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Super Sub Ibrahimovic Lifts Milan to Serie A Summit

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Ac Milan star, Zlatan Ibrahimovic who replaced Rafael Leao in a tactical substitution against Lazio scored seven minutes after he came in.

The striker who just returned from four-month injury came on the pitch in the 60th minute.

The 39 year old’s strike seven minutes later helped to double the lead at San Siro.

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The club had their first goal by Rafael Leao few minutes before half time.

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The Hosting team would have comfortably defeated their opponent even before the end of first half.

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The team was awarded a penalty when Ciro Immobile tripped Frank Kessie of Ac Milan

However, Kessie missed the penalty as the ball hit the crossbar.

Zlatan had not featured since May when he sustained a knee injury against Juventus.

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The Rossoneri’s brilliant performance was crowned with Ibrahimovic’s goal as they claimed the whole 3 points with no goal conceded.

The result now puts Milan ahead of Napoli on goal difference, with 9 points each while Lazio are sixth with 6 points after three games.

Stefano Pioli, Milan coach told DAZN: “Ibrahimovic never gets old and he has great passion, a fire burning inside him. ”

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pioli added: “He competes to win, he always trains to the maximum and he does so with pleasure. When you are like that you do not feel  the years go by.”

 

 

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