Italian Serie A
Udinese2AC Milan3

Udinese 2-3 AC Milan

Mario Balotelli
Mario Balotelli scored his first goal since his loan move from Liverpool

Mario Balotelli scored his first goal since rejoining AC Milan as Udinese slipped into the relegation zone after a fourth straight loss.

Liverpool loanee Balotelli broke the deadlock with a superb free-kick.

Giacomo Bonaventura volleyed in and Cristian Zapata added a header to extend Milan's lead before half-time.

But the visitors had to withstand a stern fightback as goals from Emmanuel Badu and Duvan Zapata set up a nervy finish for Sinisa Mihajlovic's side.

Milan have now won three of their five league matches under new coach Mihajlovic.

They move up to fourth in the table, behind city rivals Inter, Torino and Fiorentina.

Line-ups

Udinese

  • 31Karnezis
  • 2WaguéBooked at 53mins
  • 11Domizzi
  • 89PirisBooked at 31minsSubstituted forZapataat 45'minutes
  • 21Andrade dos Santos
  • 7Badu
  • 16IturraBooked at 39minsSubstituted forde Mattos Filhoat 84'minutesBooked at 86mins
  • 8Bruno FernandesBooked at 90mins
  • 53Nassir Al-TameemiSubstituted forPasqualeat 73'minutes
  • 77Théréau
  • 10Di Natale

Substitutes

  • 5Larangeira
  • 9Zapata
  • 13Insúa
  • 18Perica
  • 23de Mattos Filho
  • 26Pasquale
  • 27Widmer
  • 30Da Silva Dal Belo
  • 32Camigliano
  • 74Aguirre
  • 75Heurtaux
  • 90Romo
  • 97Meret

AC Milan

  • 1López
  • 96CalabriaBooked at 18minsSubstituted forDias da Costaat 49'minutes
  • 17ZapataBooked at 70mins
  • 13Romagnoli
  • 2De Sciglio
  • 18Montolivo
  • 34de Jong
  • 10HondaSubstituted forPoliat 64'minutes
  • 28Bonaventura
  • 45BalotelliBooked at 15mins
  • 70BaccaSubstituted forDe Souza da Silvaat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Mauri
  • 8Fernández Saez
  • 9De Souza da Silva
  • 11Cerci
  • 15Ely
  • 16Poli
  • 23Nocerino
  • 32Abbiati
  • 33Dias da Costa
  • 51Llamas Acuna
  • 73Locatelli
  • 99Donnarumma
Referee:
Daniele Doveri
Attendance:
16,500

Match Stats

Home TeamUdineseAway TeamAC Milan
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home11
Away9
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home7
Away1
Fouls
Home24
Away21

Live Text

Match ends, Udinese 2, Milan 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Udinese 2, Milan 3.

Giacomo Bonaventura (Milan) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Marquinho (Udinese).

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Bruno Fernandes (Udinese).

Riccardo Montolivo (Milan) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Marquinho (Udinese).

Attempt missed. Molla Wagué (Udinese) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Antonio Di Natale with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Udinese. Conceded by Diego López.

Attempt saved. Bruno Fernandes (Udinese) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Edenilson.

Corner, Udinese. Conceded by Mattia De Sciglio.

Attempt blocked. Edenilson (Udinese) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Cyril Théréau with a headed pass.

Foul by Mattia De Sciglio (Milan).

Duván Zapata (Udinese) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Mario Balotelli (Milan).

Duván Zapata (Udinese) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Mario Balotelli (Milan) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Emmanuel Badu (Udinese).

Booking

Marquinho (Udinese) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Marquinho (Udinese).

Foul by Giacomo Bonaventura (Milan).

Emmanuel Badu (Udinese) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Udinese. Marquinho replaces Manuel Iturra.

Luiz Adriano (Milan) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Maurizio Domizzi (Udinese).

Foul by Mattia De Sciglio (Milan).

Emmanuel Badu (Udinese) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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

Foul by Molla Wagué (Udinese).

Substitution

Substitution, Milan. Luiz Adriano replaces Carlos Bacca.

Foul by Alex (Milan).

Cyril Théréau (Udinese) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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

Foul by Duván Zapata (Udinese).

Foul by Mattia De Sciglio (Milan).

Duván Zapata (Udinese) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Alessio Romagnoli (Milan).

Cyril Théréau (Udinese) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Udinese. Giovanni Pasquale replaces Ali Adnan.

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Scores, Results & Fixtures

Tuesday 22nd September 2015

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