM CASSANO'S PASS INTO THE PENALTY AREA.
 
80′
Ten minutes remain, can Milan find that elusive equaliser?
 
78′
Own Goal Mehdi Benatia
 
77′
GOAALLLL MILAN! IT'S AN OWN GOAL BY BENATIA WHO INADVERTENTLY TURNS IN SILVA'S CROSS FROM THE LEFT . LIFE LINE FOR MILAN. Rodney Strasser prior to that saw a long range effort superbly saved.
 
75′
Substitution Almen Abdi Badu
 
74′
Ibrahimovic thrashes an effort well over after the ball sits up kindly to him on the bobble. It was a chance for the big Swede.
 
73′
Substitution Maurizio Domizzi Andrea Coda
 
71′
OH CHANCE FOR ROBINHO! Antonini is played in by Cassano down the left and pulls it back for the Brazilian who stabs his effort wide.
 
69′
Substitution C. Seedorf Antonio Cassano
 
69′
Seedorf is roundly booed by the home support as he departs the field for Cassano. The Dutchman was at fault for the third.
 
68′
Milan hadn't looked like scoring prior to Udinese's third and their task looks all the more uphill.
 
66′
Assist Gökhan Inler
 
66′
Goal Antonio Di Natale
 
66′
OHH WHAT A GOAL DI NATALE! STUNNING GOAL AND UDINESE LEAD 1-3. SEEDORF'S MISTAKE SEE'S THE VISITORS BREAK ON THE COUNTER AND DI NATALE FINDS HIMSELF ONE ON ONE WITH BONERA BEFORE CUTTING ONTO HIS RIGHT FOOT AND SLOTTING HOME. MILAN CONTRIBUTED TO THEIR DOWNFALL THERE.
 
65′
Milan continue to pile on the pressure but still creating limited chances.
 
63′
Yellow Card Giovanni Pasquale
 
63′
Resolute defending from the visitors.
 
59′
Milan dominating possession but struggling to carve out any real meaningful chances in the final third.
 
57′
Udinese sitting back and Milan are finding room in midfield.
 
55′
Good response from the hosts as they pile on the pressure.
 
53′
Assist Mauricio Isla
 
53′
Goal Alexis Sánchez
 
53′
SANCHEZ!!! WOULD YOU BELIEVE IT? UDINESE LEAD AGAIN! THE CHILEAN BRAVELY DIVES IN WITH HIS HEAD TO TURN IN ISLA'S CROSS AT AMELIA'S NEAR POST AFTER GETTING IN FRONT OF BONERA!
 
50′
ROBINHO! OH WHAT A STUNNING EFFORT AND AN EVEN BETTER SAVE FROM HANDANOVIC. HIS RIGHT FOOTED STRIKE LOOKS AS IF IT'S GOING TO RUSTLE THE NET BUT THE KEEPER GOT A BIG RIGHT HAND TO IT.
 
48′
Inler again tries his luck from distance but his effort sails over the bar.
 
46′
Milan have come out the blocks as they look to take the lead. Great interplay from Ibrahimovic and Pato sees the Brazilian's drilled effort bravely headed away by Zapata.
 
45′
The referee resumes proceedings.
 
 
Pato draws level on the stroke of half-time after Di Natale had given the visitors the lead. Fairly even at present, join us after the interval!
 
45′ +1
Assist Zlatan Ibrahimovic
 
45′ +1
Goal Alexandre Pato
 
45′
GOAAALLL!!!! IT'S PATO WHO EQUALISES WITH AN EASY TAP IN FROM IBRAHIMOVIC'S PASS ACROSS GOAL PRESENTING THE BRAZILIAN WITH A GIFT. PATO WAS COMPLETELY UNMARKED. THAT IN FACT IS THE LAST PIECE OF ACTION AS THE WHISTLE BLOWS FOR HALF-TIME.
 
45′
1minute additional time.
 
43′
Yellow Card Daniele Bonera
 
43′
Ibrahimovic slips just before he sets himself to shoot in the penalty area after bringing the ball down with his chest from Abate's cross.
 
40′
Yellow Card Gökhan Inler
 
40′
Inler takes down Robinho on the edge of his penalty area presenting Milan with a real chance from the set-piece but Ibrahimovic slams the ball into the wall. He opted for power rather than placement.
 
38′
Its all rather disjointed from Milan. The goal has rattled them.
 
35′
Goal Antonio Di Natale
 
35′
Credit to Inler whose initial shot was superbly struck. Great awareness from Di Natale to pounce.
 
34′
GOAAALLLLL UDINESE!!! AND IT'S DI NATALE WHO POUNCES ON THE REBOUND FROM INLER'S LONG RANGE SHOT THAT RATTLED THE FOOT OF THE POST AND INTO THE PATH OF THE ITALIAN.
 
32′
CHANCE FOR ZAPATA! He climbs above Silva in the penalty area but cant divert his header on target. Wonderful chance for the visitors.
 
30′
A win for Milan will see them go eight points clear at least momentarily with Lazio yet to play.
 
27′
Udinese opting to sit back and work on the counter-attack. Their early pressure has somewhat subdued in the last ten minutes.
 
25′
Inler trying to catch Amelia off guard with a long range curling effort but see's it drift just over.
 
22′
Robinho again with an effort on goal. He cuts in onto his right foot but his effort is easily gathered by Handanovic at his near post
 
21′
It's back and forth with both sides having periods of pressure.
 
20′
Inler orchestrating Udinese's play in the middle.
 
18′
CHANCE FOR THE VISITORS! Wonderful reverse pass see's Di Natale reach the byline but nobody is there to turn the ball in from his cross. Lovely move.
 
16′
Robinho on the hlaf volley sees his effort drift wide of the post in the penalty area. Diligent flick from Ibrahimovic teed up the Brazilian in what was a beautiful move.
 
14′
The hosts are beginning to dictate proceedings, they are seeing far more of the ball with more attacking impetus.
 
12′
The rain is lashing down here in Milan as the ball zips across the turf. Ball control in this scenario must be of the highest quality .
 
10′
PATO!!! Wonderful effort from the Brazilian as he struck the ball on the volley following some intricate control but sees his effort graze the top of the goal.
 
9′
Terrific ball in from Pato but Ibrahimovic is denied by a black and white shirt as he towered above his opponents.
 
8′
The visitors are winning all the lose balls.
 
7′
It's all Udinese at the moment.
 
5′
Terrific play from the hosts with Sanchez weaving his way down the right before playing in a teasing low cross.
 
4′
Di Natale going close with the first real effort on goal.
 
3′
Relatively even start as both teams look to suss each other out.
 
1′
Treacherous conditions here in Milan.
 
 
And we are under-way!
 
 
Udinese: Handanovic, Coda, Zapata, Pasquale, Benatia, Abdi, Inler, Isla, Asamoah, Sanchez, Di Natale.
 
 
Milan: Amelia, Bonera, Antonini, Silva, Gattuso, Seedorf, Abate, Strasser, Robinho, Ibrahimovic, Pato.
 
 
Teams are in!
 
 
Ciao and welcome to this Serie A contest between league leaders Milan and Udinese. I'm Ross Mackiewicz and I'll be guiding you through the action this afternoon.
 
Results
 
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Ciro Immobile Ciro Immobile
Striker
Torino
19 0
Carlos Tévez Carlos Tévez
Striker
Juventus
18 1
Gonzalo Higuaín Gonzalo Higuaín
Striker
Napoli
17 5
Luca Toni Luca Toni
Striker
Hellas Verona
17 2
Rodrigo Palacio Rodrigo Palacio
Striker
Inter
15 0