today 10:16 | The red and black part of Milan is celebrating in the highest Italian football competition for a change. The AC players returned to the throne after eleven years, when they won Sassuola 3-0 in Sunday’s final 38th round of Serie A. Read also VIDEO: Conquered! AC Milan back on the Italian throne after eleven years … This time the Slovak defender Milan Škriniar did not hit the “Scudetto”, whose Inter as a defending champion released the trophy to the city rival by two points, although in the last match he also defeated Sampdoria Genoa 3-0. “Rossoneri” was enough for the nineteenth league championship in history and a point, but at the stadium in Reggio Emilia they left nothing to chance. Already in the first half, they developed a three-goal lead, Olivier Giroud scored twice, Franck Kessie added another hit, while all three goals were prepared by his teammates Rafael Leao. It is the culmination of AC’s return to the top of Italian football after years of unsatisfactory results and financial problems. “We deserved it for not stopping for a moment that it was possible. My charges never gave up, they were all fantastic. I enjoyed it because I saw that they enjoyed it too,” he said. according to DAZN television, coach Stefano Pioli, who received the first major trophy in his career at the age of 56. However, during the championship celebrations, someone stole his medal: “If I could ask you, give it back to me. She’s the only one I have.” In the past, Pioli also coached Inter, where he lasted only six months in the 2016/2017 season, and he was not used to fighting for the highest goals from other positions. That only changed in the AC, where since arriving in 2019 he has gradually built a team capable of competing with the best in the country. AC Milan coach Stefano Pioli Source: reuters 35-year-old Giroud was also an important member of the team. Although the French striker scored only eleven goals in the entire year of Serie A, he turned with two hits at the end of the February Milan derby (2: 1) and also decided on the March victory on the ground of the then SSC Napoli leader (1: 0), after which the AC players they were put at the head of the table and they didn’t let anyone in front of them. The championship also includes Swedish veteran Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who also remembers the previous title from 2011: “When I returned in December 2019, I said that I would bring AC Milan back to the top and that we would win the title. A great group of players gathered here. “We worked hard, unobtrusively, and in the end we are the ones who are looking forward. Two years ago, the situation was very difficult.” From December to February, he was at the top of the Inter table, but did not maintain the leading position. Despite the predominance, he could not prevail against Sampdoria for a long time, until after the break Ivan Perišič kicked the favorite and secured the win with two goals by Joaquin Correa. Due to the AC result, there was a gloomy atmosphere among Inter fans on San Sire. Coach Simone Inzaghi did not follow in the footsteps of his predecessor Antonio Conte in the first season. “I think our team deserves recognition. It was a great season that could have been exceptional. Now we have a bit of a taste in our mouths, we have won nine of the previous ten duels and it was not enough,” said Inzaghi. Škriniar played 35 of 38 matches this year’s Serie A and scored three goals in them.
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