After the draw against Napoli that felt sort of like a loss, it’s important to keep everything that has happened this season in perspective.
☝ The improvement against the first six in the league— AC Milan (@acmilan) April 16, 2018
✌ The solid performance from @MateoMusacchio5 and Cristian Zapata
Read our five talking points after #MilanNapoli ✍
The club’s official website did a decent job of summing it up. In the first half of the season, the team was terrible, getting no points off of what was then the top six teams: Juventus, Napoli, Roma, Lazio, Inter Milan and Sampdoria. The second half of the season has seen Milan grab 11 points from the same six matches and with only one defeat. The hole that was dug in the first half of the season was massive, and the fact that we’re all disappointed with a draw speaks volumes on how far this club has come.
On to the links.
AC Milan and Italian Football Links
Mediapro has had their winning bid for Serie A TV rights “suspended” after a complaint from Sky over the bidding process. [Football-Italia.net]
World Football Links
Leeds United have put 5 year-old cancer patient Toby Nye up for “Player of the Year” in a fan vote. However, cancer is an issue that transcends football, and this smacks of a PR stunt gone awry rather than an effort to recognize the young fan. [Through It All Together]
The Premier League isn’t the “best” league in the world, it’s just the richest. [Roker Report]