AC Milan general manager Marco Fassone has given coach Vincenzo Montella his full backing despite a third straight defeat on Sunday.
Milan were beaten 3-2 by city rivals Inter, leaving them in 10th, 12 points behind leaders Napoli and 10 adrift of the Nerazzurri.
Although Fassone was buoyed by Milan's performance at the San Siro, particularly in the second half, he told Sky Sport Italia: "It hurts to look at the league table.
"Maybe it hurts more after losing a game in which we had created so much...
AC Milan fell to a painful 3-2 defeat to Inter in the Derby della Madonnina on Sunday night, with Mauro Icardi scoring a hat trick. The Rossoneri twice fought back from a goal down through goals from Suso and Giacomo Bonaventura, but a late penalty from the clinical Inter striker ensured Vincenzo Montella's side were left empty-handed.
The improvement in the second half was significant. The players were more aggressive, played with more urgency and took the...
Mauro Icardi plundered a hat trick to pile the pressure on AC Milan boss Vincenzo Montella as Inter Milan came out on top in a thrilling Derby della Madonnina.
The Argentina international striker converted a controversial 90th-minute penalty after Ricardo Rodriguez was adjudged to have pulled back Danilo D'Ambrosio to snatch a 3-2 victory at the San Siro.
Icardi put the home side ahead with a deft 28th-minute finish and then after Suso had levelled with an equally adept finish, dispatched an improvised...