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Cagliari picked up a crucial point in their battle against relegation at the expense of an AC Milan 's side whose recent resurgence was stalled by a 1-1 draw at the Is Arenas.
Victor Ibarbo gave the Sardinians the lead on the stroke of half time before Mario Balotelli responded from the penalty spot after Cagliari had Davide Astori sent off.
But, despite a late siege on the Cagliari goal, the Rossoneri were unable to find a winner leaving the home side four points clear of the drop zone.
Ibarbo had the home fans on their feet early on when he showed excellent strength and close control to make his way past two Milan defenders, but he was unable to get in a shot before Ignazio Abate recovered to clear.
He then missed a good chance to open the scoring in the 21st minute, showing the frustrating part of his game by sending a shot over with only Christian Abbiati to beat.
But he more than made up for it with the opening goal on the stroke of half time.
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