There is a worrying sign with their discipline, having collected four red cards already this term, the second-highest count in the league only below Bologna and Genoa. The dismissals have often come in crucial times in matches, such as Kucka’s against Napoli when the game was still fairly open.
Should Montella solve these pressing issues there is no reason why the club cannot challenge all the way for the top-flight crown as there is plenty of talent in their team. Whether it will be good enough to overthrow I Bianconeri this term is difficult to say, but at the very least Milan are trending in the right direction after three seasons of underachievement.
<365bet平台开户p> Their run was ended when Paletta was sent off for the second time of the season in their clash with Genoa, who took full advantage scoring two late goals in their 3-0 win. How永利赌场网址ever, Milan have bounced back with two wins on the spin over Pescara and Palermo, leaving them in a strong position.
Montella’s men won their first game of the season with a 3-2 win over Torino, with Carlos Bacca notching a hat-trick, although Gabriel Paletta was dismissed late in the game to put a dampener on the result ahead of their tough visit to Napoli. At the Stadio San Paolo, Milan quickly fell 2-0 down to an Arkadiusz Milik brace, but M’Baye Niang led a second-half revival when he scored a well-taken goal, while Suso then levelled with a stunning strike from distance.
One challenge ahead for Montella this season is to work on his team’s consistency. As proven in their wins over Juventus and Lazio, Rossoneri can beat anyone on their day, unfortunately for the club their defeats to Udinese and Genoa are testament to the fact that they can also lose to anyone.
As a result, Milan are backed in the at 25/1 to win their first title since the 2010/11 campaign, but a lot will depend on their composure at vital moments, which has cost them already at times this term.
AC Milan have been forced to watch Juventus become the dominant force of Italian football over the past four years, wtt娱乐场ith I Bianconeri winning five titles on the spin. Vincenzo Montella is the latest man in the hot seat at the San Siro to be charged with reversing the club’s fortunes in the division to guide Rossoneri back to glory.
The contest was fairly even going into the late stages, but Jose Callejon pulled the home side ahead and any thought of another comeback from Rossoneri was ended when Juraj Kucka lost his cool and was dismissed for a reckless challenge. Two minutes before time Niang was sent off for a second bookable offence , highlighting the difference between the two teams and the task facing Montella.
Matters got worse for the 42-year-old in his side’s next game when Udinese struck right at the death to snatch the three points at the San Siro, but the loss was to be a turning point as his side put together a six-game unbeaten run to right the ship, including impressive home wins over Lazio and Juventus. Their November 2012, shutting down Massimiliano Allegri's men in the process.
The club had a rocky start to the campaign suffering back-to-back defeats to Napoli and Udinese, which put the pressure on Montella just weeks into his reign. However, the 42-year-old has rallied his team to put forward a challenge for the title, sitting just four points of the pace of Juventus in third place.