AC Milan have won their first Scudetto in 11 years

Serie A: AC Milan wins Serie A title – Olivier Giroud’s double gave Milan a 3-0 win over Sassuolo, ending an 11-year wait to win the Serie A title. Milan needed just one point at the Mapei Stadium on the final day of the season to beat city rivals Inter, and they completed the mission in style. Follow InsideSport.IN for more updates

Serie A: AC Milan wins Serie A title, Rosoneri claims for the first time in 11 years Scudeto claims victory over Sassuolo, Oliver Giroud holds a brace, see highlights

Serie A: AC Milan claim SCUDETTO for the first time in 11 years

Milan jumped around Sassuolo from the start, forcing Giroud to save Andrea Consigli with a bullet header before an attempt by Ficayo Tomori went off the line.

The Rossoneri were completely dominant and a huge crowd of fans exploded in the 17th minute when Liao snatched Kan Ayhan at the halfway line and exploded to the left before picking up Giroud, who kept the ball between Concegoli’s feet.

Serie A: AC Milan wins Serie A title, Rosoneri claims for the first time in 11 years Scudeto claims victory over Sassuolo, Oliver Giroud holds a brace, see highlights
Serie A: AC Milan wins Serie A title, Rosoneri claims for the first time in 11 years Scudeto claims victory over Sassuolo, Oliver Giroud holds a brace, see highlights

Leo was also the architect of the second goal just after the half-hour mark, removing Gian Marco Ferrari and returning from the byline to sweep Giroud home.

AC Milan beat Sassuolo comfortably as Oliver Giroud grabs a brace

Sassuolo could not stay with Leo, and he landed on the right before lying on the road to the unarmed Casey, who fired with his left foot nine minutes before half-time.

Milan was in complete control and there was a party atmosphere as their supporters escaped the last days of tension after the first half of the dream.

Serie A: AC Milan wins Serie A title, Rosoneri claims for the first time in 11 years Scudeto claims victory over Sassuolo, Oliver Giroud holds a brace, see highlights
Serie A: AC Milan wins Serie A title, Rosoneri claims for the first time in 11 years Scudeto claims victory over Sassuolo, Oliver Giroud holds a brace, see highlights

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was given a great reception when he replaced Giroud from the end of the 18th minute when it could be his last game for Milan and the striker canceled out a goal for offside against Leo.

Hamed Travor shook the post late and it was so close that Sassuolo was comforted as Pioli celebrated on the touchline with his players and staff before the final whistle was blown.

The ruthless Rossoneri last title drought with a swagger

Milan failed to retain a title challenge last season, but they cannot be denied this time around and as they claim their first trophy since winning their 2016 Supercup Italiana.

The champions ended the season with five wins in a row to prevent Inter from retaining their crown, with Nerazzurri’s 3-0 win over Sampdoria.

Serie A: AC Milan wins Serie A title, Rosoneri claims for the first time in 11 years Scudeto claims victory over Sassuolo, Oliver Giroud holds a brace, see highlights
Serie A: AC Milan wins Serie A title, Rosoneri claims for the first time in 11 years Scudeto claims victory over Sassuolo, Oliver Giroud holds a brace, see highlights

Their victory on the day of the final was never in doubt, in the first half the Pioli men blew away their opponent with the goal that they had 11 shots.

Key Opta Facts:
  • Milan have scored 86 points in Serie A this season, only three points more in the winning season in 2005-06 (88).
  • Giroud became the oldest player in Serie A (35 years, 234 days) to reach double figures for goals in his debut season.

    Serie A: AC Milan wins Serie A title, Rosoneri claims for the first time in 11 years Scudeto claims victory over Sassuolo, Oliver Giroud holds a brace, see highlights
    Serie A: AC Milan wins Serie A title, Rosoneri claims for the first time in 11 years Scudetto beat Sassuolo comfortably, Oliver Giroud holds a brace, see highlights

  • After scoring his first five Serie A goals at home, Giroud has scored his last six Serie A goals away from home.
  • Leo has scored at least one goal in his last six league games – three goals and five assists during this period.

Serie A: AC Milan wins Serie A title, Rosoneri claims for the first time in 11 years Scudeto claims victory over Sassuolo, Oliver Giroud holds a brace, see highlights

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