AC Milan 0-1 Jventus: Manuel Locatelli scores against his former club

AC Milan 0-1 Juventus: Manuel Locatelli scores against his former club to give Juve an important away win after Malik Thiaw sees red

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Manuel Locatelli’s deflected strike proved to be decisive as Juventus beat AC Milan 1-0 away in Serie A. 

Milan started the much brighter side and threatened early on, however the tide turned when Malik Thiaw was sent off for a last ditch challenge on Moise Kean.  

Juventus started to dominate as Milan were reduced to 10 men, but it was not until midway through the second half that they got the breakthrough.

Former Milan midfilder Locatelli saw his strike take a heavy deflection and fly past Milan keeper Antonio Mirante. 

It is a blow for Milan to lose against direct rivals, as they prepare to take on PSG in the Champions League in midweek. 

More to follow… 

Manuel Locatelli’s passionate celebration after scoring the decisive goal against his old club

Moise Kean was brought down by Malik Thiaw, with the referee showing the centre back a red

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AC Milan (4-2-3-1): Mirante; Florenzi, Tomori, Thiaw, Calabria (Kjaer); Adli (Krunic), Musah; Leao, Reijnders (Romero), Pulisic (Kalulu), Giroud (Jovic)

Subs not used: Bartoccioni, Nav, Jimenez, Pellegrino, Pobega, Traore, Okafor

Booked: Reijnders

Red: Thiaw

Manager: Stefano Pioli

Juventus (3-5-2): Szczesny; Gatti (Huijsen), Bremer, Rugani; Weah (Miretti), McKennie, Locatelli, Rabiot, Kostic (Cambiaso), Milik (Chiesa), Kean (Vlahovic)

Subs not used: Pinsoglio, Perin, Caviglia, Yildiz, Boende, Iling Jr

Goals: Locatelli

Booked: Weah, McKennie

Manager: Massimiliano Allegri

Referee: Maurizio Mariani di Aprilia


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