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  • Date:08 Dec 2010
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:San Siro
  • De Zeeuw (56) Alderweireld (65)
Goal!

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94:02 +4.02

Long range shot by Gaucho Ronaldinho goes wide right of the net.

93:44 +3.44

Free kick awarded for a foul by Christian Eriksen on Clarence Seedorf. Direct free kick taken by Clarence Seedorf.

92:46 +2.46

Foul by Urby Emanuelson on Alexander Merkel, free kick awarded. Daniele Bonera takes the direct free kick.

91:15 +1.15

Luis Suarez leaves the field to be replaced by Teemu Tainio.

89:49

The assistant referee signals for offside against Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Toby Alderweireld restarts play with the free kick.

89:20

Zlatan Ibrahimovic produces a right-footed shot from close in that goes over the bar.

88:52

The ball is sent over by Daniele Bonera, Jan Vertonghen manages to make a clearance.

85:48

Mario Yepes challenges Luis Suarez unfairly and gives away a free kick. Rasmus Lindgren takes the direct free kick.

84:07

The referee blows for offside. Maarten Stekelenburg takes the direct free kick.

83:53

Gregory Van Der Wiel concedes a free kick for a foul on Gaucho Ronaldinho. Free kick taken by Gaucho Ronaldinho.

83:16

Mounir El Hamdaoui joins the action as a substitute, replacing Siem De Jong.

82:50

Unfair challenge on Daniele Bonera by Eyong Enoh results in a free kick. Daniele Bonera takes the direct free kick.

81:06

Demy De Zeeuw goes off and Rasmus Lindgren comes on.

80:50

Effort from outside the penalty box by Gregory Van Der Wiel goes wide right of the target.

80:08

Luis Suarez takes a shot. Marco Amelia makes a save.

79:51

Centre by Gregory Van Der Wiel, Emiliano Thiago Silva manages to make a clearance.

79:11

Zlatan Ibrahimovic concedes a free kick for a foul on Toby Alderweireld. Toby Alderweireld takes the free kick.

78:07

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Urby Emanuelson by Kevin-Prince Boateng. Christian Eriksen restarts play with the free kick.

77:50

Zlatan Ibrahimovic takes a shot. Save by Maarten Stekelenburg.

77:02

Outswinging corner taken by Andrea Pirlo, Jan Vertonghen manages to make a clearance.

76:47

Clarence Seedorf sends in a cross.

76:33

Daniele Bonera crosses the ball, clearance made by Gregory Van Der Wiel.

75:38

Jan Vertonghen fouled by Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the ref awards a free kick. Eyong Enoh takes the direct free kick.

74:57

(AC Milan) makes a substitution, with Alexander Merkel coming on for De Souza Robinho.

73:20

Unfair challenge on Toby Alderweireld by Gaucho Ronaldinho results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Maarten Stekelenburg.

72:41

Unfair challenge on Urby Emanuelson by Kevin-Prince Boateng results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Urby Emanuelson.

70:16

Zlatan Ibrahimovic delivers the ball in from the corner.

70:04

Zlatan Ibrahimovic takes a shot. Save by Maarten Stekelenburg.

69:36

Kevin-Prince Boateng fouled by Eyong Enoh, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by De Souza Robinho.

65:38

Goal scored by Toby Alderweireld from just outside the penalty area to the top left corner of the goal. AC Milan 0-2 Ajax.Assist on the goal came from Luis Suarez.

65:27

Miralem Sulejmani takes a outswinging corner.

64:58

Effort on goal by Christian Eriksen from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

64:58

Christian Eriksen takes a shot. Mario Yepes gets a block in.

64:42

Handball by Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Toby Alderweireld restarts play with the free kick.

64:26

The ball is swung over by Gregory Van Der Wiel, save by Marco Amelia.

62:23

Zlatan Ibrahimovic on for Massimo Ambrosini.

62:00

Massimo Ambrosini takes a shot. Jan Vertonghen gets a block in.

59:09

Gregory Van Der Wiel takes a shot. Marco Amelia makes a save.

58:06

The referee blows for offside. Maarten Stekelenburg takes the direct free kick.

57:47

Outswinging corner taken by Andrea Pirlo.

56:10

Goal scored by Demy De Zeeuw from just outside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. AC Milan 0-1 Ajax.Siem De Jong takes a shot. Mario Yepes gets a block in. Siem De Jong provided the assist for the goal.

55:36

Demy De Zeeuw fouled by De Souza Robinho, the ref awards a free kick. Toby Alderweireld restarts play with the free kick.

55:00

Shot by Miralem Sulejmani. Marco Amelia makes a save.

54:47

Luis Suarez takes a shot. Blocked by Luca Antonini.

53:35

De Souza Robinho is caught offside. Gregory Van Der Wiel restarts play with the free kick.

53:10

Luis Suarez takes a shot. Marco Amelia makes a save.

52:46

Foul by Massimo Ambrosini on Urby Emanuelson, free kick awarded. Jan Vertonghen takes the free kick.

