Milan and Roma are going to take on on Sunday the 8th of January at 8:45 pm in the 17th week of the Serie A. The match is going to be played in Milano at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza. The referee will be Davide Massa.
Milan is in the 3rd place in the table with 36 points. It comes from a 1-2 win against Salernitana in its last match in the Serie A. As of now, it has won 11 times, draw 3 times, and lost twice.
Roma is in the 6th place in the standings with 30 points. It comes from a 1-0 win against Bologna in its last match in the Serie A. Up to now, it has won 9 times, draw 3 times, and lost 4 times.
These are the projected line-ups according to our predictions.
Milan has mostly adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up most used during the season (14 times or 87.50%).
Overall, it adopted the following line-ups: 4-2-3-1 (14 times), 3-4-1-2 (once) and 4-3-2-1 (once).
Stefano Pioli is expected to play against Roma with the following players: A. Tătărușanu, T. Hernández, F. Tomori, P. Kalulu, D. Calabria, I. Bennacer, S. Tonali, R. Conceição Leão, B. Diaz, A. Saelemaekers and O. Giroud.
In case that the line up is confirmed as above, the projected average age of Milan would be 27.00.
M. Maignan, D. Vásquez Llach, F. Ballo Touré, A. Florenzi, S. Thorup Kjær, R. Krunić, Z. Ibrahimović, J. Messias, D. Origi and A. Rebić will definitely miss the match.
Roma has mostly adopted the 3-4-2-1 line-up most used during the season (12 times or 75.00%).
Overall, it adopted the following line-ups: 3-4-2-1 (12 times), 3-4-1-2 (2 times) and 3-5-2 (2 times).
José Mario Felix dos Santos Mourinho is expected to play against Milan with the following players: R. dos Santos Patrício, C. Smalling, R. Ibañez da Silva, G. Mancini, L. Spinazzola, F. Tripi, B. Cristante, M. Çelik, L. Pellegrini and K. Bakumo-Abraham.
Presuming that the above line up is confirmed, the resulting average age of Roma would be 27.90.
There are doubts about the presence of P. Exequiel Dybala.
José Mario Felix dos Santos Mourinho will probably not be able to employ N. Zaniolo because of injury.
E. Darboe, R. Karsdorp and G. Wijnaldum will definitely miss the match.