The best possible start to 2022: a big win against strong opposition. AC Milan v Roma ended 3-1; here are the most interesting stats from the game:
1- AC Milan have won three consecutive league games against Roma for the first time since 1996.
2- AC Milan have scored at least two goals in their last five games against Roma in Serie A: among the teams currently in the league, only against Bologna (six) do they have a longer open streak.
3- All five goals scored by Olivier Giroud in the league this season have been in home games: among the players in Europe’s Top-5 leagues with at least five goals at home, only Aramu and Bruno Fernandes have scored only in home games.
4- Two of the three oldest players with at least five goals in the league this season play for Milan: Ibrahimović and Giroud (Dzeko is the other).
5- Junior Messias has scored three goals in the current Serie A campaign, while in his first nine appearances for Crotone in Serie A he had scored one.
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