AC Milan managed to rack up a number of important milestones during what was a huge win against Napoli on Sunday night.
The Rossoneri picked up three vital points against a direct rival for the title, moving to the top of the league with ten games to go thanks to Olivier Giroud’s second half winner. Below are the best post-match stats, from the official website.
➤ Milan have won two consecutive away games against Napoli in Serie A for the first time since 1981.
➤ Milan have picked up at least 60 points from the first 28 matchdays of a Serie A season for the first time since 2011-12.
➤ On his tenth attempt, Stefano Pioli won against Luciano Spalletti in Serie A for the first time in his coaching career.
➤ Olivier Giroud scored a league goal away from San Siro for the first time since 15 February 2021 (his last Premier League goal for Chelsea).
➤ The Frenchman has scored eleven goals for AC Milan this campaign (in 27 appearances), equalling his total tally from the whole of last season for the Blues (31 matches).
➤ Following on from Malinovskyi and Scamacca, Giroud is only the third player to have scored against both Inter and Napoli this Serie A season.