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Rossoneri Round-up for 12 March: Andre Silva’s first Serie A goal seals victory for Milan

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Andre Silva scored his first Serie A goal for AC Milan yesterday, slotting home the only goal in the victory against Genoa.

The Portugal striker had this to say to AC Milan TV after the match:

If I don’t get to play much it’s because I have to work harder. I had not scored in the competition yet. I am very happy, although Suso’s cross wasn’t so good (laughs). I would like to thank everyone, the staff and my teammates. Scoring means everything to me. We will give our all against Arsenal, we believe in ourselves

Hopefully this goal will build up the confidence of the striker, and he can turn in a few more goals in Serie A this season.

On to the links.

AC Milan and Italian Football Links

After suffering a set-back at home against Arsenal in the first leg of their Europa League tie, AC Milan’s Gennaro Gattuso assures fans that experiencing disappointment is part of player growth. [AC Milan Offside]

Insanity. Two Ascoli players were accosted by fans of their own club. []

Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri walked out of a TV interview after his team drew 0-0 with Inter Milan. [Italian Football Daily]

Fiorentina beat Benevento 1-0, but the day was all about Davide Astori. [Viola Nation]

World Football Links

When it was announced that LigaMX’s leading scorer, Djanny, would miss Santos Laguna’s match against Monterrey yesterday, most people didn’t give them much of a chance. Santos Languna beat Monterrey anyway, 3-1, to stay top of the table in Mexico. [FMF State of Mind]

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola thinks that more English players should go abroad. []

One West Ham United fan thinks that this weekend’s match against Burnley will go down as one of the most infamous days in the history of the club. [Brace The Hammer]

Nottingham Forest drew 0-0 with East Mindland rivals Derby County. [Sky Sports]