AC Milan picked up three vital points against a direct rival this evening, moving to the top of the league with ten matchdays to go in the process. The Rossoneri’s 1-0 success over Napoli isn’t just one of the most important wins of the season, it also saw various hoodoos broken, both individually and collectively. Find out more:
1- AC Milan have won two consecutive away games against Napoli in Serie A for the first time since 1981.
2- AC Milan have picked up at least 60 points from the first 28 matchdays of a Serie A season for the first time since 2011/12.
3- On his tenth attempt, Stefano Pioli won against Luciano Spalletti in Serie A for the first time in his coaching career.
4- Olivier Giroud scored a league goal away from San Siro for the first time since 15 February 2021 (his last Premier League goal for Chelsea).
5- The Frenchman has scored eleven goals for AC Milan this campaign (in 27 appearances), equalling his total tally from the whole of last season for the Blues (31 matches).
6- Following on from Malinovskyi and Scamacca, Giroud is only the third player to have scored against both Inter and Napoli this Serie A season.
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