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

The Rossoneri need to keep up the momentum to salvage the season and get the squad gelling.

Paris Saint-Germain v AC Milan: Group F - UEFA Champions League 2023/24 Photo by Claudio Villa/AC Milan via Getty Images

AC Milan face Salernitana on the road tonight as Stefano Pioli goes for another win in the league and hopes to close the gap at the top. Milan have some injuries from the previous game but will hand starts to Simon Kjaer and Ismael Bennacer.

H2H

Milan 3-2 Salernitana

Milan 2-0 Salernitana

Salernitana 2-2 Milan

Salernitana 1-2 Milan

Milan 1-1 Salernitana

Form Guide (all competitions)

Salernitana: D, W, L, L, L

Milan: L, W, L, W, W

Players to Watch

Simon Kjaer

The centre back returned last week against AC Monza and helped to keep a clean sheet. The Danish defender was solid but looked off pace and was seen stretching often and looking slightly tense. His age is clearly catching up with him and it will be a vulnerability in this game as pace is needed. A front three of Dia, Cabral and Candreva has lots of pace and will be coming directly at the defenders looking for take-ons, he needs to remain strong and not get caught out.

Antonio Candreva

4 goals and 3 assists thus far this season. He relishes facing the big teams and especially Milan. He has a wicked long shot and is a major threat from set pieces. He is the player to watch and to limit in this fixture as the attacks largely flow through him. Theo Hernandez will be back to his natural position so that should help with the defensive aspect and having Bennacer as an anchor should provide more cover.

Tijjani Reijnders

The Dutch box-to-box midfielder has really emerged this season and has taken a big step forward in the past two or so weeks. He had a MOTM performance in the Champions League and scored a beauty last weekend. The team is riding on his top form and he keeps setting up the breakthroughs and is always somehow involved in the play leading to the goals. A good performance from him will guarantee a win for us whereas if he struggles, we can get bogged down and drop points.

Prediction: Salernitana 1-2 Milan