It was the Rossoneri who opened the scoring through Jeremy Menez in the 21st minute following a mistake by goalkeeper Pierlugi Gollini. In the second-half the Mastini got back into the match through a penalty from Giampaolo Pazzini in the 72nd minute. The Gialloblu pushed for a late winner and found it in the final minute of added time when Luca Siligardi scored a free-kick.
Hellas Verona made a lightning start to match when Giampaolo Pazzini received a cross inside the penalty area, but the former Milan forward’s shot was driven straight at Gianluigi Donnarumma who made a fine save.
Yet, despite the positive start Milan took the lead. Keisuke Honda fired a shot from 25 yards out, an effort which was saved by Pierlugi Gollini, but the 21-year-old could only spoon the shot out to Menez, who produced a simple finish to score his third goal of the season.
Minutes later Menez came close once again. Honda slipped the Frenchman into the penalty area but Gollini bursted off his line to smother the Frenchman’s shot.
After the interval Milan were on top once again and should have doubled their lead when Carlos Bacca through sheer force of will, drove past Vangelis Moras in the penalty area, but the Colombian’s finish was a weak chip straight into the hands of Gollini.
In the 70th minute the Mastini were given a penalty when Alessio Romagnoli blocked a header from Juanito Gomez with his hands. Pazzini calmly tucked away the resulting penalty.
Suddenly Hellas Verona were playing some vibrant football and it Pazzini was only denied a second by the hands of Donnarumma who saved his side twice in quick succession. In the 94th minute, Siligardi’s whipped free-kick gave Hellas Verona the dramatic win.