MN: Milan’s probable XI for crucial clash vs. Roma – Pioli will revert to derby XI

By Isak Möller -

On the eve of the clash between Milan and Roma, reports have emerged with regards to the Rossoneri starting XI for the game. As suspected, Stefano Pioli will field the usual starters for the crucial clash. 

Having lost their last two games in the league, Milan will be keen on bouncing back with what would be a huge win against Roma. It would a lot confidence-wise, just as it would give them some more safety in the standings in the top-four race.

According to MilanNews, Pioli will revert to the XI that he used against Inter in the derby, meaning Alessio Romagnoli will get another chance at the back. Sandro Tonali will team up with Franck Kessie in the middle, hoping to continue his good form.

As for the left-wing position, Ante Rebic is currently ahead of Rafael Leao in the race. Alexis Saelemaekers and Hakan Calhanoglu will complete the trio, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic starting up front.

Probable Milan XI (4-2-3-1): Donnarumma; Calabria, Kjaer, Romagnoli, Hernandez; Kessie, Tonali; Saelemaekers, Calhanoglu, Rebic; Ibrahimovic.

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