AC Milan have defeated Bologna to grab all three points in their 2023/24 opening Serie A clash, MySportDab reports.
First Half Report
It was an engaging clash between the two sides who wanted to kicked of the 2023/24 Serie A campaign on a winning note.
AC Milan started strongly as they looked set to take an early with a good possession of the ball.
Bologna also gave a good account of themselves with a resilient defending balanced with a good attacking flair but were slightly dominated by the visitors.
AC Milan nailed the first goal to take the lead in the 11th minute with former Chelsea star Giroud netting the opener.
Bologna attempted to mount a response before suffering a big blow to their comeback hopes as former Chelsea star, Christian Pulisic, scored on his debut to double the lead.
It was a first half win for the visitors as Bologna failed to reduce the deficit before the first half break.
Second Half Report
Bologna put up a more impressive performance in the second half as they hoped to pull a comeback.
Capitalizing on the home advantage, they made a concerted attempt to break the goal deadlock but could not beat down AC Milan defence.
The away side held onto the 2-0 lead with the second half far spent. Thanks to a strong defending that denied Bologna a chance to reduce the deficit.
Bologna continued to mount pressure towards the final minutes but could not score as AC Milan held on to grab a deserved 2-0 win after the final whistle.