Napoli's Higuain outclasses AC Milan to leave Mario Balotelli in tears

While AC Milan replaced Mario Balotelli with 20 minutes left in the game, Napoli's Gonzalo Higuain had no such fears as he scored two goals in a resounding 3-1 triumph.

updated: February 09, 2014 10:00 IST
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Milan: Gonzalo Higuain scored his 11th and 12th goals of the season as Napoli outclassed AC Milan 3-1 at the San Paolo to grab their first Serie A win in four games on Saturday.

Napoli succumbed 3-2 to Roma in the first leg of the Italian Cup semi-final in midweek and welcomed an apparently resurgent Milan side hoping to return to winning ways after two successive draws and a 3-0 defeat to Atalanta last week.

However any fears that Milan would cause an upset were dashed by a commanding home performance which left striker Mario Balotelli in tears after he was replaced with 20 minutes remaining.

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