In the 16th round of the Championship of Italy, Milan beat Bologna. Milan triumphs, December 11, 2017, 00:24. The fans of Milan, who were enthusiastic about the substitution of Montella with Gattuso, eventually got the first long-awaited victory with Rino as a coach. After the match with Benevento, which ended in a draw, there was a defeat from Rijeka in the European league and now the victory over Bologna. The team of Roberto Donadoni before the sixteenth round was inferior to Milan only judging by the difference of the scored and conceded points and had in the asset a three matches win-win series, so the duel in San Siro did not promise an easy walk. Milan quickly opened the scoring, but failed to develop the advantage and in the first half got a goal in return. And yet, in spite of the fact that Bologna could have scored, the victorious goal was scored by the author of the first goal of Bonaventura, who made the double.
Goals: Bonaventura, 10, 76 – Verdi, 23.
Milan: J. Donnaruma – Abate (Coutrone, 59), Musacchio, Bonucci, Rodriguez-Cessier, Montolivo, Bonaventura – Suso, Kalinic (Andre Silva, 68), Borini , 83).
Bologna: Mirante – Torosidis, Gonzalez, Helander, Mazina (Petkovic, 83) – Nagy (Tider, 64), Pulgar, Donsa – Verdi, Destro, Palacio (Okvonkvo, 72).