AC Milan 1-2 Spezia: Emmanuel Gyasi scores last-gasp winner just seconds after Junior Messias had effort ruled out as lowly visitors claim first Serie A win over title-chasing Rossoneri
- Emmanuel Gyasi scored a stunning 96th-minute winner for lowly Spezia
- It came a minute after Junior Messias thought he had won it for the hosts
- But his effort was ruled out as the ref’s whistle had already sounded for a foul
- Milan winger Rafael Leao put his side in front but sub Kevin Agudelo levelled
In-form Milan winger Rafael Leao put his side in front at the end of the first half after Theo Hernandez missed a penalty, but the visitors struck back through substitute Kevin Agudelo.
Junior Messias thought he had won it for the hosts when he curled home in stoppage time, but the referee’s whistle had already sounded for an earlier foul, and Spezia then hit on the break to win it at the death.
Serie A strugglers Spezia recorded a stunning victory over AC Milan at the San Siro on Monday
Referee Marco Serra is surrounded after AC Milan had a goal ruled out in injury-time
It was a missed opportunity for Stefano Pioli’s side, who went into the game knowing a win would send them top, but remain two points behind leaders Inter Milan, who have a game in hand.
Third-placed Napoli narrowed the gap to the top two as Hirving Lozano scored twice in a 2-0 win at Bologna, leaving Luciano Spalletti’s side two points behind Milan.
In-form Milan winger Rafael Leao put his side in front at the end of the first half
Milan Rafael lifted the ball over Spezia goalkeeper Ivan Provedel just before half-time
Leao opebed the scoring a minute after Theo Hernandez missed a penalty for the home side
The visitors struck back through substitute Kevin Agudelo in the second-half