AC Milan managed to complete a memorable comeback in the derby last night, scoring twice in the last 20 minutes to seal a huge 2-1 win.
The Rossoneri responded well to a poor first half to come from behind and beat Inter 2-1 in the a huge fixture, with a Giroud brace being enough to overturn Perišić’s opener in a result which has blown the title race wide open. Below are the best post-match stats, via the official website…
➤ Milan have come from behind to win a Derby di Milano in Serie A for their first time since February 2004.
➤ Olivier Giroud is the first French player ever to have scored two or more goals in a Serie A match against Inter.
➤ Olivier Giroud has scored each of his seven Serie A goals at San Siro, although Milan were the away side in the Derby today. Furthermore, the Frenchman has scored seven goals in his eight Serie A starts.
➤ Sandro Tonali was the Rossoneri player with the most duels won (3) and shots blocked (2).
➤ Mike Maignan made more positive long balls (12) and recoveries (12) of any Milan player.
➤ Pierre Kalulu played more forward passes (55) than any of his teammates.