An important and deserved win where the Rossoneri also had to dig in. AC Milan’s 2-1 victory over Roma was another statement of intent from Coach Pioli’s men, who kept up the pace with Napoli at the top of the league table. A key player in the win at the Olimpico was Zlatan Ibrahimović, who, beyond his goal, put in a performance of a true leader, as reflected in our post-match stats.
1- Against Roma, Zlatan Ibrahimović scored his 400th career league goal. His first one came on 30 October 1999, when 15% of the players who have made at least one appearance in Serie A this season had yet to be born (74 out of 489).
2- AC Milan have become the fourth team in Serie A history to win ten of their first eleven games of the season, after Roma, Juventus (twice) and Napoli (twice).
3- The Rossoneri have become the third team in Serie A history to win 15 away matches in a calendar year, after Napoli in 2017 (18) and Juventus in 2018 (15).
4- Zlatan Ibrahimović has now scored 150 goals in Serie A. He’s the seventh non-Italian to achieve this milestone in the competition.
5- Roma are the team that the Swede has had the most goalscoring success against in Serie A: he’s found the net eleven times against the Giallorossi, with seven of these goals having come at the Olimpico.
6- AC Milan have won two successive away games against Roma in Serie A for the first time since 2005, when they did so under Carlo Ancelotti.
7- No team has scored more goals from outside the box than AC Milan in the top five European Leagues this term (five).
8- Franck Kessie has scored four goals against Roma in Serie A, including three from the penalty spot, making the Giallorossi his favourite victim in the Italian top flight.
9- Ismaël Bennacer has now played 100 matches in Serie A
10- Against Roma, both Rafael Leão and Alexis Saelemaekers started for the 50th time for AC Milan in all competitions.
11- Simon Kjær made his 50th Serie A appearance for AC Milan.
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