Zlatan Ibrahimovic got the assist for Ante Rebic’s winning goal, as AC Milan beat Brescia away 0-1.
AC Milan beat Brescia by a solitary goal set up by Ibrahimovic and scored by super-sub Rebic.
The scoreline does not tell the whole story of a game full of action and attempts to score.
Brescia 18 shots and seven on target, while Milan had 18 shots with four on target.
It was end to end stuff in Brescia and Stefano Pioli’s Milan side keep marching on.
It took a little while to get going, with the first effort goal ways did not come until the 17th minute as the home side had a shot blocked.
After that, they came thick and fast with Bennacer and Ibrahimovic coming close for the visitors.
It was really a lack of quality in front of goal that stopped this game from being a much higher score. Opportunities were plentiful but even the likes of Zlatan did not appear to have his shooting boots on today.
In the 58th minute, Pioli took off the ineffective Leao, and replaced him with Rebic as Ibrahimovic’s new strike partner.
Croatian international Rebic was full of running and got his just reward in the 71st minute.
Milan started the play in their own penalty area.
A long ball and a couple of slick passes found the giant Swede Ibrahimovic, he crossed the ball in front of goal.
There was a scramble and the ball popped out to Rebic who poked it home.
Milan had a further goal ruled offside ten minutes later.
While Brescia tried desperately to get something out of the game, bringing on extra strikers or midfielders, but it wasn’t to be.
Final score; Brescia 0 – 1 AC Milan.