Tuttosport: Pioli looking ahead to Atletico Madrid game as key selection doubt persists

By Oliver Fisher -

There is little time for AC Milan to enjoy their win against Spezia as they must instantly focus on Tuesday’s game against Atletico Madrid.

This morning’s edition of Tuttosport (via MilanNews) casts eyes ahead to Milan’s next match in the Champions League against Atletico Madrid at San Siro, a game that is not quite a must-win yet but certainly carries huge importance given the defeat at Liverpool in the first group stage game.

The paper notes how head coach Stefano Pioli will have to decide whether to keep Franck Kessie in the starting line-up or rely on a double pivot formed of Sandro Tonali and Ismael Bennacer, who appeared to offer more guarantees than the Ivorian.

In defence there will be the return of Davide Calabria from the beginning in place of Pierre Kalulu, while in attack it seems Olivier Giroud will start. Behind him a trident of Saelemaekers, Brahim Diaz and Leao, is expected with Rebic a first option from the bench.

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