Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice for Milan and 79 penalty minutes seemed to have won by local until Marash Kumbulla equalized from a corner five minutes later.
After the game Ibrahimovic scored a celebration of image scorer Instagram with the caption: “Passion,” which for 39 years, is relatively restricted. After the recent Milan derby over Inter, the Swede said: “Milan never had a king, have a god.”
It, along with a starter prodded inside the first two minutes, Ibrahimovic was third double of the season. Having turned 39 earlier this month, continues to roll back the years as top scorer in the league after five games with six goals. Yet their efforts were not enough to secure a fifth straight win Milan-time Serie A. Each Rossoneri took the lead, saw his advantage linked back by a strong AS Roma.
Milan, which has now scored at least two goals on eleven consecutive games to match a record set of the club in 1959, still sits top of the league despite the tie. And being able to finish higher than fifth in the last seven seasons, Milan has now become a genuine contender for the title to end the domination potentially realm of Juventus.
Rafael Leao found Ibrahimovic in the box to give Milan an early lead, but Edin Dzeko headed after goalkeeper Ciprian level Tătăruşanu could not cope with a inswinging corner. Leao was the provider again for the second of Milan, when he defeated Rick Karsdorp on the edge of the area to feed Alexis Roma Saelemaekers and restore the advantage of his team.