Two red cards, four goals conceded. Milan capitulated. In the Stadio San Paolo, Milan visited Napoli on Saturday evening in hopes they would achieve their first win in that stadium since 2010. Equipped with a new manager, who in his short time with the club has already established an identity, the Rossoneri were full of hope.
Maurizio Sarri’s Partenopei were still wounded by Gonzalo Higuain’s departure and had only managed a 2-2 draw against newly Promoted Pescara last week. Pitted against Vincenzo Montella’s Milan was a challenge they hoped they wouldn’t face so early into the season yet within 33 minutes, Napoli were not only 2-0 up but they had a new goal scorer to applaud with conviction. Arkadiusz Milik tore up the Rossoneri defence and provided the home side with the perfect first half performance.
Bruised and wounded, Milan took to the pitch for the second half and played with pride, striking twice within 15 minutes of the restart.
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