Milan vs Hellas Verona
Date: 13th December 2017
Kick off at 19:45 UK / 20:45 CET
Venue: Stadio San Siro (Milano).
Gennaro Gatusso finally managed to snatch his first win on Milan’s bench on Sunday when Rossoneri saw off Bologna 2-1 at Stadio San Siro.
The former midfielder is now about to make a Coppa Italia debut leading Milan in the last 16 round tie with Hellas Verona.
Interestingly, the two likes are about to take on each other in Serie A as well in four days when Milan will travel to Stadio Marc’Antonio Bentegodi.
Gatusso will have an imperative to clinch the win here and advance past one of the weakest sides in the elite class of the Italian football.
He has a wide choice of players to use and we can expect to see some rotations compared to the side that faces Bologna on Sunday.
We thus expect the Portuguese acquisition Andre Silva on the pitch. Silva is far away from his top shape at the moment, but this clash with Verona will be a perfect occasion for him to boost up the much-needed confidence ahead of the upcoming challenges.
Verona come into this from the danger zone in Serie A and we don’t believe they have high expectations from the cup competition.
The team led by Fabio Pecchia went past their city rivals Chievo in the last 32 round beating them after penalty shootout, but they obviously don’t have much to hope for here at San Siro.
Milan vs Hellas Verona: Head to head
It’s been a year and a half since the two likes last locked horns and back then Hellas Verona managed to stun Milan 2-1 at home in Serie A.
Milan are actually winless in last three meeting with Verona who have, however, never managed to beat Rossoneri at San Siro (4 losses and 3 draws).
Milan vs Hellas Verona: Prediction
We expect the hosts to push hard from the very first whistle which makes the HT/FT home win/home win a stand out bet at the odds of 1.90.
As we discussed above, this is a fantastic opportunity for Andre Silva to shine and we’ll back him to score anytime at 1.90.
Milan vs Hellas Verona: Bet Tips
The top bet is HT/FT Milan/Milan at the odds of 1.90.
You can have Andre Silva to score anytime at the odds of 1.90.