AC Milan 3-0 Lecce – 3 talking points as Milan gets all three points to bolster their push for second place

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  • AC Milan secured a crucial three points at home, strengthening their pursuit of a Champions League qualification spot.
  • AC Milan extended their winning streak in Serie A to five matches.

AC Milan secured all three points at home with a 3-0 win over 10-man Lecce, extending their winning streak in Serie A to five games.

While AC Milan may not be contenders for the title race, their position to secure a Champions League spot in Serie A is evident. Milan’s comfortable 3-0 win over Lecce marked their fifth consecutive victory in the league and their seventh consecutive win in all competitions.

The game kicked off with a rapid pace, seeing goals within the first 20 minutes from Christian Pulisic and Olivier Giroud. This allowed Milan to cruise through the games while also staying mindful of their upcoming UEFA Europa League quarter-final against rivals AS Roma.

The second half was mostly not entertaining as both teams played low key, although there was controversy when Rafa Leao scored Milan’s third goal while Pontus Almqvist was down with a potential head injury.

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3 talking points as AC Milan gets all three points

1. Should Pioli trust Samuel Chukwueze more?

Samuel chukwueze

The Nigerian forward Samuel Chukwueze had a fanatic game against Leece, Samuel Chukwueze created the most chances 5 in Milan’s win over Leece today.

The Nigerian forward Samuel Chukwueze had a fantastic game against Lecce, creating 5 chances in Milan’s win over Lecce today, the highest in the game.

From the start of the game, Chukwueze played a key role in creating Pulisic’s early goal, infusing Milan’s attack with his electrifying pace. His direct running and dribbling skills posed a constant threat for Lecce’s left-back Antonino Gallo, resulting in numerous chances for Milan. his defensive efforts also contributed to Nikola Krstovic being sent off.

2. The Key Stats

Christian Pulisic reached a milestone in his career with his recent goal against Lecce. With this goal, he achieved his best scoring season in the top 5 European leagues, surpassing his previous record set at Chelsea in 2019/20 season.

3. Will AC Milan continue this streak?

With this win, AC Milan has accumulated 68 points from 31 games and secured their seventh consecutive win across all competitions.

As Milan currently occupies the second position in the Serie A table with 58 points, with Juventus trailing behind them, it’s evident that AC Milan has secured one of the Champions League spots.

What Next?

AC Milan will face their league rivals in the Europa League quarter-finals on April 11, 2024, at 20:00.

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