After making his 200th appearance for AC Milan last time out, Gigio Donnarumma once again showed this evening why he deserves to make many more, making several saves including a penalty.
As Alessio Romagnoli will miss the rest of the season due to an injury, the goalkeeper took over the role as captain, proudly wearing the armband. He lived up to the responsibilities, not only making saves but also communicating well.
In an interview with Sky Italia after the game, as cited by MilanNews.it, Donnarumma spoke about the game and the Rossoneri’s goal. There are just two games left of the season and they are currently one point behind Roma.
On the game: “We knew we were playing against a great team, we wanted to win at all costs but that’s okay.”
On their form: “Now we are more of a team, more compact. We know all the roles and we have done a great job, too bad for the point but that’s okay too.”
On the armband: “I’m really sorry for Alessio who is a friend and a great captain, I hope he can return soon, he gives us a great hand, it’s a pride to wear this armband.”
On penalty: “I saved it, fortunately.”
On fifth place: “Our goal is to finish fifth, we will play to the end. We will play two more finals, we must win both of them.”
Milan will take on Sampdoria on Wednesday evening and a win will be necessary. Hopefully, Roma will slip up and allow the Rossoneri to leapfrog them. The Giallorossi still have Fiorentina, Torino and Juventus to face before the end.