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Match Preview: Atalanta vs AC Milan H2H, Form, Players To Watch and Prediction

Milan face a difficult test in Bergamo but the defence needs to be resolute.

AC Milan v Atletico Madrid: Group B - UEFA Champions League Photo by Mateo Villalba/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

AC Milan take on Atalanta away from home tonight in Serie A. Both sides have started the season well, Milan are yet to lose but Atalanta have lost once. This is a difficult game for us as of recent years and will be a significant test for Pioli’s side. The win is crucial as we head into the international break and cap off a difficult spell for Milan.

H2H

Atalanta 1 - 3 Milan (Coppa)

Atalanta 5 - 0 Milan

Milan 1 - 1 Atalanta

Milan 0 - 3 Atalanta

Atalanta 0 - 2 Milan

Form Guide (all competitions)

Atalanta: D, W, W, D, W

Milan: L, D, W, W, L

Players to Watch

Rafael Leao

The attacker has easily been one of the most exciting players to watch this season and has been growing in influence in recent weeks. He was masterful in the midweek against Atletico Madrid but is also likely exhausted hence this game will be a telling one. His pace down the wing and his finishing may unlock the game for us.

Ruslan Malinovskyi

The attacker has grown into a secondary striker this season given the numerous changes at the club and the Rossoneri have been stung by him before. He has a powerful shot and a knack for being in the right place at the right time. Tomori might be able to marshal Zapata but Malinovskyi will be tricky will be dynamic movement.

Ismael Bennacer

The midfielder had a rough start to the season but has picked up his form in a short period and will now get the nod in a critical match. Kessie got a red card in the previous game and will be rested given his form isn’t great. Bennacer now needs to repay the faith of Pioli as Tonali has done in recent weeks. If he can replicate his performance from the midweek, he will be able to spur our attack and be a great support for Diaz driving forward.

Prediction: Atalanta 2 - 2 Milan