Milan Achieves Easy Victory over Lazio, Temporarily Jumps to Fourth Place
Milan secured an easy 2-0 victory over Lazio at the San Siro stadium on May 6th, 2023, as part of the 34th round of the Italian League. Algerian Ismail Bennacer opened the score in the 17th minute with the first goal, and Theo Hernandez doubled the lead in the 29th minute. With this victory, Milan raised its score to 61 points, temporarily jumping to fourth place, while Lazio’s balance froze at 64 points in second place.
In the eighth minute, Jiro cut the ball from the middle of the field to pass it to Liao, who carried out a quick counterattack, penetrated into the area, and tried to hit the ball into the net. However, he was unable to score as Providel caught the ball from his own goal.
In the 11th minute, Milan made an emergency substitution from the start of the match, as Liao was injured and unable to complete the game. Alexis Salimakers replaced him.
Milan managed to score the first goal in the match in the 17th minute through Ismail Bennacer, after a fatal defensive error from Casale, who passed the ball to Antonio in front of the area. Bennacer pressed hard and succeeded in cutting the ball to reach Giro, who prepared it for Ismail and fired it into the net.
Theo Hernandez doubled the score for Milan in the 29th minute after a quick counterattack started by goalkeeper Maenan, who passed the ball to Theo in front of the penalty area. The Frenchman penetrated even in front of the Lazio penalty area and fired a missile into the net.
Pioli made a substitution at the start of the second half, with Calabria and Caire leaving and the duo Calulu and Thiao coming in instead to avoid injury before the next Inter match.
Bennacer almost scored his second personal goal after receiving a pass on the border of the Lazio penalty area and firing a left shot that passed near the right post of Provider.
Milan threatened the Eagles’ goal with a sure chance in the 65th minute, after a corner kick that the Rossoneri got, carried out by Tonali inside the area. Theo headed the ball, which passed over Providel’s crossbar.
Milan scored a third goal through substitute Ante Rebic in the 83rd minute, who received a pass from Salimaekers and hit the ball with a ground kick at the moment the goalkeeper left. However, the referee canceled it for offside.
Pellegrini posed the first threat to Lazio in the match in the 87th minute, after he penetrated from the left side and fired a powerful shot that hit the side netting Mainan’s goal.
Lazio was close to scoring the first goal after a cross in the last minute, as Bacic met it with a cross that Tomori missed, almost accidentally putting it in his net, and the ball passed out of the field for a corner.
In summary, Milan dominated the game against Lazio, with a comfortable win of 2-0. The team showed impressive attacking and defensive skills, with Bennacer and Hernandez being the standout players of the match. Milan’s victory temporarily places them in fourth place, but the team will need to continue their winning streak to ensure they secure their spot in the Champions League next season.