AC Milan have defeated Tottenham in the first leg of Champions League round 16 tie in Italy, MySportDab reports.
First Half Report
It was an even game between both sides as the first half kicked off.
Tottenham was a walking wounded going into the game at the San Siro after being walloped by Leicester City at the King Power stadium in the Premier League.
AC Milan did not go into the game in good shape either after settling for a goalless draw in their last game against Sampdoria.
It was a balanced encounter between both sides with a series of chances created.
Seven minutes into the first half, Diaz gave AC Milan the lead.
Tottenham struggled to gain a foothold in the game despite trailing by a lone fall early in the first half.
They managed 2 shots on target and could find an equalizer, with AC Milan threatening with more scoring opportunities.
The home side went into the first half as a better side with a slight edge in the ball possession and three goal attempts.
Spurs needed to up their game if they wanted to stand a chance by leveling the score before the second leg.
Second Half Report
The Premier League side showed an improved performance going into the game in the second half.
They ramped up attempts to find an equalizer while AC Milan held onto their narrow lead.
Despite a late attempt by Spurs to salvage at least a draw in the game, AC Milan held on to secure victory after the final whistle.