AC Milan Vs. Arsenal, 2012 Champions League: Antonini Blows Great Chance

There's another great chance for Milan, and it comes straight from an Arsenal corner!

Kieran Gibbs does OK against Philippe Mexés to win the set piece, but Christian Abbiati's punch is picked up by Robinho and he releases Urby Emanuelson to surge forward. Eventually they work the ball out to Luca Antonini, who's powering forward and kept onside by Johan Djourou for no apparent reason, but the left back can't get enough on his shot and it bobbles rather aimlessly past Wojciech Szczesny's left post.

A few minutes later, Robinho makes Gibbs look like a 12-year-old by ghosting straight past the erstwhile defender and bearing down on Szczesny's goal. The Brazilian probably should have crossed the ball, but he was looking for his hat trick and made the wrong decision in going for goal.

Mexés, meanwhile, picked up a booking for tangling with Tomas Rosicky about 30 yards from goal, but Thomas Vermaelen's resultant free kick completely failed to trouble Abbiati. That's basically been the story of the game so far.

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