Milan regain the first position in Serie A winning 3-1 over Verona

Verona (Italy): Sandro Tonali scored two goals to celebrate his birthday, leading AC Milan to take another step towards winning the Italian Serie A title for the first time in 11 years old, after regaining first place with a 3-1 win over Verona. Sunday. After Inter rose momentarily in summit with a 4-2 victory over Empoli, the pressure was on the team of coach Stefano Pioli, who beat Verona, ninth in ranking, regaining the top two points before the last two rounds. “We weren’t among the nominees (for the title),” Bewley told reporters. We are reaping the fruits of the work, which is not finished yet ”. “Before the game, Zlatan (Milan striker Ibrahimovic) said a great thing if we want them to remember us, we have three games (which must be won). Now there are two games left.” Milan dominated the game early in the match and created several chances, but Verona opened the scoring in the 38th minute when Darko Lazovic sent in net a decisive passage to colleague Davide Faraoni. But AC Milan refused to surrender and just before the end of the first half Rafael Liao, who shone after receiving a yellow card, ran in area penalty and passed the ball, which Tonali, who turned 22, in a goal from close align. The two collaborated in the same way even after the four-minute break with a counterattack, when Liao passed the Verona defense before sending a cross that Tonali transformed. in empty net. Alessandro Florenzi, who played towards the end, scored the victory when he swapped the ball and fired in takes a powerful shot from the right. Previously, Venezia beat Bologna 4-3 after Dennis Joensen scored the thrilling winning goal in the 93rd minute, ending the team’s ten-game losing streak and holding on to faint hope of escaping relegation. Venezia are five points behind Salrnitana, 17th, who drew 1-1 with Cagliari. Atalanta won 3-1 in away from Spezia, tied on points with 59 points, with Roma sixth, who have a game in but no. (Reuters)