Italian Serie A

Empoli vs AC Milan, 2023-24 Italian Serie A

· Italian Serie A
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  • 11': Ruben Loftus-Cheek
  • 31': Olivier Giroud (P)
  • 88': Chaka Traorè

Loftus-Cheek shines as Milan ease to 3-0 win away at Empoli

Third-placed AC Milan secured a comfortable 3-0 win at Empoli thanks to goals from Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Olivier Giroud and Chaka Traore in Serie A on Sunday.

Match Timeline

  • 0': Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 2': Attempt blocked. Rafael Leão (AC Milan) right footed shot from long range on the left is blocked. Assisted by Tijjani Reijnders.
  • 2': Corner, AC Milan. Conceded by Emmanuel Gyasi.
  • 3': Attempt missed. Tijjani Reijnders (AC Milan) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Alessandro Florenzi following a corner.
  • 3': Foul by Théo Hernández (AC Milan).
  • 3': Nicolò Cambiaghi (Empoli) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 4': Davide Calabria (AC Milan) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 4': Foul by Sebastiano Luperto (Empoli).
  • 6': Emmanuel Gyasi (Empoli) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 6': Foul by Ruben Loftus-Cheek (AC Milan).
  • 7': Attempt missed. Youssef Maleh (Empoli) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Tommaso Baldanzi from a direct free kick.
  • 10': Hand ball by Rafael Leão (AC Milan).
  • 11': Goal! Empoli 0, AC Milan 1. Ruben Loftus-Cheek (AC Milan) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Rafael Leão.
  • 13': Attempt blocked. Tommaso Baldanzi (Empoli) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 13': Attempt blocked. Nicolò Cambiaghi (Empoli) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Youssef Maleh with a cross.
  • 13': Corner, Empoli. Conceded by Théo Hernández.
  • 21': Foul by Emmanuel Gyasi (Empoli).
  • 21': Tijjani Reijnders (AC Milan) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 22': Attempt saved. Théo Hernández (AC Milan) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Alessandro Florenzi.
  • 23': Attempt missed. Nicolò Cambiaghi (Empoli) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.
  • 24': Delay in match because of an injury Tyronne Ebuehi (Empoli).
  • 25': Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 27': Corner, AC Milan. Conceded by Sebastiano Luperto.
  • 27': Substitution, Empoli. Filippo Ranocchia replaces Tyronne Ebuehi because of an injury.
  • 28': Penalty conceded by Youssef Maleh (Empoli) with a hand ball in the penalty area.
  • 29': VAR Decision: Penalty AC Milan.
  • 31': Goal! Empoli 0, AC Milan 2. Olivier Giroud (AC Milan) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the top left corner.
  • 32': Davide Calabria (AC Milan) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 32': Foul by Nicolò Cambiaghi (Empoli).
  • 33': Attempt blocked. Nicolò Cambiaghi (Empoli) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Francesco Caputo with a headed pass.
  • 35': Substitution, AC Milan. Álex Jiménez replaces Alessandro Florenzi because of an injury.
  • 36': Foul by Filippo Ranocchia (Empoli).
  • 36': Álex Jiménez (AC Milan) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 37': Foul by Davide Calabria (AC Milan).
  • 37': Youssef Maleh (Empoli) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 41': Foul by Davide Calabria (AC Milan).
  • 41': Nicolò Cambiaghi (Empoli) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 41': Davide Calabria (AC Milan) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 42': Attempt blocked. Filippo Ranocchia (Empoli) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 42': Corner, Empoli. Conceded by Simon Kjær.
  • 44': Corner, AC Milan. Conceded by Filippo Ranocchia.
  • 45': Attempt blocked. Ruben Loftus-Cheek (AC Milan) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.
  • 45': Corner, AC Milan. Conceded by Emmanuel Gyasi.
  • 45'+1': Hand ball by Christian Pulisic (AC Milan).
  • 45'+3': Attempt missed. Nicolò Cambiaghi (Empoli) right footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Tommaso Baldanzi.
  • 45'+4': First Half ends, Empoli 0, AC Milan 2.
  • 45': Second Half begins Empoli 0, AC Milan 2.
  • 51': Attempt saved. Tommaso Baldanzi (Empoli) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Sebastiano Luperto.
  • 52': Foul by Álex Jiménez (AC Milan).
  • 52': Tommaso Baldanzi (Empoli) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 54': Attempt missed. Ruben Loftus-Cheek (AC Milan) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Rafael Leão.
  • 54': Foul by Álex Jiménez (AC Milan).
  • 54': Tommaso Baldanzi (Empoli) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 54': Álex Jiménez (AC Milan) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 55': Corner, Empoli. Conceded by Simon Kjær.
  • 55': Corner, AC Milan. Conceded by Sebastiano Luperto.
  • 57': Attempt saved. Théo Hernández (AC Milan) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Yacine Adli with a cross.
  • 57': Elia Caprile (Empoli) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 57': Foul by Théo Hernández (AC Milan).
  • 57': Substitution, Empoli. Matteo Cancellieri replaces Tommaso Baldanzi.
  • 58': Alberto Grassi (Empoli) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 58': Foul by Yacine Adli (AC Milan).
  • 62': Attempt saved. Christian Pulisic (AC Milan) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Rafael Leão.
  • 62': Corner, AC Milan. Conceded by Elia Caprile.
  • 62': Attempt missed. Théo Hernández (AC Milan) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right following a corner.
  • 64': Attempt missed. Rafael Leão (AC Milan) right footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Tijjani Reijnders.
  • 66': Corner, Empoli. Conceded by Álex Jiménez.
  • 67': Attempt blocked. Matteo Cancellieri (Empoli) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Filippo Ranocchia.
  • 67': Attempt missed. Nicolò Cambiaghi (Empoli) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.
  • 68': Foul by Yacine Adli (AC Milan).
  • 68': Matteo Cancellieri (Empoli) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 69': Attempt blocked. Alberto Grassi (Empoli) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Filippo Ranocchia.
  • 70': Substitution, AC Milan. Yunus Musah replaces Ruben Loftus-Cheek.
  • 70': Substitution, AC Milan. Davide Bartesaghi replaces Davide Calabria.
  • 71': Attempt saved. Matteo Cancellieri (Empoli) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Sebastiano Luperto.
  • 71': Attempt blocked. Francesco Caputo (Empoli) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
  • 71': Corner, Empoli. Conceded by Théo Hernández.
  • 74': Attempt blocked. Rafael Leão (AC Milan) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Álex Jiménez with a cross.
  • 74': Substitution, Empoli. Daniel Maldini replaces Francesco Caputo.
  • 74': Substitution, Empoli. Razvan Marin replaces Alberto Grassi.
  • 78': Foul by Youssef Maleh (Empoli).
  • 78': Rafael Leão (AC Milan) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 79': Attempt blocked. Matteo Cancellieri (Empoli) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Nicolò Cambiaghi.
  • 79': Attempt missed. Nicolò Cambiaghi (Empoli) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Matteo Cancellieri.
  • 80': Foul by Ardian Ismajli (Empoli).
  • 80': Olivier Giroud (AC Milan) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 81': Foul by Razvan Marin (Empoli).
  • 81': Théo Hernández (AC Milan) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 81': Razvan Marin (Empoli) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 84': Substitution, AC Milan. Chaka Traorè replaces Rafael Leão.
  • 84': Substitution, AC Milan. Matteo Gabbia replaces Simon Kjær.
  • 85': Dangerous play by Emmanuel Gyasi (Empoli).
  • 85': Tijjani Reijnders (AC Milan) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 86': Foul by Christian Pulisic (AC Milan).
  • 86': Youssef Maleh (Empoli) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 87': Ardian Ismajli (Empoli) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 87': Foul by Chaka Traorè (AC Milan).
  • 88': Attempt blocked. Youssef Maleh (Empoli) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.
  • 88': Corner, Empoli. Conceded by Christian Pulisic.
  • 88': Attempt blocked. Nicolò Cambiaghi (Empoli) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 88': Goal! Empoli 0, AC Milan 3. Chaka Traorè (AC Milan) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Christian Pulisic following a fast break.
  • 90'+3': Second Half ends, Empoli 0, AC Milan 3.
  • 0': Match ends, Empoli 0, AC Milan 3.

