stats23 December 2020


The facts that developed over the 90 at San Siro

What a way to win it, Theo Hernández making himself the hero at the death. The 3-2 win against Lazio has enormous weight in the league and sees AC Milan go into the festive break in top spot. But let's take a look back at the game at San Siro and read nine facts from the game.

1- AC Milan have earned 34 points in 14 Serie A games so far, exactly twice as many than the Rossoneri had at this stage of the competition last term.

2- After the 3-0 win in July, AC Milan have won two successive Serie A matches against Lazio for the first time since 2009 (three on that occasion).

3- AC Milan are the second side in the history of Europe’s Top-5 leagues to have scored 2+ goals in more than 15 successive games in a single calendar year (after Barcelona, 18 in 1948).

4- AC Milan have picked up 2.26 points per game in Serie A in 2020, their second-best ratio in the three-points-per-win era in a calendar year after 2004 (2.35).

5- After Juventus’ defeat yesterday, AC Milan are the only unbeaten side in Europe’s Top-5 leagues in 2020/21.

6- AC Milan have scored two goals in the opening 20 minutes of play in a Serie A match against Lazio for the first time since September 2005 (Shevchenko and Kakà).

7- Both Hakan Çalhanoğlu and Ante Rebic have scored their first Serie A goals since July (Ante v Bologna, Hakan v Sampdoria).

8- Ante Rebić has scored tonight his very first headed goal in Serie A (from 14 total goals).

9- Hakan Çalhanoğlu is the first AC Milan player to have made an assist in four consecutive Serie A appearances since Opta records began (2004/05).

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