Christian Pulisic goals for AC Milan: USMNT star scores to sign off Serie A football in 2023

U.S. international star Christian Pulisic has left his Chelsea doldrums behind and found a new home, moving to Italy to play for Serie A side AC Milan.

After completing a €20 million ($21.8m) transfer and signing a four-year deal with an option for a further year, Pulisic is primed for a bounce-back campaign, set to play a major role up front for his new Italian club.

Sure enough, Pulisic delivered straight out of the gates, clobbering a thunderous debut goal in his first Serie A match. Thanks to a fourth-placed finish in the Italian top flight last year, AC Milan will continue in the UEFA Champions League, adding European action to their participation in the yearly Serie A and Coppa Italia competitions. He then grabbed another in his San Siro debut for the club a week later to extend the hot start.

With the 24-year-old officially hitting the ground running, The Sporting News is keeping a close eye on the American’s progress in Italy, with the club set to battle on three fronts.

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Christian Pulisic last goal for AC Milan

After scoring his last goal in AC Milan’s final match of 2023, he finally bagged his first goal of the new calendar year, finding the net in a 4-2 defeat to Monza, a match in which he came off the bench at halftime and also grabbed an assist.

It stopped a six-match scoreless streak in Serie A play, and gave Milan an 88th minute equalizer, but they couldn’t hang on in stoppage time. The defeat dropped the club to third in the Italian top flight behind Juventus and leaders Inter.

It’s been a bright first season in Italy for Pulisic, who got going on his debut debut with a moment to remember, as he became the first American to score in three of Europe’s top five leagues, after his time in the Bundesliga with Borussia Dortmund and the Premier League with Chelsea. In his second match with the club, he got back on the scoresheet to help spark a big second half as Milan beat Torino.

All Christian Pulisic goals for AC Milan in 2023/24 season

Date Competition Match Goals Min Score
Aug. 21, 2023 Serie A Bologna 0-2 AC Milan 1 21′ 0-2
Aug. 26, 2023 Serie A AC Milan 4-1 Torino 1 33′ 1-0
Sep. 30, 2023 Serie A AC Milan 1-0 Lazio 1 60′ 1-0
Oct. 7, 2023 Serie A Genoa 0-1 AC Milan 1 87′ 0-1
Dec. 2, 2023 Serie A AC Milan 3-1 Frosinone 1 49′ 2-0 
Dec. 13, 2023 Champions League Newcastle 1-2 AC Milan 1 59′ 1-1
Dec. 30, 2023 Serie A AC Milan 1-0 Sassuolo 1 59′ 1-0
Feb. 18, 2024 Serie A Monza 4-2 AC Milan 1 88′ 2-2

All Christian Pulisic assists for AC Milan in 2023/24 season

Date Competition Match Assists Goalscorer
Sep. 27, 2023 Serie A Cagliari 1-3 AC Milan 1 Ruben Loftus-Cheek (60′, 1-3)
Oct. 29, 2023 Serie A Napoli 2-2 AC Milan 1 Olivier Giroud (22′, 0-1)
Dec. 9, 2023 Serie A Atalanta 3-2 AC Milan 1 Luka Jovic (80′, 2-2)
Dec. 17, 2023 Serie A AC Milan 3-0 Monza 1 Tijjani Reijnders (3′, 1-0)
Jan. 2, 2024 Coppa Italia AC Milan 4-1 Cagliari 1 Rafael Leao (90+1′, 4-1)
Jan. 7, 2024 Serie A Empoli 0-3 AC Milan 1 Chaka Traore (88′)
Feb. 18, 2024 Serie A Monza 4-2 AC Milan 1 Olivier Giroud (64′)

Christian Pulisic goals, assists, stats for AC Milan

Now off the mark in Italy, Pulisic looks ready to be a central component of the AC Milan attack this season. The Hershey, PA product was highly rated on his debut, scoring a goal and creating two chances for teammates while winning all four of his ground duels and completing both his dribble take-ons.

With his sensational first goal of the season on his Serie A debut against Bologna to open the campaign, officially made Pulisic the first American to score in three of Europe’s top five leagues, after his time in the Bundesliga with Borussia Dortmund and the Premier League with Chelsea.

To this point, Pulisic has collected seven goals and six assists for AC Milan, all but one of which have come in Serie A action.

Christian Pulisic stats for AC Milan in 2023/24 season

Stats as of February 18, 2024.

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Season Competition Games Goals Assists Mins
2023/24 Serie A 23 7 6 1,675
2023/24 UEFA Champions League 6 1 0 442
2023/24 UEFA Europa League 1 0 0 81
2023/24 Coppa Italia 2 0 1 109
TOTAL   32 8 7 2,307

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