Italian Serie A
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Milan 0-2 Palermo

Fernando Torres

AC Milan missed the chance to go third in Serie A as visiting Palmero inflicted just a second defeat on coach Filippo Inzaghi.

An own goal from Cristian Zapata and Paulo Dybala's strike within the space of three first-half minutes earned the Sicilians a first league away win of the campaign.

Zapata headed a corner into his own net before Dybala fired into the corner.

Fernando Torres headed wide for the hapless hosts after the break.

Milan went into the match on the back of a six-match unbeaten run but, following two straight draws, the loss leaves them nine points behind leaders Juventus in seventh.

The Rossoneri ended last campaign in eighth, 45 points behind the champions Juventus, and they looked a long way off challenging for honours again with a dismal display.

Inzaghi's men went into the match with the best attacking record in Serie A but rarely troubled a resolute Palermo as the visitors moved up to 13th in the table.

Only saves by goalkeeper Diego Lopez from Dybala and Franco Vazquez prevented Palermo from being even more convincing winners.

Filippo Inzaghi
Filippo Inzaghi was appointed Milan coach in the summer
AC Milan v Palermo
AC Milan have score two more own goals in Serie A this season than anyone else
Jeremy Menez
Palermo have won their third away game in 27 Serie A matches against AC Milan

Line-ups

AC Milan

  • 23López
  • 20Abate
  • 33AlexSubstituted forZapataat 3'minutes
  • 13RamiBooked at 88mins
  • 2De Sciglio
  • 16PoliSubstituted forEl Shaarawyat 45'minutesBooked at 51mins
  • 34de JongBooked at 17mins
  • 8Saponara
  • 10HondaSubstituted forPazziniat 68'minutes
  • 9Torres
  • 7Menez

Substitutes

  • 1Agazzi
  • 11Pazzini
  • 14Albertazzi
  • 15Essien
  • 17Zapata
  • 19Niang
  • 21Van Ginkel
  • 25Bonera
  • 27Armero
  • 32Abbiati
  • 81Zaccardo
  • 92El Shaarawy

Palermo

  • 70Sorrentino
  • 6Muñoz
  • 12GonzalezBooked at 15mins
  • 4AndjelkovicBooked at 45mins
  • 89MorganellaBooked at 19mins
  • 25MarescaSubstituted forN'Goyiat 68'minutes
  • 8Barreto
  • 7Lazaar
  • 15Bolzoni
  • 20VázquezSubstituted forBelottiat 86'minutes
  • 9DybalaSubstituted forQuaisonat 88'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Ujkani
  • 2Vitiello
  • 3Pisano
  • 10Pereira Silva
  • 14Della Rocca
  • 17N'Goyi
  • 18Chochev
  • 19Terzi
  • 21Quaison
  • 23Feddal
  • 33Daprelà
  • 99Belotti
Referee:
Andrea Gervasoni
Attendance:
28,272

Match Stats

Home TeamAC MilanAway TeamPalermo
Possession
Home63%
Away37%
Shots
Home14
Away13
Shots on Target
Home3
Away7
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home10
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Milan 0, Palermo 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Milan 0, Palermo 2.

Nigel de Jong (Milan) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Andrea Belotti (Palermo).

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

Foul by Robin Quaison (Palermo).

Attempt blocked. Andrea Belotti (Palermo) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Adil Rami (Milan).

Edgar Barreto (Palermo) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Palermo. Robin Quaison replaces Paulo Dybala.

Booking

Adil Rami (Milan) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Adil Rami (Milan).

Michel Morganella (Palermo) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Palermo. Andrea Belotti replaces Franco Vázquez.

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

Dangerous play by Edgar Barreto (Palermo).

Attempt saved. Franco Vázquez (Palermo) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Francesco Bolzoni.

Corner, Milan. Conceded by Ezequiel Muñoz.

Foul by Mattia De Sciglio (Milan).

Michel Morganella (Palermo) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Nigel de Jong (Milan) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Giampaolo Pazzini (Milan) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Granddi N'Goyi (Palermo).

Foul by Jérémy Menez (Milan).

Ezequiel Muñoz (Palermo) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Giampaolo Pazzini (Milan) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Granddi N'Goyi (Palermo).

Attempt missed. Fernando Torres (Milan) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Riccardo Saponara with a cross.

Attempt missed. Fernando Torres (Milan) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Ignazio Abate.

Attempt saved. Stephan El Shaarawy (Milan) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Mattia De Sciglio (Milan) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Michel Morganella (Palermo).

Substitution

Substitution, Milan. Giampaolo Pazzini replaces Keisuke Honda.

Substitution

Substitution, Palermo. Granddi N'Goyi replaces Enzo Maresca.

Foul by Jérémy Menez (Milan).

Michel Morganella (Palermo) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Jérémy Menez (Milan) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Mattia De Sciglio.

Corner, Milan. Conceded by Giancarlo Gonzalez.

Attempt blocked. Riccardo Saponara (Milan) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Fernando Torres (Milan) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Mattia De Sciglio with a cross.

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