27.10.2017 17:15 - in: Serie A S

      Match Preview: AC Milan-Juventus

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      The Bianconeri look to make it three Serie A wins in a week as they travel to the San Siro

      After a loss to Lazio a fortnight ago, the Bianconeri have roared back with three straight wins over Sporting CP, Udinese and SPAL scoring 12 goals in the process. They'll look to continue their hot form against AC Milan as Juventus makes their first trip to the San Siro this season.

      This is the 83rd match between Juventus and Milan at the San Siro with Milan leading the all-time series 28-33-21. Here's everything to know for Saturday's match which kicks off at 18.00 CEST: 


      With 31 goals through the first ten matches, the Bianconeri offense is rolling like they haven't seen in over 60 years. The win on Wednesday night kept Juve in third place in the Serie A table three points behind Napoli and a point behind Inter. 

      While the offense has been doing well, Massimiliano Allegri mentioned in his pre-match press conference that the Juve balance from attack to defense will have to improve especially in big games like the one ahead on Saturday night where offensive outbursts are few and far between. 

      Prior to a 1-0 win by Milan at the San Siro last year, Juve had won the previous three Serie A battles between the sides at the Giuseppe Meazza. 


      After a summer that saw a huge splash made by AC Milan in the transfer market, it's been an up-and-down start to the Serie A campaign. After four wins from the first five matches, Vincenzo Montella's side lost three straight, going four without a win in Serie A.

      They bounced back on Wednesday night winning 4-1 away to Chievo Verona with four different players finding the scoresheet for the Rossonieri, a result they'll hope to build on this weekend.

      Milan currently sit eighth in the table on 16 points with a 5-1-4 record. Suso and Nikola Kalinic have combined to score 7 of the 16 goals by Milan this season. 


      -In the last seven games between the two teams played in Serie A at San Siro, the Rossoneri haven't scored more than once with five goals scored in total.

      -Only Manchester City (32) scored more Juventus in the five major European leagues this season (31).

      -Juventus have scored 12 goals in the first 30 minutes of matches, four more than any other team.

      - No team has scored more headers than Juventus in Serie A(four) - Milan is still one of the three that has not yet given up a headed goal.

      -Saturday's match features two of the top three teams in pass completion percentage in Serie A. Napoli (90%), Juventus (88%) and AC Milan (86%). 

      -Gonzalo Higuain is one goal away from his 100th in Serie A

      -Paulo Dybala has scored three direct free kick goals this season, more than any other player in Europe's top five leagues.

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