The game against Red Bull Salzburg last night was perhaps proof if it were needed that there is no such thing as an easy game or an easy group in the Champions League.
MilanNews writes that some segments of the fanbase will be frustrated that Milan couldn’t come out on top against an equally young side, but one from a league that many perceive to be weaker than Serie A.
The fact is that two strong and dangerous teams faced each other in Salzburg and got into trouble at different times during the game. Milan reacted to Okafor’s goal with Saelemaekers’ equalizer and there were chances for each team to win it.
Milan hit the post with the game’s last big chance, but the Rossoneri also paid for a few defensive lapses, perhaps giving the Austrian champions too much space and time as they made saves from Maignan.
A few days after a very narrow but deserved victory in the derby against Inter, having the same intensity and the same pace in the Champions League is not easy, especially with only one change in the starting line-up and facing a team that chases most opponents off the field. Park.
On Saturday, Milan travel to Sampdoria for three extra points, then on Wednesday night a fierce Dinamo Zagreb arrive at the San Siro, leading the group after beating Chelsea and getting Thomas Tuchel sacked.