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Higuain sent off as Juve win at Milan

Gonzalo Higuain
Higuain left Juve to join Milan in August

Gonzalo Higuain missed a penalty and was sent off against his former side Juventus as AC Milan slumped to a home defeat by the Italian champions.

Mario Mandzukic's header put league leaders Juve ahead after eight minutes.

Higuain had the chance to level from the spot but saw his low effort tipped onto the post by Wojciech Szczesny.

Cristiano Ronaldo settled the points nine minutes from time, before Higuain lost control, picking up two quick yellow cards and raging at the referee.

First the Argentina striker was booked for a foul on Juve defender Medhi Benatia, with his second coming moments later for dissent as he shouted in the match official's face.

Higuain, 30, signed for Milan in August in a loan deal that will be made permanent next year, with Leonardo Bonucci moving the other way.

The man who took his place at Juve, £99.2m signing Ronaldo had just minutes before converted a rebound in the box for his eighth league goal in 12 matches since arriving from Real Madrid.

The Turin club, league champions in each of the past seven seasons, are six points clear of Napoli and unbeaten at the top of Serie A, while Milan are fifth, 13 points behind.

Earlier on Sunday, third-placed Inter Milan were beaten 4-1 at Atalanta while Roma climbed up to sixth with a 4-1 victory at home to Sampdoria.

Line-ups

AC Milan

  • 99Donnarumma
  • 20AbateSubstituted forBoriniat 74'minutesBooked at 87mins
  • 17Zapata
  • 13Romagnoli
  • 68Rodríguez
  • 8Fernández Saez
  • 79Kessié
  • 14BakayokoBooked at 61mins
  • 10CalhanogluSubstituted forLaxaltat 74'minutes
  • 7Castillejo AzuagaSubstituted forCutroneat 62'minutes
  • 9HiguaínBooked at 83mins

Substitutes

  • 2Calabria
  • 4Mauri
  • 11Borini
  • 16Bertolacci
  • 18Montolivo
  • 25Reina
  • 56Simic
  • 63Cutrone
  • 77Halilovic
  • 90Donnarumma
  • 93Laxalt
  • 95Bellanova

Juventus

  • 1Szczesny
  • 20Cancelo
  • 4BenatiaBooked at 34mins
  • 3Chiellini
  • 12Lobo Silva
  • 30Bentancur
  • 5PjanicSubstituted forKhediraat 74'minutes
  • 14Matuidi
  • 10DybalaSubstituted forDouglas Costaat 79'minutes
  • 17Mandzukic
  • 7Cristiano Ronaldo

Substitutes

  • 2De Sciglio
  • 6Khedira
  • 11Douglas Costa
  • 15Barzagli
  • 18Kean
  • 19Bonucci
  • 21Pinsoglio
  • 22Perin
  • 24Rugani
  • 33Bernardeschi
Referee:
Paolo Silvio Mazzoleni

Match Stats

Home TeamAC MilanAway TeamJuventus
Possession
Home41%
Away59%
Shots
Home5
Away15
Shots on Target
Home2
Away6
Corners
Home2
Away5
Fouls
Home16
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Milan 0, Juventus 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Milan 0, Juventus 2.

Foul by Rodrigo Bentancur (Juventus).

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

Attempt missed. João Cancelo (Juventus) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Douglas Costa.

João Cancelo (Juventus) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Diego Laxalt (Milan).

Booking

Fabio Borini (Milan) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Blaise Matuidi (Juventus) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Fabio Borini (Milan).

Foul by Alex Sandro (Juventus).

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

Dismissal

Gonzalo Higuaín (Milan) is shown the red card.

Booking

Gonzalo Higuaín (Milan) is shown the yellow card.

Medhi Benatia (Juventus) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gonzalo Higuaín (Milan).

Goal!

Goal! Milan 0, Juventus 2. Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. João Cancelo (Juventus) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Sami Khedira.

Mario Mandzukic (Juventus) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Franck Kessié (Milan).

Substitution

Substitution, Juventus. Douglas Costa replaces Paulo Dybala.

Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alessio Romagnoli (Milan).

Corner, Milan. Conceded by Giorgio Chiellini.

Attempt missed. Ricardo Rodríguez (Milan) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner. Assisted by Gonzalo Higuaín.

Blaise Matuidi (Juventus) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Franck Kessié (Milan).

Substitution

Substitution, Milan. Fabio Borini replaces Ignazio Abate.

Substitution

Substitution, Juventus. Sami Khedira replaces Miralem Pjanic.

Substitution

Substitution, Milan. Diego Laxalt replaces Hakan Calhanoglu.

Miralem Pjanic (Juventus) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Patrick Cutrone (Milan).

Attempt saved. Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Rodrigo Bentancur.

Corner, Milan. Conceded by João Cancelo.

Mario Mandzukic (Juventus) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Ignazio Abate (Milan).

Attempt missed. Gonzalo Higuaín (Milan) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Corner, Juventus. Conceded by Ignazio Abate.

Rodrigo Bentancur (Juventus) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Tiemoué Bakayoko (Milan).

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 11th November 2018

  • AC MilanAC Milan0JuventusJuventus2
  • AtalantaAtalanta4Inter MilanInter Milan1
  • ChievoChievo2BolognaBologna2
  • EmpoliEmpoli2UdineseUdinese1
  • RomaRoma4SampdoriaSampdoria1
  • SassuoloSassuolo1LazioLazio1

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Juventus1211102681834
2Napoli1291226131328
3Inter Milan1281322101225
4Lazio127141814422
5AC Milan126332116521
6Roma125432215719
7Sassuolo125432017319
8Atalanta125342314918
9Fiorentina124531810817
10Torino124531715217
11Parma125251215-317
12Sampdoria124351615115
13Cagliari123541216-414
14Genoa124261726-914
15SPAL124171119-813
16Bologna122461118-710
17Udinese122371118-79
18Empoli122371221-99
19Frosinone121471025-157
20Chievo120391030-200
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