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1 vs 5
Played
March 15, 2009 2:00 PM GMT
Stadio Franchi - Siena
Referee:‬ Ayroldi‎
 
Andrea Pirlo 7′ (PG)
 
Filippo Inzaghi 45+3′
 
 
 
90′
Ayroldi blows his whistle to end the match as five-star Milan absolutely hammer Siena this afternoon to pick up three much needed points in their quest to catch Juventus in second place.
 
88′
Zuniga pushes forward and sends a poor cross into the penalty area that comes to nothing.
 
86′
OH!!!!! Maccarone finds Codrea on the edge of the area and he rings his shot off the crossbar!!
 
84′
OH!!!! Amoruso misses an open net that would have only served as a consolation marker at this point. That was a terrible miss!
 
82′
OH!!! Ronaldinho plays a no-look pass to Inzaghi who hits a first time shot over the bar!!! Inzaghi almost finds his second hat-trick in as many weeks!
 
80′
Milan have been clinical in front of the Siena net today and have been rewarded with five goals this afternoon.
 
78′
GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAL!!! Ronaldinho plays a long ball that finds Pato and he rounds the keeper and slips the ball into the open net!! Another mistake from Curci whose afternoon is turning into a nightmare!
 
78′
Goal Alexandre Pato
 
76′
Milan look content to play some possession football as they nurse a comfortable three goal lead.
 
74′
Bad news for Milan fans as Kaka hobbles off the pitch and Ronaldinho will replace him.
 
72′
GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAL!!!! Inzaghi has scored the 300th goal of his career as he takes down Pirlo's pass and beats Curci to the near post!!
 
72′
Substitution Kaká Ronaldinho
 
71′
Goal Filippo Inzaghi
 
71′
Injury Kaká
 
70′
Siena win a free kick and Vergassola's curling effort is plucked out of the air by Dida.
 
70′
Substitution Emanuele Calaiò Nicola Amoruso
 
68′
OH!!! Beckham takes the ball down and plays a dangerous ball into the penalty area that Inzaghi just misses!! He would have been left with an easy tap in!
 
66′
Ghezzal nods the ball back to Kharja but he is not able to pull the trigger.
 
64′
Favalli is shown a yellow card as he takes down Vergassola down from behind.
 
63′
Yellow Card Giuseppe Favalli
 
62′
GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAL!!!!! Siena pull one back as Zuniga finds Maccarone on the edge of the area and he unleashes a low shot that finds the bottom corner!
 
62′
Goal Massimo Maccarone
 
60′
Ghezzal sends a low cross into the penalty area looking for Kharja but Maldini makes a good clearance.
 
58′
OH!!!!! A shocking miss from Kaka who had a wide open net after Flamini cut the ball back to him!!!
 
56′
Substitution Ahmed Barusso Abdel Kader Ghezzal
 
56′
GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAL!!!!! Unbelievable!!! Pato controls the ball and unleashes a majestic strike from 30 yards that finds the back of the net!!! You will see that goal on all of the highlight shows tonight!!
 
55′
Goal Alexandre Pato
 
54′
OH!!!! Zuniga tries to slip past Jankulovski and goes down inside of the penalty area clutching his face but Ayroldi is having none of it and waves away the penalty protests!
 
52′
OH!!! Kharja makes a great run and finds Calaio all alone and he beats Dida but the linesman's flag is up for offside.
 
50′
Siena win a free kick and Codrea's ensuing delivery almost finds the roof of the net!
 
49′
Substitution Jardim Goncalo Brandao Daniele Ficagna
 
48′
Kaka makes his first appearance in over a month as he takes the place of Ambrosini.
 
46′
Ayroldi gets the second half underway with Milan in the drivers seat with a two goal lead.
 
46′
Substitution Massimo Ambrosini Kaká
 
45′ +3
GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAL!!!!!! Milan win a corner and Beckham's delivery falls to Inzaghi who taps the ball past Curci who might have done better!
 
45′ +3
Goal Filippo Inzaghi
 
45′ +1
Zuniga plays a dangerous ball inside of the penalty area that finds Maccarone but his weak shot is saved easily by Dida.
 
44′
OH!!! Maccarone finds Vergassola inside of the area but his volley sails high over the crossbar! He should have done better there!
 
42′
Barusso pushes forward and tries to pick out Calaio but Zambrotta steps in front of him and shepherds the ball out of play.
 
40′
The air has been really taken out of this match after a frantic first ten minutes.
 
38′
Sloppy play by both teams as they take turns giving the ball away in the midfield.
 
37′
Yellow Card Massimo Ambrosini
 
36′
OUCH!!! Beckham gives the ball away to Kharja and Ambrosini shows him his studs and is shown a yellow card.
 
34′
Barusso unleashes a long distance effort that fails to hit the target.
 
32′
Zuniga receives the ball 30 yards from Dida's goal and unleashes a shot that sails high over the crossbar.
 
30′
Flamini wins his side a free kick and Beckham's ensuing delivery is met by the Frenchman but he sends his header way over the crossbar.
 
28′
OH!!! Del Grosso beats his man on the right hand side and sends in a delicious cross that Calaio meets but he sends his header over the crossbar!! He should have hit the net from there!
 
26′
Maccarone unleashes a drive from 22 yards that fails to test Dida who is making his first Serie A appearance of the season.
 
24′
Jankulovski and Ambrosini play a neat one-two but Zuniga does well to break up the play.
 
22′
Del Grosso makes a great run forward and his low cross finds Maccarone, who turns and unleashes a low shot that trickles wide of the post.
 
20′
OH!! Maccarone bursts past his marker and sends in a tantalising cross that Kharja meets but his header is blocked by Favalli!! That was a vital block by the veteran defender.
 
18′
Beckham is being jeered every time he touches the ball and he tries to pick out Pato but Portanova clears the danger.
 
16′
Pirlo finds Jankulovski all alone on the left hand side but it's all for naught as the linesman's flag is up for offside.
 
14′
Play is halted as Codrea is down injured clutching the back of his knee.
 
12′
Abbiati is not able to continue and Did trots onto the pitch to take his place. We have had a little bit of everything in the early going.
 
11′
Substitution Christian Abbiati Dida
 
10′
Codrea floats a ball into the penalty area that Kharja tries to take down but instead runs into Abbiati who needs some treatment from the Milan medical staff.
 
10′
Injury Christian Abbiati
 
8′
GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAL!!!! Pirlo steps up and smashes his shot into the bottom corner!!! Milan take an early lead in Tuscany!
 
7′
Penalty Goal Andrea Pirlo
 
6′
Flamini chests the ball down inside of Siena's penalty area and he is pushed down by Kharja and Ayroldi wastes no time in pointing to the spot!! Penalty for Milan!!!
 
5′
Flamini pushes forward and sends a cross into the penalty area that forces Curci off his line and he punches the ball away.
 
3′
Maccarone squeezes through two defenders and tries to find Calaio in the penalty area but his weak cross is cleared away by Maldini.
 
 
Nicola Ayroldi gets the match underway with Giampaolo starting Calaio and Maccarone upfront while Ancelotti counters with Pato and Inzaghi. Beckham has passed a late fitness test and will feature in the starting lineup this afternoon.
 
 
Welcome to Goal.com's live coverage of the Serie A. Today's match comes to you from Tuscany where Siena are all set to lock horns with Milan in what should be an intense affair. Siena are a tough nut to crack at home and will be looking for all three points this afternoon to distance themselves from the relegation zone while Milan need a victory to close the gap on Juventus in the race for second place. Stay tuned for all of the action.
 
Results
 
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