Italian Serie A
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Livorno 2-2 Milan

Mario Balotelli equalises

Mario Balotelli scored twice as AC Milan came from behind to draw with Livorno.

The Italy international put the visitors ahead early on, converting Kaka's pass but Luca Siligardi levelled from the edge of the box after cutting inside to fire home with his left foot.

Struggling Livorno then went ahead thanks to a goal from Brazilian Paulinho after 58 minutes.

But Balotelli rescued a late point with a 20-yard free-kick.

The result put Milan up to eighth in the table as the pressure remains on coach Massimiliano Allegri. Tuscan club Livorno are now 16th in Serie A.

After only 15 games, 18-time Italian champions and seven-time European Cup winners AC Milan are already 22 points off leaders Juventus and closer to the bottom of the table than the top.

Line-ups

Livorno

  • 1Bardi
  • 28Schiattarella
  • 15MbayeBooked at 77minsSubstituted forLambrughiat 90+2'minutes
  • 17Ceccherini
  • 23EmersonBooked at 30mins
  • 85CodaBooked at 20mins
  • 27BiagiantiBooked at 9mins
  • 41DuncanSubstituted forRinaudoat 90+4'minutes
  • 9Sergio BetaninBooked at 69mins
  • 26SiligardiSubstituted forGrecoat 76'minutes
  • 10Luci

Substitutes

  • 3Gemiti
  • 5Decarli
  • 7Belingheri
  • 11Lambrughi
  • 14Mosquera
  • 19Greco
  • 20Emeghara
  • 22Anania
  • 24Benassi
  • 29Borja
  • 33Valentini
  • 77Rinaudo

Milan

  • 59Vasconcellos Ferreira
  • 16PoliSubstituted forDe Sciglioat 75'minutes
  • 28Emanuelson
  • 34de Jong
  • 17Zapata
  • 5MexesBooked at 90mins
  • 23NocerinoSubstituted forNiangat 59'minutes
  • 18Montolivo
  • 45Balotelli
  • 14BirsaSubstituted forEl Shaarawyat 38'minutesBooked at 52mins
  • 22Kaká

Substitutes

  • 2De Sciglio
  • 8Saponara
  • 9Matri
  • 24Cristante
  • 25Bonera
  • 32Abbiati
  • 35Coppola
  • 78Niang
  • 81Zaccardo
  • 92El Shaarawy
Referee:
Marco Guida

Match Stats

Home TeamLivornoAway TeamMilan
Possession
Home34%
Away66%
Shots
Home18
Away11
Shots on Target
Home7
Away4
Corners
Home6
Away2
Fouls
Home15
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Livorno 2, Milan 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Livorno 2, Milan 2.

Substitution

Substitution, Livorno. Leandro Rinaudo replaces Alfred Duncan.

Substitution

Substitution, Livorno. Alessandro Lambrughi replaces Ibrahima Mbaye because of an injury.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Ibrahima Mbaye (Livorno) because of an injury.

Attempt saved. Alfred Duncan (Livorno) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Leandro Greco (Livorno) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Pasquale Schiattarella.

Booking

Philippe Mexes (Milan) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Philippe Mexes (Milan).

Alfred Duncan (Livorno) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Mario Balotelli (Milan) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box. Assisted by Riccardo Montolivo.

Goal!

Goal! Livorno 2, Milan 2. Mario Balotelli (Milan) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the top right corner.

Mario Balotelli (Milan) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Andrea Coda (Livorno).

Foul by Mattia De Sciglio (Milan).

Paulinho (Livorno) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Offside, Milan. Kaká tries a through ball, but Nigel de Jong is caught offside.

Booking

Ibrahima Mbaye (Livorno) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

M'Baye Niang (Milan) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Ibrahima Mbaye (Livorno).

Substitution

Substitution, Livorno. Leandro Greco replaces Luca Siligardi.

Substitution

Substitution, Milan. Mattia De Sciglio replaces Andrea Poli.

Attempt missed. Luca Siligardi (Livorno) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Pasquale Schiattarella following a fast break.

Attempt saved. Luca Siligardi (Livorno) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Paulinho.

Offside, Livorno. Alfred Duncan tries a through ball, but Paulinho is caught offside.

Attempt missed. M'Baye Niang (Milan) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Kaká with a through ball.

Booking

Paulinho (Livorno) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Gabriel (Milan) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Paulinho (Livorno).

Foul by Cristian Zapata (Milan).

Paulinho (Livorno) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Ibrahima Mbaye (Livorno) because of an injury.

Delay in match M'Baye Niang (Milan) because of an injury.

Foul by M'Baye Niang (Milan).

Ibrahima Mbaye (Livorno) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt saved. M'Baye Niang (Milan) header from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Riccardo Montolivo with a cross.

M'Baye Niang (Milan) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Ibrahima Mbaye (Livorno).

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