(EFE) – The Portuguese Rafael Leao and the Swede Zlatan Ibrahimovic, on their return after four months out, decided this Sunday the 2-0 victory of Milan against Lazio and allowed them to continue with the full series of victories in Serie A , three out of three.
The team of Stefano Pioli, Atlético Madrid’s rival in the UEFA Champions League, in a group that also includes Liverpool and Porto, caught up with Napoli at the head of the league table on a night opened by Leao and sealed by “Ibra “, in which, in addition, the Ivorian Frank Kessie, missed a penalty with 1-0 in the light.
Returned after four months out due to a left knee injury, which underwent surgery in June, Ibrahimovic only needed seven minutes on the field to find himself with the goal. Pioli gave way to the game time to recover sensations, also facing the prestigious visit to Anfield next Wednesday.
Combed with a showy braid, the veteran Swedish striker, who will turn 40 on October 3, made it 2-0 in the 67th minute, with a comfortable touch after a low cross from Croatian Ante Rebic.
He pushed the ball with his right leg and with the boot untied, since when the Milan counterattack started Ibra was about to get on his knee to fix the problem.