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AC Milan claim Serie A title in style, downing Sassuolo 3-0 to win first Scudetto in a decade

AC Milan are the Serie A championss after an exciting race that ended with the Rossoneri winning their first Scudetto since the 2010/11 season. Stefano Pioli's side won easily against Sassuolo, finishing with a 3-0 margin, thanks to two goals scored by French striker Olivier Giroud and another from midfielder Franck Kessie. AC Milan managed to win the title after an incredible race especially, especivally over the second half of the season. Despite some injuries to key players like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who missed months at a time, they were able to hold off rivals Inter Milan. Inter's final day 3-0 win against Sampdoria ended up not matteringbecause they needed AC Milan to lose against Sassuolo in order to win the title. Inzaghi's side ends the season with two titles, the Coppa Italia and Supercoppa, but without the Scudetto.
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