It was a vital victory in a tense match. Giroud's goal in the first half was enough for AC Milan to take a 1-0 win - their sixth win on the spin in the league. Let's take a look at eight stats from the game:
1- AC Milan have won nine of their first ten Serie A games of the season for only the second time in their history, after 1954/55 under Béla Guttmann (W9 D1).
2- The Rossoneri have won their last five Serie A home games: Stefano Pioli is the first AC Milan head coach to achieve five consecutive home wins in the competition since Clarence Seedorf in 2014.
3- Olivier Giroud is only the second AC Milan player to score in each of his first three Serie A home games since 1994/95, after Mario Balotelli in 2013.
4- All of the Frenchman’s four goals in Serie A this season have been scored at home.
5- Rade Krunić was involved in a Serie A goal for the first time since May – also against Torino (assist tonight).
6- Ciprian Tătăruşanu has kept a clean sheet for the first time in Serie A since April 2017.
7- AC Milan have scored 11 goals in the first half in this Serie A season, no team have done better.
8- Tonight, Sandro Tonali has made his 50th appearance with AC Milan in all competitions.
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