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2008–09 A.C. Milan season

Milan
2008–09 season
President vacant
Manager Carlo Ancelotti
Stadium San Siro
Serie A 3rd
Coppa Italia Round of 16
UEFA Cup Round of 32
Top goalscorer League:
Kaká (16)
All:
Alexandre Pato (18)

During the 2008–09 season, A.C. Milan will play its 75th Serie A season in the club's existence.

Club

Management

Position Staff
Head coach Carlo Ancelotti
Assistant coach Mauro Tassotti
Filippo Galli
Goalkeeping coaches Villiam Vecchi
Beniamino Abate
Fitness coaches Daniele Tognaccini
Giovanni Mauri
Club doctor Massimo Manara
President Adriano Galliani

Last updated: July 19, 2008
Source: [1]

Source: San Siro

Squad

First team

As of December 21, 2008.[1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
No. Position Player
1 GK Dida
2 DF Felipe Mattioni (on loan from Grêmio)
3 DF Paolo Maldini (captain)
4 DF Kakha Kaladze
5 MF Émerson (till to April)
7 FW Alexandre Pato
8 MF Gennaro Gattuso
9 FW Filippo Inzaghi
10 MF Clarence Seedorf
11 FW Marco Borriello
12 GK Christian Abbiati
13 DF Alessandro Nesta
14 MF Mathias Cardacio
15 DF Gianluca Zambrotta
16 GK Željko Kalac
No. Position Player
18 DF Marek Jankulovski
19 DF Giuseppe Favalli
20 MF Tabaré Viudez
21 MF Andrea Pirlo
22 MF Kaká
23 MF Massimo Ambrosini (vice-captain)
24 DF Philippe Senderos (on loan from Arsenal)
25 DF Daniele Bonera
32 MF David Beckham (on loan from Los Angeles Galaxy)
36 DF Matteo Darmian
51 MF Rodney Strasser (from Primavera team)
76 FW Andriy Shevchenko (on loan from Chelsea)
77 DF Luca Antonini
80 MF Ronaldinho
84 MF Mathieu Flamini

Captain Hierarchy

  1. Paolo Maldini
  2. Massimo Ambrosini
  3. Gennaro Gattuso
  4. Kakha Kaladze
  5. Andrea Pirlo

List of 2008-09 transfers

(*) denotes a winter transfer.

In

Date Pos. Name From Fee
5 May 2008 MF Mathieu Flamini Arsenal Free Transfer [2]
FW Marco Borriello Genoa €10m + Davide Di Gennaro
16 June 2008 DF Ignazio Abate Empoli €2m [3]
16 June 2008 DF Luca Antonini Empoli €2.9m
20 June 2008 DF Gianluca Zambrotta Barcelona €8.5m
26 June 2008 MF Gianmarco Conti Venezia €200,000 (co-ownership deal with Venezia)
1 July 2008 GK Christian Abbiati Atlético Madrid End Of Loan [4]
18 July 2008 MF Ronaldinho Barcelona €21m [5]
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
No. Position Player
14 MF Mathías Cardacio (from Nacional, undisclosed)
20 FW Tabaré Viudez (from Defensor Sporting, undisclosed)
76 FW Andriy Shevchenko (from Chelsea [6])
24 DF Philippe Senderos (on loan from Arsenal [7])
51 MF Rodney Strasser (from youth team)
32 MF David Beckham (on loan from Los Angeles Galaxy [8]) *
2 DF Felipe Mattioni (on loan from Grêmio [9]) *

Out

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
No. Position Player
2 DF Cafu (Garforth Town [10])
27 MF Serginho (retired [10])
34 MF Ibrahim Ba (retired)
29 GK Valerio Fiori (retired)
FW Ricardo Oliveira (to Real Zaragoza, 10m [11])
11 FW Alberto Gilardino (to Fiorentina, 14m [12])
FW Davide Di Gennaro (co-ownership with Genoa, undisclosed [13])
DF Luca Antonelli (co-ownership with Parma, undisclosed)
FW Ignazio Abate (co-ownership with Torino, undisclosed [14])
No. Position Player
FW Nicola Pozzi (to Empoli, undisclosed [15])
GK Ferdinando Coppola (co-ownership with Atalanta, undisclosed [16])
DF Romano Perticone (co-ownership with Livorno, undisclosed [17])
DF Leandro Grimi (to Sporting, 2.5m [18])
FW Matteo Ardemagni (co-ownership with Triestina, undisclosed [19])
17 DF Dario Šimić (to AS Monaco, undisclosed [20])
43 FW Alberto Paloschi (co-ownership with Parma, undisclosed [15])
32 MF Cristian Brocchi (to Lazio, 2.7m [21])

Out on loan

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
No. Position Player
20 MF Yoann Gourcuff (to Bordeaux [22])
41 FW Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (to Dijon [15])
DF Elia Legati (to AS Monaco [15])
DF Marcus (to Livorno [23])
42 FW Kingsley Umunegbu (to Salernitana [24])
No. Position Player
GK Marco Storari (to Fiorentina [25])
31 DF Digão (to Standard Liège [26])
94 FW Willy Aubameyang (to Avellino [27])
2 DF Massimo Oddo (to Bayern Munich [28])

