Italian Serie A
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Milan 2-0 Napoli

Giacomo Bonaventura scores

AC Milan moved above Napoli into sixth place in the Serie A table with victory over Rafael Benitez's side.

Jeremy Menez gave the hosts the lead when he raced past two Napoli defenders to find the corner of the net.

Giacomo Bonaventura sealed victory for Filippo Inzaghi's side with a header in the second half.

Although Andrea Poli and Riccardo Montolivo wasted chances to increase their lead, Milan moved to within two points of the Champions League places.

Line-ups

AC Milan

  • 23López
  • 25BoneraBooked at 45mins
  • 5Mexes
  • 13RamiSubstituted forZapataat 66'minutes
  • 27Armero
  • 16PoliBooked at 64minsSubstituted forMuntariat 77'minutes
  • 34de Jong
  • 18MontolivoBooked at 20minsSubstituted forEssienat 86'minutes
  • 10Honda
  • 7Menez
  • 28Bonaventura

Substitutes

  • 1Agazzi
  • 4Muntari
  • 8Saponara
  • 11Pazzini
  • 14Albertazzi
  • 15Essien
  • 17Zapata
  • 32Abbiati
  • 81Zaccardo
  • 92El Shaarawy

Napoli

  • 1Barbosa
  • 16Mesto
  • 33AlbiolBooked at 58mins
  • 26Koulibaly
  • 31GhoulamBooked at 45mins
  • 19López Silva
  • 8Frello FilhoSubstituted forHamsikat 61'minutes
  • 7Callejón
  • 6de GuzmánSubstituted forGarganoat 77'minutes
  • 14MertensSubstituted forZapataat 72'minutes
  • 9Higuaín

Substitutes

  • 4Henrique
  • 5Britos
  • 15Colombo
  • 17Hamsik
  • 45Andujar
  • 77Gargano
  • 88Inler
  • 91Zapata
Referee:
Antonio Damato
Attendance:
35,867

Match Stats

Home TeamAC MilanAway TeamNapoli
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home11
Away14
Shots on Target
Home3
Away7
Corners
Home3
Away5
Fouls
Home12
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Milan 2, Napoli 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Milan 2, Napoli 0.

Foul by Gonzalo Higuaín (Napoli).

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

Attempt saved. Duván Zapata (Napoli) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by David López with a headed pass.

Attempt missed. José Callejón (Napoli) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Giandomenico Mesto with a cross.

Foul by Faouzi Ghoulam (Napoli).

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

Attempt saved. Gonzalo Higuaín (Napoli) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Milan. Michael Essien replaces Riccardo Montolivo.

Attempt blocked. Keisuke Honda (Milan) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Riccardo Montolivo.

Jérémy Menez (Milan) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Giandomenico Mesto (Napoli).

Offside, Milan. Philippe Mexes tries a through ball, but Nigel de Jong is caught offside.

Jérémy Menez (Milan) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by David López (Napoli).

Attempt missed. Duván Zapata (Napoli) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Raúl Albiol following a corner.

Attempt missed. Raúl Albiol (Napoli) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by José Callejón following a corner.

Corner, Napoli. Conceded by Daniele Bonera.

Attempt blocked. José Callejón (Napoli) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Gonzalo Higuaín.

Attempt missed. Gonzalo Higuaín (Napoli) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Napoli. Walter Gargano replaces Jonathan de Guzmán.

Substitution

Substitution, Milan. Sulley Ali Muntari replaces Andrea Poli.

Attempt missed. Andrea Poli (Milan) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Giacomo Bonaventura with a cross.

Hand ball by Duván Zapata (Napoli).

Corner, Napoli. Conceded by Pablo Armero.

Substitution

Substitution, Napoli. Duván Zapata replaces Dries Mertens.

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

Foul by Gonzalo Higuaín (Napoli).

Corner, Napoli. Conceded by Giacomo Bonaventura.

Substitution

Substitution, Milan. Cristian Zapata replaces Adil Rami because of an injury.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Adil Rami (Milan) because of an injury.

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

Foul by José Callejón (Napoli).

Booking

Andrea Poli (Milan) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Andrea Poli (Milan).

Gonzalo Higuaín (Napoli) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Milan. Conceded by Kalidou Koulibaly.

Attempt blocked. Jérémy Menez (Milan) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Andrea Poli.

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