Statistical Analysis: Milan beat Spezia to claim top spot

Milan won 2-1 (0-0) away to the Spezia in the game on Saturday. The win takes them to top spot in the Serie A, one clear of Napoli after six games played. As for Spezia, the result means they are in 17th place in the league.

The first half was goalless, but straight after half-time, Daniel Maldini made his mark as he found the net, 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. This brought the final score to 2-1.

It was Milan’s sixth game and the team remain undefeated this season.

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.

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