Nothing to do for Milan, who find their first point in the Champions League but are unable to achieve a success that would certainly have had a different weight. At San Siro it ends only 1-1 with Porto: the initial advantage of Luis Diaz is answered by Mbemba’s own goal favored by Tomori.
Pioli’s team finally drops zero from the standings, but now the hopes of continuing in the Champions League are hanging by a thread. To continue to believe it would be necessary for Atletico Madrid not to win at Anfield against Liverpool in the meantime
Bad and very difficult first half for the Rossoneri, who went behind after a few minutes with Luis Diaz’s goal, never finding the right reaction. Grujic touches the doubling goal a couple of times, with two header shots providentially rejected by an attentive Tatarusanu. Milan showed up for the first time in the 33rd minute and did it with a great left-handed from Giroud’s distance, directed under the intersection and saved very well by Diogo Costa.
In the second half, Pioli’s team tries to change pace, but at 56 ‘he risks collecting the double with Evanilson’s header, which from two steps hits a sensational crossbar on Pepe’s air bank. The Rossoneri were saved and in the 61st minute equalized thanks to Mbemba’s own goal propitiated by Kalulu, who pounced on Diogo Costa’s rebound after Giroud’s shot, finding the Portuguese defender’s deviation worth 1-1.
Milan believes in it and continues to push, even with the entry of fresh forces from the bench. Among these Ibrahimovic, who in the 83rd minute sees a goal canceled for offside by Theo Hernandez author of the cross from the left. In the end nothing happens anymore, the Rossoneri conquer a bitter point and now they just have to hope.
Triple whistle: ends 1-1
The match between Milan and Porto ends 1-1 with Luis Diaz’s goal and Mbemba’s own goal favored by Kalulu. The Rossoneri remove the 0 from the standings, but now the qualification hopes are hanging by a thread.
A goal to Ibrahimovic canceled
83 ‘canceled a goal for offside to Ibrahimovic. The Swede scores after an initial rejection by Diogo Costa, but it’s all in vain for offside
Pioli also throws Ibrahimovic onto the field
For the final quarter of an hour of the match, Stefano Pioli also sends Zlatan Ibrahimovic onto the field to hunt for success. Olivier Giroud, author of a generous game, comes out.
Taremi fails new guest advantage
Incredible opportunity wasted by Taremi in the 71st minute. The Porto striker has on the right the ball of the new host advantage, but wastes it by kicking on the bottom from an excellent position.
Pioli fielded Kessie and Krunic
Double change for Milan in the 68th minute: Pioli inserts Kessie and Krunic in place of Tonali and Brahim Diaz. For Porto instead Sergio Oliveira comes out, giving way to Vitinha. There are twenty minutes to the triple whistle with Milan looking for the goal of the advantage that would reopen the qualification discourse.
Kalulu led to 1-1, Mbemba deflection decisive
At 61 ‘Milan drew 1-1 thanks to Kalulu. On the development of a deflected free-kick, Giroud turns left-handed calling Diogo Costa to the parade. On the rejected Kalulu kicks, who thanks to Mbemba’s decisive deviation signs the equalizer.
The Rossoneri restart from the boarding
The second of Milan-Porto begins at San Siro. The Rossoneri, under a goal, start with the foot pressed on the accelerator immediately scaring the guests with Leao, however caught in an offside position
Milan-Porto 0-1, Diaz’s goal resists at the interval
The first half of Milan-Porto ends. Conceiçao’s team leads 0-1 at San Siro, taking the lead in the 6th minute thanks to a goal from Luis Diaz. Portuguese close to doubling in at least a couple of other situations especially with Grujic, stopped by a providential Tatarusanu. Rossoneri under rhythm and in difficulty, dangerous only in the 33rd minute with Giroud (beautiful save by Diogo Costa). In recovery, Saelemaekers also tries, but with no luck.
Giroud close to draw
At 33 ‘Milan’s first shot arrives and the Rossoneri close to a draw. Giroud tries a left foot from distance, Diogo Costa flies and puts in a corner kick.
Pioli warned for protests
Nervous on the sidelines the Milan coach, Stefano Pioli, who remedies a yellow card for protests. The Rossoneri are unable to change pace.
Tatarusanu still saves Grujic
Porto touched the goal of doubling for the second time: this time it was Grujic, on 16 ‘, who headed the Sergio Oliveira free-kick. Tatarusanu is providential to deflect for a corner. But Milan is dancing behind.
Football: Milan-Porto 0-1, another opportunity for the guests
Porto close to the goal of doubling in the 10 ‘with Otavio, who served by an unleashed Luis Diaz, kicks high from a very inviting position
Immediately Porto goal with Luis Diaz
Porto unlocks the game after less than 6 minutes of play. The white-blue number 7 puts in on Grujic’s assist
The situation in group B
Milan are still at 0 in the Champions League group B. Here is the classic after three days
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Porto official training
These are the eleven owners chosen by Conceiçao: Diogo Costa; Zaidu, Mbemba, Pepe, Joao Mario; Grujic, Sergio Oliveira, Vitinha, Otavio; Luis Diaz, Taremi
Official Milan line-up
These are the 11 men chosen by Stefano Pioli
Tatarusanu; Calabria, Tomori, Romagnoli, Theo Hernandez; Tonali, Bennacer; Saelemaekers, Brahim Diaz, Leao; Giroud