Written By Jacobs Dunga
The Milan neighbours both won their different games on Sunday to boost their top four hopes.
Inter Milan returned to winning ways in the domestic league with a convincing 3-1 win away to Empoli.
The Nerazzurri have gone five games without a victory in the league but went to Tuscany to pick up all three points.
Romelu Lukaku ran the show on Sunday afternoon with two goals and an assist for Lautaro Martinez.
The Belgian striker scored his first goals from open play since August 2022 against Lecce.
He now has five goals in the league this season while scoring a further three in the Champions League.
Inter now have 54 points after 31 games, two points off the last Champions League qualification spot.
A Rafael Leao inspired AC Milan romped to a 2-0 victory at home to Lecce to keep up the chase for a top four finish.
Stefano Pioli saw his side in a commanding display as they secured all three points available at the Stadio Guiseppe Meazza.
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Leao continued his superlative form by scoring twice on the evening following his man of the match showing against Napoli in the Champions League.
The Rossoneri move level on points with AS Roma who occupy the fourth position with a game in hand.
Milan have a date with Inter in the Champions League semi finals but would try to secure qualification for next season’s competition via the league.
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