U-ball live: AC Milan beat Lazio in the Coppa Italia to send a message to their rivals

2022-06-06 0 By

U-ball Live: 2022 will be an extraordinary year for AC Milan.The rossoneri have lost just once in seven matches, winning five and drawing one.It’s been a good start to the year for Stefano Pioli and his team, who beat Inter milan last week to move within a point of the Serie A leaders.Even better, AC Milan are now through to the semi-finals of the Coppa Italia after a comfortable victory over Lazio on Wednesday night.The rossoneri were relentless, controlling the game from start to finish, conceding four goals without answering.Either way, AC Milan’s 4-0 thrashing of Lazio was a victory.The club are unbeaten in their last four games and beat Fiorentina 3-0 before facing Milan.However, Pioli’s side let them fall.First-half goals from Raphael Leao and Olivier Giroud started a free-scoring night.Giroud led 3-0 at half-time before Frank Casey equalised with a brilliant strike late in the game.Milan faced two strong teams – Inter and Lazio – in four days and beat them.The Rossoneri have dropped the gauntlet and made a direct statement to their opponents.After years of watching their rivals dominate Italy’s top flight, AC Milan have finally assembled a team capable of challenging.They are currently third in Serie A and by reaching the semi-finals of the Coppa Italia, the Rossoneri are closer than ever to winning a trophy this season.”We used the Derby win to gain more energy, confidence and belief,” Pioli said afterwards, as quoted by Semper Inter.The team played well and, as Rafael Leao said, they deserved to win because they played seriously and with good quality for the whole 90 minutes.They are always difficult to prepare, but it is very exciting to face the game.The Coppa Italia is a competition that both teams (Milan and Inter) want to win and we will try our best against very strong opponents.