The Nigerian-descent retained his spot in his team's starting XI having established himself as a key figure in the squad paraded by Stefano Pioli since his permanent move to the club in the last summer transfer window.
The prolific defender was at the top notch in the thrilling encounter with his solid defence tactics in the whole 90 minutes duration of the game which earned them a crucial away point against the host.
AC Milan trailed the Massimiliano Allegri's side going into the break but were able to come from behind to rescue a point in the second half which placed them as the joint-leader on the table with the reigning Champions, Inter Milan.
Former Chelsea and Real Madrid star, Alvaro Morata gave the Old Lady the lead in the 4th minute of the game to make it one nil which was the only goal that separated the two sides going into the half time break.
The tempo of the game got more intensed in the second half as they both put up some physical, tactical and technical displays but none was able to found the back of the net until the 76th minute when the visitor were able to get an equaliser with a goal from Ante Rebic to make it 1-1.
After several attempts from both sides to add more to the tally of the night, all were not successful as it ended one all draw at full time thereby making it no victor no vanquished.
The result of the night for AC Milan has now taken them to the second spot on the table with 10 points in 4 games played and as such be hoping to be back to winning ways in their next fixture, so as to continue their pursuit in the competition having tied at the same point with Inter Milan.
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