After the shoot-out against Rio Ave in the Europa League, the Rossoneri are once against victorious on penalties, this time against Torino in the Coppa Italia. With the game ending goalless after extra time, AC Milan won 5-4 in the penalty shoot-out and progressed to the quarter-finals. They had to fight for victory, but it is a deserved one nonetheless. Let's take a look at some of the stats produced by the tie at San Siro:
1- AC Milan have made it past the Round of 16 in the Coppa Italia in each of the last twelve seasons.
2- AC Milan have progressed in the Coppa Italia on four of the five occasions, in which the game went to penalties.
3- AC Milan have progressed on each of the last three occasions that they have faced Torino in the Coppa Italia Round of 16.
4- Two of the last eight Coppa Italia fixtures involving AC Milan have gone to extra time - both against Torino.
5- AC Milan have obtained a win and a draw on each of the last three occasions, in which they have played two consecutive games against the same opposition in all competitions.
6- This is the first time since November (against Lille) that AC Milan have failed to score a single goal in a competitive match.
7- AC Milan have hit the woodwork ten times in their last ten games in all competitions.
8- Ciprian Tătărusanu has kept a clean sheet in each of his three appearances with AC Milan in all competitions.
9- Alessio Romagnoli is the only player to have started in all five of AC Milan’s Coppa Italia matches since the arrival of Stefano Pioli (since the start of last season).
10- This was Mateo Musacchio’s first game with AC Milan in 325 days (February 2020 v Fiorentina).
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