AC Milan 1-0 Torino: Olivier Giroud scores only goal to take Milan top of Serie A

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All four goals of Olivier Giroud for AC Milan were at San Siro

Olivier Giroud, a former striker for Chelsea and Arsenal, scored the only goal in Milan's win over Torino. This victory elevated Milan to the top Serie A.

After 14 minutes of Rade Krunic's good work, Giroud, 35 scored from close range at his back post.

After his Chelsea contract ended at the end last season, the France World Cup winner joined Milan. He has scored four goals in six league games.

Milan is three points ahead Napoli, who plays Bologna at home Thursday.

Tommaso Pobega had the chance to equalize for Torino, but he headed wide in the second period. Substitute Dennis Praet, who was on loan from Leicester City missed the opportunity when his attempt hit the Milan crossbar.

Milan finished second last season under Stefano Pioli, their highest finish since 2011-12. They have won nine of their first 10 Serie A matches and are aiming for their first league title since 2010.

Next up, Milan will be taking on Jose Mourinho's Roma away match on Sunday. They are currently fourth in the table, with 16 points from nine games.