Rome – The duel between AS Roma counter AC Milan ended with a goalless draw. Roma failed to take advantage of players after Milan played with 10 players from the 71st minute.
AS Roma face AC Milan at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday (12/21/2014) early morning in Serie A week 16.
Roma Francesco Totti and Gervinho relying on the front lines. Radja Nainggolan and Daniele De Rossi bolster the midfield.
In the stronghold of Milan, Jeremy Menez a mainstay find the net. French players were supported by Keisuke Honda and Giacomo Bonaventura in midfield.
Milan directly pose a threat to Rome in the third minute. However, Honda has not been fruitless effort.
Both teams played cautiously and difficult to develop the game until the 25th minute. More rolling ball in midfield.
In the 28th minute, kick Totti is still not endanger the Milan goalkeeper Diego Lopez still spry as to secure the net.
30th minute, Roma almost scored the opener. Gervinho made it through three Milan players and faced with the goalkeeper. Unfortunately, Diego Lopez managed to block it scored a beautiful goal.
The visitors responded in the 36th minute. Mexes hard kick from distance still be ignored De Sanctis. Score goalless draw last until the first half ended.
In the second half, Milan spread threats in the 52nd minute. Unfortunately, efforts Menez has not managed to break into Rome. Four minutes later, Poly kick from outside the penalty box that far off the mark.
Milan had to play with 10 players in the 71st minute after Armero received a second yellow card for touching the ball with the hands.
The best opportunities of Rome occurred in the 83rd minute. Lopez tried to cut a cross, but failed. The ball fell near Torsoridis. Unfortunately, his shot away his hard over the crossbar.
Score goalless draw last until the game was over. Draw did not change the position of Roma in second with 36 points, while Milan in seventh position with 25 points.
AS Roma: Morgan De Sanctis; Maicon (Vasilos Torosidis 81 ‘), Konstantinos Manolas, Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, Jose Holebas; Radja Nainggolan, Daniele De Rossi (Mattia Destro 74 ‘), Seydou Keita; Alessandro Florenzi (Adem Ljajic 66 ‘), Francesco Totti, Gervinho. Coach: Rudi Garcia
AC Milan: Diego Lopez; Daniele Bonera, Philippe Mexes, Christian Zapata, Pablo Armero; Andrea Poli (Sulley Muntari 81 ‘), Nigel De Jong, Riccardo Montolivo; Keisuke Honda (Alex 73 ‘), Giacomo Bonaventura; Jeremy Menez (El Sharaawy 88 ‘). Coach: Filippo Inzaghi