AC Milan came through a tough fixture and won recorded their fifth win from six games this season, beating Spezia 2-1 at the Picco. The decisive goals came from Daniel Maldini and Brahim Díaz and these two feature heavily in our post-match stats. Let's take a look:
1- AC Milan have taken 16 points from their first six Serie A games for the third time in the three-points-per-win era - after 2003/04 and 2020/21.
2- Daniel Maldini scored his first Serie A goal 13 years and 179 days since his father Paolo's last goal (v Atalanta in March 2008) and 60 years and 22 days after his grandfather Cesare last scored (v Catania in September 1961).
3- Brahim Díaz scored just 4 minutes and 19 seconds after coming onto the pitch.
4- Of Brahim Díaz's seven goals in Serie A, this is his first as a substitute.
5- Daniel Maldini started his first Serie A game today, 12 years and 117 days (31/05/2009 v Fiorentina) after his father Paolo's last start in the top flight.
6- Both of Pierre Kalulu's assists in Serie A have come against Ligurian sides (the first was against Genoa in April).
7- This was the 100th win in 189 AC Milan appearances for Franck Kessie in all competitions.
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