Tammy Abraham and Olivier Giroud target once again as AS Roma rivalry against AC Milan which the match ending with a 3-1 final result, MySportPlug reporting.
It wasn’t an easy game which also saw the former Chelsea striker conceding a penalty which Olivier Giroud converted as both former Blues had involvements all through the game which was an entertaining one after the end of 90 minutes.
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It was a beautiful start in the encounter which saw both former Chelsea players being named on the starting lineup following the resumption of the Italia Serie A which went on Christmas and New Year break as the first half showed us so much good football.
AC Milan had the ball rolling at the back of the net in the 8th minutes after Tammy Abraham handled the ball inside his box which saw him got a yellow card after VAR had to review the whole event of what took place before handing a penalty which Olivier Giroud scored to make it 1-0.
The match carried on with Roma doing everything possible in making sure they pulled back level as it was still early in the encounter which wasn’t going their way despite how much opportunities they created as it was just not going their way.
Junior Messias doubled the advantage for the home side in the 17th minute after a good teamwork effort saw another goal coming against Jose Mourinho’s side who were yet to recover from the first one they conceded early which now made things 2-0 as it progressed.
More opportunities resulting to nothing with both teams pushing forward as the encounter approaches final few minutes left to be played in the first half which wasn’t going the way of the visiting side who continued to give in all their best despite the scoreline.
Tammy Abraham teamed up with Pellegrini in the 40th minute which saw him finishing off neatly to pull one back for his side which saw them heading into the break after 45 minutes with a 2-1 scoreline in favor of the home side between AC Milan Vs Roma.
A good start in the second half which didn’t see both former Chelsea players doing much for their respective teams after a perfect first 45 minutes of the encounter which saw them both scoring one goal each from brilliant finishing.
Rick Karsdorp was sent off for Roma in the 74th minute of the second half after receiving another yellow card which saw his side being reduced to 10-man leaving Jose Mourinho with so much to think about as they were still down 2-1 against their opponent.
Rafael Leao added another goal in the 82nd minute of the match after teaming up with Zlatan Ibrahimovic who provided the assist for his teammate to finish off perfectly adding more problem for their opponent with scoreline 3-1 as it carried on forward.
Ibrahimovic could have made it 4-1 in the 90th minute plus additional time after Mancini was shown a red card, but he failed to convert from the penalty spot leaving the encounter to end with AC Milan 3-1 Roma giving the home side all three points in a hard fought victory.