AC Milan vs Hellas Verona prediction, preview, team news and more
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Aiming to even the points with Napoli at the top of the Serie A table, AC Milan host Hellas Verona at the San Siro stadium on Saturday.
The visitors will be desperate to beat the hosts as they are currently on a five-game winless streak.
AC Milan returned to winning ways in style, claiming a harrowing 3-2 win against Atalanta at Gewiss Stadium last time out.
Before that, Stefano Pioli’s men suffered a late 2-1 defeat at the hands of Atlético de Madrid in Group B of the UEFA Champions League.
With 19 points from seven games, AC Milan is currently second in the Serie A standings, three points behind leader Napoli.
Hellas Verona’s resurgence continued last time when they achieved a resounding 4-0 win over Spezia, 10 men.
Before that, they managed a surprising 3-2 victory over AS Roma before playing successive draws against Salernitana and Genoa.
This good run of results has seen Hellas Verona rise to eleventh position on the record, tied on points with Torino and Udinese.
AC Milan vs Hellas Verona Head-to-Head
AC Milan have a superior record in the history of this meeting, with nine victories in their previous 19 meetings. Hellas Verona has achieved three victories in that time, while seven games ended in draws.
AC Milan form guide (all competitions): WLWWD
Hellas Verona Form Guide (all competitions): WDDWL
AC Milan vs Hellas Verona team news
The hosts are heading into the game with various injury issues to the team’s spine, with players like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Rade Krunic, Junior Messias, Alessandro Plizzari, Alessandro Florenzi and Mike Maignan sidelined with injuries.
Theo Hernandez has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not be available for the game.
Injured: Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Rade Krunic, Junior Messias, Alessandro Plizzari, Alessandro Florenzi, Mike Maignan
Unavailable: Theo Hernandez
The visitors will have to do without the services of Gianluca Frabotta and Ivan Ilic, who are currently recovering from their injuries. Davide Faraoni will be evaluated before the game to determine his participation in the game.
Injured: Gianluca Frabotta, Ivan Ilic
Doubtful: Davide faraoni
AC Milan vs Hellas Verona XI scheduled
AC Milan predicted XI (4-2-3-1): Antonio Mirante; Davide Calabria, Fikayo Tomori, Alessio Romagnoli, Pierre Kalulu; Sandro Tonali, Franck Kessie; Alexis Saelemaekers, Brahim Díaz, Rafael Leao; Ante Rebic
Hellas Verona predicted XI (3-4-3): Lorenzo Montipo; Koray Gunter, Pawel Dawidowicz, Federico Ceccherini; Darko Lazovic, Miguel Veloso, Adrien Tameze, Mert Cetin; Kevin Lasagna, Giovanni Simeone, Nikola Kalinic
AC Milan vs Hellas Verona prediction
AC Milan have had a good run of form heading into the game and will be happy about their chances against the visitors. Hellas Verona have not performed too badly and are currently on a four-game unbeaten streak, scoring eight points in that time. While we anticipate an exciting contest, we tip the hosts to claim all three points in this one.
Prediction: AC Milan 2-0 Hellas Verona
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