AC Milan are through to the Coppa Italia semi-finals after the big win recorded over Lazio in their quarterfinal tie at the San Siro on Wednesday. The Rossoneri put four past Pepe Reina in the Lazio goal to book their place in the last four of the competition.
The brace from Giroud against Inter Milan overturned the first half strike from Croatia national team star Ivan Perisic for the hosts. His goals sealed a 2-1 away win for Milan and also closed the gap on leaders Inter to just a point. Milan are in third spot on the league table as they have the same points with Napoli. Both Napoli and AC Milan are one point adrift of leaders Inter Milan.
French World Cup winner scored a third AC Milan goal in added time of the first half to take his tally to four goals in two games. The brace from Giroud plus the opening goal from Leao gave Milan a 3-0 lead at the half-time break. The third Milan goal from Giroud ended the Coppa Italia quarterfinal clash as a contest. Ivorian midfielder Franck Kessie put a fourth goal past Pepe Reina in the final quarter of the game to seal an emphatic victory for the Rossoneri.