Milan beat Spezia 2-1 (0-0) away and are the new leaders in the Serie A after six games played, one point clear of Napoli. Spezia is in 17th place in the league.
The first half was goalless, but straight after half-time, Daniel Maldini made his mark as he scored, with an assist by Pierre Kalulu, to give Milan the lead.
Daniele Verde equalised for Spezia in the 80th minute.
The deciding goal came right at the end of the game, when Brahim Diaz scored a 1-2 for Milan, with an assist by Alexis Saelemaekers, what brought the final score to 2-1.
The result means that Milan remain undefeated this season after taking points in six straight games.
Spezia have 1 win and and 4 losses with a 6–13 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Milan have 4 wins and 1 draw and a 11–3 goal difference.
The last meeting between the teams ended in a 0-2 home win for Spezia in February 2021.
Milan are unbeaten on away soil, with one win in two tries so far in the league.
Spezia have scored 8 goals. They have scored three goals at home. They’ve conceded 15 goals in total.
Milan have scored 12 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 12 goals. They’ve conceded 3 goals in total.
Spezia have opened the score in 2 of their 5 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 50 percent when scoring the first goal.
In the next games in the Serie A, Spezia will play Verona (away) on 02 October 2021, Salernitana (home) on 15 October 2021 and Sampdoria (away) on 21 October 2021. Milan play Atalanta (away) on 02 October 2021, Verona (home) on 15 October 2021 and Bologna (away) on 22 October 2021.