A double pack of the French Football World Champion Olivier Giroud has increased the title opportunities of the AC Milan in Italian Serie A suddenly.

The 34-year-old decided on Saturday the City Derby in defending champion Inter Milan by his two hits in the final phase (75./78.) After the host who continued without the injured national player Robin Gosens hosted by the former Bundesliga striker Ivan Perisic (38. ) Gone to the lead.

“The bite of the devil: Milan sinked Master Inter and keeps the race open around the Scudetto. A young team without stars compensates for their shortcomings with heart and character,” commented on the “Gazzetta dello Football World” in allusion to the AC Milan, often too is called “diavolo” (devil) on the apennin.


For Inter, it was the first bankruptcy after 15 games without defeat in the series A. Since it had given a 1-1 in the first duel with Milan, Inter against the league second this season is victorious. Defending champion Inter has in the table of the series A still a point ahead to the Rossoneri.

“Giroud on Ibrahimovic Level”

The gazetten praised the performance of Giroud, which could bring the turning into the encounter with a double pack within three minutes in the final phase.

“Giroud on Ibrahimovic level: He finds the solution for a match in three minutes and 50 seconds, which could have been bad for AC Milan. The three points of the win keep Milan on Scudetto Course,” commented on the “Corriere dello Football World”. “Three shots on the gate and two hits: Milan rises in the end of a difficult duel from which there is nothing else,” the Corriere Della Sera judged.

Gosens after his change in the winter transfer period of Atalanta Bergamo in the Lombardy for his new employer again not to the debut. The 27-year-old laboratory laughed at a muscle injury in the thigh since last September.