Serie A Match Day 17 Results — Beckham In The Stands

by Kevin Walker on December 22, 2008 · 1 comment

AC Milan 5 - 1 Udinese, what a welcome at the San Siro for David Beckham. Watching a brused, battered and make-shift lineup, no Gattuso, Borriello or Nesta (yet star-studded anyway with the likes of Kaka, Ronaldiho, Pirlo) the Rossoneri performed brilliantly in front of the newcomer, besting visitors Udinese all over the pitch, in all statistics.

Young Alexander Pato scored two while elder Brazlian and mentor Kaka also scored twice and finally the Dutchman Clarence Seedorf scoring the last of five for Milan off a beauty free kick from Andrea Pirlo just outside the box. The shot on goal was initially blocked by Udinese keeper Handanovic only to be redirect into the path of a charging Seedorf after hitting the post on the punch out.

Quote of the Day
Skysports - "I have always said that I would always miss playing at the highest level. I'm not saying that in America they won't get to the highest level - it will take time and it will happen - but with five months off during the season I personally can't do that." David Beckham

hmmmm sounds like a move is coming...

Match Day Results
Saturday, December 20th
Lazio 1 - 0 Palermo
Siena 1 - 2 Inter Milan

Sunday, December 21th

Atalanta 1 - 3 Juventus
Cagliari 1 - 1 Reggina
Catania 3 - 2 AS Roma
Chievo 0 - 1 Genoa
Lecce 0 - 0 Bologna
Sampdoria 0 - 1 Fiorentina
Torino 1 - 0 Napoli
AC Milan 5 - 1 Udinese

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