Milan - Crotone
The team of Milan won with a convincing 4-0 home to Crotone from the 21st round of Serie A. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (30 `;, 64 `) and Ante Rebic (69 `;, 70 `) scored two goals each for the victory, as 39-year-old striker already has 501 club goals in his career.
Stefano Pioli had made only one change in his lineup and it was related to the appearance of Sualijo Meite in place of Sandro Tonali. The playmaker was again Rafael Leao, and on both flanks were Salemakers and Rebic. Ibrahimovic led the attack. The guests were ranked 3-5-2 with debutant Adam Unas and Samuel Di Carmine in attack.
In the sixth minute Davide Calabria sent the ball into the opponent`s net, but the goal was not recognized due to an ambush. In the ninth Unas tried a technical shot, but Canluigi Donnarumma reached out and killed him in aJust a minute later, Di Carmine shot with his head from a good position, but failed to find the target. In the 16th, Calabria had another chance, but Alex Cordas shot his shot close.
In the 25th Leao ruined a dangerous attack of the hosts, which drew the wrath of his teammates. Five minutes later, however, the Portuguese made a good combination with Ibrahimovic, which allowed the Swede to score his club goal number 500. So he joined Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, who are the only other active players with this achievement. In the 42nd minute Di Carmine did not hinder Donnarumma with his header.
In the 51st minute Meite tried a long shot, which fell directly into the hands of Cordas. Ten minutes later, Leoo also tried to sign, but the goalkeeper killed his jester. In the 64th minute after a touch, Theo Hernandez advanced and passed to Ibrahimovic, who scored his second goal of the match. Five minutes later, Rebic also scored with a header after a header from a corner by reserve Hakan Chalhanoglu.
Immediately after that, the Croat was accurate for the second time today. Cordas deflected Zlatan`s shot, but Chalhanoglu passed the ball to Rebic, who scored from a volley. Thus, for the first time since 2009, two players of the `Rossoneri` scored two goals in one match. In the 74th minute, Kordas deprived Ibrahimovic of the opportunity to form his hat-trick, after which the Swede was replaced by a smile on his face. In the 86th minute, the goalkeeper of the guests prevented the reserve Mario Mand?uki? from scoring his first goal for `Devil` and so the result remained 4:0.
With this success, Milan collected 49 points and returned to the top of the standings. Crotone remained at the bottom with only 12 points won.
MILAN - CROTONE 4:0
1:0 Ibrahimovic (30 `)
2:0 Ibrahimovic (64 `)
3:0 Rebic (69 `)
4:0 Rebic (70 `)
Milan: J. Donnarumma, Calabria, Tomori, Romagnoli, Hernandez, Meite, Kessie, Salemakers, Leao, Rebic, Ibrahimovic
Milan - Crotone (squads)
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