Serie A: Roma 1:2 AC Milan - match report
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Scorers: Kessie pen 43 (M), Veretout 50 (R), Rebic 58 (M)
Milan won a potentially decisive match to keep up with Inter, as Franck Kessie’s penalty and an Ante Rebic stunner secured the 2-1 result and Roma’s first home defeat of the season.
This was a head-to-head for the top three places, with both teams fatigued after Thursday’s Europa League exploits. With Chris Smalling, Roger Ibanez, Davide Santon, Edin Dzeko and Nicolò Zaniolo injured, plus Marash Kumbulla ready at best for the bench, it was again a makeshift Giallorossi defence. The Rossoneri missed Ismael Bennacer and Mario Mandzukic, but Stefano Pioli decided to drop Alessio Romagnoli following recent poor performances, starting Chelsea loanee Fikayo Tomori.
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