19:45 GMT 19 February 2017
It’s a clash between Serie A’s 7th placed team and 8th placed team in match week 25 of the 2017/18 season. Fiorentina make the trip to the San Siro hoping to leapfrog the seven-time Champions League winners in the table. AC Milan will be disappointed to see themselves dropping further away from a return to European football and Fiorentina will also be looking to make a relatively-late push for the same goal.
The recent fixtures between these two sides have been pretty fair, there has been 2 draws, 2 Fiorentina wins and 2 AC Milan wins in the last 6 meetings between the sides. In the earlier meeting between these teams this season, it ended 0-0.
Head to head matches: AC Milan - AC Fiorentina
|25.09.2016||Seri||ACF Fiorentina||AC Milan||0:0|
As AC Milan look to re-establish their push for a European place, they certainly have their work cut out with a host of players on the injury table. Riccardo Montolivo and Giacomo Bonaventura will miss most of the season, possibly even the rest of the season. Luca Antonelli, Mattia De Sciglio, Alessio Romagnoli and Davide Calabria will return to the side soon but the game against Fiorentina will be too soon for the players.
Latest matches: AC Milan
|13.02.2017||Seri||Lazio Roma||AC Milan||1:1||D|
|08.02.2017||Seri||Bologna FC||AC Milan||0:1||W|
|05.02.2017||Seri||AC Milan||Sampdoria Genoa||0:1||L|
|29.01.2017||Seri||Udinese Calcio||AC Milan||2:1||L|
|25.01.2017||Copp||Juventus Turin||AC Milan||2:1||L|
Fiorentina will look to take over AC Milan in the league table as well as the other teams directly above them in hope to find themselves in a European place at the end of the season. They should have a chance to pick up all 3 points in Milan as they only have 2 absences. Riccardo Saponara and goal scorer, Federico Bernardeschi will both miss the game at the week end.
Latest matches: AC Fiorentina
|11.02.2017||Seri||AC Fiorentina||Udinese Calcio||3:0||W|
|07.02.2017||Seri||AS Roma||AC Fiorentina||4:0||L|
|01.02.2017||Seri||Pescara Calcio||AC Fiorentina||1:2||W|
|29.01.2017||Seri||AC Fiorentina||Genoa FC||3:3||D|
Whilst AC Milan have such a rich history and home advantage, with several players unavailable, they will certainly have to be at their very best in order to beat Fiorentina. Fiorentina will definitely fancy their chances on their trip to the San Siro and could very easily return back with all 3 points. It might be a game where the team who score first will go on and win the game.
19 February 2017 - 19:45 GMT
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