Italian Serie A
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Milan 1-2 Fiorentina

AC Milan's Kaka and Mario Balotelli

AC Milan were jeered off the San Siro pitch after suffering their fifth defeat of the Serie A season at the hands of visitors Fiorentina.

Fiorentina moved into fourth, before Sunday's matches, thanks to Juan Vargas's heavily deflected free kick and Borja Valero's cool finish.

Massimiliano Allegri's side are 11th with 12 points from their 11 games.

Meanwhile, Rafael Benitez's Napoli won 2-1 at home against Catania to move within two points of leaders Roma.

Spanish forward Jose Callejon put Benitez's side ahead with a stunning left-foot curler and their lead was doubled by Slovakia midfielder Marek Hamsik's first-time shot.

Defending champions Juventus are level with Napoli - both having won nine of their 11 matches - after Paul Pogba netted the decisive goal in a 1-0 win at Parma.

Roma, who became the first Serie A team to win their opening 10 matches on Thursday, can reopen a five-point gap when they travel to Torino on Sunday.

Line-ups

AC Milan

  • 59Vasconcellos Ferreira
  • 20Abate
  • 21Constant
  • 34de Jong
  • 81Zaccardo
  • 17Zapata
  • 18Montolivo
  • 4MuntariSubstituted forSaponaraat 69'minutes
  • 45BalotelliBooked at 61mins
  • 14BirsaSubstituted forNiangat 57'minutes
  • 22Dos Santos Leite

Substitutes

  • 1Amelia
  • 7de Souza
  • 8Saponara
  • 9Matri
  • 16Poli
  • 24Cristante
  • 28Emanuelson
  • 32Abbiati
  • 33Vergara
  • 78Niang

Fiorentina

  • 1Murara Neto
  • 40Tomovic
  • 23Pasqual
  • 21AmbrosiniSubstituted forVecinoat 34'minutes
  • 2Rodríguez
  • 15Savic
  • 10AquilaniBooked at 50mins
  • 20Valero Iglesias
  • 49RossiSubstituted forSánchez Rodríguezat 68'minutes
  • 30Matos SantosBooked at 29minsSubstituted forOlivera da Rosaat 90+1'minutes
  • 66Vargas

Substitutes

  • 3Alonso
  • 4Roncaglia
  • 5Compper
  • 9Rebic
  • 12Lupatelli
  • 17Sánchez Rodríguez
  • 18Vecino
  • 27Wolski
  • 77Iakovenko
  • 78Munúa
  • 83Olivera da Rosa
Referee:
Paolo Silvio Mazzoleni
Attendance:
44,261

Match Stats

Home TeamAC MilanAway TeamFiorentina
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home17
Away4
Shots on Target
Home0
Away2
Corners
Home10
Away3
Fouls
Home19
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Milan 0, Fiorentina 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Milan 0, Fiorentina 2.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Fiorentina. Conceded by Ignazio Abate.

  4. Substitution

    Substitution, Fiorentina. Ruben Olivera replaces Ryder Matos.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Cristian Zapata (Milan).

  6. Post update

    Joaquín (Fiorentina) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Matias Vecino (Fiorentina) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Borja Valero.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ryder Matos (Fiorentina) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

  9. Post update

    Dangerous play by Nigel de Jong (Milan).

  10. Post update

    Matias Vecino (Fiorentina) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  11. Post update

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

  12. Post update

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

  13. Post update

    Foul by Borja Valero (Fiorentina).

  14. Post update

    Foul by M'Baye Niang (Milan).

  15. Post update

    Manuel Pasqual (Fiorentina) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Post update

    Attempt missed. Riccardo Saponara (Milan) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Ignazio Abate.

  17. Goal!

    Goal! Milan 0, Fiorentina 2. Borja Valero (Fiorentina) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner.

  18. Post update

    Corner, Fiorentina. Conceded by Riccardo Montolivo.

  19. Post update

    Hand ball by Ignazio Abate (Milan).

  20. Post update

    Foul by Cristian Zaccardo (Milan).

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 2nd November 2013

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