Salerno, Italy /
memo ochoa lived one of those bittersweet debuts of his career during his first game with the salernitana of the A serieswhich was defeated 2-1 for him Milan in it Arechi Stadium on an afternoon where the goalkeeper was key to at least avoiding a scandalous win in January 2023.
the mexican goalkeeper stressed in the result because it intervened in at least three clear goal plays against Milan’s offense and this was even important in the last minutes because his team managed to discount the score and generated the hope of trying to find an even result.
It was a duel where the Milan It was superior from the start of the game. It had only been five minutes when Raphael Leo I had already had a hand to hand which Ochoa saved with his left foot.
However, the rossonero gale of the first minutes made the difference because leo found the first goal of the game at 11 minutes in another one-on-one play and then Sandro Tonali at 15 minutes he found a shot inside the area that put the blackboard 2-0. So what ochoa had taken a shot inside the area in the play of tonalibut nothing stopped that rossoneri impetus.
More saves by Ochoa
The team led by Davide Nicola They did not fit in the field, they were surpassed by the rival. Even Olivier Giroud had another hand in hand in front of ochoa who plunged down at 34′ and managed to get the shot from the French gunner in what seemed like a nightmare 45 minutes.
By the way, it was not the only shot that the Mexican fired at giroudat 81′, the French kicked with first intention in a play that arose from a free shotbut the Aztec archer responded with a successful cast.
The second half was not so different because at 57′ a play came inside the area that ended in Brahim Diaz goal. However, this time, it was the VAR the fact that intervened to save the goal salernitana because the play was reviewed and it was determined that it existed out of place from the striker.
with little to go, salernitana managed to generate an arrival of goal to the 82 minutes thanks to an overflow on the right wing that ended with a cross to Federico Bonazzolli, who closed the clamp well and finished off a goal for the 1-2 that made the result more decent than what the scoring opportunities for both teams really were.