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Benevento are the guests at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on Saturday for the Serie A fixture with home team AC Milan.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for AC Milan v Benevento, scroll down (plus the best game odds).
AC Milan will be hoping for a better result following the 3-0 Serie A loss in their previous game against Lazio.
In that match, AC Milan managed 60% possession and 16 attempts on goal with 5 on target. Lazio had 14 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. Joaquín Correa (2', 51') and Ciro Immobile (87') scored for Lazio.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent games where AC Milan have shown defensive steel. It will be a concern for them that i Rossoneri have seen their defence breached in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 10 goals during that time. We will just have to find out whether or not that trend will be sustained in this game.
Following on from being defeated in their last game at the hands of Udinese in Serie A competition, Benevento will be aiming to make amends here.
In that match, Benevento managed 56% possession and 21 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. For Benevento, goals were scored by Nicolas Viola (34') and Gianluca Lapadula (83'). Udinese had 9 attempts on goal with 5 on target. Nahuel Molina (4'), Tolgay Arslan (31'), Jens Stryger Larsen (49') and Jayden Braaf (73') scored for Udinese.
Indicating their partiality to productive encounters, goals have been celebrated 24 times in the previous 6 matches in which Benevento have played, giving a mean average of 4 goals per clash. Opposing teams have managed 14 of these goals.
Going into this encounter, Benevento haven’t won away from home in the past 2 league games.
Head to head
The last league encounter featuring these clubs was Serie A match day 15 on 03/01/2021 when it ended Benevento 0-2 AC Milan.
On that occasion, Benevento had 60% possession and 25 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target.
On the other side, AC Milan had 10 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. Franck Kessié (15') and Rafael Leão (49') scored.
The referee was Fabrizio Pasqua.
Team News: AC Milan
AC Milan boss Stefano Pioli does not have any fitness concerns at all before this game with a completely injury-free squad available to select from.
Team News: Benevento
Benevento manager Filippo Inzaghi has a number of players out of action. Alessandro Tuia (Calf Injury), Daam Foulon (Unknown Injury), Gabriele Moncini (Bruised Ankle), Gianluca Caprari (Unknown Injury), Marco Sau (Unknown Injury), Andrés Tello (Unknown Injury) and Gaetano Letizia (Unknown Injury) are those who can’t be considered. Luca Antei will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
It’s likely that Benevento will need to play some great football to get a goal against a AC Milan lineup who will most probably control this match over the entire pitch.
We’re tipping a commanding 3-0 win for AC Milan when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (78,275)
Captain: Alessio Romagnoli
Chairman: Paolo Scaroni
Manager: Stefano Pioli
Competitions: Serie A position 3, Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
🔑 Star Man: Ante Rebić
Usually taking to the field in the Left Wing position, Ante Rebić was born in Croatia. After having played his first senior match for RNK Split in the 2010 - 2011 season, the dangerous Forward has contributed 7 league goals in this Serie A 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in a total of 23 appearances.