Serie A: Milan conquers Genoa 3-0

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GENOVA. Milan was in the end too good for Genoa.

GENOVA. Milan was ultimately too much to handle for Genoa with the goal of Z. Ibrahimovic (10′), J. Messias (45′) and J. Messias (61′). Milan took advantage of its superior ball possession (58%).

The match was played at the Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris stadium in Genova on Wednesday and it started at 8:45 pm local time. The referee was Juan Luca Sacchi who had the assistance of Mauro Vivenzi and Alessandro Lo Cicero. The 4th official was Giovanni Ayroldi. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 6.4 degrees Celsius or 43.45 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 76%.​

Match Statistics

Milan was in firm control of the ball 58% while Genoa was struggling with a 42% ball possession.

Milan was more aggressive with 49 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 5 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Milan won the contest.​

Genoa shot 10 times, 2 on target, 8 off target. On the other side, Milan shot 17 times, 5 on target, 12 off target.


Genoa received 2 yellow cards (A. Masiello and N. Rovella). On the opposite side, Milan received 1 yellow card (M. Gabbia).

After playing this contest, Genoa will stay with 10 points to stay in the 18th place. On the other side, Milan will have 35 points like Napoli to stay in the 2nd place.

Match Events

  • 5'

    M. Gabbia

    S. Kjaer

  • 10'

    Z. Ibrahimovic

  • 32'

    M. Gabbia

  • 45'

    J. Messias

  • 46'

    A. Florenzi

    M. Gabbia

  • 46'


    S. Sturaro

  • 60'

    P. Pellegri

    Z. Ibrahimovic

  • 61'

    J. Messias

    B. Diaz

  • 62'

    G. Pandev

    F. Bianchi

  • 62'

    P. Galdames

    M. Badelj

  • 68'

    A. Masiello

  • 73'

    N. Rovella

  • 77'

    T. Bakayoko

    B. Diaz

  • 77'

    A. Saelemaekers

    S. Tonali

  • 77'

    M. Bani

    A. Masiello

  • 78'

    M. Portanova

    N. Rovella

Next match

In the upcoming Serie A match, Genoa will play away with Juventus on the 5th of December with a 20-4 head to head stats in favor of Juventus (6 draws).

Milan will host Salernitana on the 4th of December with a 0-0 head to head stats.

Genoa: Formation and Lineups

Genoa started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

The manager Andriy Shevchenko chose to play with the following team: Salvatore Sirigu (6.0), Zinho Vanheusden (7.1), Andrea Masiello (6.6), Johan Vásquez (7.0), Paolo Ghiglione (7.0), Stefano Sturaro (6.4), Milan Badelj (6.8), Nicolò Rovella (7.4), Andrea Cambiaso (6.8), Flavio Bianchi (6.5) and Caleb Ekuban (6.5).


Genoa made 5 changes: S. Sturaro for Hernani (46′), F. Bianchi for G. Pandev (62′), M. Badelj for P. Galdames (62′), A. Masiello for M. Bani (77′) and N. Rovella for M. Portanova (78′).

Top player: Nicolò Rovella

The player who no doubt impressed Genoa the most was Nicolò Rovella.

His rating is (7.4) with 43 passes (88% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 11. He performed 3 crosses.

Milan: Formation and Lineups

Milan started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the other side, Stefano Pioli played with: Mike Maignan (7.3), Pierre Kalulu (7.3), Simon Kjær, Fikayo Tomori (7.4), Theo Hernández (6.4), Sandro Tonali (7.3), Franck Kessié (6.9), Junior Messias (7.9), Brahim Díaz (6.8), Rade Krunić (6.8) and Zlatan Ibrahimović (7.8).


Milan made 5 changes: S. Kjaer for M. Gabbia (5′), M. Gabbia for A. Florenzi (46′), Z. Ibrahimovic for P. Pellegri (60′), B. Diaz for T. Bakayoko (77′) and S. Tonali for A. Saelemaekers (77′).

Top player: Junior Messias

The player who no doubt impressed Milan the most was Junior Messias.

His rating is (7.9) with 2 goals, 23 passes (65% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 17. He performed 2 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Serie A



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