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A spirited Napoli comeback cancels out Giroud’s first-half heroics 

Olivier Giroud netted twice for AC Milan before hosts Napoli came back to draw a thrilling match in Serie A.

Olivier Giroud netted twice for AC Milan before hosts Napoli came back to draw a thrilling match in Serie A.

Giroud Shines, but Napoli Stages a Comeback

In a highly exciting football clash, Olivier Giroud put the visitors ahead with a brilliant display, scoring two headers from crosses by Christian Pulisic and Davide Calabria. However, Napoli roared back in style.

Matteo Politano’s Remarkable Strike

Just five minutes into the second half, Matteo Politano unleashed a superb strike into the roof of the net, reducing the deficit and injecting new life into the match at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium.

Giacomo Raspadori’s Free-Kick Magic

Giacomo Raspadori added to the spectacle by curling in a sensational free-kick, leveling the match and setting the stage for a nail-biting finish. 

However, Napoli’s challenges were compounded by Natan’s late dismissal.

Dramatic Moments in Stoppage Time

The match’s conclusion was filled with drama, as Khvicha Kvaratskhelia attempted to fire a shot towards goal in the dying seconds. 

Still, Milan’s goalkeeper, Mike Maignan, pulled off a crucial save with his legs to deny Napoli a late victory.

End-to-End Action

The game saw a flurry of chances, with Tijjani Reijnders coming close to making it 3-0 for Milan, only to see his shot narrowly miss the crossbar. 

Both teams had their moments, with Napoli’s Politano nearly finding the net and Milan’s Rapahel Leao being denied by Alex Meret in a contest filled with end-to-end action.

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