AC Milan Stages Remarkable Comeback to Beat Paris Saint-Germain 2-1 in Champions League 2023-24
AC Milan stages a remarkable comeback against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League 2023-24, securing a thrilling 2-1 victory. Get the details on the match’s key moments.
AC Milan pulled off a stunning comeback in the Champions League 2023-24, securing a 2-1 victory over Paris Saint-Germain in their Group F clash. The Italian side fell behind when PSG’s Milan Skriniar netted a header, but they rallied with Rafa Leao’s acrobatic overhead kick and Olivier Giroud’s close-range header.
The match began with high intensity, featuring early chances, including Loftus-Cheek’s strike over the bar and Maignan’s save against Mbappé. However, PSG took the lead in the 9th minute when Milan Skriniar headed in a corner-kick.
AC Milan responded swiftly, finding the equalizer in the 12th minute. Loftus-Cheek initiated the attack, with Giroud’s shot saved by Gianluigi Donnarumma, and Leao brilliantly converted the rebound with a bicycle kick.
The game remained engaging, with Dembele hitting the bar and Giroud narrowly missing from a tight angle in quick succession. Donnarumma made a crucial save from Tomori’s free-kick, and Leao’s shot from the left went wide at the near post.
Milan started the second half strongly and took the lead in the 50th minute when Theo’s cross found Giroud, who headed the ball past Skriniar to make it 2-1.
Despite PSG’s efforts to change the game with substitutions, AC Milan nearly extended their lead with a long-range free-kick from Theo, which Donnarumma saved.
In the final moments, PSG pressed forward, and Lee struck the post with a left-footed effort, but the match concluded with a 2-1 victory for AC Milan, leaving PSG in search of an equalizer.