Massimiliano Allegri was pleased to see “everyone work hard and sacrifice themselves for the good of the team.”
Milan earned a 3-2 victory away to Bari to end a three-match winless streak in all competition, but rested Ronaldinho, Alexandre Pato and Andrea Pirlo.
“The lads did very well today,” said the Coach. “We play every three days, so everyone has to work hard and sacrifice themselves for the good of the team in order to win.
“We need everyone to be available for the side and with the belief that we are a strong squad.”
They were also missing Thiago Silva, Massimo Oddo, Daniele Bonera and Luca Antonini plus the suspended Kevin Prince Boateng.
“It was important to get back to winning ways and we played well. It's a shame that we conceded those two goals, but we created so many opportunities today.
“I was glad to see everyone ready to work hard.”
Think you know your Italian football? Share your knowledge, tips and comments to win cash prizes in OLBG's World Cup tipster competition  - £10,000 to be won!