AC Milan in danger of missing out on Champions League as they slump to 3-0 defeat at Lazio, leaving them in fifth place and moving rivals Inter one step closer to clinching Serie A title
- AC Milan’s title hopes are all-but over after a 3-0 defeat by Lazio on Monday
- Jaoquin Correa scored twice before a late Ciro Immobile goal made it 3-0
- Milan are 13 points behind Inter and outside the top four on goal difference
- Lazio closed the gap on Milan to keep their Champions League hopes alive
Lazio revived their hopes of Champions League qualification and subjected AC Milan to a second consecutive Serie A defeat as Joaquin Correa scored twice in a 3-0 win for the Roman club at the Stadio Olimpico on Monday.
The result dropped Milan, who are level on 66 points with third placed Napoli and Juventus, to fifth place after head-to-head records and goal difference are taken into consideration. Second-placed Atalanta are two points ahead.
The Argentine international struck the opener after 77 seconds before beating his marker to fire home a superb second after the break.
Ciro Immobile fired in a third for Lazio late on, as the sixth-placed side earned a crucial win that takes them up to 61 points, five behind Milan, Juventus and Napoli, but with a game in hand over all three.
Lazio thrashed AC Milan 3-0 on Monday to all-but end Rossoneri’s Serie A title bid
Joaquin Correa opened the scoring in the second minute to put the home side ahead
Correa then grabbed a second goal in the 51st minute as Lazio took control of the game
The result leaves Milan 13 points behind leaders Inter and outside of the top four
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