51:53

Andrea Pirlo takes a outswinging corner to the near post, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Emiliano Thiago Silva misses to the left of the goal.

50:37

Luca Antonini produces a cross, Shot from just outside the area by Andrea Pirlo misses to the right of the target.

49:44

Foul by Urby Emanuelson on Emiliano Thiago Silva, free kick awarded. Daniele Bonera takes the free kick.

48:20

Shot by Christian Eriksen from outside the box goes over the net.

47:41

Corner taken left-footed by Miralem Sulejmani to the near post, Luis Suarez takes a shot. Save made by Marco Amelia.

47:10

Miralem Sulejmani is cautioned.

45:44 +0.44

Miralem Sulejmani is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Marco Amelia.

45:43

Gaucho Ronaldinho concedes a free kick for a foul on Urby Emanuelson. Urby Emanuelson takes the direct free kick.

44:04

Emiliano Thiago Silva takes a shot. Save by Maarten Stekelenburg.

42:50

Siem De Jong has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses right.

41:23

Luis Suarez produces a drilled right-footed shot from 30 yards. Save made by Marco Amelia.

39:01

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Andrea Pirlo, Maarten Stekelenburg makes a save.

38:39

Gaucho Ronaldinho has an effort at goal. Jan Vertonghen gets a block in.

38:12

Eyong Enoh challenges Massimo Ambrosini unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Emiliano Thiago Silva.

36:34

The ball is swung over by Massimo Ambrosini, Gaucho Ronaldinho takes a shot. Save made by Maarten Stekelenburg.

36:00

Christian Eriksen takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Save by Marco Amelia.

34:50

Luis Suarez is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

34:07

Foul by Massimo Ambrosini on Demy De Zeeuw, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Demy De Zeeuw.

33:36

De Souza Robinho is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Maarten Stekelenburg.

30:55

Foul by Massimo Ambrosini on Urby Emanuelson, free kick awarded. Jan Vertonghen takes the free kick.

30:04

Effort on goal by Eyong Enoh from outside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

27:43

Christian Eriksen takes a shot from 25 yards. Brilliant save by Marco Amelia. Miralem Sulejmani delivers a pass corner to short, Mario Yepes manages to make a clearance. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Miralem Sulejmani from the right by-line to the near post, Toby Alderweireld gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Emiliano Thiago Silva. Marco Amelia restarts play with the free kick.

26:01

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Maarten Stekelenburg by Gaucho Ronaldinho. Maarten Stekelenburg takes the direct free kick.

25:03

Mathieu Flamini leaves the field to be replaced by Kevin-Prince Boateng. The official flags De Souza Robinho offside. Free kick taken by Maarten Stekelenburg.

22:50

Siem De Jong is ruled offside. Daniele Bonera takes the free kick.

20:22

The assistant referee flags for offside against Luca Antonini. Maarten Stekelenburg restarts play with the free kick.

19:28

Daniele Bonera gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Luis Suarez. Free kick taken by Demy De Zeeuw.

18:05

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mario Yepes on Siem De Jong. Eyong Enoh restarts play with the free kick.

17:38

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gaucho Ronaldinho by Demy De Zeeuw. Direct free kick taken by Gaucho Ronaldinho.

15:52

Shot from long distance by Gregory Van Der Wiel misses to the right of the target.

15:05

The official flags De Souza Robinho offside. Maarten Stekelenburg takes the indirect free kick.

13:04

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Demy De Zeeuw by Massimo Ambrosini. Free kick taken by Demy De Zeeuw.

12:03

Corner taken by Christian Eriksen from the left by-line played to the near post.

11:52

Christian Eriksen takes a shot. Blocked by Daniele Bonera.

10:13

Miralem Sulejmani takes a shot. Save by Marco Amelia. Corner from the right by-line taken by Miralem Sulejmani, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Jan Vertonghen misses to the right of the goal.

8:57

Centre by Gregory Van Der Wiel, save by Marco Amelia.

8:21

Unfair challenge on Luis Suarez by Daniele Bonera results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Urby Emanuelson.

7:12

Clarence Seedorf takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Jan Vertonghen.

6:20

Gregory Van Der Wiel produces a cross, clearance by Mario Yepes. Inswinging corner taken by Miralem Sulejmani from the right by-line, clearance made by Luca Antonini.

5:16

Free kick awarded for a foul by Demy De Zeeuw on Andrea Pirlo. Free kick taken by Andrea Pirlo.

4:38

The referee blows for offside. Emiliano Thiago Silva takes the direct free kick.

3:54

Luis Suarez challenges Andrea Pirlo unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Andrea Pirlo.

3:13

The official flags De Souza Robinho offside. Indirect free kick taken by Maarten Stekelenburg.

1:34

Luis Suarez has an effort at goal. Save made by Marco Amelia. Miralem Sulejmani takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Massimo Ambrosini. Miralem Sulejmani decides to take a short corner.

0:29

Unfair challenge on Luis Suarez by Daniele Bonera results in a free kick. Demy De Zeeuw restarts play with the free kick.

