AC Milan is likely to be with out Zlatan Ibrahimovic proper now however they’re exhibiting no indicators of slowing down of their Serie A title cost.
In truth, they had been fast out of the gates in opposition to Sassuolo and had scored the opening objective of the sport in 6.75 seconds.
The Italian giants had been taking the kick-off and, after an change of passes on the centre circle, they had been away.
Theo Hernandez drove ahead with the ball, drifting to the left and Portguese teen Rafael Leao bumped into the within channel.
Laid on by the French ace, 21-year-old Leao burst into the penalty and thrashed the ball past Andrea Consigli.
The strike is now the quickest objective in Serie A historical past, beating Piacenza’s Paolo Poggi, who scored in eight seconds again in December 2001.
The objective helped Milan keep prime of Serie A, as they went onto declare a 2-1 victory in opposition to their opponents.
Alexis Saelmaekers grabbed a second after 26 minutes, though Hakan Calhanolglu had seen a objective disallowed through VAR simply 9 minute into the sport.
Domenico Berardi grabbed a objective for the hosts a minute from time however it proved to solely be a comfort.
The outcome was the proper tonic following reviews Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the league’s prime scorer, may very well be absent till 2021 after one other damage.