AC Milan extended their three-goal lead against Atalanta, who were looking to make a comeback too late in the game. However, Milan remained strong and won 3–2 away from home. Milan was not giving the hosts a moment of peace from the very first seconds, with captain David Calabria scoring after just 28 seconds and Sandro Tonali poked the ball at home three minutes before half-time to double Milan’s lead. did.
AC Milan felt comfortable with just 12 minutes to full-time after Rafael Leo’s third goal.
“After going 3-2 we were worried but now it’s over.” Tonley told DAZN after the full-time whistle.
Duvan Zapata and Mario Pasalic stunned the visitors to the end with two goals, with one goal remaining four minutes from the penalty spot. Junior Messias, who made his Milan debut, was guilty of a hand-ball to give Zapata a chance to score, which he did, with a style that would be described as a bit too late in stoppage time, with Milan’s players a few seconds behind. They were unsettled but survived and continued their impressive start to the Serie A season winning their sixth game out of seven played.
Milan are in second place on the points table, two points behind Napoli. Last season, Milan were quite impressive in away games as they won 16 of their 19 matches. They were looking to maintain their record after Calabria’s opening goal. Atalanta are now in eighth place after this Sunday’s defeat.