ZLATAN and Hakan won it for AC Milan -Shamrock Rovers were eliminated from the UEFA Europa League
as Italian aristocrats, Milan eased by them in Tallaght.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored in the first half before Turkish delight Hakan Calhanoglu added a second
midway through the second half.
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It ensured a comfortable, and deserved, win for the Serie A giants as they did what you would expect and
avoided what would have been embarrassing defeat.
Make no bones about it, anything other than a Milan win would have been their worst ever Euro result, and the greatest ever win in League of Ireland history.
That it did not happen, or come close, is a reminder that football fairytales are few and far between.
But it was still a night that Shamrock Rovers fans watching at home will fondly remember as their Hoops gave Milan a game.
A miracle win needed everything to go right. And they had chances. Aaron Greene forced Gianluigi Donnarumma into three good saves – he did end the game with Ibrahimovic’s shirt – and Ronan Finn also had a chance.