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Milan v Udinese: Preview, TV Schedule, and How to Watch Serie A Online

Gattuso rumored to be tinkering with the team’s formation before the Udinese match with an eye towards Juventus on Saturday

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Match: AC Milan v Udinese

Date: 2 April 2019

Time: 19.00 Rome, 1.00 PM Eastern, 17.00 UTC

Venue: San Siro, Milan, Italy

Previous Result: 4 November 2018: Udinese 0 - 1 Milan

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The biggest news from the naming of the squad list is the exclusion of Andrea Conti after the fullback was ruled out of the match because of injury. Davide Calarbia has seemed to have cemented his status as the starter at right back anyway, so it probably won’t make that much of a difference.

The biggest question mark, however, are the rumors that Gennaro Gattuso is considering tinkering yet again with how Milan will lineup. Perhaps the changes are because Mattia Caldara is finally fit, but to be changing to a three central defender formation this late in the season seems a bit odd, as the team won’t be as familiar with the formation. Of course, it would also mean that Patrick Cutrone would be playing as a second striker up top along with Krzysztof Piatek, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing, as another striker could free up some space for Piatek.

The other rumored change would basically be tweaking the current lineup a bit, with the two wingers playing on either side of Lucas Paquetà playing as a enganche or number 10 behind Piatek. This would, in theory, be a change that would line-up with Paquetà skill set and only be a slight adjustment to the current formation.

It will be interesting to see what, if any, adjustments are made against Udinese with the big match against Juventus on the weekend.

What do you think, should Gattuso be messing with the formation this late in the season? Or does something have to change after two losses in a row? Let us know in the comments!