AC Milan made sure that they ended 2022 in the best possible way as they beat Fiorentina 2-1 at San Siro in dramatic fashion.
Leão’s goal and a late own-goal from Nikola Milenkovic in the second minute of added time sent the over 70,000 fans home happy, with a long break now due to the World Cup. Below are the best stats from the game, as relayed by the official website.
➤ Rafael Leão is the fourth player to have scored more than five goals in at least four consecutive seasons in Serie A with Milan in the three points for a win era, after George Weah, Kaká and Alexandre Pato.
➤ Milan have won 10 of their last 11 Serie A home games.
➤ Five of Rafael Leão’s six goals this league campaign have come at home.
➤ Two of the last four goals scored by Milan in the first two minutes of a Serie A game have been scored by Rafael Leão: today’s and on 20 December 2020 against Sassuolo.