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

Milan will look to win in front of fans for the first time since March 2020.

Davide Calabria of Ac Milan looks on during the Serie A... Photo by Marco Canoniero/LightRocket via Getty Images

AC Milan face Cagliari tonight as Stefano Pioli’s men look to make a good first impression back at the San Siro with the fans present. Krunic and Tonali start in the midfield. Ibrahimovic and Kessie are out.

H2H

Milan 0 - 0 Cagliari

Cagliari 0 - 2 Milan

Milan 3 - 0 Cagliari

Cagliari 0 - 2 Milan

Milan 3 - 0 Cagliari

Form Guide (all competitions)

Milan: W, W, D, W, W

Cagliari: D, D, L, W, D

Players to Watch

Olivier Giroud

All eyes will be on the Frenchman for this game once again. This game will be difficult given Semplici’s propensity to dominate defensively and sit back. The striker will have physical battles with Godin and Carboni. The striker will need to utilise his pace to break through.

Joao Pedro

A 4 minute brace on the opening weekend obviously makes him the player to watch but his set pieces and long shots will definitely challenge Maignan in this game. He is also good at drawing fouls in dangerous areas hence the defence will need to be wary and ward him off.

Davide Calabria

Another game where Calabria will walk out as the Captain of the side and where he will need to show that he can be commanding. He will need to rally the side against a difficult opponent who held us 0-0 toward the end of last season. An assist similar to last week would be huge.

Prediction: Milan 2 - 0 Cagliari