Italian Serie A
Hellas VeronaHellas Verona1AC MilanAC Milan3

Verona 1-3 Milan

Keisuke Honda
AC Milan have now won four of their seven Serie A games this season and are five points behind leaders Juventus

Two goals from Keisuke Honda helped AC Milan comfortably defeat Verona to move up to fourth position in Serie A.

An own goal from defender Rafael Marques put Milan ahead, before Honda scored his first goal, firing into the net after Stephan El Shaarawy's pass.

Honda made it 3-0 with his sixth league goal of the season when he finished off a quick counter-attacking move.

Nico Lopez's 25-yard strike pulled a goal back for Verona, who ended with 10 men as Rafael Marquez was sent off.

The former Barcelona defender received two bookings, the second coming in injury time following a foul on Giacomo Bonaventura.

Milan are now five points behind leaders Juventus, the 2013-14 champions, but are the top goalscorers in the division with 16 goals from seven matches.

Honda's brace has also taken him level with Juve striker Carlos Tevez in the individual goalscoring charts.

Keisuke Honda
Keisuke Honda joined AC Milan on a free transfer from CSKA Moscow in January 2014
Verona's Brazilian goalkeeper Rafael saves a shot from AC Milan midfielder Andrea Poli
Fernando Torres
Ex-Chelsea striker Fernando Torres fights for the ball with Verona's Greek defender Evangelos Moras


Hellas Verona

Formation 4-3-3

  • 1Bittencourt Pinheiro
  • 18Moras
  • 4MárquezBooked at 90mins
  • 25Marques Pinto
  • 33AgostiniBooked at 29mins
  • 23IonitaSubstituted forLópezat 72'minutes
  • 77TachtsidisBooked at 90mins
  • 10Hallfredsson
  • 21Gómez TalebSubstituted forMiguel da Silvaat 69'minutes
  • 9Toni
  • 11JankovicSubstituted forCampanharoat 67'minutes


  • 2Rodríguez
  • 5Sorensen
  • 7Saviola
  • 17López
  • 22Benussi
  • 27Valoti
  • 28Brivio
  • 30Campanharo
  • 40González
  • 71Martic
  • 95Gollini
  • 99Miguel da Silva

AC Milan

Formation 4-3-3

  • 32Abbiati
  • 20Abate
  • 33Dias da Costa
  • 13Rami
  • 2De Sciglio
  • 16Poli
  • 15Essien
  • 4Muntari
  • 10HondaBooked at 83minsSubstituted forBoneraat 85'minutes
  • 9TorresSubstituted forMenezat 69'minutes
  • 92El ShaarawySubstituted forBonaventuraat 77'minutes


  • 1Agazzi
  • 7Menez
  • 8Saponara
  • 11Pazzini
  • 17Zapata
  • 19Niang
  • 21Van Ginkel
  • 23López
  • 25Bonera
  • 27Armero
  • 28Bonaventura
  • 81Zaccardo
Paolo Valeri

Match Stats

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  1. Post update

    Match ends, Verona 1, Milan 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Verona 1, Milan 3.

  3. Booking

    Panagiotis Tachtsidis (Verona) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  4. Post update

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

  5. Post update

    Foul by Panagiotis Tachtsidis (Verona).

  6. Dismissal

    Second yellow card to Rafael Márquez (Verona) for a bad foul.

  7. Post update

    Giacomo Bonaventura (Milan) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Rafael Márquez (Verona).

  9. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jérémy Menez (Milan) right footed shot from more than 35 yards misses to the right. Assisted by Sulley Ali Muntari.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Daniele Bonera (Milan).

  11. Post update

    Emil Hallfredsson (Verona) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  12. Post update

    Dangerous play by Sulley Ali Muntari (Milan).

  13. Post update

    Gustavo Campanharo (Verona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  14. Post update

    Nenê (Verona) hits the bar with a right footed shot from very close range. Assisted by Luca Toni with a headed pass.

  15. Post update

    Nenê (Verona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Sulley Ali Muntari (Milan).

  17. Goal!

    Goal! Verona 1, Milan 3. Nico López (Verona) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Vangelis Moras.

  18. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Milan. Daniele Bonera replaces Keisuke Honda.

  20. Post update

    Delay in match Emil Hallfredsson (Verona) because of an injury.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 19th October 2014

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