Milan lose ground with draw versus 10-man Sampdoria


Sampdoria forward Fabio Quagliarella (Rear L scored his 10th goal this season against AC MilanSampdoria forward Fabio Quagliarella (Rear L scored his 10th objective this season versus Air Conditioner Milan

Norwegian midfielder Jens Petter Hauge nabbed a late equaliser to restore a point for Air Conditioner Milan whose bad crowning achievement continued with a 1-1 draw versus 10-man Sampdoria on Saturday.

Milan are 5 points behind leaders Inter who take a trip to Bologna in the future Saturday, with their city competitors likewise having a video game in hand.

“Milan have complicated lives for themselves,” stated coach Stefano Pioli whose side have actually not won in the house in practically 2 months.

“When mentally you can’t get into the game right away then the difficulties of the match increase. Today we paid dearly because we didn’t win.”

Sampdoria had actually controlled the very first half an hour with Milan remaining in the video game thanks to conserves from goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, who rejected Manolo Gabbiadini early and a Morten Thorsby header.

And the hosts were on the back foot after a silly Theo Hernandez pass throughout midfield after 57 minutes enabled veteran Fabio Quagliarella to strike and lob from a range over Donnarumma who ran out his objective.

It was the 38-year-old Quagliarella’s 10th objective this project, reaching double figures for the 5th successive league season, with his 174 Serie An objectives making him the leading scorer active in the Italian leading flight.

Claudio Ranieri’s side went a guy down simply after their objective with Adrien Silva sent after getting a 2nd yellow card for a nasty on Samu Castillejo.

Ante Rebic came off the bench for the hosts and threatened with Hakan Calhanoglu rejected by Sampdoria goalkeeper Emil Audero prior to Hauge broke through beating the competing defence and curling the ball into the corner.

The hosts missed out on a possibility for a late winner with Zlatan Ibrahimovic sending out through for Franck Kessie who rattled the woodwork.

Milan’s push for a very first league title considering that 2011 has actually been struck by their bad house kind with simply 2 triumph of 8 house video games in the league in 2021.

They are 5 points ahead of champs Juventus and Atalanta, who play Torino and Udinese respectively in the future Saturday.

Milan lose ground with draw versus 10-man Sampdoria