Match Time: Sunday 11:00 A.M Eastern US, 6:00 P.M (Italy time). GMT + 1
Match Location: Stadio San Siro, Milan, Italy
Serie A time rossoneri! This time our Milan will face Frosinone in a match valid for the 37th fixture of Serie A. Milan is back close to the first four positions with two consecutive victories, and the home performance in SA which sees five wins in seven games (5 wins, 1 draw, 1 loss) gives hope to bridge the three-point gap for fourth place. The last clash at San Siro resulted in a dramatic 3-3 in 2016.
The hosts kept the clean sheet in six of 18 Serie A home games, but above all in five of their last eight. The “Rossoneri” have scored at least two goals in 11 of SA’s 18 home games, avoiding defeat in ten of them (9 wins, 1 draw, 1 defeat). Milan needs to win and hope that Atalanta lose against Juventus in order to reach a CL spot.
On the other side, Frosinone has been relegated to Serie B and with just 29 goals scored in SA, the Frosinone attack remains the second worst in the league, and even the defense is the second worst (67 goals conceded) of the SA, keeping the clean sheet in just eight occasions.
Further, Rino Gattuso spoke in the prematch conference:
- About the fans: “In the match against Frosinone we’ll reach more than a million spectators at home in the whole season, so we have to say thank you a million times. To every single fan. It’s an incredible amount”
- About the right approach: “No matter what, we need to focus on winning our games. We face a relegated team so they’ll come here with nothing to lose. We need to pick up as many points as possible, then we’ll see what happens.”
- Thoughts: “All I’m thinking about is fielding the best side to win tomorrow. Over recent years every team has worked hard till the very end. The final games are always played with full commitment. We need to focus solely on our own games.“
- About Abate last home match with Milan: “I can’t say everything I think about Abate because we’d be here for an hour. He has given a lot and has been a great asset in the dressing room for me, my coaching staff and all the players, too.”
Moreover, regarding the lineup, Gattuso will field the usual 4-3-3 lineup and the same players who won against Fiorentina in the last match.
In conclusion, the team has the obligation to keep winning, we still have a little possibility to qualify to Champions League but we need a victory if we want to have still a chance. We must respect our opponent, play focused in order to win this match. Our guys can do it. Forza Ragazzi!
MILAN (4-3-3): G. Donnarumma; Abate, Musacchio, Romagnoli, Rodriguez; Kessié, Bakayoko, Çalhanoglu; Suso, Piątek, Borini. Coach: Gattuso.
FROSINONE (3-5-2): Bardi; Goldaniga, Ariaudo, Brighenti; Zampano, Paganini, Sammarco, Maiello, Beghetto; Trotta, Ciano. Coach: Baroni.