AC Milan Women took on newly promoted Lazio in the league yesterday facing former manager Carolina Morace and came away with a resounding 8-1 win with captain Valentina Giacinti starring.
New signing Lindsey Thomas finally boke her duck scoring the opening goal of the game from a Vero Boquete through ball. Giacinti scored shortly after with strong finish off a lobbed ball from Greta Adami. Giacinti scored another off Thomas’ pass and one more with a tap in from Valentina Bergmaschi’s cross. The Rossonere went into the half time break with a 4-0 lead.
In the second half, Thomas opened the scoring again with a calm finish from a Boquete pass. Giacinti then scored her fourth of the game while Giacinti easily placed in from Adami’s cross. Vero scored the seventh of the game with a stunning shot across the goal into the back of the net as the ball rebounded to her. Lazio managed to pull one back as Maria Korenciova failed to keep a clean sheet in her first game of the season. The youngster Serena Cortesi scored a lovely free kick to cap off the victory. 8-1.
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