AC Milan vs Juventus: Federico Chiesa bags brace in Rossoneri's 3-1 win at San Siro

AC Milan vs Juventus: Federico Chiesa bags brace in Rossoneri's 3-1 win at San Siro

- AC Milan vs Juventus saw a masterclas from two Italian powerhouses

- Federico Chiesa scored a brace in each half, with Weston McKennie also getting one

- Juventus have now moved into fourth position on the Serie A standings

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It was fight to finish at the San Siro on Wednesday night, January 6, as Juventus battled hard to defeat Serie A leaders AC Milan 3-1 at the San Siro.

Federico Chiesa grabbed a brace in the encounter with Weston McKennie also scoring late on for the visitors to make Davide Calabria's goal for the hosts a mere consolation.

Juventus started on the front foot and barely two minutes into the game, Gianluca Frabotta got clear on the left, cut into the area and back to Dybala, whose shot hit Kjaer and deflected into goalkeeper Donnarumma’s hands!

In the 16th minute, the Old Lady hit the woodwork following a Federico Chiesa strike from a set-piece to show the visitor's intent.

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And three minutes later, Juve took the lead after Dybala backheeled perfectly into Chiesa's path, and player sidefooted past Dunnarumma and in at the far post to make it 1-0.

Barely four minutes before the interval, it was 1-1 courtesy a Davide Calabria strike.

Calhanoglu took out Rabiot in his own half to allow Milan to win the ball back, and they raced down the other end where Leao laid up Calabria, who sidefooted into the top corner from the edge of the area.

AC Milan vs Juventus: Chiesa double sinks Rossoneri 2-1 at the San Siro

AC Milan vs Juventus saw Chiesa produce two goals. Photo: Stefano Guidi
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Both teams went into the break with the scoreline level, but Milan knew it would be a different ball game in the second half.

Upon restart, Juve took the lead yet again courtesy another Dybala assist, another Chiesa goal in the 61st minute.

The assist was a bit more prosaic this time, a heftily overhit 15-yard pass. Chiesa did well just to control it, but he then shifted it onto his left foot, away from Hernandez, and fired low with his left foot, inside the far post, from the edge of the area to make it 2-1.

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The visitors put the game beyond Milan when McKennie tucked home from close range in the 76th minute to get his side's third goal.

It ended; AC Milan 1-3 Juventus.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Chelsea are desperate to bring in a formidable goalkeeper and latest reports have it that the Stamford Bridge club is already in talks with AC Milan No.1 shot-stopper keeper Gianluigi Donnarumma.

Frank Lampard’s side recently signed Edouard Mendy to the team, but in their quest to win the Premier League, they have now turned to Donnarumma.

Chelsea blogger Simon Phillips claim that the Stamford Bridge side has contacted the Milan goalkeeper whose contract will lapse at the end of the season.

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