Serie A – The report cards of Milan-Fiorentina 1-0: Theo Hernandez decisive, Maignan puts his face to it

Milan-Fiorentina, match valid for the thirteenth matchday of Serie A, it ended with a score of 1-0, the result of Hernandez’s penalty kick. With this result, Milan returns to move points in the standings after the problems before the break. Below are the votes for the protagonists of the match.

Milan’s report cards

Mike MAIGNAN 7 – A good outing on Beltran, but also some mistakes with his feet, inaccuracies not like him. In the 96th minute, however, he made a face-saving save from Mandragora’s save from zero metres: decisive. As often happens to him.

Davide CALABRIA 6 – Upon his return he plays a careful game, without frills. Sottil never manages to skip him in one-on-one situations. From 92′ Alessandro FLORENZI – sv.

Malick THIAW 6,5 – Maybe not very clean in his plays tonight, but still effective, especially considering the pressure put on by Fiorentina in the final.

Fikayo TOMORI 6,5 – Like above.

Theo HERNANDEZ 7 – He wins the penalty, converts it and in the second half also puts Jovic on goal for Milan’s best opportunity. In the end he is the man of the match.

Yunus MUSAH 6,5 – The usual dynamism in a midfield where the Rossoneri often find themselves chasing this evening. Generous. Dall’84’ Rade KRUNIC – sv.

Tijjani REIJNDERS 6 – Struggles in a midfield where Fiorentina often controls the ball. A couple of good reads coming out though.

Tommaso ESCAPES 6 – Like most of his teammates, he plays a match that doesn’t steal the eye, but is precise in the tasks assigned to him by Pioli and brings home the loaf.

Samuel CHUKWUEZE 5,5 – He doesn’t play a brilliant match, especially near the goal, where he wastes a little too much or gets hypnotized by Terracciano.

JOVIC Wound 5.5 – It was one of his plays that gave rise to the penalty won by Milan, but in the second half the knockout blow was devoured. Alone. In front of the door. From 83′ Francesco CAMARDA – sv.

Christian PULISIC 5,5 – Active up front, but not very clear when the moment of the decisive pass arrives. Valley 60′ Ruben LOFTUS-CHEEK 6 – Half an hour of running-in upon return. Without overdoing it, in management.

Coach Stefano PIOLI 6 – His Milan does their homework, but starts again. Viola probably plays better, but they come away with zero points from San Siro and this is ultimately what interested Pioli most this evening. Of course, with Borussia Dortmund, another performance will be needed.

Fiorentina report cards

Pietro TERRACCIANO 6.5 – He keeps Fiorentina going with two or three important saves. Because if it is true that Viola plays the game, it is equally true that they gave Milan more than one chance…

Fabiano PARISI 5.5 – He continues to play out of position – a left-back who plays on the right – and although his games are often good, in the end he is always there in the negative episodes. It happened with Juve, it happens again at San Siro.

Nikola MILENKOVIC 6 – Grit and muscles, he contains his compatriot Jovic without too many problems.

Lucas MARTINEZ FOURTH 6 – Substance at the center of the defense plus some good proposals also from the point of view of offensive sorties.

Cristiano BIRAGHI 6 – He often gets to the bottom to put it in, he pushes and lets himself be seen. It was certainly a positive match for him too.

Alfred DUNCAN 6 – Generous in his phases, a few too many errors in the settings once he has recovered the ball. But all things considered, it’s still sufficient. From 81′ Rolando MANDRAGORA – sv.

ARTHUR 5,5 – He tries to make the Viola move, but a yellow affects their defensive phase a bit. And at half-time Italiano changes it. Dal 46′ Maxime LOPEZ 6 – In terms of quality there is no escape, he is a player with good feet. Some defensive amnesia here and there. But like all of the Viola’s midfielders, in the end he doesn’t look out of place. On the contrary.

Nicolas GONZALEZ 6.5 – The most enterprising of Fiorentina. He is in almost all the offensive actions of the Italian team, including the one that puts the unfortunate Beltran on goal.

Giacomo BONAVENTURA 5.5 – This evening perhaps a little less effective than usual. He looks for space and the right play, but never finds it.

Riccardo SOTTIL 5.5 – He tries, because it cannot be said that on the left he doesn’t try. The bottom line, however, is that nothing interesting or dangerous ever arises from his feet. And in the end Calabria never gives him a pass in one-on-one situations. Dall’81’ Jonathan IKONE – sv.

Lucas BELTRAN 4,5 – With semi-professional, ‘Sunday League’ control, Fiorentina’s best opportunity is missed. There’s no need to add anything else. Dal 70′ I count 6 ROADS – His physicality causes some problems at the end for a Milan team that is a bit in difficulty in its defensive confusion.

All. Vincenzo ITALIAN 6 – His Fiorentina will also play the match in the end, playing at San Siro, especially in the second half, with great personality. The count however, paraphrasing a colleague of Italian who left some traces at San Siro, says ‘zero points’. What’s the problem? It’s not the first time that the Fiorentina coach has received compliments and someone else the three points.

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