Serie A 22/23 Highlights – Lecce 2-2 AC Milan

Serie A 22/23 Highlights – Lecce 2-2 AC Milan as the salvage draw of MD 18, put the reigning champions behind Napoli by 9 points.

Second-half goals from Rafael Leao and Davide Calabria helped champions AC Milan to fight back from two goals down.

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Serie A 22/23 Highlights – Lecce 2-2 AC Milan


Lecce is sitting at the middle of Serie A 22/23 standings but remain unbeaten in the last four games, meanwhile, Milan only managed to win two in the same amount of games.

And the away trip to Stadio Via del mare quickly turned into a nightmare for last season champions with two goals before first half reached the half an hour mark.

The opener came only three minutes into the first half, with Theo Hernandez chesting in an own goal, but it was Pierre Kalulu who also took charge of the conceded goal with his defensive blunder.

Lecce lead by two goals
Lecce lead by two goals

Federico Di Francesco almost doubled the lead at home if the Italian did not fire the ball wide from Valentine Gendrey’s long cross.

While Milan failed to create any possible goalscoring chances, the host succeeded in making it 2-0 in the 23rd minute, thanks to Federico Baschirotto’s header into the right corner.

Second half came with a ultimate order for Milan to score with the determination to settle for a win, not a draw.

And Rossoneri reduced the arrears after the break when Rafael Leao scored a wonderful goal as he picked up a rebound from Falcone.

Calabria headed nicely in the 70th minute gave Milan some hope to complete the comeback, but the third goal did not come, either for both side.

Lecce 2-2 Milan
Lecce 2-2 Milan

The result left Milan second in the standings with 38 points after 18 games, one point ahead of Juventus and nine behind Napoli.

Meanwhile, Inter Milan came closing down the gap with their rival by beating Verona with the only goal scored by World Cup 2022 champion Lautaro Martinez.

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