Coming off a swashbuckling 6-0 home win in the first leg of the third and final qualification round of the Europa League, the Rossoneri are ready to kick off the Serie A as they visit Crotone’s Stadio Ezio Scida for what looks like a compelling encounter.
Date: Sunday, August 20
Time: 20:45 CET
Venue: Stadio Ezio Scida, Calabria
TV Info: Sky Calcio 2 (IT), BT Sport Extra (UK), Viasat Sport (SE), BeIN Sports Arabia 5.
Milan are coming off some positive results in the Europa qualifiers, after brushing Romanian minnows Craiova aside both home and away as well as smashing Macedonian side Shkendija on Thursday night.
Montella is expected to make some changes from the team on Thursday with Ricardo Rodriguez, Musacchio, and Locatelli all expected to return to the starting lineup.
Romagnoli and Biglia are still out injured and Bonaventura, who limped off against Shkendija, will also miss the next couple games.
Crotone are coming off a brilliant season where they completed a great escape from relegation following a great run of form towards the end of last season, finishing 2 points above the drop at 17th.