At 0:00 on September 28, Beijing time, Milan challenged Crotone in the second round of Serie A. Tonali was shortlisted for the Rossoneri's starting lineup. According to statistics from the well-known data agency Opta, he became the first post-00 player in the history of the Milan team to start in Serie A.
This summer, Tonali joined Milan from Brescia. This season, he played on behalf of the Rossoneri 3 times, but all played on the bench. Now he has the first chance to start.
In the first round of Serie A, Tonali came off the bench in the 77th minute, and in the two Europa League qualifying games, he scored a total of 17 minutes.