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AC Milan did what it had to do on Saturday evening. When they visited Fiorentina it became 1-2 i Rossoneri. Shortly after halftime, the goals came in quick succession. After Ruben Loftus-Cheek's opening goal, Alfred Duncan equalized. Shortly afterwards, Rafael Leão gave the visitors the lead again and thus determined the final score.

Milan, with Tijjani Reijnders in the starting line-up, was the dominant party in the opening phase of the match and that resulted in the first chances. Olivier Giroud got into scoring position twice, but just missed the sharpness in the finish. Samuel Chukwueze was also close to scoring, but his header was tapped over the goal by goalkeeper Pietro Terracciano.

Halfway through the first half, Fiorentina also showed up in the opponent's half. The first chance for the home team was a very big one. Andrea Belotti came face to face with Mike Maignan, but his effort went straight to the Frenchman. Shortly afterwards things went wrong in the build-up at Milan, after which Belotti also ruined the subsequent opportunity.

After the break, the goals flew over the counter like hot cakes. Within seven minutes it was 1-2 for Milan. After a great heel from Leão, Loftus-Cheek was able to score the opening goal: 1-0.

A few minutes later, however, it was level again through Duncan. Fiorentina could not enjoy the goal for long. In the 52nd minute it was Reijnders who put Leão in front of the goalkeeper with a nice through ball. The Portuguese went around the goalkeeper and then coolly finished: 1-2.

In the remainder of the second half, Fiorentina had a few more chances to equalize, but Maignan again proved to be an excellent goalkeeper. He kept his team going with some nice saves. In an attacking sense, Milan did little anymore.

With the victory, Milan consolidates second place in Serie A. Due to the earlier loss to Juventus, the lead over number three is now six points. The gap to leader Internazionale is still very large with eleven points.

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