Snubbed Ghana forward Emmanuel Gyasi nets last-gasp winner for Spezia against AC Milan

Snubbed Ghana forward Emmanuel Gyasi nets last-gasp winner for Spezia against AC Milan

Lukman Mumuni
January 18, 2022 at 6:10 AM
  • Ghanaian winger Emmanuel Gyasi netted a last minute winner for Spezia as they defeat giants AC Milan at the San Siro
  • Emmanuel Gyasi who was snubbed for AFCON 2021 has been in fine form for the Eagles in the Italian serie A
  • The Italian-born attacker described the night as a dream evening for him

Emmanuel Gyasi handed Italian giants AC Milan a bitter start to 2022 after netting the match winner for Spezia in their serie A encounter at the San Siro.

The Black Stars forward, who was snubbed for the Africa Cup of Nations, seems to hold a cool head as he continues to flourish with lowly Spezia with his fourth goal of the season handing them a 2-1 win at AC Milan.

In photos posted Twitter, sighted by, Gyasi is seen celebrating with teammates as the battle for survival kicks of to a bright start in 2022.

Ghanaian forward scoring against AC Milan in serie A this season. SOURCE: Twitter/ @acspezia
Snubbed Ghana forward Emmanuel Gyasi nets last-gasp winner for Spezia against AC Milan. SOURCE: Twitter/ @acspezia
Source: Twitter

Gyasi has been in phenomenal form for Thiago Motta's men who have climbed to 14th place with the big win in Milan.

The Italian giants, AC Milan, began the game in the best way after netting a first half opener through Rafael Leao.

But the visitor returned from the break strongly as Kevin Agudelo leaveled in the 64th minute, and with the last kick of the game, captain Emmanuel Gyasi fired home the winner.

Emmanuel Gyasi describes Milan victory as a dream evening

For every player growing in Italy, playing at the San Siro is a dream and to score at the famous stadium leaves a mark on you.

Emmanuel Gyasi saw his childhood dream come true as he netted the winner against AC Milan, a club he admired as a youngster.

"Coming to San Siro and playing a match like this is a dream for any player and we are not in the skin of joy. We deserve to have won, we deserve an evening like this and we dedicate it to our fans who could not be with us today, but who nevertheless never fail to support us," he told Spezia's official website.

Emmanuel Gyasi scores in season opener against Cagliari

Earlier, reported that, Black Stars forward, Emmanuel Gyasi, opened his 2021/22 serie campaign with an outstanding goal as Spezia drew in their game against Cagliari on Monday.

The winger opened the scoring after a one-two with a teammate, before striking from outside the box to give Spezia the lead in the 2-2 draw against Cagliari.

In photos posted on the club's website, sighted by, the winger performed a Kangaroo dance for his maiden goal of the campaign.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.