Mon. Aug 8th, 2022
Milan 1-0 Fiorentina | Leao secures massive Rossoneri win | Serie A 2021/22

AC Milan moved five points clear at the top of Serie A after a late goalkeeping howler helped them a win Fiorentina at San Siro.

Error from keeper Pietro Terracciano made Rafael Leao to fire in a low effort that kept Milan in the driving seat for their first league title since 2011.

“It was a final,” said Leao. “Now we have to stay focused on our goal.”

AC Milan failed to register a shot on target i, the hosts missed a gilt-edged chance to go ahead two minutes after the restart when Leao skied his shot from close range before Theo Hernandez’s half-volley also sailed over.

Fiorentina almost grabbed a shock lead in the 75th minute but Arthur Cabral’s header was brilliantly kept out by Mike Maignan before Leao made up for his earlier miss by calmly slotting past Terracciano.

By Nwosu Chizoba David

Nwosu Chizoba David is an entertainment and football lover, promoter, analyst and writer. He aspires to make a name in the media company. He is the CEO of Soccercruz (News site, Podcast, Radio and Television). email: zobanwosu88@gmail.com, phone number: +2348063046744.

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