Conquer Napoli at Home AC Milan Win the Top of the Standings

Super fight big match presented in the 28th week of Serie A between the hosts Napoli and AC Milan. This match is very important for both teams in their quest to win Scudetto. Through a very intense match, Rossoneri managed to come out victorious.

Olivier Giroud was again the hero of AC Milan’s victory through his goal in the 49th minute. With this victory, Stefano Pioli’s team reclaimed the top of the standings. Here are some interesting facts that color the match.

1. Olivier Giroud .’s heroic actions and catchy notes

Conquering Napoli at home, AC Milan won the top of the standingsOlivier Giroud celebrates a goal (acmilan.com)

Olivier Giroud not only became the hero of AC Milan’s victory, but also recorded several unique records. Striker The Frenchman has scored a total of 8 goals from 19 Serie A matches.

His goal against Napoli was the first he scored outside the San Siro. He also became the third player to score against the top two teams, Inter Milan and Napoli.

2. AC Milan grabs the top of the standings, the competition is getting more interesting

Conquering Napoli at home, AC Milan won the top of the standingsAC Milan players celebrate a goal. (twitter.com/acmilan)

Before this match took place, Napoli and AC Milan had the same number of points. With this victory Rossoneri managed to reclaim the top of the standings. They collected 60 points and two points ahead of Inter Milan in second.

Meanwhile, Napoli have to drop to third place with 57 points. Luciano Spalletti’s men now have to be careful of the pursuit of Juventus, which is only four points away.

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3. For the first time AC Milan won at home to Napoli two games in a row

Conquering Napoli at home, AC Milan won the top of the standingsAC Milan players celebrate a goal. (twitter.com/acmilan)

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This victory became AC Milan’s revenge after losing 0-1 in the first meeting at the San Siro this season. Not only that, AC Milan also set a new record. Based on reports opta, Rosssoneri for the first time winning two games in a row at home to Napoli since 1981.

This is also the revival of Stefano Pioli’s men after only drawing in the last two matches. Consistency is now their problem. They managed to win against big teams, but always struggled against mediocre teams.

4. Serie A is the only chance to win Napoli

Conquering Napoli at home, AC Milan won the top of the standingsNapoli vs AC Milan duel (twitter.com/acmilan)

This defeat makes Napoli’s position in the standings quite difficult. They are three points away from AC Milan, but are also in danger of being chased by Juventus. Serie A itself is Napoli’s only hope this season.

Previously they had been eliminated in the last 32 of the Europa League from Barcelona and were massacred by Fiorentina with a score of 5-2 in the last 16 of the Coppa Italia. Napoli itself has only collected two titles Scudetto the last time won in the 1989/1990 season.

5. Next match

Conquering Napoli at home, AC Milan won the top of the standingsNapoli vs AC Milan duel (acmilan.com)

AC Milan’s tough task actually awaits after this important victory. AC Milan need to maintain their consistency against mediocre teams. Pioli’s men always struggle against weaker teams. Next week they will face a newly promoted team, Empoli.

Meanwhile, Napoli will travel to Hellas Verona. This will be a pretty tough match because at the first meeting they were able to break Napoli’s winning record with a 1-1 draw.

AC Milan’s victory over Napoli is very important for Stefano Pioli’s men in the title race this season. On the other hand, Napoli’s opportunities are still very open. The title race now even involves the top four teams with Juventus still quite a chance.

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