In a tightly contested match, AC Milan emerged as 1-0 winners over Tottenham Hotspurs in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League round of 16 at San Siro.
The match got off to a fast start, with AC Milan taking the lead in just the 7th minute of the game. The goal gave AC Milan a confidence boost, and they dominated the early stages of the match, creating several chances to extend their lead.
As the match progressed, tensions rose, with both teams battling hard for possession. AC Milan continued to create chances, but they were unable to add to their lead. Despite their best efforts, Tottenham were unable to find an equalizer, and the match ended in a 1-0 victory for the Italian side.
The result leaves AC Milan in a strong position heading into the second leg of the tie, with a valuable away goal and a one-goal advantage. Tottenham, on the other hand, will need to find a way to score at least two goals in the second leg if they are to progress to the quarter-finals.
Overall, it was a hard-fought victory for AC Milan, who will be pleased with their performance and will look to finish the job in the second leg. Tottenham, on the other hand, will need to regroup and come up with a plan to overcome a tough Milan defense if they are to stand a chance of progressing in the competition.
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We are back for the second 45! Can Spurs turn things around?
There’s the whistle.
Goal! Ac Milan 1-0 Tottenham
Romero is outmuscled in the build-up and Diaz eventually bundles the ball home! Forster makes a miracle save but Milan were first to the rebound.
And we are off!
As expected, no Tomori for the host and Spurs line up with thier top XI