The war between AC Milan and Inter Milan does not stop on the pitch. The Rossoneri are still rejoicing after successfully defeating their city rivals in the Serie A match , Sunday (6/2/2022) early this morning.
Competing at the Giuseppe Meazza, Inter, who was the host, had taken the lead through a goal scored by Ivan Perisic in the 38th minute. Milan was even more vicious because they had to catch up.
The results of his efforts were seen when the game entered the final 20 minutes. Olivier Giroud managed to become an Inter nightmare, where his two goals in the 75th and 78th minutes saw Milan managed to turn the tables in no time!
Milan’s struggle continues. They must maintain that advantage until the final whistle sounded. Theo Hernandez to sacrifice and commit a violation that earned him a red card in injury time.
Drowning in Euphoria
The long whistle sounded, and Milan deserved to receive three points from this victory. Three crucial points, because it revived their chances to overtake Inter Milan at the top of the standings.
Now Milan, who is in second place, is only one point away from Inter. Indeed Inter still have one match postponed, but this result seems to be able to give a crushing blow to Simone Inzaghi’s troops.
The Milan side sank into euphoria. The goalkeeper, Mike Maignan, flicked the Nerazzurri through a post on social media Twitter. Where he told his experience when he was about to enter the Giuseppe Meazza.
“Yesterday, when I wanted to park my car at the stadium. Valet: Sorry but today your car has to stay outside! This is Inter’s house this week!” wrote Mainnan.
The San Siro has always been introduced to me as the home of Milan.” he continued.
Not Just Maignan
Other euphoria was also seen from the other Milan players. Rafael Leao for example, gave his gratitude for the fans who have supported for 90 minutes. “Big win! Thank you fans for the support!”
Giroud also uploaded a photo of himself celebrating after scoring a goal against Inter Milan. The message was short, but firm: “Derby won. We’re back!”
Now Milan must maintain consistency. The next match will be this weekend, with Sampdoria as opponents. But Milan must undergo the Coppa Italia quarter-final match first against Lazio.
It wasn’t Milan who won, only Inter lost
Samir Handanovic has a different opinion regarding the result of the match Inter Milan vs AC Milan , Sunday (6/2/2022). This derby duel won by Milan with a score of 2-1.
Inter had taken the lead through Ivan Perisic’s goal (38′). Even so, Milan showed a fighting spirit in the second half and managed to turn things around through Olivier Giroud (75′, 78′).
This result is bad for Inter. They are still at the top of the table, but Milan are getting closer by just one point.
According to Handanovic, Inter should have won the match. What did he say?
Inter lost, not Milan won
For Handanovic, this defeat was due to Inter’s own fault for not playing optimally. They should have excelled, but they were careless and let Milan win.
“Today we have everything in our hands. It doesn’t feel like Milan won, but Inter lost,” Handanovic said on Inter TV.
“We controlled the game. We played well and put pressure on them, then waited for our chance with a counter-attack in the second half.
final 15 minutes
According to Handanovic, Inter’s defeat started in the final 15 minutes. Their game declined drastically, as a result Milan could score two decisive goals.
“Everything went wrong in the last 15 minutes, but of course there were some positives too from this game, because we had several chances to score more goals,” continued Handanovic.
Handanovic himself could not prevent one of Giroud’s goals. He had reached, but the ball passed under his hand.
We need to look back at the final 15 minutes of the game and find out what went wrong.”