Sacchi warns Milan that Verona and Atalanta will ‘make you play at a pace you’re not used to’

By Euan Burns -

Former AC Milan coach Arrigo Sacchi has warned the Rossoneri that Hellas Verona and Atalanta will cause them issues during the run-in.

Stefano Pioli’s side have just three games left to play this season and they only need seven points from those fixtures to secure the Serie A title, their first since the 2010-11 season.

Inter are two points behind and will be looking to capitalise on any slip-up from Milan during the run-in.

The three games are against Atalanta, Hellas Verona, and Sassuolo. Speaking during an interview with La Gazzetta dello Sport today, as has been relayed by, Sacchi suggested it is the first two teams that will cause the Rossoneri the most issues.

“Verona, Atalanta and Sassuolo are left. The first two take away your initiative, they try to make you play at a pace and speed you’re not used to. Milan will have to overcome them,” he said.

Sassuolo are also a side capable of causing Milan issues in the final game of the season but their inconsistent nature and recent 6-1 defeat to Napoli suggest Pioli’s men should have an easier time at the Mapei Stadium.

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