Official: Milan vs. Torino starting XIs – No surprises as midfielder returns

By Isak Möller -

Milan will be eager to redeem themselves this evening, taking on Torino at San Siro after the loss against Juventus. Although their unbeaten run has come to end, they need to show that they still are strong. 

As Inter also lost in the last round, the Rossoneri are still at the top of the Serie A standings, though with just one point to spare. Therefore, it will be important to get back to winnings ways as soon as possible. You can read our match preview here.

Sandro Tonali is back from his suspension and will slot in alongside Franck Kessie, meaning Davide Calabria will return to his right-back position. As Hakan Calhanoglu isn’t 100% fit, Brahim Diaz will be the trequartista in the attacking trio this evening.

Rafael Leao will start up front as expected, seeing as Zlatan Ibrahimovic has only just recovered from his injury. It remains to be seen if the big Swede will make an appearance off the bench.

Official Milan XI (4-2-3-1): Donnarumma; Calabria, Kjaer, Romagnoli, Theo Hernández; Tonali, Kessié; Castillejo, Diaz, Hauge; Leão.

Bench: A. Donnarumma, Tătărușanu, Conti, Dalot, Duarte, Kalulu, Musacchio, Çalhanoğlu, Frigerio, Colombo, Ibrahimović, Maldini.

Official Torino XI (3-5-2): Sirigu; Izzo, Bremer, Lyanco; Singo, Gojak, Lukic, Rincon, Rodriguez; Belotti, Verdi.

Bench: Milinkovic-Savic, Rosati, Ansaldi, Buongiorno, Murru, Nkoulou, Vojvoda, Baselli, Linetty, Meite, Segre, Bonazzoli, Zaza.

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