Zlatan Ibrahimović scored twice to assist AC Milan beat Bologna 2-Zero in Serie A and hold the Rossoneri optimism alive in the beginning of the brand new season.
Ibrahimović broke the impasse 10 minutes from halftime with a strong header on a Theo Hernández cross.
The veteran ahead doubled his tally from the penalty spot 5 minutes into the second half after Ismaël Bennacer was introduced down on the sting of the realm by Bologna defender Riccardo Orsolini.
Ibrahimović, who turns 39 in lower than two weeks, additionally had possibilities for a hat trick.
“If I was 20 years old, I would have scored two more goals, but luckily I’m 39,” Ibrahimović mentioned. “I’m like Benjamin Button, I was born old and I will die young.
“But joking apart, we are doing well and we are still not at our best. It was important to start well, the aim is to do better than last year.” Bologna hit the woodwork late on by way of Federico Santander, and defender Mitchell Dijks was despatched off following a second yellow card.
Milan was one of many in-form groups when Serie A resumed throughout the coronavirus pandemic and its outstanding upturn in outcomes noticed the Rossoneri win 9 of their 12 matches after the restart, drawing additional three.