AC Milan continued to show their title credentials with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Roma at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday night in Serie A.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic opened the scoring for the Rossoneri on 25 minutes and then won a penalty, converted by Franck Kessie, early in the second half, as the Milanese giants put in a convincing performance in the capital.
AC MILAN PLAYER RATINGS VS ROMA
Tatarusanu 6; Calabria 6, Kjaer 6.5, Tomori 6, Hernandez 5.5; Kessie 7, Bennacer 6.5 (76’ Romagnoli 6); Saelemaekers 5.5 (68’ Ballo Toure 6), Krunic 6 (76’ Bakayoko 5.5), Leao 6.5 (76’ Tonali 6); Ibrahimovic 7.5 (58’ Giroud 6)
PLAYER OF THE MATCH – ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC
The veteran striker gave the Rossoneri the lead midway through the first period, with a strike that made it 11 goals against Roma in Serie A. After being denied a second by VAR, moments later Ibrahimovic was winning the penalty from which Milan doubled their advantage.