Milan is approaching the Europa League quarter-finals with a four-legged win against Slavia Prague

Italian Milan achieved a broad victory over its guest, the Czech team Slavia Prague, by four goals to two, in the meeting that brought them together on Thursday evening, at the “San Siro” stadium, in the first leg of the round of 16 of the European League championship for the current season 2023-2024.

French striker Olivier Giroud opened the scoring for Milan in the 34th minute of the match, and Slavia Prague succeeded in scoring the equalizer in the 36th minute through player David Dodera..

The Rossoneri succeeded in scoring two goals within two minutes, through Tijani Reynders and Loftus-Cheek, in the 44th and first minutes of stoppage time.

Slavia Prague player Malik Diouf was sent off in the 26th minute of the match.

In the second half, the Czech team succeeded in scoring its second goal in the 65th minute of the match, scored by player Ivan Skrans.

Christian Pulisic concluded Milan’s four goals in the 85th minute of the match, after following up on a cross by Portuguese Leao. The return match between the two teams will be held next Thursday evening, in the Czech Republic.

Milan formation against Slavia Prague

Goalkeeper: Maignan.

Defense: Florenzi, Caier, Gabbia and Hernandez.

Midfield: Yassin Adly, Reynders and Loftus-Cheek.

Attack: Pulisic, Leao and Giroud.

European League

Milan qualified for the round of 16 of the European League, after defeating French club Rennes 3-0 in the first leg of the knockout round of the competition, then losing 2-3 in the return round..

While Slavia Prague of the Czech Republic qualified for the quarter-finals of the Europa League after topping the seventh group with 15 points..

The Milan team is looking forward to getting a positive result against Slavia Prague in the first leg at its home stadium and among its fans, before the return match scheduled to be held on March 14..

The Rossoneri will resume their European career, after clinching the Lazio summit with a clean goal in the 27th round of the Italian League competition this season..

Milan returned to victories in the Italian League against Lazio, after losing to Monza 2-4 and then a positive 1-1 draw against Atalanta..

Milan occupies third place in the Italian League standings, with 56 points, behind the leading team, Inter, with 72 points, and runner-up Juventus, with 57 points.

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