Napoli 0 AC Milan 0 LIVE SCORE: Giroud puts the visitors ahead

OLIVIER GIROUD gave AC Milan the lead at Diego Maradona after a long-range shot.

Napoli are looking to get one step closer to their first Scudetto in 32 years when they take on AC Milan NOW.

Luciano Spalletti’s side go into this game after beating Lazio 2-1 and should be the fresher of the two sides after a week’s absence.

AC Milan were held to a 0-0 draw by bitter rivals Inter in the first leg of the Coppa Italia semi-finals in the middle of the week.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is on the bench for the guests after an injury.

  • kick-off time: 19:45 UK
  • TV channel: BT sport 1
  • Live broadcast: BT Sport online and app
  • Napoli team: 25 Ospina, 22 Di Lorenzo, 13 Rrahmani, 26 Koulibaly, 6 Mario Rui, 8 Fabian, 68 Lobotka, 21 Politano, 20 Zielinski, 24 Insigne, 9 Osimhen.
  • AC Milan team: 16 Maignan, 2 Calabria, 23 Tomori, 20 Kalulu, 19 Tonali, 4 Bennacer, 30 Messiah, 79 Kessie, 17 Leao, 9 Giroud.
  • Either side can climb to the top of Serie A with a win.


Keep up to date with the action from this Serie A leaders on our live blog…

  • Napoli 0-1 Milan

    60 Napoli have so far been unable to break through Milan’s lines in the second half.

    The visitors can easily protect their lead since Osimhen is neutralized

  • Napoli 0-1 Milan

    58 Milan keep putting pressure on the pitch despite a narrow lead.

    Bennacer and Kessie hold the line up as the visitors pause for a second to seal it

  • Napoli 0-1 Milan

    55 CHANCE!

    Milan ace Bennacer delivers a very well-placed curling shot that targets Ospina’s bottom right corner.

    But the Napoli keeper fends it off with an ingenious lunge

  • Napoli 0-1 Milan

    55 Napoli look for a quick response but Milan’s defense remains rock solid.

    The Rossoneri cause even more problems for the hosts on the counterattack

  • Napoli 0-1 Milan

    52 CHANCE!

    Napoli react immediately as they are close to equalizing.

    Osimhen tries a shot from a good position but sends the ball into Maignan’s arms

  • Napoli 0-1 Milan

    49 Giroud opened the scoring for Milan which puts them at the top of the Serie A table.

    Calabria tries a shot from the edge of the box and the ex-Arsenal and Chelsea ace gets a touch to fool Ospina and send the ball into the net!

  • Napoli 0-1 Milan


    Giroud opens the scorer!

  • Napoli 0-0 Milan

    48 Giroud continued to play for Milan despite suffering a serious injury in the first half.

    It looks like the striker won’t even make it to half-time after Koulibaly’s difficult tackle

  • Napoli 0-0 Milan

    46 No changes from either side, as we will come back to in Naples.

    Hopefully the quality doesn’t change, well actually we’d like a goal!

  • Napoli 0-0 Milan

    Kicking off!

    And here we go again in Naples!

  • statistics

    Napoli dominated the first half with 59 percent possession.

    The Partenopei registered a total of three shots, but none of them hit the target.

    AC Milan, on the other hand, recorded two shots, but only one of them was on target.

    As it stands, Napoli have a 38 percent chance of winning tonight, compared to Milan’s 24 percent chance.

  • HT: Napoli 0-0 Milan

    Napoli and AC Milan are goalless after an exciting first half at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium.

    Milan protested for a penalty after just five minutes when IsmaEl Bennacer went down in the box after a scuffle with Kalidou Koulibaly.

    The Rossoneri also demanded a red card for Koulibaly after a gross foul on Olivier Giroud.

    Giroud tried to show his wounds to the referee but the official and VAR wouldn’t budge

  • HT: Napoli 0-0 Milan

    It’s halftime and we’re goalless in Napoli!

  • Napoli 0-0 Milan

    45+2 Napoli gaining ground on the pitch.

    But the hosts are missing the last pass

  • Napoli 0-0 Milan

    45 Four minutes of added time.

    Many injury breaks in the first half

  • Napoli 0-0 Milan

    43 Napoli struggled to attack as Milan’s defense spied Osimhen well.

    It looks like both teams will agree to remain goalless at half-time

  • Napoli 0-0 Milan

    40 Luckily, Ospina is doing well and can carry on.

    That was a tough challenge with Giroud

  • Napoli 0-0 Milan


    Giroud and Ospina get together in the air and the former gets booked!

    The Milan star went for a header and the back of his head caught his former teammate’s face

  • Napoli 0-0 Milan


    Napoli ace Rrahmani is booked for a tough challenge against Hernandez

  • Napoli 0-0 Milan

    35 Only 10 minutes until halftime.

    Osimhen struggled with Milan’s defense in the first half

  • Napoli 0-0 Milan

    33 Giroud struggled to step on this leg after his challenge with Koulibaly.

    Could we see a midterm change…?

  • Napoli 0-0 Milan


    Milan star Leao dribbles past everyone down the right flank, proving he’s one of Serie A’s most explosive players.

    He passes to Tonalli, who sends the ball over the bar into the stands

  • Napoli 0-0 Milan


    Milan star Leao tries a long-range shot but lacks the power and Ospina makes a comfortable save

  • Napoli 0-0 Milan

    27 Rebic is preparing to come on in case Giroud is unable to continue – not Ibrahimovic.

    But it seems the France international could move on

  • Napoli 0-0 Milan

    25 Milan star Giroud needs some time to get back on the pitch after colliding with Koulibaly.

    The former Arsenal and Chelsea ace suffered a horrific laceration and wants both the referee and VAR to know about it.

    The forward claims the defender caught him with his cleats Napoli 0 AC Milan 0 LIVE SCORE: Giroud puts the visitors ahead


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