Rome: Abraham (90’+4)
AC Milan: Saelemaekers (90’+7)
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Before this match, AC Milan only ranked 4th thanks to Roma in the number of goals scored, while Inter Milan, although ranked 6th, was only 2 points behind. Entering the competition at the Olimpico Stadium, coach Jose Mourinho launched a 3-4-1-2 formation for Roma with the attacking pair of Belotti – Abraham, while AC Milan kicked 4-2-3-1 with the trio of Bennacer – Diaz – Leao supports the striker Giroud.
Both teams did not want to lose, so they entered the game slowly. Therefore, most of the first half did not have many opportunities. The certainty of both Roma and Milan defense also contributed to making the first 45 minutes quite boring.
The stalemate continued to extend into the first 15 minutes of the second half, although the two sides had some changes, but the opportunity still came, and this time the Milan side regretted when Saelemaekers volleyed over the bar unfortunately in the 61st minute when it was already over. unaccompanied by anyone. It seemed that the match would be inconclusive, but in the 90+4 minute a turning point happened.
Roma counterattacked quickly after stealing the ball from Mancini’s De Ketelaere on the right and Celik made a pass into the box. Abraham overcame Kalulu and then skillfully finished, bringing the late opening goal for Roma.
With the goal at this point, few people think Milan has a chance to turn the tide. However, Pioli’s team took back a valuable point. From Leao’s effort to cross into the far post of Roma, Saelemaekers hit the ground through Patricio’s groin and went into the net, leveling the score at 1-1 in the 90+7 minute.
This draw leaves the two teams with 57 points and the position remains the same when Milan is 4th and Roma is 5th in the Serie A 2022/23 rankings.
The results of the series of matches of the 32nd round of Serie A
Roma 1-1 Milan Lecce 1-0 Udinese Torino 1-2 Atalanta
Spezia 0-2 Monza