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Milan could climb into first if the results go their way!

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Can Milan make it seven in a row?

Following a very impressive win against Juventus on Saturday, Milan will look to replicate their performance against Genoa on Tuesday. Locatelli has proved instrumental, scoring two extraordinary goals to lead Milan to victory against Sassuolo and Juventus. Gianluigi Donnarumma has been his usual self, saving Milan from a last-second goal from Khedira.

Montella seems to understand his team exceptionally well, manoeuvring Milan to the upper echelons of the table, a place unknown to Milan fans since the 2011-2012 season. But this time around, Ibrahimovic and Thiago Silva have been replaced by younger, less famous players such as Niang and Romagnoli.

Milan will look to seize a win against Genoa, who currently sit at 12th in the Serie A.


When and Where: Tuesday 25 October, 2016; Luigi Ferraris

TV:

Australia: beIN Sports 3 Australia, Rai International

Italy: Sky Calcio 1, Sky Sport 1 HD Italia, Sky Go Italia

United Kingdom: BT Sport 1, BT Sport Live Streaming

United States: Rai International


Facts:

  • In the last 10 meetings, Milan’s record is 6-3-1.
  • In the 11 away meetings for Milan, their record is 4-3-4.
  • Donnarumma leads the league in clean sheets with 4.
  • This may well be Honda’s first start this season.
  • Milan are at the top of the Serie A form table (last 5 games) with 13 points.

Team News: Zapata has returned from his injury, and he has been called up by Montella. Poli will start at right back according to Sky, allowing Abate to get some rest.


Lineups:

Probable Milan XI: Donnarumma; Poli/Abate, Paletta, Romagnoli, De Sciglio; Kucka, Locatelli, Bonaventura; Honda, Bacca, Niang.

Probable Genoa XI: Perin; Izzo, Burdisso, Munoz; Lazovic, Rincon, Veloso, Laxalt; Ninkovic, Simeone, Rigoni


Previous Meeting:

2-1 for Milan


Prediction: 2-0

Milan will climb up into first with a comfortable win against a lower-tier squad.