Watch: Milan’s unstoppable Krzysztof Piatek scores yet again
Is there any stopping Milan‘s Krzysztof Piatek? The Polish striker has got off to a remarkable start with I Rossoneri and last night he continued that streak against Empoli.
12 months ago Piatek was a relative unknown, plying his trade at Polish side Cracovia before Genoa moved to sign him in the summer. He got off to a flying start, scoring four goals on his debut in the Coppa Italia, and then scored in his first seven Serie A games – the first player to do that since Gabriel Batistuta.
So impressive was he that Milan opted to replace Gonzalo Higuain with him, and haven’t looked back since. He scored a brace in his first start to knock Napoli out of the Coppa Italia, and has since scored in his first four league games – the first Milan player to do so since Oliver Bierhoff over 20 years ago.
Friday night’s 3-0 win keeps them fourth in the table and for the first time since the likes of Andriy Shevchenko or Zlatan Ibrahimovic, they’ve got a striker with a perfect instinct for scoring.
Milan back in the Champions League, Gennaro Gattuso in the dugout and an absolutely lethal striker leading the line? We’ll have some of that.
Watch the goal below: