The Milan He keeps on clinging to the nail of the Champions
League. His comfortable victory against him Benevento (2-0) puts Pioli’s team in second place at the expense of what happens on Sunday with Atalanta, which if they do not win, will also make Inter Milan champion.
The truth is that the game turned upside down very early for Milan. In a very good move, Calhanoglu He picked up a pass to the Saelemaekers area to beat Montipo at the near post. It’s not that Beneventu was bad, it’s that they lacked aim in the final meters. Ibrahimovic and Leao were very participative in the opposite field, although they only needed the goal. Also by success under the sticks of Montipo, a nuisance for those of Pioli to take advantage.
The failures chained face to door of the Milan they kept Benevento alive. Until a regular arrived in games in which he is needed: Theo Hernandez. Ibra received from the Frenchman, hit, Montipo rejected and Theo, who had followed the play, scored the goal of tranquility (60 ‘).
That goal killed the game. To the Benevento His strength ran out and the changes did not help to keep up with the rhythm of the first half. The Milan he settled, down gears and although he was able to make a third, the marker did not move again.