Milan continued a series of good results since the resumption of sporting activity, reaching the 21st match without losing by beating Celtic 3-1 in the first round of the group stage of the European League.
Milan won its second consecutive victory at Celtic Park after it had previously won the 2013 UEFA Champions League group stage with three unanswered goals scored by Ricardo Kaka, Christian Zapata and Mario Balotelli.
Milan’s victory came second behind Lille, France, on goal difference, after they won 4-1 over Sparta Prague.
The match saw Sandro Tonale participate in Milan as the first Italian born in 2000 to participate in a European competition.
Milan advanced in the first half with a double without a response, in the 14th minute, Samo Castillo sent a cross to Bosnian Radi Kronic, who stunned the ball with a powerful header.
3 minutes before the end of the first half, Zlatan Ibrahimovic passed through to Theo Hernandez, who slipped from the Scottish team’s defenses and sent a cross to Brahim Diaz, who scored the second goal.
The second half saw the descent of the Norwegian, Mohamed Al Yonesi and Ryan Christie, the last from a corner that made the home goal for the Norwegian, who scored a powerful header past Gianluigi Donnarumma.
On the other hand, Stefano Pioli joined Jens Peter Haug and Alexis Silmikers in the 79th minute, instead of Castiggio and Brahim Diaz.
In the time instead of stoppage, the Norwegian scored his first goal with Milan after he was alone with the goalkeeper through a cross that was passed to him by the Belgian Silmikers.
The end of the ninth matches of the European League … Tottenham achieves an important victory on the substitutes and Milan returns with 3 points from Scotland.
🔵 Tottenham 3
Lask Lanz 0
🟢 Celtic 1
— FilGoal (From 🏠) (@FilGoal) October 22, 2020
In London, Tottenham beat Lusk Linz by 3-0 in the Tenth Group matches.
Lucas Mora came first to the Roosters in the 18th minute, and after 9 minutes Gareth Bale sent a cross that Andrade accidentally landed his own goal.
In the second half, substitute Son Heung-min scored the third goal after Brazilian Vesesos gave him a superb header 4 minutes before the end of the match.
A match that saw Gareth Bale’s first primary participation with Tottenham since his return, but it carried a negative record as he did not pay or make any chances for the first time in a European championship since November 2016 when he played with Real Madrid against Sporting Lisbon.