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AC Milan Travel To Face AS Roma As Brahim Diaz Returns For Huge Game

Milan kick off a very difficult week at the Stadio Olimpico tonight.

Franck Kessie of Ac Milan in action during the Serie A... Photo by Marco Canoniero/LightRocket via Getty Images

AC Milan travel to the capital to take one AS Roma tonight in a big match for the top four race in Serie A this season. Milan are in second place while Roma are in fourth place as it stands making this a six pointer in the race for the Champions League spots.

This will be a tough match for Milan as Roma have been volatile performers in recent weeks and can frustrate us if Jose Mourinho plays his ultra defensive style with quick breaks on the counter. This side has a potent attacking unit with Abraham (4 goals), Pellegrini (7 goals), Zaniolo (1 goal) and Mkhitaryan/El Shaarawy (2/4 goals) firing on all cylinders.

Stefano Pioli looks to be making a number of changes in the starting line up compared to the midweek game against Torino which ended as a 1-0 win. Hernandez returns to the starting line up at LB, Kjaer starts over Romagnoli, Bennacer starts over Tonali, Diaz returns from injury as CAM and Ibrahimovic replaces Giroud up front.

Expected Line Up (4-2-3-1): Tatarusanu, Calabria, Kjaer, Tomori, Hernandez, Kessie, Bennacer, Saelemaekers, Diaz, Leao, Ibrahimovic.