Ibrahimovi continues to shine and leads Milan to cross Napoli


Ibra scored a double for Milan from a header in the 20th minute and a follow-up inside 54.

Although Belgian Drays Mertens narrowed the difference in favor of Napoli, the hopes of the southern team to return took a heavy blow with the expulsion of Tiemoui Bakayoko 65.

A few seconds before the end, the Norwegian substitute Jens Peter Haughey signed the third for Milan, after distinguished skill and a wonderful finish.

Milan scored 20 points at the top of the standings, while Napoli was stuck at 14 points in sixth place.

At the “San Paolo” stadium and after a severe defeat at home to the French Lille 0-3 in the “Europa League” and then a draw in the “San Siro” also against Hellas Verona 2-2, Milan renewed the date with victories thanks to Ibrahimovic, who scored the two goals, The first with a header after a cross by Frenchman Theo Hernandez (20), and the second with his knee after a cross from Croatian Ante Repic (54).

Ibrahimovic was again in the lead, two goals behind Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo, scoring his tenth goal in eight matches, and only the Dutch Marco van Basten (12 seasons 1992-1993) and Sweden’s Gunnar Nordal (10 seasons 1950-1951) scored more than he scored in eight stages, according to Opta “for statistics.

More importantly, Milan, whose coach Stefano Pioli and his assistant, Giacomo Morelli, missed due to their infection with the Coronavirus, achieved its first victory at Napoli since October 2010 when it won 2-1 with the goals of Brazilian Robinho and Ibrahimovic in particular and remained the top with 20 points, two points ahead of Surprise season Sassuolo.

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