After the qualification of AC Milan at the expense of Napoli for the last four of the Champions League, Olivier Giroud began to dream of a European coronation.
Seven-time winner of the Champions League, AC Milan qualified for the semi-finals of this 2022-2023 campaign of the most prestigious of European cups on Tuesday evening, after their draw at Napoli (1-1, 1-0 on the way).
Holder for this quarter-final return, Olivier Giroud was one of the great architects of the qualification of the Rossoneri. If he first missed a penalty in the first period, the top scorer in the history of the Blues gave the advantage to his team just before the break.
“We can dream of everything”
After the match, Olivier Giroud began to dream of a final victory on June 10 in Istanbul. “We wanted to please our supporters who came in large numbers todaythus entrusted the tricolor striker to media set. They pushed us. We played the game we wanted to do by scoring in the first half. It’s true that I could have scored earlier (laughs) but I’m happy to have been able to do it afterwards thanks to the incredible work of Rafa (Leao). I am very proud of my teammates. With this mindset, you can dream of anything. »
In the semi-finals, AC Milan will find the winner of the Inter Milan-Benfica Lisbon match. In the first leg, the Lombards won 0-1 in Portugal.