Milan celebrate 2-1 victory against Bologna

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Technical card:
Bologna: Gianluigi Donnarumma, Davide Calabria, Alessio Romagnoli, Fikayo Tomori, Theo Hernandez, Alexis Saelemaekers, Sandro Tonali, Rafael Leao, Franck Kessie, Ante Rebic and Zlatan Ibrahimovic
AC Milan: Lukasz Skorupski, Takehiro Tomiyasu, Adama Soumaoro, Danilo, Mitchell Dijks, Riccardo Orsolini, Nicolas Dominguez, Roberto Soriano, Jerdy Schouten, Nicola Sansone and Musa Barrow
Stadium: the Renato Dall’ara Stadium
Goals: Ante Rebic (0-1, min. 26), Franck Kessie (0-2, min. 55) and Andrea Poli (1-2, min. 81)

Milan beat Bologna with a thumping 2-1 victory on Saturday at the Renato Dall’ara Stadium. With each team arriving on the back of a league defeat, they were both keen to pick up points. Bologna arrived at the game looking pick up points after losing their last game 2-0 to Juventus. AC Milan, on the other hand, were beaten 3-0 in the previous match against Atalanta. As it stands, Bologna and AC Milan sit 13th, (20 points) and 1st, (46 points), in the league respectively, after 20 matches.

AC Milan started strong and were rewarded, following a goal from Ante Rebic in the 26th minute and managed to see out the first half 1-0.

The second half started favourably for AC Milan, with a goal from Franck Kessie, 55 minutes in. Bologna pull-back thanks to a goal from Andrea Poli in the 81st minute to establish the 2-1. The game ended with a 2-1 victory for AC Milan.

For Bologna, Emanuel Vignato, Mattias Svanberg, Andreas Olsen, Rodrigo Palacio and Andrea Poli came on for Sandro Tonali, Ante Rebic and Rafael Leao, while Milan replaced Ismael Bennacer, Rade Krunic and Mario Mandzukic with Sandro Tonali, Ante Rebic and Rafael Leao.

There were bookings for Mitchell Dijks and Roberto Soriano from Bologna and Ante Rebic for Milan.

Bologna will next travel to Parma, while AC Milan will face Crotone at home.

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