Milan escaped defeat at home to Sampdoria (1-1) in their match today, Saturday, at the opening of the 29th round of the Italian football league “Calcio”.
The visitors took the lead with a superb goal scored by veteran striker Fabio Quagliarella, 38, with a shot from over the head of Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, in the 57th minute, taking advantage of a wrong pass by French left back Theo Hernandez.
And the Norwegian substitute player, Jens Peter Hauggie, saved the “Rossoneri” from defeat, in dead time, just three minutes before the end of the original time for the meeting, which was held at the “Giuseppe Meazza” stadium in the suburbs of San Siro in Milan.
Milan settled with one point, after this draw, raising its score to 60 points, reducing the difference to 5 points between it and the leaders, its neighbor, Inter Milan, who is a guest to Bologna this evening as well, and has a postponed match against Sassuolo.
On the other hand, Sampdoria raised its score to 36 points, and is ranked tenth on the “Calcio” ranking so far, pending the results of the rest of the matches of this round.