AC Milan’s start to the 2019-20 season has been the worst for a decade from an attacking point of view, a report has revealed.
Marco Giampaolo has endured a rocky start to life as Rossoneri head coach, with two wins and two defeats in his opening four games.
The loss against Udinese to open the season was followed up by 1-0 wins against Brescia and Hellas Verona either side of the international break.
However, no momentum was generated from those results as Milan lost Saturday’s Derby della Madonnina 2-0 against Inter.
As La Gazzetta dello Sport notes, the Diavolo have just two goals scored this season – tied with Udinese and Sampdoria for the lowest in Serie A – with just one coming from open play.
There is another equally negative statistic: the two goals have come on just eight shots on target through the first four rounds of the season – the worst figure in the last 10 years for Milan.
With Fabio Quagliarella winning the Capocannoniere under Giampaolo at Sampdoria last season, many assumed Krzysztof Piatek would find his scoring boots again.
However, the Poland international has just one goal this season and it came from the penalty spot against Verona, a worrying sign in itself.
Change is needed and fast – starting with Thursday’s trip to face Torino.
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