Milan take a slender benefit into Wednesday’s Champions League spherical of 16 second leg towards Tottenham, however they have to be at their resilient greatest in the event that they’re to carry off Antonio Conte’s Lilywhites.
Stefano Pioli gave the impression to be present process an identification disaster when he switched to a again 5 following a disastrous run of type, however the swap appeared to ignite one thing inside the Scudetto holders earlier than they had been overwhelmed by Fiorentina on the weekend.
The Rossoneri matched Spurs man-for-man within the first leg and prevailed by a slender margin. Although, they spurned a few gilt-edged possibilities within the second half to place the tie past the Premier League aspect.
It’s sure to be a tense and cagey affair in north London on Wednesday night time. Here’s the newest Milan workforce information.
No Milan gamers will miss Wednesday’s recreation by suspension. However, 4 gamers, together with Fikayo Tomori and Sandro Tonali, have picked up two yellow playing cards within the Champions League this season and are a reserving away from incomes a one-game ban earlier than the slate is cleaned.
Milan obtained an enormous increase after the primary leg with star goalkeeper Mike Maignan coming back from a long-term harm. The Frenchman is totally match and can begin between the sticks on Wednesday night time.
There had been fears that Olivier Giroud may miss out resulting from sickness, however the Frenchman skilled within the build-up to the sport and is ready to make the journey to London. Divock Origi also needs to make Pioli’s squad after battling sickness.
Tomori will return to Milan’s again 5 after lacking the primary leg by harm, and it will be fascinating to see who he replaces within the beginning XI. Simon Kjaer is the almost certainly candidate to drop to the bench regardless of performing properly towards Harry Kane final day trip.
AC Milan predicted lineup vs Tottenham (3-4-2-1): Maignan; Kalulu, Tomori, Thiaw; Saelemaekers, Bennacer, Tonali, Hernandez; Leao, Diaz; Giroud.
The two sides are at the moment separated by Brahim Diaz’s early strike within the first leg, however the Spaniard suffered an harm scare forward of the second leg.
The Spanish playmaker missed Milan’s defeat in Florence with a knee sprain and was initially a doubt for Wednesday’s recreation. However, Diaz was again in coaching on Tuesday and is anticipated to be high-quality to begin towards Spurs.
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