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Milan 1- 0 Napoli: Player Ratings

Start

Theo Hernandez’s first half strike was the difference-maker as Milan held on to beat Napoli 1-0 at San Siro.

 

AC Milan

Maignan: Dealt well with all that was asked of him. 6/10.

Calabria: Solid display until the full-back came off injured after 35 minutes. 6/10.

Kjær: The experienced defender ensured Milan kept their clean sheet. 6/10.

Gabbia: Defended well throughout, did particularly well denying Raspadori late on. 7/10.

Hernandez: Composed a finish to win the game for Milan, his typical driving runs helped support Leao throughout. 8/10.

Bennacer: Solid display from the midfielder, moved the ball intelligently. 6.5/10.

Adli: Picked up a lot of loose balls in midfield but did struggle to pick the right pass at times. 6/10.

Pulisic: Made a lot of effort to get on the ball but struggled in 1v1 situations. 6/10.

Loftus-Cheek: Moved the ball well and successfully provided support to Giroud. 6/10.

Leao: Well-weighted ball for Hernandez’s goal, his powerful running gave Napoli defenders a lot to think about. 8/10.

Giroud: Displayed intelligent link-up play and caused problems in the Napoli box. 6.5/10

 

Substitutions:

Florenzi: Came on for injured Calabria in the first half, and defended well against Kvaratshkelia in 1v1s. 6.5/10.

Musa: Good pass for a Leao’s chance late on. 6/10.

Simic: N/A

Jovic: N/A

Giminez: N/A

 


Napoli

Gollini: Made several good saves, and demonstrated good distribution. 6.5/10.

Jesus: Defended OK and made several fouls leading to his yellow card. 5.5/10.

Rrahmani: Did well to deny Loftus Cheek in the second half. 6/10.

Østigard: The goal came down his side and was subbed at halftime. 5.5/10.

Mazzocchi: Did well defending Pulisic and put in many good crosses. 6.5/10.

Zielinski: Unnoticed in midfield. 5.5/10

Lobotka: Tidy on the ball, allowed Hernandez to run off him for the goal. 5.5/10

Anguissa: Combatative performance in the heart of midfield. 6/10.

Di Lorenzo: Worked hard defensively on the right-hand side. 6/10.

Kvaratskhelia: Set up Simeone up for a good chance 10 minutes in, with constant endeavour throughout. 6.5/10.

Simeone: Missed a good chance early on and subbed off 10 minutes after the break. 5.5/10.

 

Substitutions:

Politano: Came on at half time and was dangerous cutting in on his right foot. 6.5/10.

Raspadori: Much more effective than Someone, moved the ball well. 6/10.

Lindstrom: Dangerous balls coming in from the left. 6.5/10.

Olivera: N/A

Ngonge: N/A

Jack Harding

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