Thursday August 8 2013
Milan beat LA Galaxy to third

Milan grabbed third place in the Guinness International Champions Cup by beating LA Galaxy 2-0 in Miami during the night.

The Diavolo had the game won by half-time thanks to goals from Mario Balotelli and M’Baye Niang on 17 and 40 minutes respectively.

Boss Massimiliano Allegri fielded a 4-3-3 system with Stephan El Shaarawy completing the trident in attack.

There was concern in the second half when Balotelli was forced to come off, but it is understood that he was just suffering with cramp.

Summer signing Andrea Poli began the game in midfield, before being switched to left-back during the second half.

Milan 2-0 LA Galaxy

Goals: Balotelli 17, Niang 40

Milan: Abbiati (Amelia 45); Zaccardo, Zapata (Iotti 80), Silvestre (De Jong 45), Emanuelson (Constant 64); Poli, Montolivo (Muntari 53), Nocerino (Cristante 80); Niang (Traorè 64), Balotelli (Petagna 80), El Shaarawy (Kingsley Boateng 80)

LA Galaxy: Cudicini (Penedo 46); Dunivant (Cochrane 60), Gonzalez (Opare 46), Franklin (Sorto 71), De La Garza (Jimenez 46), Leonardo (Meyer 70); Sarvas (Mastroeni 46), Juninho (Stephans 61), Rogers (Zardes 46); Keane (Cortosi 61), Donovan (Villarreal 46).

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