The match begins.

The referee calls an end to the first half.

The match restarts for the second half.

The game is over, as the referee blows his whistle.

Match Preview

Milan challenge for De Boer Frank de Boer will face an immediate challenge in his first game in charge of Ajax when the Dutch travel to the San Siro to face AC Milan. The former Holland defender was appointed on Tuesday as caretaker manager until the winter break after Ajax confirmed coach Martin Jol had left the club by mutual consent. Jol, who only took charge of Ajax in May last year, claimed the expectations at the Amsterdam ArenA were too high. "I am saddened by Jol's departure," said Ajax general manager Rik van den Boog. "Things aren't going as well as they have previously. "And the question is, can the tide be turned? "That's a hard question to answer. I think that Martin has been struggling with the situation. His job comes with enormous external pressure, and this pressure has been increasing. "Frank is a great coach, and he's available immediately. "He will travel to Milan with Ajax and we are hoping to make it through the European winter break." De Boer has been in charge of the club's senior youth team since July 2008 and is also assistant coach to Bert van Marwijk with the Dutch national team. Ajax travel to Italy needing to hold on to third place to at least claim the consolation of a Europa League berth. Last month's 4-0 defeat against Real Madrid meant Ajax could not catch second-placed AC Milan in the standings, with the Spaniards and the Italians having secured safe passage to the next round. Ajax lie third in Group G heading into the final group game, a point ahead of Auxerre, and need to only better or match the French side's result at group leaders Real Madrid. AC Milan, meanwhile, secured qualification to the knockout round with a 2-0 win at Auxerre last time out. Massimiliano Allegri's men are in buoyant mood after a solid display saw them beat Brescia 3-0 at the weekend. The result lifted Milan three points clear of Lazio at the top of Serie A. The Rossoneri will look to extend their eight-match unbeaten run in all competitions. Former Ajax star Zlatan Ibrahimovic will lead AC Milan's attack alongside Robinho.

Formation:433Manager: Massimiliano Allegri

AC Milan

Formation: 433Manager:

Ajax

  • Marco Amelia
  • Daniele Bonera
  • Emiliano Thiago Silva
  • Mario Yepes
  • Luca Antonini
  • Mathieu Flamini
  • Andrea Pirlo
  • Massimo Ambrosini
  • De Souza Robinho
  • Clarence Seedorf
  • Gaucho Ronaldinho
  • SUBS
  • Flavio Roma
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic
  • Rodney Strasser
  • Socratis Papastathopoulos
  • Ignazio Abate
  • Kevin-Prince Boateng
  • Alexander Merkel

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Match Report

Quickfire Ajax stun Milan Ajax made light of the departure of Martin Jol, scoring twice in nine second-half minutes to claim a 2-0 win at AC Milan and bow out of the Champions League Group G on a high. The Eredivisie side will now head into the last 32 of the Europa League having claimed a considerable scalp courtesy of goals from Demy de Zeeuw and Toby Alderweireld. Milan were already assured of second place in the group but had goalkeeper Marco Amelia to thank for keeping the total down in this match. Ajax, under the stewardship of interim boss Frank de Boer after Jol left on Monday, almost got off to the perfect start, Luis Suarez finding room to shoot after just 90 seconds and drawing a smart save from Amelia in the Milan goal. Amelia had plenty more to do in the opening 10 minutes, first plucking a dangerous Gregory van der Wiel cross out of the air and then parrying Miralem Sulejmani's goalbound 20-yarder. Milan continued to invite the visitors to attack, though both Christian Eriksen and Van der Wiel failed to hit the target with ambitious attempts. The Italians introduced Kevin Prince-Boateng after just 26 minutes following an injury to Mathieu Flamini but that did not turn the tide. Instead, Eriksen produced Ajax's best attempt yet, curling the ball right-footed towards the top corner only to be denied once more by the diving Amelia. There were just 10 minutes remaining in the first half when Milan finally rallied, Ronaldinho heading straight at goal from 12 yards and then seeing a drilled attempt charged down by Jan Vertonghen. Ajax had one more shot before the interval, but Amelia was not deceived by Suarez's 30-yard drive. Amelia somehow denied Suarez again three minutes into the second period, blocking the Uruguayan's close-range effort from a corner. Andrea Pirlo, previously anonymous, started to come to life, first taking a first shot on goal and then crossing for Thiago Silva who shot wide. Sulejmani and Suarez tested the excellent Amelia again before De Zeeuw finally put Ajax in front in the 57th minute. He followed up Siem De Jong's blocked shot from the edge of the area and finally found Amelia unable to prevent the goal. After 65 minutes it was two, Alderweireld sweeping home Suarez's pass from the left as Milan's defence faltered. Substitute Zlatan Ibrahimovic made a difference for the home side, bringing two fine reaction saves from Maarten Stekelenburg in the space of five minutes. Both goalkeepers continued to excel as the match drew to a close, while Ibrahimovic somehow lifted his shot over the crossbar from six yards in the final minute.

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