Italian Serie A
Cesena1AC Milan1

Cesena 1-1 Milan

AC Milan celebrate Adil Rami's equaliser at Cesena
French defender Adil Rami's first goal of the season earned a point for Milan

AC Milan's mixed start to the Serie A season continued as they survived a numerical disadvantage to draw 1-1 at newly promoted Cesena.

Cesena took an early lead when Milan keeper Christian Abbiati - replacing the injured Diego Lopez - fumbled a simple save for Davide Succi to tap in.

Milan levelled shortly after when Adil Rami headed in Keisuke Honda's corner.

Cristian Zapata saw red for denying Gregoire Defrel a clear scoring chance but Milan held on for a point.

Cesena's Stefano Lucchini thought he had snatched a last-gasp victory for the home side, but the referee had already stopped play for Emmanuel Cascione's push on Mattia De Sciglio.

Milan are sixth having won two and drawn two under club legend Filippo Inzaghi, who took charge in the summer.

But the 18-time Italian champions are already seven points adrift of leaders Juventus and Roma after their 100% winning starts.

Line-ups

Cesena

  • 1Leali
  • 25CapelliSubstituted forPericoat 72'minutes
  • 14Volta
  • 6Lucchini
  • 33RenzettiBooked at 57mins
  • 34CascioneBooked at 21mins
  • 77Eduardo de AraujoSubstituted forDe Feudisat 45'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 10CoppolaBooked at 17mins
  • 11Brienza
  • 89Marilungo
  • 19SucciSubstituted forDefrelat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Mazzotta
  • 5Giorgi
  • 7Carbonero
  • 8De Feudis
  • 9Rodriguez
  • 15Krajnc
  • 18Djuric
  • 24Perico
  • 30Agliardi
  • 61Garritano
  • 81Bressan
  • 92Defrel

AC Milan

  • 32Abbiati
  • 20Abate
  • 13Rami
  • 17ZapataBooked at 73mins
  • 2De Sciglio
  • 34de JongBooked at 69mins
  • 16PoliSubstituted forEssienat 72'minutes
  • 10HondaSubstituted forAlexat 75'minutes
  • 7Menez
  • 28BonaventuraBooked at 44mins
  • 9TorresSubstituted forPazziniat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Agazzi
  • 4Muntari
  • 5Mexes
  • 11Pazzini
  • 14Albertazzi
  • 15Essien
  • 19Niang
  • 25Bonera
  • 27Armero
  • 33Alex
  • 66Gori
  • 92El Shaarawy
Referee:
Marco Guida
Attendance:
22,027

Match Stats

Home TeamCesenaAway TeamAC Milan
Possession
Home40%
Away60%
Shots
Home10
Away11
Shots on Target
Home2
Away4
Corners
Home4
Away9
Fouls
Home14
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Cesena 1, Milan 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Cesena 1, Milan 1.

Foul by Alex (Milan).

Massimo Volta (Cesena) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Giuseppe De Feudis (Cesena) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Giuseppe De Feudis (Cesena).

Attempt missed. Franco Brienza (Cesena) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Gabriele Perico.

Mattia De Sciglio (Milan) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Emmanuel Cascione (Cesena).

Corner, Cesena. Conceded by Giacomo Bonaventura.

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

Foul by Gregoire Defrel (Cesena).

Attempt missed. Giampaolo Pazzini (Milan) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Giacomo Bonaventura with a cross.

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

Manuel Coppola (Cesena).

Attempt blocked. Franco Brienza (Cesena) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Giampaolo Pazzini (Milan).

Stefano Lucchini (Cesena) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Milan. Alex replaces Keisuke Honda.

Attempt missed. Franco Brienza (Cesena) left footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Dismissal

Cristian Zapata (Milan) is shown the red card.

Foul by Cristian Zapata (Milan).

Gregoire Defrel (Cesena) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Cesena. Gabriele Perico replaces Daniele Capelli.

Attempt missed. Manuel Coppola (Cesena) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Francesco Renzetti.

Substitution

Substitution, Milan. Michael Essien replaces Andrea Poli.

Substitution

Substitution, Milan. Giampaolo Pazzini replaces Fernando Torres.

Booking

Nigel de Jong (Milan) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Nigel de Jong (Milan).

Franco Brienza (Cesena) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Giuseppe De Feudis (Cesena) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Emmanuel Cascione.

Substitution

Substitution, Cesena. Gregoire Defrel replaces Davide Succi.

Attempt missed. Fernando Torres (Milan) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Mattia De Sciglio with a cross.

Corner, Milan. Conceded by Daniele Capelli.

Foul by Nigel de Jong (Milan).

Manuel Coppola (Cesena) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Booking

Francesco Renzetti (Cesena) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Francesco Renzetti (Cesena).

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Sunday 28th September 2014

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