CAGLIARI (Sporting Alert) — Mario Balotelli and Giampaolo Pazzini netted two late goals and AC Milan rallied to beat Cagliari 2-1 in the Italian Serie A at Stadio Is Arenas on Sunday.
Cagliari led for most of the game after striker Marco Sau scored in the 28th minute to give the hosts a 1-0 first half lead.
Three points look to be in the bag with less than five minutes to go, but things took a turn for the worse for Cagliari, as Balotelli and Pazzini scored twice in the last three minutes for AC Milan to edged to victory.
Balotelli scored the equaliser in the 87th minute from a brilliant free-kick and then substitute Pazzini, who came on for Robinho on the hour mark, got the winner in the 89th minute, as the home side saw three-points turned into none.
Cagliari v AC Milan Teams
Cagliari: Avramov; Pisano, Rossettini, Astori, Murru; Dessena, Conti, Ekdal; Cossu; Sau, Pinilla
Subs: Adàn, Perico, Del Fabro, Eriksson, Cabrera, Ibraimi, Solinas
AC Milan: Amelia; De Sciglio, Rami, Bonera, Emanuelson; De Jong, Montolivo; Honda, Kaka, Robinho; Balotelli
Subs: Gabriel, Coppola, Abate, Mexes, Constant, Cristante, Muntari, Birsa, Pazzini