A yellow card for a tackle by Perparim Hetemaj (Chievo). Luca Pairetto doesn't hesitate at all to make this decision.
Franck Kessie (AC Milan) looks to break free, but his touch lets him down and he loses the ball. The ball goes out of play and Chievo will have a goal kick.
Hakan Calhanoglu (AC Milan) reacts well to get to the rebound and takes a shot from the edge of the box, but he fails to get the ball through the players standing between him and the goal.
5 min. of stoppage-time to be played.
Alessio Romagnoli (AC Milan) wasted a huge opportunity! He received a fine cross from the free kick and fired a decent shot in from close range. Unfortunately for him, it sailed narrowly wide of the left post!
Here comes a substitution. Manuel Pucciarelli (Chievo) is brought on as a substitute for Mariusz Stepinski.
Perparim Hetemaj (Chievo) crosses the ball into the box, but one of the defending players averts the threat.
Emanuele Giaccherini (Chievo) launches the ball from the resulting corner, but one of the defenders is first to the ball and deals with the threat.
Gennaro Gattuso has decided to introduce fresh legs, with Fabio Borini replacing Suso (AC Milan).
One of the defenders reacts at the last minute to brilliantly block a pass from Samu Castillejo (AC Milan).
Perparim Hetemaj (Chievo) skips past his man but can't keep the ball in play. The ball is off of the pitch and it's a goal kick for AC Milan.
Mattia Bani (Chievo) commits a rough challenge and Luca Pairetto blows his whistle for an infringement.
Sofian Kiyine (Chievo) takes the corner, but it's intercepted by the defender.
Sofian Kiyine (Chievo) whips the ball into the penalty area, but one of the defenders is alert and spanks it away. Chievo will take a corner kick.
Sofian Kiyine (Chievo) produces a quality cross into the box, but the opposition's defence intercepts the ball and spanks it away.
The referee blows his whistle as Mehdi Pascal Marcel Leris (Chievo) was too aggressive in his challenge.
Here is a change. Riccardo Meggiorini is going off and Domenico Di Carlo gives the last tactical orders to Filip Djordjevic (Chievo).
It's time for a substitution. Sofian Kiyine (Chievo) comes on in place of Assane Diousse.
Lucas Biglia (AC Milan) fouls an opponent. At least that's what referee Luca Pairetto signals.
A pass by Suso (AC Milan) ends up in no man's land, and the attacking effort comes to an end.
Mariusz Stepinski (Chievo) connects with a pass but sees his shot from the edge of the box blocked.
An accurate pass to the edge of the box is well taken by Franck Kessie (AC Milan), whose instinctive shot towards goal flashes inches wide of the left post.
Suso (AC Milan) fails to produce a decent enough free kick for a player of his ability and the only target that he finds is the wall of defenders in front of him.
Assane Diousse (Chievo) makes a bad challenge and the referee blows his whistle for a foul. A free kick has been awarded to AC Milan.
Stefano Sorrentino (Chievo) attempts to discuss the decision with Luca Pairetto, but he soon realises that it's not the right thing to do as he sees the yellow.
Franck Kessie (AC Milan) robs an opponent of the ball and explodes in anger when Luca Pairetto blows for a foul.
Suso (AC Milan) attempts to find the head of one of his teammates with a promising cross into the box, but a defender outjumps the attackers and averts the threat.
It is time for a substitution. Davide Calabria (AC Milan) is on for Andrea Conti.
Mariusz Stepinski (Chievo) gives away a foul for a fierce tackle on an opponent.
Emanuele Giaccherini (Chievo) tries to convince the referee to change his mind and receives a yellow card for dissent.
Goal! Samu Castillejo gets to the ball and heads it over the defence to Krzysztof Piatek (AC Milan), who meets it nicely and fires in into the back of the net. 1:2.
Lucas Biglia (AC Milan) makes a slide tackle, but referee Luca Pairetto blows for a foul.
The referee stops play so that a substitution can be made and Lucas Paqueta trots off the pitch and is replaced by Hakan Calhanoglu (AC Milan).
A poorly executed mid-range free kick by Emanuele Giaccherini (Chievo) as he fails to deliver a decent cross.
Luca Pairetto shows a yellow card to Andrea Conti (AC Milan) for a tough tackle.
The resulting corner comes to nothing as Mehdi Pascal Marcel Leris (Chievo) sends it out of play.
Mehdi Pascal Marcel Leris (Chievo) blasts the ball from just outside the box, but his attempt is blocked by the defender. Chievo force a corner. Their opponents will face another attacking threat.
The players are back out on the pitch following the half-time break and the second half is about to start.
There will be nothing more to see in the first half. The whistle blowing of Luca Pairetto has ended it.
The referee blows for the end of today's match.
We will have 1 min. of added time.
Emanuele Giaccherini (Chievo) takes the corner but fails to find any of his teammates. The ball is easily cleared out of danger.
Emanuele Giaccherini (Chievo) produces a dangerous lofted cross into the box which is intercepted. Now Chievo have a corner.
Perparim Hetemaj (Chievo) scores from quite a difficult position as he leaps high to connect with a cross and powers his header inside the left post. Excellent finish.
Emanuele Giaccherini (Chievo) gets in a good position inside the box and is only inches away from getting on the end of a through ball from the edge of the area.
Assane Diousse (Chievo) escapes without any punishment from the referee after using excessive force to foul his opponent.
Lucas Biglia (AC Milan) takes a wonderful free kick and curls the ball into the top left corner with an absolutely phenomenal strike!
Referee Luca Pairetto sees the trip by Mehdi Pascal Marcel Leris (Chievo) and doesn't hesitate to blow his whistle. AC Milan earn a free kick which could lead to a goal-scoring opportunity.
Rough tackle by Samu Castillejo (AC Milan). The referee blows his whistle for a foul.
Mehdi Pascal Marcel Leris (Chievo) sends a cross into the box, but Gianluigi Donnarumma comes off his line to gather the ball.
Alessio Romagnoli (AC Milan) leaps highest around the penalty spot to meet a cross from the free kick and produces a promising goal-bound header towards the middle of the goal, but Stefano Sorrentino pulls off a comfortable save to deny him.
Krzysztof Piatek (AC Milan) makes a rough challenge and Luca Pairetto blows his whistle for a foul.
Fabio Depaoli (Chievo) trips an opponent with a slide tackle. Luca Pairetto stops the game and he could give him a card, but eventually decides on just a warning.
A sweet pass inside the box gives Franck Kessie (AC Milan) time to measure a shot, but it's slightly mishit and goes just wide of the right post. That really was a great chance!
Suso (AC Milan) unleashes a shot, but his effort is poor and floats high over the bar.
Samu Castillejo (AC Milan) swings a cross into the box, but it's far too close to Stefano Sorrentino, who smothers the ball.
The resulting corner from Samu Castillejo (AC Milan) comes to nothing.
Franck Kessie (AC Milan) tries to slide the ball through to a teammate but it's well blocked by a defender.
Riccardo Meggiorini (Chievo) sets himself up on the edge of the box, but balloons his shot way over the bar.
The referee blows his whistle and we are underway.
The players are out and the match is about to start. AC Milan will have the kick-off.
The referee of today's match will be Luca Pairetto.
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