Venue: San Siro
Milan D, W, W, W, D
Torino W, L, L, L, L
Serie A resumes for Milan after cup competition and they will certainly want to collect 3 points after their first loss in the league in 2020, however, they face a tricky opponent in Torino shown in the last battles between the clubs. Milan has only defeated Torino once in the past 5 meetings.
Head to Head:
Milan D, D, L, L, W
Torino D, D, W, W, L
The league table shows Milan to be 5 points ahead of Torino coming into this fixture, with both teams experiencing very different types of form. Milan finally winning and scoring, while Torino has seen loses come against Lecce, 4–0, Sampdoria 3–1 and of course 7–0 to Atalanta.
This will be a good moment for Milan to face Torino and really should provide the difference in winning the game. Milan should find their second win against Torino, but will likely need to fight hard to get it. Nothing is easy anymore, and games cannot be taken for granted.
Players to Watch
There is no need to look past Torino’s key Striker. With 9 goals and 2 assists in 21 matches, Belotti is a handful for all defenses working hard and able to find the net regularly. Milan’s defense will need to keep an eye on him all night and be ready for an intense battle.
The Milan midfielder will be key in winning and playing the ball out of dangerous areas to relieve pressure and allow the wingers to get as much of the ball as possible. Without him in the team, the Milan squad is very light, and not half as good at keeping the ball moving forward.
Prediction: AC Milan 2–0 Torino