This article will tell you about the top five best comebacks ever made by AC Milan
AC Milan, one of the most successful football clubs in the world, has produced some of the greatest comebacks in football history.
From their stunning fightbacks in the UEFA Champions League to their unforgettable come-from-behind victories in Serie A, AC Milan has consistently shown their resilience and never-say-die attitude.
Here are the top five comebacks by AC Milan.
2005 Champions League Final: AC Milan 3-3 Liverpool (2-3 on penalties)
The 2005 Champions League final against Liverpool is undoubtedly AC Milan’s greatest comeback in the competition. AC Milan went into half-time leading 3-0, courtesy of goals from Paolo Maldini and a brace from Hernan Crespo.
However, Liverpool produced a stunning comeback in the second half, scoring three goals in six minutes through Steven Gerrard, Vladimir Smicer, and Xabi Alonso to level the scores.
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The game went into extra time, and both teams failed to find a winner. The game was eventually decided on penalties, with Liverpool winning 3-2.
2004-05 Serie A: AC Milan 6-0 Inter Milan
The 2004-05 Serie A game against Inter Milan is one of AC Milan’s greatest comebacks in the league. Inter Milan was leading the table by 11 points going into the match, but AC Milan produced a stunning performance to win 6-0.
The goals came from Andrea Pirlo, Andriy Shevchenko, Jon Dahl Tomasson, Kakha Kaladze, and a brace from Hernan Crespo. AC Milan went on to win the Serie A title that season, finishing ahead of second-placed Juventus.
2003 Champions League Quarter-Finals: AC Milan 3-1 Ajax
The 2003 Champions League quarter-final against Ajax is another memorable comeback for AC Milan. Ajax won the first leg 1-0 in Amsterdam, and AC Milan needed to win by two clear goals to progress to the semi-finals.
AC Milan produced a stunning performance at the San Siro, winning 3-1. The goals came from Filippo Inzaghi and a brace from Andriy Shevchenko, with Wesley Sneijder scoring Ajax’s only goal. AC Milan went on to win the Champions League that season, beating Juventus on penalties in the final.
2007 Champions League Final: AC Milan 2-1 Liverpool
The 2007 Champions League final against Liverpool is another unforgettable comeback for AC Milan. AC Milan took the lead in the 45th minute through a goal from Filippo Inzaghi, but Liverpool equalized in the 54th minute through Dirk Kuyt.
The game looked to be heading towards extra time, but Inzaghi scored his second goal of the game in the 82nd minute to secure a 2-1 win for AC Milan. The win gave AC Milan their seventh Champions League title.
2004 Champions League Quarter-Finals: AC Milan 4-1 Deportivo La Coruna
The 2004 Champions League quarter-final against Deportivo La Coruna is another memorable comeback for AC Milan.
Deportivo won the first leg 4-1 in Spain, and AC Milan needed to produce a stunning performance to progress to the semi-finals. AC Milan did just that, winning the second leg 4-0 at the San Siro.
The goals came from Kaka, Andrea Pirlo, Jon Dahl Tomasson, and Andriy Shevchenko. AC Milan went on to reach the final that season, losing to Porto in the final.