A 4-0 victory over!AC Milan double blast: giroud, 35, is on fire again, scoring twice in four minutes
Olivier Giroud scored twice in 4 minutes in the first half of the Coppa Italia quarterfinal, which continued at 4 o ‘clock on February 10.AC Milan became the second team to progress to the semi-finals against city rivals Inter milan as Casey added the icing on the cake with a 4-0 win over lazio to secure their first trophy in five years.It comes just four days after AC Milan revived their serie A title hopes with a 2-1 win over Inter to cut the gap to one point.In the Italian cup, AC Milan continue to triumph.In the 24th minute, AC Milan broke the deadlock 1-0 when Romanioli made a precise backcourt stopper and Raphael Leao strode into the penalty area and calmly fired into the far corner.In the 41st minute, Brahim Dias took the ball on the counter and slopped the ball to Rafael Leao, who made a brilliant pass in the box and then crossed to the back spot. Giroud pushed the next for 2-0.In the 45th minute AC Milan struck again with a brutal counterattack from Brahim Diaz. This time it was teo Hernandez’s turn to cross from the left. Giroud scored two easy goals for 3-0.This season, the 35-year-old Giroud joined AC Milan as a free agent, 22 appearances contributed 9 goals and 1 assist, thus surpassing Rafael – Leo and Ibrahimovic, AC Milan became the top scorer, showing the World Cup winning center style, also made AC Milan 9 shirt shine again.In the 78th minute, Teo Hernandez was brought down and AC Milan had a set-piece on the left in front. Brahim Dias sent the ball into the box and Casey converted from a scum in front of the goal to make it 4-0.AC Milan are back in the last four of the Coppa Italia for the first time in two years and once again face Inter milan in the semi-finals, meaning there will be four Milan derbies this season.The seven-time Champions league winners finished last this season, but that doesn’t seem a bad thing now that they can concentrate on their domestic campaign.AC Milan kept alive their hopes of a serie A and Coppa Italia double by upsetting Inter and Lazio in the space of four days.Can AC Milan, whose last title was the Italian Super Cup in 16/17, end their five-year trophy drought this season?We’ll see.