Gennaro Gattuso has decided to substitute Hakan Calhanoglu and he is replaced by Lucas Biglia (AC Milan).
Referee Paolo Valeri makes the VAR signal and is going to check whether the goal can stand. Let’s see what happens!
The manager makes a subsitution with Luca Siligardi (Parma) coming on for Federico Dimarco.
Goal! Suso picks out Samu Castillejo (AC Milan) in the box with a decent cross, and he scores in the roof of the net with a header from close range. 0:1.
Gervinho (Parma) seems to have picked up a minor injury, but it looks like he will be able to continue playing.
Here is a change. Andrea Conti is going off and Gennaro Gattuso gives the last tactical orders to Samu Castillejo (AC Milan).
Gervinho (Parma) is asking for medical treatment after picking up an injury.
Alessio Romagnoli (AC Milan) is unable to get a good contact on the ball from the corner and heads it well wide of the left post from close range.
The referee awards a corner and Suso (AC Milan) goes over to take it.
Patrick Cutrone (AC Milan) looks to break free, but an opposing player clears the ball away. AC Milan will have a chance to score from a corner kick.
Gervinho (Parma) tries to slide the ball through to a teammate but it's well blocked by a defender.
Franck Kessie (AC Milan) produces an effort from the edge of the box, but doesn't hit the ball properly and sends it yards wide of the left post.
Here comes a substitution. Patrick Cutrone (AC Milan) is brought on as a substitute for Tiemoue Bakayoko.
The ball falls kindly for Krzysztof Piatek (AC Milan) inside the box and he goes for goal. It's a decent effort but flies just wide of the right post.
A dangerous looking corner kick from Matteo Scozzarella (Parma) is cleared to safety by the defence.
The game is interrupted as Fabio Ceravolo (Parma) is flagged offside.
The shot by Hakan Calhanoglu (AC Milan) from the edge of the box low towards the middle of the goal lacks power and is easily saved by Luigi Sepe.
The resulting corner from Federico Dimarco (Parma) only finds one of the defenders, who heads it out of danger.
Federico Dimarco (Parma) delivers a lovely cross into the penalty area. Nevertheless, an opposition defender is alert and averts the danger with a brilliant clearance. The referee and one of his assistants signal for a corner kick to Parma.
Everything is set for the start of the second half.
The match has reached half-time.
We will have 1 min. of added time.
Marcello Gazzola (Parma) sends a teasing cross into the area, but Gianluigi Donnarumma intercepts the ball.
Marcello Gazzola (Parma) dinks a cross into the box in an attempt to find one of his teammates, but the defence manages to clear.
Simone Iacoponi (Parma) fails to send a pass into the box as his effort is cut out. The linesman signals a throw-in for Parma.
The rebound finds Gervinho (Parma) in space inside the box, but his shot flies high over the bar. That was a promising chance!
Fabio Ceravolo (Parma) jumps inside the box to meet the resulting set piece and aims a header towards the middle of the goal, but the goalkeeper shows his reflexes and makes a superb save.
Matteo Scozzarella (Parma) is heading toward the corner flag to take the set piece.
The ball from the resulting corner kick slipped through the box to Fabio Ceravolo (Parma), who instantly fires a low shot towards the right side of the goal, but his attempt is blocked. So unlucky.
The ball is out of play. A goal-scoring opportunity from a corner for Parma.
Matteo Scozzarella (Parma) floats the ball in from the corner but it's intercepted.
Suso (AC Milan) fires the ball towards goal from outside the penalty area, but it is blocked by one of his teammates.
Juraj Kucka (Parma) trips an opposition player and Paolo Valeri signals a foul.
Krzysztof Piatek (AC Milan) turns on the edge of the box and immediately fires in a shot at goal, but the keeper can relax as it spins well wide of the left post.
Fabio Borini (AC Milan) is first to the lofted pass but plants a header miles over the bar from close in.
Franck Kessie (AC Milan) gets into a good scoring position. He creates some space for himself and tries his luck from distance. His decent effort towards the bottom right corner is, however, superbly saved by Luigi Sepe!
Franck Kessie (AC Milan) fails to pick a body out in the box with an over-hit cross to the back post. The ball goes out of play and Parma will have a goal kick.
Ricardo Rodriguez (AC Milan) sends a long ball forward to Franck Kessie, but he put too much power and the chance is gone. The ball goes out of play and Parma will have a goal kick.
Antonino Barilla (Parma) had a good opportunity when he latched on to a cross from the wing, but his strike from the six-yard box wasn't accurate enough and the ball went a few inches wide of the left post.
A quickly taken corner by AC Milan.
Franck Kessie (AC Milan) flights in the cross, but the defender is alert and clears to safety.
Fabio Ceravolo (Parma) breaks into the box and goes over after a challenge from an opposition player, but the ref signals NO penalty!
The defence had a hard time blocking out the strike from Hakan Calhanoglu (AC Milan). He didn't hesitate and finished from outside the box right after he had received a pass from his teammate.
Federico Dimarco (Parma) makes an unfair challenge by holding his opponent to prevent him from getting the ball.
Fabio Ceravolo (Parma) times his run too early and the linesman raises his flag for offside.
Paolo Valeri blows his whistle and it's Krzysztof Piatek (AC Milan) who is penalised for an offensive foul. Good decision by the referee.
Simone Iacoponi (Parma) sends a long ball forward to Matteo Scozzarella, but he put too much power and the chance is gone. The ball is off of the pitch and it's a goal kick for AC Milan.
Hakan Calhanoglu (AC Milan) lacks options so fires a shot at goal from the edge of box, but it's a wasted effort and goes high over the bar.
The defence is alert as they clear a dangerous cross from Bruno Alves (Parma).
Paolo Valeri blows his whistle after Alessio Romagnoli (AC Milan) kicks an opponent's legs instead of the ball. Another situation results in a direct free kick for Parma.
Suso (AC Milan) is adjudged to have been offside when making his run.
Fabio Ceravolo (Parma) gets on the end of a lofted pass near the penalty spot, but it's a poor header and drifts high over the bar.
Tiemoue Bakayoko (AC Milan) has picked up a minor injury, but it looks like he will be able to continue.
Tiemoue Bakayoko (AC Milan) is writhing in pain and can now receive medical treatment after the referee signals for the physio to come onto the pitch.
Juraj Kucka (Parma) was trying to get to the ball but clattered into the legs of the opponent as well. Paolo Valeri blows his whistle for an infringement.
Antonino Barilla (Parma) puts a cross into the box from the corner but there is no panic from the opposition and they easily clear.
Antonino Barilla (Parma) whips a promising cross into the box, but the opposition's defence intercepts the ball. Parma win a corner.
Here we go, today's match is starting right now.
The players are out at last! Parma will take the kick-off.
Paolo Valeri is the one to supervise the game today.
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