French striker Olivier Giroud, with a double in the last quarter of an houropted this Saturday for the ‘Derby della Madonnina’ for AC Milan, who won 2-1 against their neighbor Inter and relaunched themselves in the fight for the ‘Scudetto’, on matchday 24 of Serie A.
Milan, now second provisionally With three points over Napoli (3rd), they are just one point behind Inter after this valuable win, achieved as a visitor.
Holder due to the absence of Swedish Zlatan Ibrahimovicwho is out due to discomfort in the Achilles tendon, Giroud began the comeback in the 75th minute after finishing off a ball after being assisted by the Spaniard Brahim Díaz.
In this way, the Frenchman put the equalizer after the Croatian Ivan Perisic will pierce the Milanese goal with a volley (38).
Stefano Pioli’s men displayed their best version of the season and continued with the offense until Giroud, in a brilliant half turn in the area, scored the winning goal (78).
During the final minutes, the tension was felt within the terrain, with a series of flagrant fouls like the one made by the Frenchman Theo Hernández (AC Milan), who ended up being sent off moments before the end of the duel.
In the other game of the day this Saturday, Roma (6th) did not go beyond the tables (0-0) in its Olympic Stadium against Genoa (13th).