At the San Siro, a ground that now boasts renewed enthusiasm and the familiar scent of confidence, Milan had high hopes but Juventus won, playing an intelligent and patient game in a 1-0 victory.
Milan, for all their hunger going forward and improved defensive display, are still not yet the unit Juventus are, but we expect nothing less. While the Bianconeri are often guilty of impatience, forcing the issue and wasting possession due to their enthusiasm, they are never quite as difficult to beat as when they play a controlled and patient game -- relentless in their desire to uncover gaps and create goal-scoring opportunities.
The Old Lady immediately showed their ambition, but Milan retaliated by displaying the power and speed of their attack, attempting to counterattack to devastating effect.
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