A win to end 2021 on a high, a win that we needed after a rough patch. The Rossoneri finish the girone d'andata with a vital win at the Castellani. Check out the best stats from the win over Empoli:
1- AC Milan are the second team in Serie A history to win at least 17 away league games in a single calendar year (after Napoli, 18 in 2017).
2- No team has scored more goals than AC Milan away from home in 2021 in Top-5 European leagues (52 goals, same as Manchester City).
3- Franck Kessie scored 14 Serie A goals in 2021: the last AC Milan midfielder to score so much in a single calendar year was Kaká in 2008 (15).
4- The Ivorian scored his second brace excluding penalties in Serie A, the first with AC Milan: the first was in his debut match, with Atalanta against Lazio in August 2016.
5- Alessandro Florenzi scored his first goal from a direct free-kick in Serie A.
6- AC Milan have scored four goals from direct free-kicks in Serie A this season: they hadn't scored as many in a single league campaign since the 2013/14 season (five).
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