Milan leaps in summit with Tonali’s deadly goal against Lazio

ROME: Milan won first place in Serie A thanks to a deadly goal by Sandro Tonali in recovery time, beating the hosts of Lazio 2-1 despite being left behind with a goal at the beginning on Sunday. Ciro Immobile passes in advantage for the hosts after just four minutes, but Olivier Giroud equalized in the 50th minute, Milan pressed hard and veteran Zlatan Ibrahimovic got up high and headed to Tonali, who flattened himself and then shot from close range in network in the second minute of the time lost allowance. AC Milan’s balance of 74 points in 34 games, two points behind rival and neighbor Inter, the champion in charge, who played 33 games and won 3-1 against Roma on Saturday to take his third consecutive victory. Lazio is in sixth place with 56 points. Milan found themselves in delay with a goal from the Italian striker Immobile. Milan created several chances to equalize in the first half, hitting 12 balls against Lazio, but without hitting the net. Milan continued to press after the break, drawing with France forward Giroud. Veteran Ibrahimovic participated in the quest for victory and helped his team to take the three points with a header from Tonali, so that Milan continued their quest for the Scudetto for the first time since 2011. The manager Milan’s Stefano Pioli praised his players and said: “It is right that we feel satisfied and happy for our black players.” “They get very little praise, but they have proven their strength,” he told the Dazone platform. There are four games left and all games must be won. I don’t know if we will make it, but we are very strong. “There is no very young team that is fighting for the Italian Scudetto. I ask the players to give their all and now we have to rush towards the title. Let’s play the next game with as much enthusiasm as possible. , and it is useless to think about things in the distant future “. In another match, Salernitana gets her third consecutive victory and beats Fiorentina 2-1, climbing to 18th place, three points behind safety areas. (Reuters)