Bruno Alves grabbed a point for Parma to pile the pressure on AC
Milan's Champions League ambitions with a 1-1 draw in
Emilia-Romagna on Saturday.
Samu Castillejo nodded Milan ahead after 69 minutes but Alves
pulled the sides level with a curling free-kick three minutes
AC Milan remain fourth on 56 points but Roma are two points
behind in fifth before they play third-placed Inter Milan at the
San Siro later on Saturday.
Atalanta, sixth, can pull level with Milan on points when they
travel to second-placed Napoli on Monday.
Lazio are also lurking four points behind ahead of their game
against relegated Chievo on Saturday with Torino seven points
adrift of the Champions League places before travelling to Genoa.
Castillejo came off the bench after 66 minutes and had an
immediate impact when he headed in a Suso cross three minutes
Patrick Cutrone had a goal ruled out for offside minutes later
but Alves snatched a point for promoted Parma with a free kick
that left returning Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma
Parma move up to 13th place, seven points above the relegation
zone with five games left.
"It wasn't a great performance," said Milan coach Gennaro
"I expected to come here and do more. Parma made the most of that
free kick with a wonderful goal. They deserved the point."
Champions Juventus can seal an eighth consecutive Serie A title
later on Saturday, with the Turin giants needing just a point
against Fiorentina for their 35th Scudetto.