Match Today: AC Milan vs Dinamo Zagreb 14-09-2022 UEFA Champions League
Milan aim to bring their domestic form to Europe as they face a sky-high Dinamo Zagreb after beating Chelsea The opening round of this season's Champions League has caused some notable shocks, with several other results taking precedence over what happened in Group E and Milan and Chelsea were among the names. The highlight here however is that both teams lost valuable points in the first game.
Milan only managed to equalize against Salzburg after Alexis Sailemakers' goal before the break is what Stefano Pioli's best man could have achieved. The Rossoneri have been fantastic on the domestic front in recent weeks as they beat rivals Inter Milan and Sampdoria at the weekend.
Stefano Pioli hopes to bring the local form to Europe to make a fortune in their European adventures. However they must face the challenge of Dinamo Zagreb who will be looking to score another big scalp in this tournament.
AC Milan vs Dinamo Zagreb
Dinamo Zagreb made headlines last week when they beat Chelsea at home in their Champions League opener. The win caused so much turmoil at the English club that Thomas Tuchel was sacked.
They haven't been in any inspirational form in Europe but they have beaten some notable teams in the past two seasons in the Europa League and their record is not particularly nourishing against Milan after they lost their previous four games against the Italians.
However their domestic form has been inspiring as they racked up eight wins and a draw Add Chelsea's win in the bag and Dinamo Zagreb will head to Milan full of confidence and looking to add another big scalp to the stock of shocks in recent years including Tottenham, Sevilla and West Ham United AC Milan that beat Sampdoria The idea is to revamp some positions as the manager rested a few stars of his first team with the Dynamo game in mind, one of whom will be Fikayo Tomori who replaces Simon Kjaer in central defence.
Dinamo Zagreb vs AC Milan
Dinamo Zagreb has won 5 of its last 6 Champions League matches Dinamo Zagreb has lost its last 4 matches against AC Milan in European competitions. Dinamo Zagreb has won consecutive Champions League matches once in its history.
Milan failed to win 9 of their last 10 Champions League matches and Milan's last victory in the competition was against Celtic in 2013, Ante Kasic does not have many problems with his team in terms of injuries and suspensions, the coach will be able to present the same squad that beat Chelsea in the week Last to try to get a similar result against Milan.
All eyes will be on Leao as Milan look to improve on their recent poor record in the Champions League Pioli wants the winger to shine brilliantly as he aims to capitalize on a group that now looks open and the Portuguese star will be crucial to Rossoneri's chances in the middle of the week Milan are sure to have the advantage over opponents while It is about the quality of the team and has the advantage of the land.
However the situation is very similar to that of Chelsea who were superior on paper but faltered in the game in the end. Pioli will aim to learn the lessons of that match to produce his own result against the Croats.
Zagreb is seeking high confidence against this Milan team knowing that the opponent has problems with performance in Europe no matter what some of his record may look like against the big teams, Zagreb has won only once consecutive matches in this competition in their history, indicating a victory by a margin Little to Milan at the San Siro.