On Valentine’s Day no less, the Champions League had a lovely evening. The Rossoneri may enter the match in London on March 8 with increased confidence after winning the first leg of the AC Milan vs. Tottenham match 1-0. After the game, the players posted on social media to rejoice.
In the first leg of their Champions League round of 16 matchups against Spurs, Brahim Diaz gave AC Milan a 1-0 victory, but the Italians were left to regret wasting two significant opportunities in the second half.
— AC Milan (@acmilan) February 14, 2023
The first leg of AC Milan vs Tottenham finished with a 1-0 win for the Rossoneri.
Milan took the lead after only seven minutes. Fraser Forster wonderfully stopped Diaz’s powerful shot, but the Spaniard was there to head in the rebound. After Milan had previously failed to score at all in three of their previous five games across all competitions, it was precisely the start Stefano Pioli’s team expected.
Spurs fought back strongly after falling behind, and Antonio Conte’s team had good possession, but Milan’s defense prevented them from doing anything decisive. The spurs earned a ton of set pieces, especially in the opening period.