AC Milan will be looking to kick-start their Serie A season at home on Friday night when they take on title-chasing Roma at the San Siro. You can watch the match Live & Exclusive via beIN SPORTS connect.
Milan impressed in patches of their opening game of the season against Napoli despite losing the contest 3-2. Having raced into a 2-0 lead thanks to goals from Bonaventura & Calabria, Gattuso's side were pegged back before Dries Mertens scored the winner ten minutes from time. Despite the defeat, Milan fans will be encouraged at the improvement of the side and will quietly confident of getting the better of Roma.
Gonzalo Higuaín had a quiet debut for the Rossoneri last Saturday and will be in desperate need of a goal to open his account with his new club. The Argentine striker is likely to lead the line and will be looking to link up with the midfield, and cause the Roma backline some trouble.
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As for Roma they had a six-goal thriller with Atlanta on Monday evening and have Greek defender Kostas Manolas to thank to scoring the equalizer seven minutes from time.
Summer signing Javier Pastore opened the scoring for the Romans before Atalanta grabbed three goals in twenty-one first-half minutes to swing the tie in their favour. However, Roma came out rejuvenated in the second half and picked up the points thanks to goals from Florenzi and Manolas.
Eusebio Di Francesco's team now only have four days to recover for the game in Milan, and will be facing a side who are still stunned from their opening game defeat to Napoli.
Edin Dzeko opened his account for the season in some style with a crisp volley against Torino. The Bosnian attacker will be relishing the opportunity to face a Milan backline that has yet to fully click. Dzeko is expected to lead the line for Roma, and don't be surprised if the former Man City striker gets his name on the scoresheet at the San Siro.
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