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The Serie A clash at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on Sunday sees hosts AC Milan lock horns with Sassuolo.
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AC Milan will be looking for a repeat result of the 0-1 Champions League triumph versus Atlético Madrid.
In that game, AC Milan managed 57% possession and 14 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. The scorer for AC Milan was Junior Messias (87'). Atlético de Madrid got 6 shots on goal with 2 on target.
AC Milan haven’t been able to stop scoring goals, netting every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 games.
They have hit an aggregate of 9 during that period and have conceded a total of 7.
Going into this encounter, AC Milan are unbeaten in their last 8 home league matches. They have been so resilient here.
Previously, Sassuolo drew 2-2 in the Serie A tie with Cagliari.
In that match, Sassuolo had 60% possession and 20 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. For Sassuolo, the scorers were Gianluca Scamacca (37') and Domenico Berardi (52'). For their opponents, Cagliari had 11 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. Keita Baldé (40') and João Pedro (56') scored for Cagliari.
Illustrating their penchant for eventful matches, goals have been celebrated 23 times in the prior 6 matches in which Sassuolo have sent out their troops, yielding an average of 3.83 goals each fixture. Opposition teams have hit 11 from this total. That pattern won’t necessarily follow through here, though.
Heading into this contest, Sassuolo remain undefeated by AC Milan when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league games.
Head to head
Checking on their most recent head-to-head meetings dating back to 30/09/2018 tells us that AC Milan have won 4 of these & Sassuolo 1, with the number of drawn matches standing at 1.
In all, 15 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 10 of them from i Rossoneri and 5 being from Sassuolo. That’s an average goals per game of 2.5.
The last league meeting featuring these clubs was Serie A match day 32 on 21/04/2021 which ended up with the score at AC Milan 1-2 Sassuolo.
In that match, AC Milan had 46% possession and 18 attempts at goal with 6 on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Hakan Çalhanoğlu (30').
At the other end, Sassuolo had 16 shots on goal with 6 on target. Giacomo Raspadori (76', 83') scored.
The match was refereed by Juan Luca Sacchi.
Team News: AC Milan
The AC Milan manager Stefano Pioli will be thankful to have no fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this clash owing to a completely healthy group available to select from.
Team News: Sassuolo
Thanks to a fully injury-free squad ready to go, the Sassuolo manager Alessio Dionisi has no fitness worries at all before this game.
Sassuolo are capable enough to put one past this AC Milan side, but that isn’t expected to be enough to avoid a loss.
We’re going for a narrow 2-1 winning margin for AC Milan by the conclusion of the game. Definitely a tough call.
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⚽️ 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)
⭐ Star Man: Brahim Díaz
Customarily taking up the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Brahim Díaz was born in Málaga, Spain. After having played his first senior match for Manchester City in the 2017 - 2018 season, the talented Midfielder has contributed 4 league goals in the Serie A 2021 - 2022 campaign so far in a total of 9 appearances.