AC Milan edge Fiorentina to keep title hopes alive

AC Milan moved two points clear at the top of Serie A after a late goalkeeping howler gifted them a win against Fiorentina at San Siro. Rafael Leao took advantage of an error from keeper Pietro Terracciano to fire in a low effort that kept Milan in the driving seat for their first league title since 2011. “It was a…

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AC Milan stay on top top despite a draw against Torino

AC Milan missed the chance to go four points clear at the top of Serie A as they were held by Torino at the Stadio Olimpico Grande. Former Arsenal and Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud cut a frustrated figure up front for the hosts. AC Milan remain top but failed to take full advantage of third-placed Napoli’s defeat earlier in the…

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AC Milan suffer a title blow with a draw against Bologna

AC Milan were held to a goalless home draw by Bologna, leaving them one point clear at the top of Serie A. Wins by defending champions Inter Milan and second-placed Napoli at the weekend put pressure on Milan to respond. But the hosts struggled, with French forward Olivier Giroud’s header, well saved by Lukasz Skorupski, their best first-half effort. Zlatan…

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Bennacer scores lone strike to maintain AC Milan on top

AC Milan survived a late scare at Cagliari to restore their three-point lead at the top of Serie A. Algeria midfielder Ismael Bennacer volleyed in from Olivier Giroud’s lay-off to break the deadlock just before the hour mark. Leonardo Pavoletti’s 90th-minute header struck the AC Milan crossbar as they held on for a third straight 1-0 win. Giroud and Brahim…

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