Sampdoria will face AC Milan at Stadio Luigi Ferraris, in Janov, at Italian Serie A 28th Round. Sampdoria against AC Milan is the match with big interest after their previous matches at Italian Serie A. Review our thoughts on this match here below.
Sampdoria still has chances to play in Europe competitions next season. I Blucerchiati now stand at the 9th position of Italian Serie A. They have 3 points difference with Lazio and all chances to fight for promotion to Europa League. There are still 10 matches left and everything in the table can change, except Juventus 1st place. At home Sampdoria is not unbeaten, however, they are dangerous and could give a fight even to strongest opponents.
Sampdoria has the best goalscorer in the Serie A this season. F. Quagliarella already scored 21 goals and made 7 assists in the highest Italian league. Moreover, he scored twice for the national squad in the game against Liechtenstein and become Italy’s oldest international goalscorer. So after International break 36 years old striker should be even more motivated and strong, especially playing against an opponent like AC Milan. Although, this season has already become most successful for this veteran in his career. Unfortunately, Gaston Ramirez and Gianluca Caprari will miss the match due to injuries.
There have been over 3 goals scored in 8 of their last 10 matches in Serie A. Unione Calcio Sampdoria has strengths this season at finishing scoring chances, shooting from direct free kicks and attacking down the wings. However, they are weak at stopping opponents from creating chances and aerial duels.
After G. Gattuso joined the club AC Milan started to play very confident and good football. They started to show great results in the different style of football, with great and fast attack and confident and strong defense. Now Milan is at 4th position with a possibility to join other top clubs in Champions League next season. Maybe the players are afraid of the evil Gattuso, so they play well, but it’s not important because the team shows much better results than before him. AC Milan is in a very good mood, despite the loss in the important derby to Internazionale.
The Rossoneri are undefeated in their last 8 away matches and lost only 3 matches at home. New club signing is making a very big impact on the club’s game and is showing great results. Unfortunately, one of the main creator in the middle Giacomo Bonaventura will miss the match due to an injury.
The Devils are very strong this season at attacking down the wings, creating long shot opportunities and stealing the ball from the opposition. However, they facing troubles at aerial duels, defending against attacks down the wings and protecting the lead.
Both teams have met this year in Coppa Italia, where AC Milan was stronger in extra time and was promoted to the quarter-final. Both teams had lots of chances to score but finished the regular time with 0:0. In the year 2018, they met twice at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (San Siro) and Milan also was better and won both games.
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