The Serie A clash at Allianz Stadium on Sunday will see home side Juventus welcome AC Milan.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Juventus v AC Milan are shown below (plus the best game odds).
Juventus, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following the 0-3 Champions League success vs Malmö FF.
In that game, Juventus had 60% possession and 16 attempts on goal with 8 on target. For Juventus, the goalscorers were Alex Sandro (23'), Álvaro Morata (45') and Paulo Dybala (45'). For their opponents, Malmö FF had 9 shots on goal with 1 on target.
It has been seldom in recent times where Juventus have kept a clean sheet. The facts show that Juventus have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 matches, leaking 7 goals during that time. We will just have to see if that trend will end up being sustained in this game.
Since tasting defeat last time out to Liverpool in Champions League action, AC Milan and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that match, AC Milan had 39% possession and 7 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. For AC Milan, the scorers were Fikayo Tomori (9' Own goal), Ante Rebić (42') and Brahim Díaz (44'). For their opponents, Liverpool had 23 shots on goal with 8 on target. Mohamed Salah (49') and Jordan Henderson (69') scored for Liverpool.
A run of effective showings by the AC Milan defence has resulted in their ‘goals against’ tally standing at 4 from their past 6 clashes combined. During the same period of time, their own forwards have managed to score 11.
Coming into this meeting, AC Milan are undefeated in their last 4 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head meetings going back to 10/11/2019, both clubs have shared the honours with Juventus winning 2 of those games, AC Milan 2 and 2 being drawn after 90 minutes of play.
In all, 16 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 7 from Juve and 9 belonging to i Rossoneri. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.67.
The previous league clash featuring these clubs was Serie A match day 35 on 09/05/2021 when it finished Juventus 0-3 AC Milan.
On that day, Juventus had 56% possession and 16 shots on goal with 1 of them on target.
On the other side, AC Milan got 10 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Brahim Díaz (45'), Ante Rebić (78') and Fikayo Tomori (82') scored.
The referee was Paolo Valeri.
Team News: Juventus
Federico Chiesa (Unknown Injury), Kaio Jorge (Muscular problems) and Arthur (Surgery) are not available for Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri.
Team News: AC Milan
AC Milan boss Stefano Pioli has multiple availability issues to deal with. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Achilles Irritation), Tiemoué Bakayoko (Muscle Injury) and Rade Krunic (Muscle Fatigue) can’t be considered.
For this match, we think that AC Milan have enough to put one past this Juventus side, however it probably won’t quite be enough to avoid a loss.
We can see a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 advantage for Juventus at the end of the match. Definitely a tough call.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Allianz Stadium (41,507)
Captain: Giorgio Chiellini
Chairman: Andrea Agnelli
Manager: Massimiliano Allegri
Competitions: Serie A position 16, Champions League (Group H)