Two of the classics of the Italian Calcio face in San Siro, with the milanistas receiving the Fiorentina, in party corresponding to the 25th day of Serie A. AC Milan seems to have not digested the title of the Super Cup of Italy, Winning just two of the seven Serie A games he has played since. The Milan team seemed to reach that game at a bad moment, after deflating in the two previous days, which fell on their visit to AS Roma (1-0) and could not pass the scoreless draw against Atalanta. However, in Doha, the Rossoneris broke a 5-year drought without a title, starting this 2017 with great enthusiasm to return to dispute at least the access points to the Champions League. The win against Cagliari (1-0) in the first game played in this new year was the preamble of the draw in Turin (2-2 against Torino), defeats at home against Naples (1-2) in Udine (2-1) and home to Sampdoria (0-1). The victory in Bologna (0-1), in an epic match, won with 9 players in the spectacular debut of Deulofeu and the draw in Rome, against Lazio, last day (1-1), leave the team in 7th position , To 3 points precisely of the lazial picture.
Montolivo, Bonaventura, De Sciglio, Antonelli and Romagnoli are out injured.
Probable TEAM: Donnarumma – Gómez, Abate, Paletta, Vangioni – Pasalic, Sosa, Kucka – Suso, Bacca, Deulofeu.
Serie ALa Fiorentina occupy the 8th place in Serie A with 40 points, thanks to their 11 victories, 7 draws and six defeats in all 24 matches played, totaling 14 of the last 18 points. Paulo Sousa’s team is showing up very irregular this season, able to finish in first place in Group J of the Europa League, defeat the unstoppable Juventus to then win one of their last games played (3 Serie A, one Of the Glass of Italy). The second project of the Portuguese coach is still in gestation project, with the march of some of the pillars of the team in the last season. The Spaniard Marcos Alonso was the last to leave, heading to Chelsea, in exchange for 23 million euros. He, along with Mario Gomez, sold to Wolfsburg for 7 million after a season conceded in Besiktas, have been the main sources of income for the team this summer. Central defender Davide Astori, who played in the team last season on loan, is one of four signings that the club has made so far, along with Polish goalkeeper Bartolomiej Dragowski, from his country’s Jagiellonia; Right-back Kevin Diks from Vitesse; The Argentine extremist Hernán Toledo, who comes to loan from the Uruguayan Maldonado; And the son of the legendary Gica Hagi, Ianis, who comes from FC Viitorul of Romania. In addition, several players have left the Viola team this summer without generating any income, such as Facundo Roncaglia, Argentine midfielder Jose Maria Basanta, Montenegrin midfielder Marko Bakic and Croatian playmaker Ante Rebic, who is marching to the Eintracht Frankfurt.
Fiorentina are coming off a 3-0 win at Udinese last weekend.
Probable TEAM: Tatarusanu – Carlos Sánchez, Gonzalo Rodríguez, Astori – Olivera, Neighbor, Badelj, Chiesa – Borja Valero, Ilicic, Kalinic.
The precedents favor the milanistas, winners of 17 of the last 41 meetings (13 triumphs viola and 11 ties). In the last 5 visits of the Fiorentina to San Siro they have won in 3 occasions, drawing a tie and losing the game of the past season by 2-0.
The forecast, with all the casualties of the premises, is that Fiorentina will not lose in their visit to San Siro.