Milan, Kjaer punishes Manchester United: “We dominated. Kessie goals regular”
Simon kjaer gives the goal of the well-deserved 1-1 al Milan on the field of Manchester United in the final moments of the match. A golden draw for the Rossoneri in view of their return to San Siro in a week. Qualification for the quarter-finals of Europa League it is more open than ever. On the draw, the Rossoneri defender explains to Sky Sport: “It’s important. We had a great match, we came here with personality, we dominated, playing our game. The hand ball on Kessie’s goal wasn’t there. , I talked to him, it’s a mistake. That goal would have changed the game. We had a great match tonight. ” On the game: “They have quality, but with personality and patience we can move the ball and play our game. We did it with personality, we came here with our chest out to play for Milan.” The Rossoneri’s performance: “The team played strong, another very difficult match awaits us next week.”
Milan, Pioli: ‘Kessie swears she didn’t get a grip on the goal’
Stefano Pioli analyzes the beautiful performance of the Milan coming out ofOld Trafford with a very important 1-1 in the first leg of the first knockout round of the Europa League: “The compliments are to be passed on to my players. The team played with personality and played the game, we also commanded and managed it, the opponent is of great quality – explains the Rossoneri coach to Sky – An important performance that must give my players even more confidence. I thought he was the right opponent for us. We are working to grow and get Milan back where it deserves, at summit in Italy and Europe and these are the games that make you grow, where you have to question yourself. We want to get to the bottom of the Europa League and to get to the bottom you have to overcome these obstacles. opponents are fast and strong. The satisfaction is there, now test the championship, my boys are good “. On the goal canceled in Kessie: “I stayed there. I hadn’t seen anything from the bench, I had exulted and the goal would have given us even more strength, especially mental. He says he didn’t touch the ball with his hand, he assures me.” Your Leao: “He needs performance like this, not my pampering. He has talent and quality, I like his desire which is certainly higher than last season”. About Calabria: “Davide is doing some exceptional things. Suffering from some pain in the pubis, he came out but I don’t think that’s a worrying thing. The health staff is looking after him well and I hope to have him available for Sunday. He always wants to play ”.
KJAER DRAWS THE GOAL OF DIALLO, MANCHESTER UNITED-MILAN 1-1
Milan play with personality, despite the many absences, and obtain a precious 1-1 draw at Old Trafford in the first leg of the round of 16 of the Europa League. At the opening goal for the red devils of the 18-year-old Diallo, former Atalanta striker, Kjaer replies in full recovery. The result leaves everything open in view of the return to San Siro in a week, where Pioli’s team will also need a goalless draw.
MANCHESTER UNITED-MILAN 1-1 CRONACA
AC Milan, devoid of Ibrahimovic, Rebic, Calhanoglu and Hernandez, start off the attack and after 5 ‘goes into goal with Leao, goal canceled for offside by the Portuguese who snaps over the line of defenders, receives the ball and scores, but gets up the flag of the assistant referee. Shortly after the dangerous red devils with a left-footed shot from the edge of the Martial area, which stops and turns but Donnarumma is there and deflects for a corner over the crossbar. At 12 ‘another network canceled to the Italian team. Kessié scores with a beautiful right in the corner but the Var shows a touch of hands on control by the Ivorian. In the 23rd minute AC Milan had a good move from right to left with Brahim Diaz who was quick to serve Dalot, but the low cross from the Rossoneri winger was rejected by the home defense. A few minutes later Rossoneri again in attack with Brahim Diaz serving Krunic who goes to the shot, dampened by a defender, which facilitates Henderson’s intervention. After half an hour Saelemaekers engages Henderson with a left footed, after another action born from Brahim Diaz who vertically cuts the field and serves the Belgian on the race. At 39 ‘sensational chance for the hosts with Maguire: corner beaten by Alex Telles who finds a trajectory that is spiked by Fernandes at the far post, where the captain arrives who makes a sensational mistake from a few centimeters by catching an incredible pole.
At the start of the recovery Solskjaer inserts Diallo, the brother of Hamad Traore of Sassuolo. The 18-year-old plays the second half in place of Martial and in the 5th minute he unlocks the match: caught by Bruno Fernades, the young Ivorian hits a head twist between Kjaer and Tomori and overtakes Donnarumma. At fifteen minutes, the guests try to react with Kessie, served to the limit by Saelemaekers, who kicks at the near post: Henderson deflects for a corner. At 20 ‘dangerous Krunic with his head but the conclusion is slightly high. Shortly before the mazz’ora red devils one step away from doubling: a nice play by Greenwood and a ball for James who blatantly misses the left with the door wide open. In the final minutes, torrential rain falls in Old Trafford. AT 38 ‘foul by McTominay, already booked, which interrupts a potential opportunity for Milan by landing Krunic after losing the ball. The referee just whistles the free kick but inexplicably does not extract the second yellow. In full recovery comes the well-deserved draw: Krunic’s corner, ball in the middle with Kjaer who finds his first goal for the Rossoneri with his head.
Manchester United-Milan 1-1 match report
Manchester United (4-2-3-1): Henderson; Wan-Bissaka (73′ Williams), Bailly, Maguire, Telles; Matic, McTominay; James (73′ Shaw), Fernandes (73′ Fred), Martial (45′ Diallo); Greenwood. A disposizione: Grant, Bishop, Lindelof; Tuanzebe, Williams; Shoretire. All.: Solskjaer.
Milan (4-2-3-1): G. Donnarumma; Calabria (74 ′ Kalulu), Kjaer, Tomori, Dalot; Meite, Kessie; Saelemaekers (69 ′ Castillejo), Brahim Diaz (69 ′ Tonali), Krunic; Leao. Available: Tatarusanu, A. Donnarumma, Gabbia, Tonali, Castillejo, Tonin. All: Pioli.
Scorers: 50 ‘Diallo, 92’ Kjaer
WARNINGS: McTominay, Saelemaekers