AC Milan recorded a memorable Champions League win last night as they emerged 1-0 winners against Atletico Madrid at the Wanda Metropolitano.
It was a goal inside the last five minutes that gave Milan a win that they fully deserved in truth on the balance of play, and it came through substitute Junior Messias who got on the end of a Kessie cross to score his first goal for the Rossoneri. Below are the headlines from the Italian newspapers today…
La Gazzetta dello Sport: “Messias miracle.conquer Madrid and stay in the running. It’s all decided by the ex-delivery man. Debut with goal: Atletico beaten. Now, beat Liverpool and…”
Il Corriere dello Sport: “Milan’s coup with Messias: 1-0 away against Atletico, Pioli still has hope.”
Tuttosport: “Messias, what a Milan! Madrid coup sealed by the Brazilian, Atletico beaten (0-1): the Rossoneri can hope.”