Genoa stuns AC Milan in the San Siro void to increase survival expectations

Downhill battle Genoa left the A series drop zone thanks to a surprise 2-1 victory A.C. Milan in a vacuum San Siro on Sunday.

The visitors reached a two-goal lead before halftime after Goran Pandev and Francesco Cassata delivered crossings from close range.

Milan recovered after the break when Zlatan Ibrahimovic withdrew one, but they couldn't find an equalizer in a mysterious atmosphere in one of the Italians. football The most emblematic stadiums and fell in their first home defeat since November 3.

All A series matches are to be played behind closed doors until April 3 as part of measures introduced by the Italian government to tackle the coronavirus outbreak.

The result leaves Milan in seventh place on 36 points, while Genoa moved above Lecce and into 17th place on 25 points.

At the Stadio Luigi Ferraris in Genoa , a late double from Fabio Quagliarella earned Sampdoria a 2-1 comeback win over Hellas Verona that ended the visitors' nine-match unbeaten league run and kept the hosts one point above the relegation zone in 16th place.

Udinese and Fiorentina drew 0-0, with Fiorentina defender Nikola Milenkovic approaching when his volley hit the post in the first half.