A significant stalemate for AC Milan, who have progressed to the round of 16 of the Europa League on away goals. After managing to get the better of Crvena zvezda, and ahead of tomorrow’s draw, here are the facts and figures you need to know following this evening’s match:
1- AC Milan have progressed through a European knockout tie after drawing both the first and second legs for the first time since they did so against Inter in the semi-finals of the 2002/03 UEFA Champions League.
2- AC Milan have drawn a home game in Europe for the first time since October 2017 (0-0 v AEK Athens).
3- AC Milan have qualified for the last 16 of a European competition for the first time since the 2017/18 season (Europa League).
4- AC Milan have lost only one of their last eleven games in Europe (6W, 4D).
5- Franck Kessié has scored eight goals (seven penalties) since the start of the 2020/21 season, a record for him in a single campaign since he's been playing in Italy.
6- Out of all the midfielders who play for Serie A sides, only Mkhitaryan (eleven) and Veretout (ten) have scored more goals than Franck Kessié (eight) in all competitions this season.
7- Franck Kessié has converted seven of the eight penalties he’s taken during the 2020/21 campaign (AC Milan have scored 13 out of 18 spot-kicks in total).
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