Squad statistics

Updated to games played February 1, 2009.
No. Pos Nat Player Total Serie A Coppa Italia UEFA Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK Dida 16 -6 9+1 0 1 -2 5 -4
3 DF Paolo Maldini 32 0 30 0 0 0 1+1 0
4 DF Kakha Kaladze 16 0 10+1 0 1 0 3+1 0
5 MF Emerson 18 0 3+9 0 1 0 4+1 0
7 FW Alexandre Pato 42 18 27+9 15 0 0 3+3 3
8 MF Gennaro Gattuso 16 1 11+1 0 0 0 3+1 1
9 FW Filippo Inzaghi 32 16 15+11 13 0 0 6 3
10 MF Clarence Seedorf 41 3 30+3 3 1 0 5+2 0
11 FW Marco Borriello 8 2 6+1 1 0 0 1 1
12 GK Christian Abbiati 28 -22 28 -22 0 0 0 0
13 DF Alessandro Nesta 1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0
14 MF Mathias Cardaccio 2 0 0+1 0 1 0 0 0
15 DF Gianluca Zambrotta 41 1 33+1 1 1 0 6 0
16 GK Željko Kalac 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
18 DF Marek Jankulovski 38 1 31 0 1 0 3+3 1
19 DF Giuseppe Favalli 29 0 21+2 0 1 0 5 0
20 MF Tabaré Viudez 1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0
21 MF Andrea Pirlo 29 2 26 1 0 0 3 1
22 MF Kaká 36 16 28+3 16 1 0 3+1 0
23 MF Massimo Ambrosini 33 4 24+4 3 0 0 5 1
24 DF Philippe Senderos 20 0 7+7 0 1 0 5 0
25 DF Daniele Bonera 22 0 16+2 0 0 0 4 0
32 MF David Beckham 20 2 18 2 0 0 1+1 0
36 DF Matteo Darmian 3 0 0+3 0 0 0 0 0
51 MF Rodney Strasser 1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0
76 FW Andriy Shevchenko 26 2 2+16 0 1 1 6+1 1
77 DF Luca Antonini 18 0 4+7 0 1 0 6 0
80 FW Ronaldinho 35 10 16+13 8 1 0 2+3 2
84 MF Mathieu Flamini 37 0 22+7 0 1 0 6+1 0

Competitions summary

Overall

Competition Started Round Final Position Final Round First Match Last Match
Serie A Round 1 Round 38 August 31, 2008 May 31, 2009
Coppa Italia Round of 16 Eliminated Round of 16 December 3, 2008 December 3, 2008
UEFA Cup First Round Eliminated Round of 32 September 18, 2008 February 26, 2009

Serie A

Classification

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Internazionale (C) 38 25 9 4 70 32 +38 84 2009–10 UEFA Champions League Group stage
2 Juventus 38 21 11 6 69 37 +32 74 JUV 4–2 MIL
MIL 1–1 JUV
3 Milan 38 22 8 8 70 35 +35 74
4 Fiorentina 38 21 5 12 53 38 +15 68 2009–10 UEFA Champions League Play-off round FIO 1–0 GEN
GEN 3–3 FIO
5 Genoa 38 19 11 8 56 39 +17 68 2009–10 UEFA Europa League Play-off round
6 Roma 38 18 9 11 64 61 +3 63 2009–10 UEFA Europa League Third qualifying round

Updated to games played on May 3, 2009.
Source: http://www.lega-calcio.it
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head goals scored; 5) goal difference; 6) number of goals scored
(C)=Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q)=Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.
Head-to-Head: used when head-to-head record is used to rank tied teams.

Results summary

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
36 21 8 7 67 31 +36 71 14 3 1 37 9 +28 7 5 6 30 22 +8

Source: [2]

Results by round

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38
Ground H A H A H A H A H H A H A A H A H A H A H A H A H A H A A H A H H A H A H A
Result L L W W W D W W W W D W D L W L W D W W D W D L W L W W D W W W W W D L L W
Position 14 19 15 9 6 8 6 4 3 1 2 2 2 3 3 4 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 3 3

Source:
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D=Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

UEFA Cup - Group E standings

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Wolfsburg 4 3 1 0 13 7 +6 10
Milan 4 2 2 0 8 5 +3 8
Braga 4 2 0 2 7 5 +2 6
Portsmouth 4 1 1 2 7 8 −1 4
Heerenveen 4 0 0 4 3 13 −10 0

Matches

Updated to games played May 31, 2009.

