Serie A: Milan tops Sassuolo 3-0

REGGIO NELL'EMILIA. Milan was ultimately too strong for Sassuolo.


REGGIO NELL’EMILIA. Milan was finally too good for Sassuolo with the goal of O. Giroud (17′), O. Giroud (32′) and F. Kessie (36′).

The match was held at the MAPEI Stadium – Città del Tricolore Stadium in Reggio nell’Emilia on Sunday and this began at 4:00 pm UTC. The referee was Daniele Doveri with the help of Daniele Bindoni and Davide Imperiale. The 4th official was Marco Piccinini. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot around 28.2 degrees Celsius or 82.78 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 58%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Sassuolo was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Milan that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.

Milan was more aggressive with 46 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 14 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Milan won the match.​

Sassuolo shot 15 times, 2 on target, 13 off target. On the other side, Milan shot 19 times, 14 on target, 5 off target.


Sassuolo received 2 yellow cards (M. Lopez and G. Kyriakopoulos). On the other side, Milan received 1 yellow card (S. Tonali).

After this match, Sassuolo will stay with 50 points like Torino to stay in the 11th place. On the opposite side, Milan will have 83 points to stay in the 1st place.

Match Events

  • 17'

    O. Giroud

    R. Leao

  • 32'

    O. Giroud

    R. Leao

  • 34'

    S. Tonali

  • 36'

    F. Kessie

    R. Leao

  • 37'

    M. Lopez

  • 46'

    F. Magnanelli

    M. Lopez

  • 46'

    I. Bennacer

    S. Tonali

  • 53'

    G. Kyriakopoulos

  • 58'

    H. J. Traore

    D. Frattesi

  • 67'

    G. Defrel

    D. Berardi

  • 72'

    Z. Ibrahimovic

    O. Giroud

  • 73'

    B. Diaz

    R. Krunic

  • 81'

    A. Florenzi

    A. Saelemaekers

  • 81'

    A. Romagnoli

    F. Tomori

  • 82'

    F. Peluso

    G. M. Ferrari

  • 82'

    G. Satalino

    A. Consigli

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Sassuolo: Formation and Lineups

Sassuolo started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Alessio Dionisi chose to play with the following team: Andrea Consigli (7.7), Mert Müldür (5.9), Kaan Ayhan (6.7), Gian Marco Ferrari (6.1), Giorgos Kyriakopoulos (6.2), Davide Frattesi (6.6), Maxime López (6.1), Matheus Henrique (6.4), Domenico Berardi (7.3), Gianluca Scamacca (6.1) and Giacomo Raspadori (6.5).


Sassuolo made 5 changes: M. Lopez for F. Magnanelli (46′), D. Frattesi for H. J. Traore (58′), D. Berardi for G. Defrel (67′), G. M. Ferrari for F. Peluso (82′) and A. Consigli for G. Satalino (82′).

Best player: Andrea Consigli

The player that probably impressed the most for Sassuolo was the goalkeeper: Andrea Consigli. His rating is 7.65. He performed 7 saves.

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 (7.1), Davide Calabria (6.9), Pierre Kalulu (7.5), Fikayo Tomori (6.9), Theo Hernández (7.7), Sandro Tonali (6.8), Franck Kessié (7.8), Alexis Saelemaekers (7.4), Rade Krunić (6.7), Rafael Leão (8.2) and Olivier Giroud (8.4).


Milan made 5 changes: S. Tonali for I. Bennacer (46′), O. Giroud for Z. Ibrahimovic (72′), R. Krunic for B. Diaz (73′), A. Saelemaekers for A. Florenzi (81′) and F. Tomori for A. Romagnoli (81′).

Top player: Olivier Giroud

The player who no doubt impressed Milan the most was Olivier Giroud.

His rating is (8.4) with 2 goals, 16 passes (56% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 6.

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