Krzysztof Piatek and Suso scored in the second half against Frosinone on Sunday in the Serie A, to keep AC Milan’s hopes of playing in the Champions League next season alive.
The Polish striker Piatek got back to scoring in the 57 minutes at the San Siro, after which Spanish winger, Suso, added a second nine minutes later to temporarily move Milan equal on points with Alatanta, who is now a point above them following a draw away to champions, Juventus.
Illicic had put Atalanta ahead in Turin, but a late equalizer from Mario Mandzukic ensured that Maximilliano Allegri’s final home game as coach of the Old Ladies didn’t end in defeat.
Juventus and second-placed Napoli have already booked a place in through to the Champions League next season, with Inter Milan in third on 66 points.
Milan goalkeeper, Gianluigi Donnarumma, saved a Camillo Ciano penalty before Piatek broke his five-match scoring drought with his 22nd goal this season.
It gave the Gennaro Gattuso side the opportunity to take control of the match, with Suso’s pin-perfect free-kick settling the matter for the Milan side.
“We had a scare, we can thank Gianluigi Donnarumma who kept us in the game,” Gennaro Gattuso said after the match.
“We hope that now Juventus will get a result (against Atalanta).”
Though Atalanta are now in the driving seat to take the final spot going into the last day of the season, as they play at home to Empoli, while Milan travel to SPAL.
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