AC Milan has available alternative than a victory in the match scheduled to be played Sunday at noon, at home, in the company of Crotone. The game, which will count for round number 15 of the first Italian league championship, will be held at Giuseppe Meazza stadium in Milan, starting at 11:30.
Vincenzo Montella coached the team finally returned to the forefront of Italian football and seems able to fight for a performance in this season’s Serie A.
The home has accumulated 13 points from the last five matches, one false step is recorded in the local derby against Inter (2-2), when rival equalized through a goal scored in overtime.
Midfielders Riccardo Montolivo and Andrea Bertolacci will not perform in this match because of medical problems, while young defender Davide Calabria is uncertain.
Probable team: Donnarumma, Abate, Paletta, Gomez, De Sciglio, Bonaventura, Kucka, Locatelli, Bacca, Niang, Suso
Serie A league proves too difficult for a newly promoted the band, which will require major changes in winter to hope for a much better return championship.
On foreign land lost six of seven games played this season, the only point being obtained Artemio Franchi in Firenze Stadium 1-1 with Fiorentina.
Guests will have to cope with difficult travel to Milan without experienced defender Claiton Machado dos Santos, unavailable following a muscle injury.
Probable team: Cordaz, Rosi, Mesbah, Ceccherini, Ferrari, Capezzi, Barberis, Rohden, Palladino, Falcinelli, Trotta
AC Milan and Crotone were also once faced in last year’s edition of the Italian Cup when Milanese group was won with difficulty at home, 3-1, at the end of the second overtime.