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Milan's Flamini scores, sent off in draw with Napoli

Milan draw 1-1 with Napoli in the 32nd matchday of the Italy Serie A on Sunday

Reuters, Sunday 14 Apr 2013
Milan vs Napoli
Napoli midfielder Juan Zuniga, top, of Colombia, is tackled by AC Milan forward Giampaolo Pazzini during the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Napoli at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, Sunday, April 14, 2013 (Photo: AP)

Mathieu Flamini scored a first-half goal but was later sent off in a bad-tempered 1-1 Serie A draw on Sunday between AC Milan and Napoli, third and second respectively.

The Frenchman fired Milan ahead at San Siro with a left-foot shot from the edge of area in the 29th minute and Goran Pandev levelled for the visitors four minutes later.

But Flamini was dismissed for a studs-up tackle on Juan Camilo Zuniga in the 72nd minute.

Napoli stayed four points clear of Milan, who look increasingly as if they will have to settle for a third-place finish and a place in the Champions League qualifying rounds next season.

Napoli, meanwhile, are still eight points behind leaders Juventus, who visit Lazio on Monday.

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