❗️ UPDATE: POSTPONED ❗️
This Wednesday, Juventus receives AC Milan for the return semi-finals of the Italian Cup. Both teams want to play the final.
Juventus vs AC Milan Soccer Betting Prediction
In the first leg match at San Siro, Juventus won a 1-1 draw thanks to a penalty from Cristiano Ronaldo. In the previous rounds, the Old Lady lost at home to Udinese (4-0) and Roma (3-1). In the fight for a 9th Scudetto in a row, the Bianconeri occupy, with 1 match 2 points behind the current leader, Lazio Rome, 2nd place in Serie A. After being surprised on the lawn of Hellas Verona (2-1), they reacted by winning their last 2 league games played against Brescia (2-0) and in the lair of SPAL (1-2). Juve couldn’t make it to Inter’s scheduled Serie A match last weekend because of the coronavirus.
Supported by their tifosi, AC Milan had a very good first leg but still conceded the draw following a penalty conceded at the very end of the game (1-1). To climb into the last four of this Italian Cup, the Lombard team took over at home over SPAL (3-0) and Torino (4-2 after extra time). Authors of a very complicated first part of the championship, the Rossoneri have displayed a much better face for several weeks now. Now 7th in Serie A, they are only 3 points behind on 6th place, qualifying for the next Europa League. The team has lost only once in the last 8 days, for 4 wins and 3 draws, and remains on a good draw brought from its trip on the lawn of Fiorentina (1-1). Like Juve, AC Milan did not play last weekend due to the coronavirus.
The staff for Juventus vs AC Milan
For Juventus, only the young and promising central defender Demiral is unavailable for this meeting, injured. The offensive duo should again be composed of the important Dybala and Cristiano Ronaldo. Behind, the Taucciers Bonucci and Chiellini should be joined in a central hinge.
AC Milan must contend with the packages of experienced midfielder Biglia and substitutes Duarte and Krunic. Furthermore, goalkeeper no. 1 Donnarumma is not sure of being able to hold his place while the excellent left-back Theo Hernandez, expelled on the outward journey, is suspended. In great shape, the Croatian international Rebic is available, as is Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
The compositions for Juventus vs AC Milan
The likely composition of Juventus:
Buffon – Cuadrado, Bonucci, Chiellini, Alex Sandro – Betancur, Pjanic, Matuidi – Ramsey – Dybala, Ronaldo.
Absent: Demiral (injured).
The planned tactical arrangement (4-3-1-2):
Cuadrado – Bonucci – Chiellini – Alex Sandro
Betancur – Pjanic – Matuidi
Dybala – Ronaldo
The likely composition of AC Milan:
Begovic – Conti, Kjaer, Romagnoli, Laxalt – Kessie, Bennacer – Castillejo, Calhanoglou, Rebic – Ibrahimovic.
Absent: Biglia, Duarte, Krunic (injured), Hernandez (suspended).
The planned tactical arrangement (4-2-3-1):
Conti – Kjaer – Romagnoli – Laxalt
Kessie – Bennacer
Castillejo – Calhanoglou – Rebic
The history of confrontations Juventus vs AC Milan
In the last 10 confrontations, Juventus have won 9 times, for a draw.
In the league, Juventus won at home against AC Milan (1-0).
Key points for the match Juventus vs AC Milan
– Winner of this Italian Cup in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Juventus did not win last year, however.
– The last AC Milan title dates back to 2011 (Italian champion).
– In the league, Juve is fighting for the Scudetto while AC Milan is fighting for a European qualification.
Soccer Betting Prediction Juventus vs AC Milan
In its lair, Juventus has the assets to win this Wednesday and thus validate its ticket for the final.
Betting Prediction: Juventus victory