AC Milan Women vs. Sampdoria preview: Team news, opposition insight, stats and more

By Oliver Fisher -

The build-up to the Women’s Serie A eBay 2023/2024 match between AC Milan and Sampdoria is brimming with excitement, as the Rossonere must respond amid difficult recent form.

Just as every card dealt in live dealer baccarat can dramatically shift the game, every play in this match could be a decisive turn. As the Rossonere gear up to host this pivotal encounter on matchday 8, the atmosphere is electric with anticipation.

Set to take place in the renowned PUMA House of Football and starting at 18:00 CET on Saturday, this fixture is poised to captivate fans with its dynamic and unpredictable nature

Updates from Milan’s camp

The Rossonere, despite facing challenges in their current standing, show a resilient desire to climb up the ranks. With a potential victory over Sampdoria, coach Ganz’s team looks to close the gap with the leaders.

The squad, full-strength and eager, might continue with their 4-2-3-1 formation, featuring key players like Dompig, Asllani, and Bergamaschi. Coach Ganz, following a suspension, emphasizes the need for patience and strategic play in the upcoming game.

Probable Milan squad: Babb, Copetti, Giuliani; Árnadóttir, Bergamaschi, Fusetti, Guagni, Piga, Swaby, Thrige; Adami, Cernoia, Grimshaw, Mascarello, Soffia, Vigilucci; Arrigoni, Asllani, Dompig, Laurent, Marinelli, Stašková.

The opponents

Sampdoria, emerging from a challenging summer, has secured wins against notable teams like Napoli and Pomigliano. Their recent performance against Fiorentina highlighted their capabilities, with a strong defensive play marking their strategy. The team, particularly effective in away games, brings key players like Nora Heroum, a former AC Milan player, back into focus.

Pre-match stats

Historically, AC Milan holds a flawless winning record against Sampdoria in Women’s Serie A, with significant goal differences. This upcoming match is a confrontation between two teams known for their high duel win rates in Europe.

Both teams have demonstrated strength in scoring from set-pieces, with Sampdoria notably effective in penalty situations. Players like Asllani and Marinelli have had remarkable performances against Sampdoria, adding an extra layer of intrigue to the match.

How to watch

For fans eager to catch the action live, the match will be broadcasted on DAZN, AC Milan’s social media channels, and the official AC Milan app on Saturday, November 18, at 18:00 CET.

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The match will be officiated by referee Claudio Giuseppe Allegretta, with Sbardella and Pandolfo as assistants. It is one of the key fixtures on the 8th matchday of Women’s Serie A. Other notable matches include Fiorentina vs. Como Women and a lineup of exciting games scheduled for the following day.

Current standings in the league place Roma at the top, followed closely by teams like Juventus and Fiorentina, with AC Milan and Sampdoria positioned further down, making this match crucial for both sides.

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