AC Milan crushes Lazio’s  title hopes

AC Milan crushes Lazio’s title hopes

Zlatan Ibrahimovic helped AC Milan stun second-placed Lazio to move leaders Juventus closer to a ninth straight Serie A title.

The former Juve forward, 38, doubled his side’s lead with a penalty after Hakan Calhanoglu’s impressive opener.

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Victory was sealed after the interval when Ante Rebic slotted the third from close range.

With eight games remaining, Lazio remain second in the table, seven points behind Maurizio Sarri’s side.

Juventus had earlier cruised past Torino in the Turin derby as Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first free-kick for the defending champions.

He attempted Free kick 43 times before he scored yesteday .

Ibrahimovic’s AC Milan move into the last Europa League qualification spot in sixth.

Although seventh-placed Napoli are just a point behind with a game in hand.

Don’t forget Lazio, missing Serie A leading scorer Ciro Immobile through suspension.

They dropped seven points behind leaders Juventus on a night when nothing went right for them.

The hosts were a far cry from the fluent and confident side which enjoyed a 21-match unbeaten league run.

They have not lost from September till their season was shorten by the COVID-19 pandemic in March.

AC Milan, unbeaten since the season re-start, climbed to sixth.

Lazio’s other main striker, Felipe Caicedo, was also suspended.

Although midfielder Lucas Leiva returned for the first time since a knee operation in April.

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