AC Milan have hit a bad run of form at the crucial time of the season after they lost back-to-back games in the Italian Serie A thanks to the disappointing home defeat to Sassuolo on Sunday.The seven-time European champions finished last season’s Italian Serie A campaign in second place behind city rivals Inter Milan and expectations are high amongst the fans as a result if the Milan fans hoping for their team to go better by winning the league title this season.

Italian tactician Antonio Conte masterminded the league title triumph at Inter Milan last season and his exit plus the sale of star striker RomeluLukaku to Chelsea this summer gave the other top teams a big boost for this season. The two major departures at Inter Milan boosted other top sides like AC Milan, AS Roma, Napoli and Juventusin the title race.

AC Milan began the season very well and they were the pacesetters in the Italian top flight alongside Napoli after the first twelve (12) rounds of games, but the results from their last two games have threatened to derail their bid for this season’s league title.

Milan were level on points with Napoli ahead of the penultimate league game. Leaders Napoli and AC Milan in second place both lost their respective games as the two teams failed to take the initiative. Milan were beaten 4-3 at Fiorentina, while Napoli lost 3-2 at Inter Milan who were able to close the gap on both Milan and Napoli to four points.

While Napoli recovered from the Inter defeat, Milan were not able to do same after the 3-1 home loss to Sasauolo.

Napoli thrashed Lazio 4-0 at home to open up a three-point lead over Milan at the top of the Serie A table, while Inter Milan are in third place and one point adrift of Milan.

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