AC Milan scored twice in the second half, including a last-minute winner as they came from behind to beat Lazio at the Stadio Olimpico.
Ciro Immobile opened the scoring in five minutes but Olivier Giroud equalized shortly after the second half, and after several clear chances the Rossoneri got their winner thanks to Sandro Tonali to keep their Scudetto dream alive. Below are the best stats for the game, via the club website…
➤ Milan have won three times against Lazio in a single season (two in Serie A, one in Coppa Italia) for the first time since the 2004-05 campaign.
➤ The Rossoneri became the first team to take at least 25 shots against Lazio in a Serie A game since Carpi on May 8, 2016 (26 at the time).
➤ Milan conceded for the first time in 568 minutes in Serie A: the last time they allowed the opposing team to score was on February 25 against Udinese.
➤ Lazio is Olivier Giroud’s team which has scored the most goals conceded in the Rossoneri jersey in all competitions (three goals in two matches).
➤ Olivier Giroud has scored nine goals in Serie A this season. The last time he scored more in a single campaign in Europe’s ‘big five’ leagues was in 2016-17, when he netted twelve times for Arsenal in the Premier League.
➤ Franck Kessie has become the fifth African player to reach 200 Serie A appearances since the start of the three points per win era (since 1994-95). He followed in the footsteps of Asamoah (279), Muntari (270), Duncan (244) and Koulibaly (232).