The Rossoneri have finally found their form, as evident in their 3-0 win over Palermo. Every single player put in a good performance, even Bonera wasn’t bad. The real reason we won is that there was movement and energy, which was lacking in the previous games. The younger midfielders Aquilani and Nocerino proved that Seedorf, Gattuso, Ambrosini and others can’t play forever. It’s about time Milan put in a total team performance like this.
The match started out well, with Milan looking energetic right from the whistle. There were a couple of early attacks. Cassano had a early chance after a mistake, but dragged his shot just wide.
Milan continued to hold possession, while Palermo didn’t allow them much. Ibrahimovic had an excellent opportunity to score after another mistake by the Palermo defense, but couldn’t beat Tzorvas in a one-on-one.
Another great chance was missed for Milan as Robinho forced two good saves in quick succession from Tzorvas.
Two minutes later came the breakthrough. Ibrahimovic lobbed a cross to Aquilani who headed it across goal for Nocerino to tap in from close range. The former Palermo player showed true class as he refused to celebrate against his former side.
The Rossoneri came out in the second half just as hungry for goals. They immediately continued where they left off and were rewarded in the 57′ as Robinho slotted past Tzorvas from an Ibrahimovic assist to give Milan their second.
In the 63′, Cassano fired the third into the bottom right corner after a pass from Abate squeaked through to the middle of the box.
Milan dominated the entire match, and certainly deserved this result. After Milan’s lethargic and very un-energetic start to the campaign, the sleeping giants have now waken up. And they’re ready to destroy anything in their path. Now we just have to hope they can continue to play like this. If they do, the 19th Scudetto may be near.
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