The record of Zlatan Ibrahimovic this Saturday did not stop the Milan suffered a painful defeat at home Udinese (3-1). Although it is in the quarters of Champions (where he will face the Naples), the situation becomes more complicated for the Italian champion in Serie A, who this Sunday will be left in the Champions League, 5th, if the Rome win the derby match lazio.
Milan’s defense He failed in Friuli and this was his sentence. Roberto Pereyra put Udinese ahead in the 10th minute after beating goalkeeper Maignan with a left-footed shot. Tomori and Bennacer lost the ball in the central zone.
Milan fans dreamed that Ibra’s record would be the start of their team’s reaction. The Swedish star made history by becoming the oldest player to score a goal in Serie A. Ibra did it in 41 years, 5 months and 15 days. He leveled the score against Udinese by converting a penalty and surpassed the mark held by Costacurta (41 years and 25 days, in 2007, the day of his retirement).
There was no shortage of controversy: the referee initially did not consider that there had been a penalty (for Namo de Bijol). VAR ruled yes. Silvestri, the Udinese goalkeeper, stopped Ibra, but the referee ordered him to repeat and the former Barcelona player scored and made history. Andrea Sottil, coach of Udinese, was sacked for his protests.
But Milan’s joy did not last long because Beto returned ahead of those from Udine in the 50th minute of the first half, Thiaw looked forward to a cross from Tagumpay.
Not only did he react in the second half, but Udinese extended their lead thanks to Ehizibue in 70′ shooting from 2 meters. Dating Milan so gray that the match cannot be turned against an opponent who has not won at home in 4 months. Stefano Pioli’s men are in danger all the way to the Champions League.
Source: La Verdad
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