The Italian capital team, Lazio, successfully defeated AC Milan with a score of 4-0 in the 2022/23 Serie A continuation. This landslide victory certainly surprised many parties because it was predicted that the match would be tight and end with a thin score. Lazio controlled the game from the start.
Maurizio Sarri’s team even took the lead when the match was only 4 minutes old through Sergei Milinkovic-Savic’s goal. Lazio managed to increase the advantage through Mattia Zaccagni’s flick in the 38th minute. The first half ended with Lazio winning 2-0.
Entering the second half, the home team did not relax the intensity of the attacks. As a result, Lazio added two goals through Luis Alberto’s penalty kick and Felipe Anderson’s shot respectively in the 67th and 75th minute. The match ended with Lazio’s fantastic 4-0 win over AC Milan.
This victory has made Lazio shift Inter Milan and now occupies third place under AC Milan in the 2022/23 Serie A standings. Apart from the landslide victory won by Lazio, this match also has several interesting records as below.
1. Lazio’s biggest win against Milan since 1995
Lazio’s victory with a landslide score of 4-0 against AC Milan in the 2022/23 Serie A continuation has its own record. The result of this match is the biggest margin of victory Lazio has ever won against AC Milan since 1995. At that time, Lazio also beat AC Milan with a score of 4-0 in the 1994/95 Serie A season. The actor who became the actor in Lazio’s victory at that time was Casiraghi who scored 2 goals complemented by goals from Signori and Franco Baresi who scored an own goal.
2. Lazio ends a series of defeats against Milan
The positive results that Lazio achieved when they overthrew AC Milan managed to stop the Italian capital team’s series of defeats every time they met AC Milan. Previously, Lazio always fell in the last 3 matches against Milan with a score of 2-0, 3-0 and 1-2. The last time Lazio beat AC Milan was in the 2020/21 Serie A season. At that time, Lazio won 3-0 against Milan.
3. AC Milan conceded 7 goals in the last 2 matches
The visiting team in this match, namely AC Milan, is currently in an unsavory trend. Zlatan Ibrahimovic and colleagues recorded minor results in the last two matches by swallowing two defeats and suffering 7 goals conceded. Before the 0-4 defeat to Lazio, Milan suffered minor results after being defeated by their eternal rival, Inter Milan by a score of 3-0 in the Supercoppa Italiana.
4. Milan’s first defeat in the last 5 matches in Serie A
AC Milan’s 0-4 defeat against Lazio was the first time in the last 5 matches in Serie A that the squad nicknamed the Rossoneri was defeated by their opponent. Prior to this match, AC Milan was unbeaten by recording 2 wins and 3 draws. Of course, Stefano Pioli’s squad needs to quickly rediscover the winning formula if they still want to compete for the 2022/23 Serie A title.
Those are some interesting notes in Lazio’s match against AC Milan which the home team won with a landslide score of 4-0.