Analysis of AC Milan vs Napoli
The current Milan is quite similar to the version of the years with coach Carlo Ancelotti, playing in Serie A but stepping out of the Champions League is a different face. Therefore, the fact that they have just been held to a 0-0 draw by Empoli is not a concern for the Milanistas. In addition to the old general Olivier Giroud who is very charming with big matches, the performance of two satellites Rafael Leao and Brahim Diaz is also very high.
Napoli have just played two pretty bad matches, beaten 4-0 by Milan at home, then only won 2-1 against Lecce thanks to a silly mistake by the opponent’s goalkeeper. Both of these matches came at a time when Victor Osimhen was injured and had to sit out. At the beginning of the season, Napoli operated extremely well without Osimhen. But at the sprint stage of the season, the invisible specter of the end-of-season decline of the teams led by coach Luciano Spalletti is coming to scare Napoli.
There is a statistic full of advantages for the Rossoneri, they have only lost 1/9 of their encounters with their compatriots in the European Cup, which is a 0-2 loss to Parma in the 1993 European Super Cup. As for Napoli, This is the first time in the history of the Southern Italian team that has reached the quarter-finals of the C1 Cup/Champions League. Napoli will have certain surprises.
Expected lineups AC Milan vs Napoli
AC Milan: Maignan; Calabria, Kjaer, Tomori, Theo Hernandez; Tonali, Krunic; Brahim Diaz, Bennacer, Rafael Leao; Giroud.Naples: Meret; Di Lorenzo, Rrahmani, Kim, Olivera; Anguissa, Lobotka, Zielinski; Lozano, Osimhen, Kvaratskhelia.
Latest AC Milan vs Napoli force information
Excluding Zlatan Ibrahimovic is not registered for the Champions League, AC Milan does not have the service of only Pierre Kalulu. Despite the absence of Kalulu, coach Pioli can rely on the central defender pair Simone Kjaer – Fikayo Tomori. Napoli suffered huge losses before the quarter-final first leg when both strikers Victor Osimhen and Giovanni Simeone were injured. Simeone the younger is definitely absent, and whether Osimhen can start or not will only be decided at the last minute. If Osimhen is not physically fit, technical striker Giacomo Raspadori will kick the striker.
Bet on AC Milan vs Napoli
Napoli won the first half corner handicap: 8/9 recent official matches, Napoli won the first half handicap. A strong start is a habit of Spalletti’s teachers and students in the sprint phase of the season. In contrast, Milan lost the first half handicap in the last 13/15 official matches, the rare two times the Rossoneri pressed the first half corner before the opponent were Serie A matches on Monday or Friday night (few matches, ” bridge” easy-to-invert angle). With the expected rate at the same angle, Napoli easily won the first half corner.
AC Milan won the Asian bet: The 4-0 victory at Diego Maradona on April 2 is a sign that Milan has nothing to fear from Napoli. It should be remembered that no matter how good the form, Napoli cannot compare with Milan in terms of tradition and the DNA aspect of Champions League football. Don’t be fooled in terms of judgment by the 0-0 draw at Empoli at the weekend, Milan always enter the Champions League with a different spirit. The host will go from a draw to a win.
Small penalty card: All of Napoli’s last 6 official matches have come under penalty cards. In the last 5 matches, Milan received fewer cards than the opponent, showing that the Rossoneri are not a solid team. In which, the last 2 matches of Milan are all about fainting cards. This is only the first leg, it is difficult to stimulate the hot heads, the easier the match is to faint cards.
Football experts predict the match AC Milan vs Napoli
Former coach Fabio Capello shared his assessment of the match: Milan will not be too dependent on Rafael Leao because this player will be closely guarded by Giovanni Di Lorenzo. This match will most likely be decided by set-pieces.
BONGDAPLUS predicts AC Milan vs Napoli
Although not at their best for most of the season, Milan will still prevail against Napoli because of their superior experience. The minimum home team will win a draw.
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