The Azzurri join the Rossoneri in second place, the Nerazzurri fly to +4: they are winter champions
Napoli wins 1-0 on the Milan pitch and hooks him to second place in the standings with 39 points. Inter thanks and extends to the top with 43 points and 4 points ahead of their rivals, winning the title of winter champion.
The big match of the 18th day is decided by the goal that Elmas scores in the 6 ‘. Corner from the right, header at the first post and ball in the net: 0-1. The immediate advantage allows Spalletti’s team to set up a downhill race. Napoli shows a fluid game, Milan struggles to create chances for a draw. Ibrahimovic tries to frame the goal with a header, mission failed. The first half slips away without further jolts. The recovery, on the other hand, starts immediately with a series of noteworthy actions.
Milan tries with Ibra and Messias, Napoli responds by wasting the doubling in the 52nd minute with Petagna, who is unable to conclude a perfect counterattack. The hosts try to increase the pressure, but Messias and Giroud do not shine for accuracy. In full recovery, the last thrill. A scrum gives Kessie the ball for the draw: 1-1 and Rossoneri cheers before the Var intervenes by signaling an offside. Network canceled, Napoli wins.