AC Milan and Atalanta played out a 1-1 draw at the Gewiss Stadium on Sunday night as the Rossoneri showed encouraging signs in their first big test of the new season.
An equaliser from Ismaël Bennacer in the second half cancelled out Ruslan Malinovskyi’s opener that came against the run of play, but neither side were able to grab all three points in a feisty affair in Bergamo.
Below are the best stats from the game, via the official website…
➤ Milan are the side to have gained the most points after trailing in Serie A in 2022 (14).
➤ Milan have only lost one of their last 22 games in Serie A (W15 D6); indeed, the Rossoneri are unbeaten in each of their last 18 league games.
➤ Ismaël Bennacer has scored each of his four goals in Serie A during the second half and each of his last three on the road.
➤ For the first time under Pioli, Milan have not won both of their first two Serie A games of the season – they did it in 2020-21 and 2021-22.
➤ Theo Hernández has played his 100th match in Serie A, while Fikayo Tomori has played his 50th game in the competition.