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AC Milan Face Juventus In Turin As Pioli Starts Ibrahimovic and Diaz In A 4-4-2

Milan need a big win more than ever before.

AC Milan v AC Sparta Praha: Group H - UEFA Europa League Photo by Jonathan Moscrop/Getty Images

AC Milan face Juventus in a monumental game for the season in Turin this evening. Milan are so close to securing Champions League qualification but have fallen short in recent weeks dropping points and falling into the top four dogfight. This game is a six pointer with Milan and Juventus going in on equal points at 69.

Milan will reportedly go for a 4-4-2 formation as tested out by Stefano Pioli this week. Calhanoglu will move wider whilst Diaz will play right behind Ibrahimovic. Calabria and Kjaer will return to the defence after missing out last week which means Romagnoli is fall back to the bench.

Missing out on UCL football would be costly for either side as Milan would lose 60 million euros in revenue while Juventus would lose about 90 million euros next season as per Gazzetta dello Sport via MilanLive.it. Milan have not yet won at the Allianz Stadium but this would be the perfect opportunity for them to start.

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