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Hellas Verona arrive at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on Saturday for the Serie A clash with home side AC Milan.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for AC Milan v Hellas Verona - plus the latest match odds.
AC Milan will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following a 2-3 Serie A triumph vs Atalanta.
In that match, AC Milan had 44% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. For AC Milan, the scorers were Davide Calabria (1'), Sandro Tonali (43') and Rafael Leão (78'). At the other end, Atalanta got 17 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. Duván Zapata (86') and Mario Pašalić (94') scored for Atalanta.
Fixtures with AC Milan have often been entertaining encounters lately with a lot of goalmouth action anticipated. Over their past six games, a total of 20 goals have gone in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 11 of them belonging to AC Milan.
Looking at their past form shows that AC Milan:
- haven't lost in the league to Hellas Verona in their previous 5 games.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 5 home league matches.
Hellas Verona come into this meeting following on from a 4-0 Serie A win vs Spezia in their last fixture.
In that match, Hellas Verona had 45% possession and 6 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. For Hellas Verona, the goals were scored by Giovanni Simeone (4'), Davide Faraoni (15'), Gianluca Caprari (42') and Daniel Bessa (71'). For their opponents, Spezia got 12 attempts on goal with 4 on target.
In a total of 5 of the previous 6 games involving Hellas Verona, at least three goals have been hit. The average number of goals per match during that spell is 4, with the average number of goals for Hellas Verona coming out as 2.17. That pattern isn’t assured to be continued into this match, though.
Pre-game facts show that Hellas Verona:
- haven't been beaten by AC Milan when having played them away from home in the previous 2 matches in the league.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
- are without a win away from home in their last 7 league matches.
Head to head
A glance at their past head to head clashes dating back to 17/12/2017 shows that AC Milan have won 3 of these games and Hellas Verona 1, with the tally of draws standing at 2.
An aggregate of 17 goals were scored between them in this period, with 10 from i Rossoneri and 7 belonging to Verona. That’s an average goals per game of 2.83.
The previous league match featuring the two was Serie A match day 26 on 07/03/2021 and the score finished Hellas Verona 0-2 AC Milan.
On that occasion, Hellas Verona had 53% possession and 11 shots on goal with 1 on target.
On the other side, AC Milan had 11 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. Rade Krunić (27') and Diogo Dalot (50') scored.
The match was refereed by Daniele Orsato.
Team News: AC Milan
Tiemoué Bakayoko (Muscle Injury), Theo Hernández (Corona virus), Brahim Díaz (Corona virus), Antonio Mirante (Fitness), Alessandro Florenzi (Meniscal Injury), Junior Messias (Torn Muscle Fibre), Alessandro Plizzari (Knee Surgery) and Mike Maignan (Wirst Injury) won’t be able to feature for AC Milan boss Stefano Pioli.
Team News: Hellas Verona
Owing to an otherwise available group of players, there’s just the lone fitness worry for the Hellas Verona gaffer Eusebio Di Francesco to be concerned with. Gianluca Frabotta (Calf Problems) misses out for this game.
We feel that in this game, Hellas Verona have it within them to find the back of the net against this AC Milan team, although that probably won’t be enough to avoid a loss.
We are anticipating a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 winning score for AC Milan at the end of this one. It will be interesting to see how this one goes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (75,923)
Captain: Alessio Romagnoli
Chairman: Paolo Scaroni
Manager: Stefano Pioli
Competitions: Serie A position 2, Champions League (Group B)
🔑 Key Man: Rafael Leão
Normally deployed in the Striker position, Rafael Leão was born in Portugal. Having played his first senior match for Sporting Lisbon in the 2017 - 2018 season, the gifted Forward has accumulated 2 league goals in the Serie A 2021 - 2022 campaign so far from a total of 7 appearances.