Milan, reserves disappoint with Trento

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Milan-Trento 0-1

The Rossoneri returned to the pitch at Milanello in the aftermath of their penalty shootout success against Monza in the first Silvio Berlusconi Trophy. In the afternoon, the starters from the U-Power Stadium challenge did unloading work in the gym while the rest of the team played a test against Trento. This was the initial lineup of the Rossoneri team: Sportiello; Florenzi, Kjær, SimiÄ, Bartesaghi; Adli, Musah, Pobega; Chukwueze, Colombo, Romero. The youngsters Jiménez, Nsiala, Traorè, Eletu, Zeroli and Camarda then took over in the second half.

In the first half the Rossoneri went close to scoring with Colombo on two occasions, first with a header and then from a good position with a left-footed shot. Trento’s goalkeeper Russo was decisive on Romero and Adli in the 37th minute, and in the final part of the fraction Florenzi twice came close to scoring, served by Chukwueze on the second attempt. The second half begins with two more chances of our own, on Kjær’s header and Colombo’s left. Trento finds some space on the counterattack and scores with Sipos in the 69th minute. In the final minutes Traorè also tried, always finding Russo’s gloves. Training for the Rossoneri continues and a morning session is scheduled tomorrow, Thursday, August 10.

New Milan striker Samuel Chukwueze in a press conference at Milanello in the aftermath of his Rossoneri debut in the final in the Silvio Berlusconi Trophy against Monza, where he was introduced on the pitch to his new fans.

“I am here to win now and write my name in the history of the club,” said the 24-year-old Nigerian. “Scudetto, Champions League, Coppa Italia: we can beat them all, I did not come to watch or to earn, this is a unique opportunity and I want to take advantage of it by working hard. I don’t think about the past, I only think about writing my name in Milan’s history.”

“The fans were tagging me on Instagram even before I arrived, I felt loved right away,” added Chukwueze. “And I told my agent: let’s close this operation because I already love Milan. Pioli called me when I was with the national team using a brilliant tactic, he told me why he needed me and I became attached to the project. Osimhen? Victor is my best friend, we have known each other since we were 17 years old, he spoke very well to me about Pioli and Milan.”

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