AC Milan will be looking to extend their lead atop the Serie A table when they welcome Fiorentina to San Siro for a 15:00 CET kick-off.
You can read our preview ahead of the game here with all the latest team news and analysis, while below are the best stats ahead of the game courtesy of Opta…
➤ Milan have won only five of their last 18 games against Fiorentina in Serie A (D6 L7), after seven consecutive wins between 2008 and 2011.
➤ Only Juventus (78) have won more matches than Milan (72) against Fiorentina in Serie A.
➤ Fiorentina have won their last two away games against Milan in Serie A; only between 2012 and 2013 have the Viola had three consecutive wins on the road against the Rossoneri in the top flight.
➤ Milan have picked up at least 20 points in their eight matches to a Serie A season for the second time (in the three points for a win era) – the first since 2003-04, where they went on to win the title.
➤ Milan have scored in each of their last 28 league matches, only between December 1972 and December 1973 have the Rossoneri been on a longer streak in Serie A (29 consecutive games).
➤ Milan and Atletico Madrid are the only two teams still unbeaten in the top five European leagues since football resumed post-lockdown – 20 games for the Rossoneri, 19 for the Colchoneros.
➤ Under Cesare Prandelli Fiorentina have lost their most recent Serie A match against Benevento: the last Viola manager to lose both their first two games in charge was Stefano Pioli in 2017.
➤ Fiorentina haven’t scored in their last two away Serie A games: they last failed to score in three consecutive league games on the road back in 2012.
➤ In 2020, Milan are unbeaten in five Serie A games without Ibrahimovic, (four wins and one draw) – without him on the pitch, the Rossoneri’s win rate rises from 62.5% to 80%.
➤ Fiorentina’s Gaetano Castrovilli scored his first goal in Serie A at San Siro against AC Milan in September 2019 – he has already been involved in the same number of goals (five) in the current Serie A campaign than the whole of last season, in 25 fewer games.