Pre-season tournaments and friendlies

Date Tournament Location Opponent team Score Scorers
23 July 2008 Friendly Cremona, Italy Cremonese 0–0
29 July 2008 2008 TIM Trophy Turin, Italy Juventus 2–2(6–4p) Seedorf Goal 6'42'
29 July 2008 2008 TIM Trophy Turin, Italy Internazionale 0–0(4–3p)
1 August 2008 2008 Russian Railways Cup Moscow, Russia Sevilla 0–1
3 August 2008 2008 Russian Railways Cup Moscow, Russia Chelsea 0–5
9 August 2008 Friendly Manchester, England Manchester City 0–1
17 August 2008 2008 Trofeo Luigi Berlusconi Milan, Italy Juventus 4–1 Jankulovski Goal 21', Ambrosini Goal 25'79', Inzaghi Goal 52'
21 August 2008 2008 Trofeo Birra Moretti Naples, Italy Napoli 1–0 Paloschi Goal 44'
21 August 2008 2008 Trofeo Birra Moretti Naples, Italy Juventus 0–0(4–5p)
24 August 2008 2008 Trofeo Villa de Gijón Gijon, Spain Sporting de Gijón 0–2
10 September 2008 Friendly Lugano, Switzerland Lugano 0–2
14 October 2008 Friendly Tirana, Albania Tirana 1–2 Ronaldinho Goal 91'
7 January 2009 Dubai Challenge Cup Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hamburger 1–1(4–3p) Ronaldinho Goal 61'
21 January 2009 Friendly Hannover, Germany Hannover 3–2 Shevchenko Goal 52', Inzaghi Goal 55'75'
4 February 2009 Friendly Glasgow, Scotland Rangers 2–2 Pato Goal 70', Kaká Goal 78'
22 April 2009 Friendly Budapest, Hungary Hungary's league selection 5–2 Kaká Goal 37', Shevchenko Goal 47'63', Seedorf Goal 73', Viudez Goal 85'

Serie A

Coppa Italia

Match Date Round Home/Away Opponent team Score Scorers
1 December 3, 2008 Round of 16 Home Lazio 1–2 (a.e.t.) Shevchenko Goal 77'

UEFA Cup

Match Date Round Home/Away Opponent team Score Scorers
1 September 18, 2008 First Round Home Zürich 3–1 Jankulovski Goal 45+1', Pato Goal 56', Borriello Goal 74'
2 October 2, 2008 First Round Away Zürich 0–1 Shevchenko Goal 74'
3 October 23, 2008 Group Stage Away Heerenveen 1–3 Jong-a-Pin Goal 19' (o.g.), Gattuso Goal 23', Inzaghi Goal 69'
4 November 6, 2008 Group Stage Home Braga 1–0 Ronaldinho Goal 90+3'
5 November 26, 2008 Group Stage Away Portsmouth 2–2 Ronaldinho Goal 84', Inzaghi Goal 90+3'
6 December 17, 2008 Group Stage Home Wolfsburg 2–2 Ambrosini Goal 17', Pato Goal 56'
7 February 18, 2009 Round of 32 Away Werder Bremen 1–1 Inzaghi Goal 36'
8 February 26, 2009 Round of 32 Home Werder Bremen 2–2 Pirlo Goal 27' (pen.), Pato Goal 33'

Player seasonal records

Competitive matches only. Numbers in brackets indicate appearances made. Updated to games played May 31, 2009.[29]

Goalscorers

Rank Name Serie A Coppa Italia UEFA Cup Total
1 Alexandre Pato 15 - 3 18
2 Kaká 16 - - 16
Filippo Inzaghi 13 - 3
4 Ronaldinho 8 - 2 10
5 Massimo Ambrosini 7 - 1 8
6 Clarence Seedorf 7 - - 7
7 David Beckham 2 - - 2
Marco Borriello 1 - 1
Andrea Pirlo 1 - 1
Andriy Shevchenko - 1 1
10 Gennaro Gattuso - - 1 1
Marek Jankulovski - - 1
Gianluca Zambrotta 1 - -

Goals conceded

Rank Name Serie A Coppa Italia UEFA Cup Total Average per game
1 Christian Abbiati 28 (28) - - 28 (28) 1
2 Dida 7 (10) 2 (1) 9 (8)0 18 (19)0 0.94
3 Zeljko Kalac 1 (1) - - 1 (1)0 1

Games started

Name Serie A Coppa Italia UEFA Cup Total
Gianluca Zambrotta 33 - 6 39
Clarence Seedorf 30 1 5 36
Marek Jankulovski 31 - 3 34
Kaká 28 1 3 32
Paolo Maldini 30 - 1 31
Alexandre Pato 28 - 3 31
Andrea Pirlo 26 - 3 29
Mathieu Flamini 22 1 6 29
Christian Abbiati 28 - - 28
Massimo Ambrosini 24 - 4 28
Giuseppe Favalli 21 1 5 27
Filippo Inzaghi 15 - 6 21
Daniele Bonera 16 - 4 20
David Beckham 18 - 1 19
Ronaldinho 16 1 2 19
Dida 9 1 8 18
Gennaro Gattuso 11 - 3 14
Kakha Kaladze 10 1 3 14
Philippe Senderos 7 1 5 13
Luca Antonini 4 1 6 11
Andriy Shevchenko 2 1 6 9
Emerson 3 1 3 7
Marco Borriello 6 - - 6
Zeljko Kalac 1 - - 1

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