AC Milan’s draw with Juventus in Inter and Napoli’s favor

The clash between the two rivals Milan and Juventus ended in a negative draw on Sunday at the San Siro stadium in the 23rd stage of Serie A.

Both teams did not offer much and appeared to be powerless offensively in a meeting during which Milan lost the efforts of Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the first minutes due to injury. Juventus were the better side in terms of pressure and possession but without danger, before Milan gradually entered the match.

The first clear chance for the visitors was a shot from outside of the area from Colombian Juan Cuadrado passed next to the left-hand post (12), and Milan responded with a more dangerous chance by Portuguese Rafael Leao who forced Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny to shine to save his team (20).

Milan suffered from a right ankle injury to their veteran star and former Juventus striker Sweden’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic who left his place for Frenchman Olivier Giroud (28).

In the same round, Napoli beat Salernitana 4-1 with goals by Juan Jesus (17) Dries Mertens (45+4 pk) Amir Rrahmani (47), and Lorenzo Insigne (53 pk) while Federico Bonazzoli scored the only goal for the visitors (33).

Roma returned back to the capital with a big 4-2 victory over Empoli. Tammy Abraham, the English striker scored twice (24 + 33), as Sergio Oliveira the new signing added the third (35) followed by a quick goal by Nicolo Zaniolo (37) to finish the first half with a 4-0 lead. In the second Empoli narrowed the difference by scoring 2 goals signed by Andrea Pinamonti (55) and Nedim Bajrami (72).

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