This week’s fixtures will have the current Serie A leaders face the current Serie A holders. The race for the Scudetto seems to be heading for a tight finish this season and this game is sure to play a big part in that.
AC Milan have revived themselves this year and have produced some clinical displays. Juventus know that the route to 10th Scudetto in a row seems harder than usual and will look for nothing but a win.
AC Milan vs Juventus Preview:
AC Milan have 37 points from 15 games. They have scored in each of their last 17 home games. The last time they failed to score was exactly one year back. Having won 4-2 back in July 2020, they will be looking to do their first double against Juventus since 2010.
The Rossoneri will face Juventus, being ahead of them in the table, for the first time since November 2015. Juventus won that fixture after Paulo Dybala’s strike separated the two sides.
The last draw between the sides happened way back in February 2012. Since then the Turin side has dominated this fixture with 13 wins while AC Milan have won just 3.
AC Milan Form: W W W D D
Juventus Form: W L W D W
AC Milan vs Juventus Team News:
AC Milan will be missing the services of several players mostly due to injuries. Zlatan Ibrahimovic is most likely to miss the fixture as the staff want to maintain him for the rest of the season. The Swede however still feels that “Lions do not heal like Human-Beings”.
Apart from that Ismael Bennacer, Matteo Gabbia and Alexis Saelemaekers are also expected to be out due to injury. Sandro Tonali will miss the fixture after seeing red against Benevento.
Juventus, who are currently seeking for form will look to take advantage of the situation. They will miss the services of Alvaro Morata and Alex Sandro. Paulo Dybala and Aaron Ramsey will look to take their chance to prove themselves.
AC Milan Predicted Starting XI(4-2-3-1)
Juventus Predicted Starting XI(3-5-2)
AC Milan 2 – 4 Juventus
Given the form both the clubs are in, a lot of goals seem to be inevitable. Juventus will look to grab a win because they have a clear advantage squad-wise.