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Friday September 25 2020
More to Milan than Ibrahimovic

Milan entered the Europa League match against Bodo/Glimt severely under-strength, but proved they can win even without Zlatan Ibrahimovic, writes Vijay Rahaman.

Mere hours before kick-off, it was confirmed that talisman Zlatan Ibrahimovic had tested positive for the Coronavirus. The Swede had heavily influenced the upturn in fortunes of the San Siro club, scoring three of their four goals this season, but now the team faced a determined Norwegian outfit looking to have their say.

To make matters worse, Ante Rebic was also suspended, so 18-year-old Lorenzo Colombo had to lead the attack. After months of dependence on Zlatan, others needed to step up for Milan...

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Thursday September 24 2020
Kjaer on Zlatan: 'It's the world we live in'

Milan defender Simon Kjaer feels ‘fine’ ahead of the match against Bodo/Glimt and expects to face a team ‘full of confidence’.

The Rossoneri continue to fight for a place in the group stages of the Europa League tonight and Kjaer was asked about his physical condition before the match.

“I’m fine, we’re working on the physical part every day,” Kjaer told DAZN.

He expects to face a motivated Bodø/Glimt and said the Rossoneri have ‘the utmost respect’ for the Norwegian League leaders.

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Thursday September 24 2020
Zlatan positive for COVID-19

Milan have officially announced Zlatan Ibrahimovic has tested positive for COVID-19 and confirmed the rest of the team have tested negative.

Corriere della Sera revealed Ibrahimovic tested positive for coronavirus in the second round of swabs and the Rossoneri have confirmed.

After confirming Leo Duarte’s positive test, the Milan players were subjected to another round of testing: “AC Milan announce that Zlatan Ibrahimovic has tested positive for the swab performed for today’s match, Milan-Bodø/Glimt.

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Wednesday September 23 2020
Milan's Norwegian nightmare...

Rosenborg shocked Milan in 1996 by winning at San Siro – and entered Norwegian football folklore. Martin Mork explains why Bodø/Glimt believe they can make history on Thursday…

Milan fans, do you remember when Rosenborg came to San Siro on December 4, 1996? When Vegard Heggem rose between Paolo Maldini and Franco Baresi to knock in the winning goal? It doesn’t really matter if you believe it happened or not, because in Norway, we’ve watched the replays a million times.

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Tuesday September 22 2020
Calhanoglu loves working with Pioli and Zlatan

Hakan Calhanoglu revealed Milan ‘work a lot better’ under coach Stefano Pioli and praised Zlatan Ibrahimovic for his ‘mentality and quality’.

Milan continued their impressive run under Pioli, as Zlatan scored both goals in the 2-0 win against Bologna on Monday, helping the Rossoneri to a great start in Serie A 2020-21.

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Monday September 21 2020
Highlights: Milan 2-0 Bologna

It was the Zlatan Ibrahimovic show at San Siro, with the veteran bagging both goals as Milan beat Bologna 2-0, and it could’ve been more.

The Swede turns 39 next month, yet turned back the clock with a towering header on the Theo Hernandez cross.

He also converted a penalty for a foul on Ismael Bennacer, with VAR pointing out the contact was inside the penalty area.

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Monday September 21 2020
Pioli: 'Milan team is working well'

Stefano Pioli maintains Milan are ‘playing with confidence’ after the 2-0 win over Bologna and individuals grow when ‘the team works.’

The Rossoneri have now played two competitive games this season, winning both 2-0 in the Europa League against Shamrock Rovers and Serie A with Bologna.

“When a team is in good shape mentally, the legs and body go along with the mind,” Pioli told Sky Sport Italia.

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Monday September 21 2020
Mihajlovic: 'Milan have Ibra, Bologna don't'

Sinisa Mihajlovic explains the difference between Milan and Bologna in their San Siro defeat. ‘They have Zlatan Ibrahimovic and we don’t.’

This was a negative start to the season, losing 2-0 with an Ibrahimovic brace, but at least an improvement on the 5-1 defeat they suffered here a few months ago.

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Monday September 21 2020
Ibrahimovic: 'If I was 20 years old...'

Zlatan Ibrahimovic bagged a brace to beat Bologna 2-0, yet the 38-year-old still wasn’t happy. ‘If I was 20 years old, I’d have scored another two…’

The Swede turns 39 next month, yet this was the first time he scored two goals in the opening Serie A game of the season.

Ibra soared above the crowd to nod in a Theo Hernandez cross, then converted the penalty for a foul on Ismael Bennacer, beating Bologna 2-0 at San Siro.

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Monday September 21 2020
Milan 2-0 Bologna: Ibrahimovic at the double

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a towering header and converted a penalty to start Milan’s Serie A season with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Bologna.

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