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The Serie A meeting at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on Wednesday sees home side AC Milan playing against Venezia.
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AC Milan will play in this game coming off the back of a 1-1 Serie A drawn game vs Juventus.
In that match, AC Milan managed 36% possession and 2 shots at goal with 0 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for AC Milan was Ante Rebić (76'). For their opponents, Juventus got 3 shots at goal with 3 on target. Álvaro Morata (4') was the scorer for Juventus.
AC Milan have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, netting every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 games.
They’ve hit an aggregate of 12 during that period and have conceded a total of 5.
Their previous form shows that AC Milan:
- haven't lost in the league to Venezia in their previous 2 games.
- are unbeaten in their previous 4 home league matches.
After a loss in their previous game against Spezia in Serie A action, Venezia will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, Venezia managed 44% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 3 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Venezia was Pietro Ceccaroni (59'). Spezia had 12 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Simone Bastoni (13') and Mehdi Bourabia (94') scored for Spezia.
The stats don’t lie, and Venezia have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, conceding 10 goals in total. At the back, Venezia have some weaknesses to address. Such a pattern might not be sustained into this match, of course.
Head to head
A glance at their past head to head clashes dating back to 04/10/1998 shows that AC Milan have won 4 of these & Venezia 1, with the tally of drawn matches being 1.
A total of 16 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 12 for i Rossoneri and 4 belonging to Arancioneroverdi. That’s an average goals per game of 2.67.
Team News: AC Milan
Olivier Giroud (Lumbago), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Achilles Irritation), Junior Messias (Fitness), Davide Calabria (Muscle Injury), Tiemoué Bakayoko (Muscle Injury), Simon Kjaer (Muscle Injury), Rade Krunic (Muscle Fatigue) and Alessandro Plizzari (Surgery) will not be able to play for AC Milan gaffer Stefano Pioli.
Team News: Venezia
Venezia manager Paolo Zanetti has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Luca Fiordilino (Shoulder Injury), Ridgeciano Haps (Muscular problems), Arnór Sigurdsson (Muscular problems), Luca Lezzerini (Thigh Problems) and Lauri Ala-Myllymäki (Knee Surgery) are not ready for selection. The suspended players who are serving a ban for this game are Bruno Bertinato, Gianmarco Zigoni, Jacopo Dezi and Riccardo Bocalon.
It’s likely that Venezia will need to be at their best to be putting goals past a AC Milan side who appear set to get a big win and also probable clean sheet.
We can see a comprehensive 3-0 margin for AC Milan by the conclusion of the match.
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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 Player: Brahim Díaz
Regularly used in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Brahim Díaz was born in Málaga, Spain. Having made his senior debut playing for Manchester City in the 2017 - 2018 season, the gifted Midfielder has scored a sum of 2 league goals in the Serie A 2021 - 2022 season to date from a total of 3 appearances.