Statistics

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13 Fouls 9
2 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
0 Offsides 0
6 Corner Kicks 6
2 Saves 3
65 Possession 35
13 SHOTS 17
6 ON GOAL 2
0.5 On Target % 0.1
1 Penalty Goals 0
1 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
560 Accurate Passes 276
622 Passes 322
0.9 Pass Completion % 0.9
7 Accurate Crosses 1
16 Crosses 19
0.4 Cross % 0.1
51 Long Balls 57
37 Accurate Long Balls 37
0.7 Long Balls % 0.6
3 Blocked Shots 10
10 Effective Tackles 13
16 Tackles 17
0.6 Tackle % 0.8
0 Interceptions 9
19 Effective Clearances 15
19 Clearances 15

Game Information

Competition: Italian Serie A

Venue: Stadio Carlo Castellani – Computer Gross Arena
Location: Empoli, Italy
Attendance: 15,009

Serie A Table

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Internazionale 32 +60 83
2 AC Milan 32 +26 69
3 Juventus 32 +21 63
4 Bologna 32 +20 59
Full Table

Line-Ups

EMP Empoli (4-3-1-2)

No. Name
25 Elia Caprile (GK)
4 Sebastian Walukiewicz
34 Adrian Ismajli
33 Sebastiano Luperto
24 Tyronne Ebuehi
9 Francesco Caputo
5 Alberto Grassi
35 Tommaso Baldanzi
29 Youssef Maleh
11 Emmanuel Gyasi
28 Nicolò Cambiaghi

MIL AC Milan (4-3-3)

No. Name
16 Mike Maignan (GK)
19 Theo Hernández
24 Simon Kjaer
42 Alessandro Florenzi
2 Davide Calabria Yellow Card
7 Yacine Adli
14 Tijjani Reijnders
8 Ruben Loftus-Cheek
9 Olivier Giroud
10 Rafael Leão
11 Christian Pulisic

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