In the match, where the two ambitious teams of the league shared their trump cards, Rome hosted Milan at the Olympic Stadium.
The visitors took the lead when Olivier Giroud scored from the penalty spot in the 9th minute of the match, which started under pressure: 0–1. The first half ended with this score.
Making a fast start to the second half, Milan scored another goal in the 48th minute with Rafael Leao making the difference 2:0-2.
Milan defender Fikayo Tomori was red-carded in the 61st minute for a double yellow card and his team was reduced to 10 players.
Roma team national football player Zeki Čelik started the match in the first 11 and struggled until the 70th minute and then gave up his place to Leonardo Spinazzola.
Rome’s score became 90+2 in the last moments of the match. With the goal of Spinazola in the first minute, he increased the lead to 1:1-2. The score of the match was also decided by this goal.
Milan secured 3 points after beating Roma 2-1.
With this win, Red-Black took their score to 9 and took the top spot. On the other hand, Roma could not win even in the third match played in the new season of the league. Yellow-Reds secured 18th position with 1 point.
At the same time, Sassuolo defeated Hellas Verona 3-1 in the opening match of the third week played today in Serie A.