Serie A – Sampdoria v AC Milan on Match-day 6
The Stadio Luigi Ferraris sees Saturday action as Sampdoria take on Milan – 8:45pm GMT.
Champion’s League hopefuls Milan, travel to Sampdoria on Saturday, as third takes on eighteenth in the League.
Home Fans Nervous About Relegation, as Sampdoria Host AC Milan on Saturday
Sampdoria come to this fixture on the back of a 2-1 away win against Hellas Verona at Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi.
Also, with relegation a real prospect for Sampdoria, Marco Giampaolo must stop the poor run of form that has produced three losses in five meetings. With two points, they currently sit eighteenth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 0 wins, 3 losses and 2 draws having drawn two matches and lost three meetings.
Playing at home, Sampdoria have drawn two games and lost one game.
A victory for Sampdoria would put them on 5 points.
Sampdoria’s squad has depth, but even so, Marco Giampaolo is likely to be missing six of they key players when they start Saturday’s game.
With the Serie A season well into its stride, AC Milan have managed to gain 11 points
Milan will be buoyant, following a 3-2 home win against Internazionale in their last fixture.
Also, Milan keep finding ways to win, having secured three victories in their last five meetings is astonishing this season, which has contributed significantly to their rise up the table. Now they have 3 matches won, 0 games lost and 2 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in third place, with a total of 11 points having won three fixtures and drawn two games.
Milan have drawn two fixtures of their two League matches playing away this season.
Winning this fixture will see AC Milan on 14 points.
Good Attacking Performance
This has been a good season so far for Milan, in terms of goals scored (10). This is largely down to the efforts of their stand-out attackers – Rafael Leao (3), Olivier Giroud (2), and Ante Rebic (2). Milan have conceded five goals.
Milan are missing four players through injury or illness. This will affect Stefano Pioli’s selection choices significantly.
Sampdoria v AC Milan – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Milan with a greater number of wins. In the last 53 meetings, they have enjoyed 31 victories, to Sampdoria’s 12 wins. In addition, Milan have won twelve out of 18 meetings when visiting Sampdoria. February 2022 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and Sampdoria took all three points winning 1-0.
For Sampdoria, Emil Audero has nettedone goal in five League fixtures this campaign, while Rafael Leao scoredthree goals in five League matches this season for Milan.