Sardinian side Cagliari had an interesting Serie A travel day to Milan in that there was a chance it might not happen at all.
The Italians were trapped inside their training ground by over 100 protestors who were not challenging Cagliari’s on-field performances, but wanted the 15th place side to cancel their match at AC Milan in solidarity with them over high milk prices.
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Part of a nation-wide protest which sees people kick over milk on the road, protestors would only let Cagliari’s players leave for Sunday’s match at AC Milan via compromise.
That compromise saw three Cagliari players join in the protest. From Football-Italia.net:
This a story we didn’t expect at the start of the Matchday.