Poor performance reaped AC Milan this season when not qualify for European competition at all , repeating what happened in 1998. Nevertheless Clarence Seedorf still proud of the team’s performance in the second half of the season .
The Rossoneri did manage to close the season with a 2-1 win over Sassuolo , Monday ( 19/05/2014 ) pm dawn . However, an additional three points was not enough to pass them to the Europa League .
Because at the same time Parma beat Livorno 2-0 which makes Gialloblu sit in sixth position with 58 points , one point ahead of Torino and Milan who sit in seventh and eighth positions .
As a result for the first time in the 16-year period did not qualify Milan in European competition after the last time in the season 1997/1998 . At that time, Milan finished in 10th position .
However, in the season 1998/199 Milan managed to pay complete disappointment with the Scudetto under the direction of Alberto Zaccheroni .
Despite failing to qualify for the Europa League , what is shown Il Diavolo Rosso in the second half of the season already make Seedorf proud . Especially when he was appointed as the coach of the Netherlands , Milan only within six points of the relegation zone .
” From the beginning it ( qualify for the Europa League ) is not what we think . Players performed very well to be able to rise from a very difficult situation , to see how many points we get in the second half of the season increased considerably , ” Seedorf said as quoted by Livescore Football Italia .