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Milan make it two wins in a row after beating Bologna 2-3

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Back to back wins for Stefano Pioli and AC Milan after 2-3 win on the road to Bologna.

For only the second time this season, AC Milan have recorded back to back victories.

It was a second away game in a row for the Rossoneri.

After a hard-fought win at Parma last week they faced Bologna away in the late kick-off in Italy.

The two sides were battling it out with only one point separating them in 11th and 12th place in the league respectively.

It only took Milan 15 minutes to take the lead, Krzysztof Piatek taking the penalty awarded after he was taken to the ground by Bani of Bologna in the penalty area.

17 minutes later and the visitors doubled their lead through Theo Hernandez.

An inch-perfect pass from Suso right into the path of Hernandez as he beat the offside trap. He cooly beat the keeper for his fourth goal of the season.

If Hernandez was deemed a hero in the 32nd minute, he was all villain eight minutes later.

As he attempted to defend a Bologan near post corner, the ball cannoned off his arm and past his own keeper to halve his sides lead.

Milan was showing hunger and desire to win in this game that has lacked so far this season.

It took them less than a minute to restore their two-goal lead.

A poor defensive clearance from the hosts fell kindly to Bonaventura.

The Milan midfielder took an outstanding left-foot shot from the edge of the 18-yard box that curled around everyone to find the bottom corner of the goal.

Both sides exchanged efforts, with both Donnarumma in the Milan goal and Bologna keeper Skorupski both equally up to the task.

In the 84th minute though, Milan put themselves under undue pressure for the final minutes, as they gave away a penalty.

Hernandez the villain once more. This time he made a barge in the back challenge which was missed by the referee but picked up by VAR.

Sansone converted for Mihajlovic’s side, but it was too little too late, and Pioli’s men held on for a crucial and well-deserved win.