Football: Late Balotelli penalty gives Seedorf winning Milan start
Published on Jan 20, 2014 6:10 AM
(REUTERS) - Clarence Seedorf made a winning start as AC Milan coach thanks to a late Mario Balotelli penalty which gave his side a 1-0 victory over Hellas Verona on Sunday.
Despite the win, it was another unconvincing performance from Milan who struggled to create chances and always looked vulnerable in defence.
Balotelli side-footed home in the 82nd minute after Verona defender Alejandro Gonzalez had needlessly fouled Kaka, tripping the Brazilian with a clumsy tackle even though the ball was already heading out of play.
Milan remained 11th with 25 points after only their sixth league win in 20 attempts this season.
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