Pulisic strikes as Milan open campaign with hard-fought win at Bologna

Pulisic strikes as Milan open campaign with hard-fought win at Bologna
Pulisic strikes as Milan open campaign with hard-fought win at Bologna

Christian Pulisic netted one and helped set up another in AC Milan’s hard-fought 2-0 win at Bologna on Monday in which the USA star made a big impression.

The 24-year-old is looking to give his club career a jump start at Milan after being sold by Chelsea and he was key to Stefano Pioli’s side claiming the points in their opening match of the season.

Pulisic played the defence-splitting pass which led to Olivier Giroud’s 11th-minute opener and then doubled Milan’s lead 10 minutes later with a superb strike from the edge of the penalty area.

“We saw some really good things today and also some things on which we still need to work loads,” Pioli told DAZN.

“I always knew Pulisic was a talent, it was never in doubt. When I spoke to him before he signed it was clear that he would bring quality to the team.”

Milan have brought in eight players in the summer transfer window after Sandro Tonali’s big-money move to Newcastle United.

And although they

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