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Rossoneri Round Up for Dec 21: AC Milan Beat Sassuolo 2-1 As Leao Breaks Speed Record

Summary of Milan’s news and links for the day.

US Sassuolo v AC Milan - Serie A Photo by MB Media/Getty Images

AC Milan travelled to face Sassuolo at the Mapei Stadium as they sorely lacked attacking options due to injuries. Rafael Leao burst right out of the gates to break a long standing record to score the fastest goal in the history of Serie A and in the top 5 European leagues with a goal in just 6.2 seconds. Hakan Calhanoglu set up the first goal and about eight minutes later struck a lovely volley into the back of the net from a Leao cut back but was ruled offside. Milan dominated the game and eventually got their second goal from a brilliant Theo Hernandez run and a cut back for Alexis Saelemaekers to hit into the back of the net. Milan did well all game and had a number of impressive chances to score even more but quieted down in the second half. Milan conceded a sloppy goal late in the second half as Alessio Romagnoli committed a foul right on the edge of the box and Berardi score the free kick thanks to a huge deflection off Hauge who ducked away from the wall.

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