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Stefano Pioli says Milan ‘deservedly’ won Lazio

Sun 12 September 2021 | 19:22

AC Milan manager Stefano Pioli has hailed his side’s performance after their 2-0 victory over Lazio at San Siro.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

scored on his return from injury after four months as

Milan

beat

Lazio

2-0 at San Siro on Sunday night to continue their fantastic start to the season.

The victory puts

Stefano Pioli

’s side at the top of the Serie A table with nine points from three games ahead of

Roma

, However, the Giallorossi can go top if they manage to beat Sassuolo.

Pioli spoke to DAZN after the game and hailed his side’s mentality.

“We had to show that Milan knew how to play well. Today we put in more quality than them and we deservedly won,”

he said

.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

, who got the second goal, made his first appearance in four months, scoring within minutes.

“Ibrahimovic has not played a match for 4 months and was delighted to enter and had a few minutes that will make him feel good for the next matches.

“Ibrahimovic never gets old and has a great passion, it’s the fire he has inside. He competes to win, he always trains to the maximum and he does it with pleasure. When you are like this you don’t feel the years go by.”

On the dreams of the season:

“Our dreams remain huge but we must dream at night and work during the day to make these dreams come true.”


source: SportMob