AC Milan needed an injury-time goal by Nikola Milenkovic as they secured the 1-1 Serie A win against Fiorentina at home on Sunday.The hosts needed 90 seconds to win at the time Olivier Giroud flicked the ball into Rafael Leao, who surged into the box before he put it safely in the net.Fiorentina could have scored after eight minutes , but Cristiano Biraghi was free but his shot at an acute angle struck the post, and bounced off.
Antonin Barak was rightfully equalizing for Fiorentina in the 28th minute after his shot was smashed into the net after it deflected off the defender Malick Thiaw in the midst of a scrappy attack from Milan in the box.Brahim Diaz was able to break free of the Fiorentina defence shortly before half-time however, when his shot was beaten by Fiorentina goalkeeper Pietro Terracciano, Lorenzo Venuti prevented the shot from crossing the line.
Milan began the second half more determined and had a great chance in the fifth minute when Giroud was able to break free of his marker in of the area, however goalkeeper Terracciano brilliantly prevented his shot from close distance.Fikayo Tomori stopped a potential Fiorentina goal at the hour mark, with a perfectly-timed attack on Jonathan Ikone in the Milan box.
Kone could have sealed the victory for Fiorentina just a minute before the end of closing time however Tomori stopped Milan once more by preventing the shot at goal.A minute before the end of stoppage time, Ante Rebic sent a cross into the box Milenkovic was not paying attention and directed the ball to its own goal.
Milan are in second place with 33 points going to their World Cup break, with third-placed Lazio taking on Lazio later in the day. Fiorentina are tenth with 19 points.He said to online betting malaysia.