The Data: Sharpshooter Giroud help Milan beat Cagliari

Hosts Milan claimed three points against visiting Cagliari on Sunday in the Italien Serie A. The game finished 1-4 (1-4).

Milan started the match best and took the lead when Sandro Tonali scored after 12 minutes, making it 0-1.

Cagliari equalised to 1-1 early in the match when Alessandro Deiola made his mark as he found the net, with an assist by Joao Pedro, in the 15th minute.

Just two minutes later, with an assist by Theo Hernandez, it was Rafael Leao who scored ensuring that Milan took the lead.

The team increased the lead to 3-1 seven minutes later as Olivier Giroud scored, with an assist by Brahim Diaz.

Milan increased the lead to 4-1 just before the half-time whistle as Olivier Giroud scored yet again. This time he netted. The second half was goalless and the match ended with a 4-1 win for Milan.

Milan have six points while Cagliari have one after two rounds of fixtures.

The last outing between the teams ended in a 0-0 draw, with Milan at home in May 2021.

Milan have scored 5 goals. At home ground they have scored 4 goal. They’ve conceded 1 goals in total.

Cagliari have scored 3 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 1 goal. They’ve conceded 6 goals in total.

Milan have opened the score in 1 of their 1 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 100 percent when scoring the first goal. Cagliari have scored 100 percent of their goals after the break, putting up a +1 (2–1) goal difference.

In the next games in the Italien Serie A, Milan will play Lazio (home) on 2021-09-12, Juventus (away) on 2021-09-19 and Venezia (home) on 2021-09-22. Cagliari play Genoa (home) on 2021-09-12, Lazio (away) on 2021-09-19 and Empoli (home) on 2021-09-22.