Juventus, AC Milan Clash In A Crucial Serie A Fixture

Akshay Sonawane
·1-min read

AC Milan will welcome Juventus at San Siro for the Serie A fixture on Thursday at 1:15 AM IST. The hosts have acquired the number one spot with 37 points while the visitors have occupied the fifth position with 27 points.

AC Milan had 15 games out of which they won 11 matches, had a draw thrice, while Juventus had 14 games, they were victorious on seven occasions, lost once and drew six games.

Juventus is having a decent tournament so far with finding themselves in the fifth place in Serie A standings. Juventus beat Udinese by a 4-1 margin and will be entering into this match on a higher note.

AC Milan managed to beat Benevento 2-0 in their previous match. The Rossoneri are the table leaders and will want to maintain their position in the Serie A standings with a comprehensive victory in this upcoming match against Juventus.

In the head-to-head competition between the two teams, Juventus has the upper hand as they won 91 games out of the 233 matches they played against each other. AC Milan was victorious on 67 occasions. The last encounter between the two teams took place in July last year when AC Milan came out victorious 4-2.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Matteo Gabbia, Alexis Saelemaekers, and Ismael Bennacer are out of action due to an injury. Sandro Tonali was sent off against Benevento and is suspended for this upcoming fixture.

Juventus has no issues regarding injuries, the manager Andrea Pirlo is expected to have a fully-fit squad for selection.