17th placed Cagliari vs 1st placed AC Milan means that the pressure is firmly on the Rossoneri to collect all 3 points. Here we discuss who are the most likely players to make the difference in tonight’s game at the Sardegna Arena.
Striker vs Centre Back
Zlatan Ibrahimovic vs Diego Godin
Making his full return to first-team football, Ibrahimovic will be key fighting against the veteran Godin in what might be an ugly battle. Expect a few tussles and hands to fly when these two go at it.
Center Midfield vs Center Midfield
Radja Nainggolan vs Franck Kessie
Two of the toughest midfielders in the league toe to toe will be a fascinating battle. Kessie and Naingolan both will be essential to controlling the midfield, and it is surely going to be a fierce battle with someone forced to sit back and be overrun.
Center Forward vs Center Back
Joao Pedro vs Simon Kjaer
Joao Pedro is a tricky and smart player when given the chance, with Kjaer now fully back to fitness and in the starting squad, it will be another important game for the Dane. Milan will want to keep a clean sheet and will be relying on Kjaer to folly any attempts from the skillful Brazilian.