Udinese and Milan will face off on Saturday the 18th of March at 8:45 pm in the 27th week of the Serie A. The match will take place in Udine at the Dacia Arena. The referee will be Daniele Doveri.
Udinese occupies the 11th position in the league with 35 points. It comes from a 0-1 win against Empoli in its last match in the Serie A. Until now, it has won 8 times, draw 11 times, and lost 7 times.
Milan occupies the 4th position in the standings with 48 points. It comes from a 1-1 draw against Salernitana in its last match in the Serie A. So far, it has won 14 times, draw 6 times, and lost 6 times.
These are the projected line-ups according to our predictions.
Udinese has mostly adopted the 3-5-2 line-up most used during the season (25 times or 96.15%).
Overall, it adopted the following line-ups: 3-5-2 (25 times) and 3-5-1-1 (once).
Andrea Sottil is expected to play against Milan with the following players: Marco Silvestri, Nehuén Pérez, Rodrigo Becão, Jaka Bijol, Festy Ebosele, Iyenoma Udogie, Sandi Lovrić, Tolgay Arslan, Walace, Roberto Pereyra and Beto.
If the line up is confirmed, the average age of Udinese would be 26.45.
Andrea Sottil will probably not be able to employ Kingsley Ehizibue and Adam Masina because of injury.
Enzo Ebosse and Gerard Deulofeu will definitely miss the match.
Milan has mostly adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up most used during the season (18 times or 69.23%).
Overall, it adopted the following line-ups: 4-2-3-1 (18 times), 3-4-2-1 (5 times), 3-5-2 (once), 3-4-1-2 (once) and 4-3-2-1 (once).
Stefano Pioli is expected to play against Udinese with the following players: Mike Maignan, Fikayo Tomori, Pierre Kalulu Kyatengwa, Malick Thiaw, Theo Hernández, Ismaël Bennacer, Sandro Tonali, Alexis Saelemaekers, Rafael Leão, Brahim Díaz and Zlatan Ibrahimović.
Presuming that this will be the line-up, the resulting average age of Milan would be 26.18.
Junior Messias will definitely miss the match.
Stefano Pioli will not be able to have the presence of Olivier Giroud who is suspended.