AC Milan with their full squad in action against newly promoted side Spezia was adjudged by make as an easy walk for the current Italian Serie A league leaders but had lots of thrills than could have anticipated.
Stefano Piolo’s men could have gone 5 point clear of Internationale Milan and 10 points clear of the current champions Juventus after Juventus lost by a loan goal to Napoli.
Spezia remains calm throughout the game making some important challenges to keep their side in the game. AC Milan although having lots of possession could not convert them into goals as the first 45’ ended goalless.
After the recess, both teams started playing and creating more chances, but the home side Spezia took advantage as they converted for their first goal in the 56’.
AC Milan with their quality and goal scoring ability could easily turn things around as they had more than 30’ of play on the clock but Spezia were not ready to give up their lead.
Simone Bastoni in the 67’ broke AC Milan hearts as he scored the second for the home side with 23’ to play. The game was now far from reach for AC Milan who were not been clinical in front of goal now making any meaningful strikes at goal.
With a game more than Inter Milan who site second on the league log with just 2 points adrift AC Milan, Inter can turn things around and clinch to the top spot with a point difference after their fixture against Lazio on Sunday.
At the end of proceedings, AC Milan bow their heads at the Stadio Alberto Picco with a defeat by 2-0 score line and an essential 3 points slip.