AC Milan vs Udinese
Italy – Serie A
Date: Sunday, 19 January 2020
Kick-off at 11:30 UK / 12:30 CET
Venue: San Siro (Milan)
After two consecutive league draws at San Siro, the Rossoneri will be aiming to take down Udinese, coming off of a big Coppa defeat (0-4) at Juventus.
AC Milan vs Udinese: Head-to-head (h2h)
- Overall Stats (55 games): AC Milan 27 Wins, Udinese 16 Wins, 12 Draws.
- AC Milan have won 16 of their 28 home games against Zebrette.
- Four of their last five meeting at this venue had under 2.5 goals.
- Both teams have scored in seven of their ten 10 H2H duels.
- Udinese topped Rossoneri 1-0 in the reverse fixture.
AC Milan vs Udinese: Match Preview
The Rossoneri pushed themselves up to 10th place on the Serie A ladder following a road victory over out-of-form Cagliari. After a goalless first half, Rafael Leao and Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored one each to end AC Milan’s three-game goal drought.
Stefano Pioli’s boys proceeded to beat SPAL 3-0 in the Coppa Italia and will be looking to land third win on the trot on Sunday. With 25 points to their name, Rossoneri are four points off of their main objective – Europa League spot.
AC Milan have recorded two wins, three draws and four losses at San Siro this season, averaging 0.78 goals per bout, whilst conceding 1.11. They have earned six points from last five home fixtures (1-3-1).
Biglia (7 games, 0 goals), Calabria (13/0), Leo Duarte (5/0) are on the injury list, while wantaway left-back Rodriguez (5/0) is a doubt.
After beating Lecce (1-0) and Cagliari (2-1), Luca Gotti’s troops went on to record their third consecutive Serie A win by smashing weakened Sassuolo team 3-0, thanks to Okaka, Sema and an in-form Argentine Rodrigo De Paul, who bagged three goals in last three league matches.
Their impressive Serie A streak did not help them in the midweek, though, as they collapsed to a 0-4 Coppa loss at Juventus. With the win-draw-loss record of 7-3-9, Udinese are currently 12th in the standings, just one point behind their next opponent.
The Zebrette have two wins, one draw and six losses on their travels, bagging 0.78 goals per game and allowing two goals per match in return. Udinese have lost three of their last five away games.
Samir (10/0) is few weeks away from full fitness.
AC Milan vs Udinese: Predicted Starting Lineups
AC Milan (4-4-2): G. Donnarumma – Hernandez, Conti, Romagnoli, Musacchio – Calhanoglu, Castillejo, Kessie, Bennacer – Leao, Ibrahimovic.
Udinese (3-5-2): Musso – Nuytinck, Troost-Ekong, Maio – Larsen, Sema, Mandragora, Fofana, De Paul – Okaka, Lasagna.
AC Milan vs Udinese: Prediction
After two consecutive league draws at San Siro, the Rossoneri are heavy favourites to get back to winning ways.
This time around, they are brimming with confidence after two morale-boosting victories and with well-rested Zlatan Ibrahimovic projected to start, I’ll back AC Milan to win and legendary Swede to score anytime.
Lastly, I will take two or three goals in the match as it suits my 2-0 or 2-1 hunch. Best of luck!
AC Milan vs Udinese Betting Tips
Milan To Win @ 1.58
2 or 3 goals @ 1.95
Zlatan Ibrahimovic (AC Milan) To Score Anytime @ 2.00.