AC Milan’s inconsistencies this season are likely to see them go trophyless after the Scudetto win last May, and they continued during last night’s draw with Salernitana.
MilanNews write how the third law of motion – also known as Newton’s third law – could well apply to Milan, as it dictates that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Applying that to football and to the Rossoneri, it means that every impressive performance is met with a disappointing one.
Looking at the recent period, the dominant win against Atalanta was followed by a bad performance against Fiorentina, while very solid display in London against Tottenham was then followed by a disappointing outing yesterday against Salernitana.
It goes back to the beginning of the season too: the convincing home win versus Bologna and the dull draw against Sassuolo. The big wins against Dinamo Zagreb and Red Bull Salzburg in the Champions League interspersed with bad performances against Torino (2-1 loss), Spezia (2-1 win), Cremonese (0-0 draw) and Fiorentina (2-1 win.
It seems Milan manage to be at their best against strong opponents – perhaps because they are stimulated and more concentrated – and then let themselves down against the so-called ‘lesser’ sides.