Following the 3-1 loss against Juventus, which was their first defeat in 304 days, Milan will be looking to redeem themselves this evening against Torino. The injury crisis is far from over, making it a tough clash for the Rossoneri.
Milan are still at top of the standings and the favourites to win the game, but it’s hard to assess the effects of the loss. They remain the team to bet on, though, at which point Paddy Power promo code could come in handy. Down below are the keys stats for the game.
➤ AC Milan are unbeaten in 23 of their last 25 Serie A meetings against Torino (W12 D11) – however, the two defeats came in the last three matches.
➤ AC Milan are unbeaten in their last 24 Serie A home games against Torino (W16 D8), keeping 17 clean sheets in the process – the last Torino win in this exact fixture was back in March 1985: 1-0 thanks to a Walter Schachner goal.
➤ After the defeat against Juventus, AC Milan could lose two Serie A matches in a row for the first time since November 2019 (v Lazio and Juventus).
➤ Torino won 3-0 their last Serie A away match and could win two such games in a row for the first time since November 2019.
➤ AC Milan have conceded at least two goals in each of their last three Serie A home matches and could record four in a row for the first time since 1950.
➤ Torino have conceded 20 goals in the last 30 minutes of play, at least six more than any other side in Serie A 2020/21.
➤ AC Milan have conceded seven of their last nine Serie A goals in the second half, five of them in the first 20 minutes after the half-time break.
➤ Torino’s coach Marco Giampaolo had the lowest points per game ratio on AC Milan’s bench in Serie A since 2000 (1.29 – G7 W3 L4).
➤ Among the players currently in Serie A, Franck Kessié has played the most games in all competitions (23) this season.
➤ Torino’s striker Andrea Belotti has scored five Serie A goals at San Siro, only at the Olimpico (six) has he scored more in away matches in the competition.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has recovered from his injury and could make his first appearance since November. Hakan Calhanoglu was initially ruled out for tonight’s clash as well, but passed the test this morning and will start on the bench.
The game is scheduled for 20:45 CET and as mentioned, it’s an important test for Stefano Pioli’s men. Above all, it will be interesting to see the reaction to the loss against Juventus, which was tough even though it was somewhat expected.