Serie A match report: AC Milan 0-3 Atalanta

✨ Phil Foden vs. #ManUnited yesterday:

◾️ 3 goals
◾️ 6 shots/4 on target
◾️ 0.99 expected goals
◾️ 0.87 expected assists
◾️ 22 pressured touches
◾️ 7 carries
◾️ 23/25 completed passes
◾️ 2 through balls

Foden’s xG was higher than Haaland’s. ⤵️

#MCIMUN | #MCFC

🔥 Erling Haaland has outscored his xG by almost 100% so far this season:

🔹 14 goals
🔹 7.221 xG
🔹 6.779 goals over expected

After 8 games, his xG is higher than Romelu Lukaku had throughout the entire 2021/22 season.

#MCIMUN | #MCFC

🌪️ These 10 running backs have picked up the most rushing yards over expected in the #NFL so far, according to @NextGenStats.

⚡️ No surprise to see #Giants’ @saquon topping the list. Also check out #Jets’ rookie Bryce Hall making an appearance.

#TogetherBlue #TakeFlight

#LUFC have been one of the most intense teams in the @premierleague so far this season. But they’re also technically strong.

Players with successful most passes between the lines:

🔹 Marc Roca: 35
🔹 Adams: 22
🔹 Kristensen: 18
🔹 Harrison: 17
🔹 Struijk: 16

#LEEAVL

The #NFL has come to the UK! 🇬🇧

🔥 The first of three London games sees the most aggressive QB in the league – @Saints’ Jameis Winston – take on the @Vikings.

⚡️ Will Cousins, Jefferson, Cook & co. have too much for the Saints defense?

#MINvsNO #Vikings #Saints

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Milan stay top despite defeat

AC Milan remain top of Serie A despite suffering a heavy 3-0 defeat at home to Atalanta at the weekend.

The visitors continued their great form in the league as they won comfortably at the San Siro.


The match

They took the lead through a header by Cristian Romero in the 26th minute. His diving header from a Robin Gosens cross squeezed past goalkeeper Gianluigi Donarumma.

Eight minutes into the second half, Gian Piero Gasperini’s men doubled their lead when Josip Ilicic converted from the spot after Franck Kessie brought the Atalanta forward down in the box.

Atalanta had further chances to kill the game and eventually did when Duvan Zapata slotted past Donarumma with 13 minutes to go.

Duvan Zapata of Atalanta B.C. celebrates after scoring their team’s third goal during the Serie A match between AC Milan and Atalanta BC. (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)

Milan had their first shot on target in the 77th minute when substitute and debutant Mario Mandzukic was denied by Pierluigi Gollini.


What it means

Atalanta have not lost in Serie A since November 28th, a run of 10 league games. They are up to fifth, seven points off the top. Milan top the table at the halfway stage with a two-point lead despite their second defeat of the season.


Featured image: Duvan Zapata of Atalanta B.C. celebrates with team mates Cristian Romero (L) of Atalanta and Rafael Toloi (R) after scoring their team’s third goal during the Serie A match between AC Milan and Atalanta BC at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on January 23, 2021. (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)

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✨ Phil Foden vs. #ManUnited yesterday:

◾️ 3 goals
◾️ 6 shots/4 on target
◾️ 0.99 expected goals
◾️ 0.87 expected assists
◾️ 22 pressured touches
◾️ 7 carries
◾️ 23/25 completed passes
◾️ 2 through balls

Foden’s xG was higher than Haaland’s. ⤵️

#MCIMUN | #MCFC

🔥 Erling Haaland has outscored his xG by almost 100% so far this season:

🔹 14 goals
🔹 7.221 xG
🔹 6.779 goals over expected

After 8 games, his xG is higher than Romelu Lukaku had throughout the entire 2021/22 season.

#MCIMUN | #MCFC

🌪️ These 10 running backs have picked up the most rushing yards over expected in the #NFL so far, according to @NextGenStats.

⚡️ No surprise to see #Giants’ @saquon topping the list. Also check out #Jets’ rookie Bryce Hall making an appearance.

#TogetherBlue #TakeFlight

#LUFC have been one of the most intense teams in the @premierleague so far this season. But they’re also technically strong.

Players with successful most passes between the lines:

🔹 Marc Roca: 35
🔹 Adams: 22
🔹 Kristensen: 18
🔹 Harrison: 17
🔹 Struijk: 16

#LEEAVL

The #NFL has come to the UK! 🇬🇧

🔥 The first of three London games sees the most aggressive QB in the league – @Saints’ Jameis Winston – take on the @Vikings.

⚡️ Will Cousins, Jefferson, Cook & co. have too much for the Saints defense?

#MINvsNO #Vikings #Saints

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