Chukwueze, an unused substitute as Atalanta holds AC Milan to a draw

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Chukwueze, an unused substitute as Atalanta holds AC Milan to a draw

Stephen Oladehinde 23:09 - 25.02.2024

AC Milan were held to a draw by Atalanta at the SanSiro Stadium after taking the lead early on in the game.

Samuel Chukwueze who recently returned from AFCON was left on the bench as his team faced rival Atalanta.

However, they could only salvage a 1-1 draw against their rivals despite taking the lead in the third minute of the first half.

As it happened 

Ac Milan's manager made four changes to his side that lost 3-2 to Rennes in the Europa League during the week.

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Super Eagles star Samuel Chukwueze could only make the bench after representing his country at AFCON 2023.

Atalanta's manager on the other hand made two changes from his team that defeated Sassuolo 3-0 last weekend, with Ademola Lookman failing to make the starting eleven.

AC Milan started the game brightly and took the lead in the third minute from Rafael Leao's strike, leaving the goalkeeper clueless.

The away side pushed for an equaliser and was favoured towards the end of the first half from the penalty spot.

AC Milan vs Atalanta || Imago
AC Milan vs Atalanta || Imago

Tenu Koopmeiners stood to take the penalty and slotted the ball past Maignan to score the equaliser.

Both teams pushed for the second goal in the second half but could only hold on to a draw after the final whistle.