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    Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a beautiful goal in AC Milan's visit to Lecce. But that is not enough to give the Rossoneri the three points because they then conceded and forced a 1-1 draw.

    At the Stadio Via del Mare, on Sunday (1/6/2011) , Milan superior first goal by Ibra at the beginning of the second half. But nine minutes before halftime host is able to equalize through Ruben Olivera use of bait kick corner kick.

    This is the second time Milan failed to achieve maximum results through drama after last week's eight goals in a match that counter-ending Udinese 4-4. Although still in the top of the standings with 41 points, a distance of Milan with its competitors continue to cut.

    Rossoneri are now four points ahead of Napoli and Lazio who sat in second. That must be clearly aware Milan Inter Milan, which even now nine points adrift but still keep the two games remaining.

    The game

    Milan dominated the match in the early minutes. However, strict and disciplined rearguard Lecce make Diavolo Rosso unable to penetrate host defenses.

    Milan's first chance to score came from Gennaro Gattuso's long-distance kick in the 20th minute only deviated from the target. Three minutes later, Alexandre Pato turns to spread threats, but just like Gattuso kick from just outside the penalty box flew over the target.

    Massimiliano Allegri hereinafter protege fail to develop the game. Besides often wrong bait, on the pitch players like Milan did not converge. Lecce lucky Rossoneri also not play well that goalkeeper Marco Amelia did not make a lot of pressure.

    One of the best opportunities for the host came in minute 41 when a thin Grossmuller Carlos free kick just floated over the goalkeeper Milan. Pato's header three minutes before Clarence Seedorf's cross facing sideways from the target area.

    Ibra! Swedish striker almost made Milan the lead. Stabbed himself in the penalty box, Ibrahim made it past two Lecce defender, but his shot failed to lead to a goal because of blocked hosts defender who threw himself in the middle of the penalty box.

    Milan directly ahead quickly in the second half. Match points 48 minutes when Ibrahimovic made a beautiful goal through hard kick from outside the penalty box.

    Get the feed length, Ibrahim interrupted by two Lecce defender. Managed to control the ball with his chest and had glanced toward the goal, he let go with left foot volley which leads to the upper left corner of the goal. Scores changed to 1-0 for Milan.

    Ibrahimovic nearly scored his second goal on 59 minutes when a free kick which he took away from the penalty box leads right into the arms of goalkeeper Rosati.

    Two minutes later Lecce creation that they have the best chances throughout the game. Escaped from pinching two Milan defender in the penalty box, Guillermo Giacomazzi deflect a bouncing ball toward the goal wild. The ball seemed to be into the goal, until Amelia perform rescue brilliantly with one hand.

    Milan made a substitution on 71 minutes, Pato was pulled out and replaced by Antonio Cassano. The entry of attacking power Cassano makes Milan so it's better, some times the new players brought in from Sampdoria that perform the actions of a troublesome defense Lecce.

    But nine minutes before dispersal, the goal Milan just burglarized Ruben Olivera. His first-time shot after receiving feedback that fed a short corner kick through the line of Milan player and rip the nets Amelia. Score changed to 1-1.

    Through acceleration Abate on the right side, Seedorf almost brought Milan back ahead. But the kick in the penalty box driven Lecce defender as he fell. Milan's last chance owned by Ibrahim also wasted, the striker's header in front of goal when facing a free kick soared.

    Team Line-up:

    Lecce: Antonio Rosati; Medina Da Silva Fabiano, Gustavo, Djamel Mesbah, Nenad Tomovic; Carlos Grossmueller, Giuseppe Vives, Ruben Olivera, Gianni Munari; David Di Michele, Neves Capucho Jeda
    AC Milan: Marco Amelia; Thiago Silva, Alessandro Nesta, Daniele Bonera, Ignazio Abate; Massimo Ambrosini, Clarence Seedorf, Mathieu Flamini, Gennaro Gattuso; Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Pato
    Referee: Andrea De Marco


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