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

Milan need a win today on the road to stay in contention for a Champions League spot

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Match: Torino v AC Milan

Date: 28 April 2019

Time: 18.30 Rome, 2.30 PM Eastern, 16.30 UTC

Venue: Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino, Turin, Italy

Previous Result: 9 December 2018: Milan 0-0 Torino

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Milan travel to Torino in midst of a small crisis, and Gennaro Gattuso, if reports about the starting lineup are to be believed, might just be dumping gasoline on the fire.

With Lucas Paquetà returning to full fitness, it appears that Gattuso has decided to set ablaze any semblance of logic and continuity and start Patrick Cutrone over Krzysztof Piatek. Even with Andrea Conti having to sub in as a starting right back after the injury to Davide Calabria, Gattuso has the opportunity to reunite the midfield, wingers, and striker from when Milan went on a tear after bringing in both Piatek and Paquetà during the January transfer window. That lineup went on a tear, and it was the injury to Paquetà that created the mess that Milan have been in, where Gattuso seems completely and totally unsure of what formation or tactics to use.

Rotation for the sake of rotation has proven to be more than a little overrated at Milan right now, as rather than just reunite a winning lineup, it appears Gattuso is starting to tinker to try and get some results after the painful Derby della Madonnina loss. However, all that tinkering seems to have only made things worse, and now Milan appear close to crashing out of the Champions League places unless this team can somehow get a win on the road in Turin.

AS Roma’s win on Saturday have vaulted the Rome club above Milan into fourth place, and Torino are only three points back of Atalanta and Milan on 53 points and in 7th place. A loss to Torino would put a huge dent in Milan’s Champions League dreams, so a win today is the only acceptable result for the Rossoneri, which makes any potential benching of Piatek even the more maddening.

This match has disaster written all over it. If Milan are to put the demons of the past few years of hurt and disappointment behind them, it has to start with all three points away today.

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