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

Milan need a big win to bounce back and if they lose this one, we are at serious risk of missing out on UCL football.

AC Milan v FC Crotone - Serie A Photo by Sportinfoto/DeFodi Images via Getty Images

AC Milan take on AS Roma away from home tonight in a game that will have implications on the UEFA Champions League spots for the season. Milan sit in second but are on a terrible run of form whilst Roma sit in fourth on an incredible run of form. A number of key players will be missing for both sides but this game will depend on the manager's tactics.

H2H

Milan 3 - 3 Roma

Milan 2 - 0 Roma

Roma 2 - 1 Milan

Roma 1 - 1 Milan

Milan 2 - 1 Roma

Form Guide (all competitions)

Roma: L, W, W, D, W

Milan: W, L, D, L, D

Players to Watch

Ante Rebic

Stefano Pioli is choosing to put his faith in Rebic over Leao again for the big game. It is time for the Croatian to repay that faith with a solid performance where he takes his chances and delivers a win for his manager. Rebic always did well in the derbies last season and needs to show that he his the big game player. Hopefully an assist and possibly a goal today get him back on track.

Pau Lopez

In the last Serie A game, Milan did so well pressuring Inter in the late first half and early second half but could not capitalise because of three incredible saves from Samir Handanovic. This will be a similar issue in this game as Mirante kept us at bay for ages in the first fixture but we will need a similar display to get three past him again.

Hakan Calhanoglu

Calhanoglu needs a reset button. All the amazing work he did in the first half of the season is sorely missing in 2021. The trequartista seems to be a bit slower, a bit more tired and a bit less accurate. His vision is slightly lacking and he needs to bounce back. When he has a good game, we win. When he doesn’t, we struggle. Let’s hope for the former tonight.

Prediction: Roma 1 - 3 Milan