AC Milan and AS Roma play at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza in a match of the 35th round of Serie A. In the last confrontation between these teams in this competition, in 12 12 2016, Rome won at home for (10). At this stage, the record of direct confrontations indicates balance between these two teams, since there have been 2 draws and 1 win for each team in the last 4 games. In this match the home factor could play an important role, since Milan presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Milan are having a reasonable campaign, but below the expected in the Italian Championship and figure at the top of the table qualifying with 58% of the points played so far and it is worth mentioning that it is 5 points from the zone of classification for the next League Europe, then it is necessary to increase yield and still hope for stumbling from Atalanta to try to reach continental competition next season. The team scored 51 goals, taking the ninth-best Serie A attack and conceded 38 goals, with the fourth defense less leaked and these numbers demonstrate the imbalance between the offensive and defensive sectors, needing to adjust in the attack to score more goals, Since the defense has behaved in a solid and efficient way. In the competition, counting the games as principal and visitor, the team tends to be more efficient offensively in the second half, since 32 of his 51 goals happened in the second stage, especially in the final 15 minutes where 12 goals occurred.
In this match, their coach Vicenzo Montella will not be able to count on the players: Deulofeu and Kucka, while Abate, Antonelli and Bonaventura are in doubt.
In the last match, they lost to Lazio at home for (1 3), after their previous match won out in a game against Pescara, (1 4). This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 9 wins, 1 tie and 5 losses as a visitor; Against 11 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses in his stadium.
Roma have made great progress in the Italian Championship and are among the first placed to take advantage of 73% of the points played so far and it is worth mentioning that is already practically out of the fight for the title, but must ensure the second place to move directly to the Groups of the next European Champions League and Napoli is only 1 point behind, so you need to keep up the good performance in this final stretch. The team scored 75 goals, being the second best attack of the competition, and conceded 31 goals, having the second defense less leaked and these figures demonstrate the excellent balance between the offensive and defensive sectors that allow the great current campaign.
For this match Luciano Spalletti, you will not have at your disposal: Rudiger and Strootman.
AC Milan: Donnarumma, Calabria, Zapata, Paletta, de Sciglio, Sosa, Locatelli, Pasalic, Suso, Bacca, Deulofeu.
AS Roma: Szczesny, Peres, Manolas, Fazio, Emerson, de Rossi, Paredes, Salah, Nainggolan, Perotti, Dzeko.
This confrontation tends to be quite disputed, considering that the two teams need the victory, the principal to continue in the fight for a place in the Europa League, and the visitor to stay in the second place that gives right to the direct passage to the phase of Groups of the next Champions League. Milan have been scoring goals regularly in their home stadium and have hammered their way into seven of their last eight major league games, while Roma have also been a great offensive player and scored in 10 of their last 11 away matches. In view of these factors, we believe in an open game, with great offensive volume for both sides, so betting in favor of more goals is great value in this game.