On December 8, 2021, at Giuseppe Meazza, Milan will play Liverpool in the 6th round of the UEFA Champions League. The match is part of the UEFA Champions League, in Group B. This is going to be the most competitive match of the Champions League this year. Football fans all over the world will keep an eye on the TV screen to watch it. Below is the description of the Milan vs Liverpool match:
This is Milan’s second Serie A match in a row after beating Genoa by 0-3 last season.
Milan had 58% possession in that match and had 18 shots on target with five being on target. Junior Messias scored twice for AC Milan, both in the first half (45′, 61′). Genoa had 10 shots on target with 3 of them on goal at the other end.
In the last six games, AC Milan has scored in all six of their games.
There have been 10 goals scored during that time period, while 9 have been conceded.
In their previous match, Liverpool defeated Everton 1-4 in the Premier League.
A total of 16 shots were on target with Liverpool having 69% possession in that match. Mohamed Salah scored twice for Liverpool (19′, 64′), while Diogo Jota scored once for Liverpool (9′). There were 8 shots on goal for Everton, but only two of them were on goal. Delmar Gray scored Everton’s goal in the 38th minute.
Liverpool’s defensive units are now conceding 4 goals in 6 appearances from their last 6 combined after a run of hard-working displays. The forwards have also scored 18 goals in that period. However, that trend may not continue this time around.
The following players are not taking part for AC Milan manager Stefano Pioli: Simon Kjaer (knee surgery), Ismaele Bennacer (inflammation), Samu Castillejo (torn muscle fibers), Olivier Giroud (torn muscle fibers), Davide Calabria (calf problems), Ante Rebic (thigh muscle rupture), as well as Alessandro Plizzari (knee surgery).
Premier League manager Jurgen Klopp has a number of injured players at his disposal. Roberto Firmino (Hamstring Injury) cannot play. Harvey Elliott is also out of commission with a fracture-dislocation of his ankle.
Head to head:
AC Milan Liverpool played so far 5 matches.
AC Milan won 1 direct match. Liverpool won 3 matches. 1 match ended in a draw. The average number of goals scored by both teams in direct matches was 3.60.
Milan scored an average of 1.84 goals per game during the season. In 10 (90.91%) home games, there were more than 1.5 goals scored by each team. The total goal tally (both team and opponent) was over 2.5 goals in 6 (64.55%) games played at home in season 2021.
An average of 2.62 goals was scored by Liverpool per game in season 2021. The total number of goals (both team and opponent) over 1.5 was recorded in 14 (93.33%) of the matches played away. On 11 (73.33%) occasions, the away team scored more than 2.5 goals in their match.
Liverpool may have difficulty scoring against this AC Milan side who we believe will win the game.
Therefore, we predict a good battle with a 1-2 victory for Liverpool at the conclusion of the game.
What are the best odds for this match?
With regards to the 90-minute result market, a bet on a Milan win will net you 2.18, a bet on a draw will stake you 3.8, and betting on a Liverpool victory will fetch you 3.15. There are currently the best odds in the market.
Match: AC Milan vs Liverpool
Date: 8/12/2021 02:00
Venue: Giuseppe Meazza
Stadium: Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (75,923)
Captain: Alessio Romagnoli
Chairman: Paolo Scaroni
Manager: Stefano Pioli
Competitions: Serie A position 2, Champions League (Group B)
Key Player: Olivier Giroud
Mostly taking to the field in the Striker position, Olivier Giroud was born in Chambery, France. Having played his first senior match for Grenoble in the 2005 – 2006 season, the skillful Forward has managed 4 league goals in the Serie A 2021 – 2022 season so far in a total of 8 appearances.