July 21, 2024

UCL:No Action For Chukwueze But Milan Floor PSG 2-1

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By Sportsgister



Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze did not recover fully enough to battle visiting PSG for AC Milan in the Champions league Tuesday night, but it did not stop the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza landlords from running away with 2-1 win over the Ligue 1 giants. PSG shot into the lead as early as the 9th minute of the encounter thanks to Milan Škriniar, but it took only three minutes later for Rafael Leão



to level up before Oliver Giroud after enjoying an assits from Hernand sealed the winner in the 50th minut




PSG are now second in the group on six points, one behind leaders Borussia Dortmund who beat Newcastle earlier on Tuesday, while Milan are third with five points – one more than Eddie Howe’s side.


Their victory means last season’s semi-finalists Milan will remain in contention to reach the knockout stages when they host Dortmund on 28 November.


Former goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma was roundly booed by the home fans, who also threw fake money towards him, as he returned to the San Siro for the first time following his acrimonious move to PSG two years ago.




Milan were much improved from their previous Champions League performances this season, with Donnarumma forced into fine saves from Hernandez and Fikayo Tomori free-kicks.


However, the evening ended on a sour note for the hosts, with Christian Pulisic withdrawn after injuring his hamstring in the closing stages

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