Sassuolo vs AC Milan Prediction: Team to Win, Form, News and more 14/04/2024

Here is our prediction for the upcoming Serie A game taking place between Sassuolo and AC Milan on Sunday, April 14th 2024.

 
7:45am on Sunday 14th April 2024
By
Jake Skudder

As the Serie A season intensifies, AC Milan looks to solidify its position at the top end of the table with a crucial away match against Sassuolo on April 14, 2024, at the Mapei Stadium - Citta del Tricolore.

This fixture comes on the back of contrasting fortunes for both clubs, setting up an intriguing contest in this late stage of the campaign.

Current Form

AC Milan Current Form

AC Milan are riding a wave of momentum in Serie A, having secured a magnificent streak of seven consecutive wins, a feat last achieved by the team in 2006.

With a recent 3-0 triumph over Lecce, Milan has tightened its grip on second place, reaching 68 points, which is one point more than at this same stage two years ago when they clinched the Scudetto.

Sassuolo Current Form

Sassuolo, meanwhile, faces an uphill battle for survival, sitting 19th in the league.

Their recent form shows a mix of resilience and vulnerability, with a critical 2-2 draw against bottom-placed Salernitana highlighting their struggle.

Despite not finishing below 13th in the last nine seasons, they are in dire need of points to avoid relegation.

Team News

AC Milan Team News

Stefano Pioli, AC Milan’s coach, might rotate his squad due to the proximity of European commitments.

Key players like Fikayo Tomori and Christian Pulisic are expected to return, but there might be some rest for top performers such as Rafael Leao and Olivier Giroud to keep the squad fresh.

Sassuolo Team News

For Sassuolo, the absence of Domenico Berardi due to injury is a significant blow.

The team, however, will see the return of key defenders and hopes to leverage their home advantage to secure crucial points.

Key Players

AC Milan Key Players

For Milan, the key figures will be the returning Christian Pulisic, who has been critical in front of the goal, and Fikayo Tomori, whose presence strengthens Milan’s defence.

25 yrs - AM, W (R) - Milan
84 
Defending
Creative
Passing
Attacking
Shooting
Decisive
Aerials
Physical
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2061
Played matches
29
10
6
Shots P90
2.18
Dribbles P90
1.61
Successful passing %
82%
Final third passes P90
13.49

Sassuolo Key Players

Sassuolo will rely heavily on Andrea Pinamonti and Nedim Bajrami to provide the needed firepower, with Bajrami involved in both goals in their last outing.

24 yrs - S (C) - Sassuolo
73 
Defending
Creative
Passing
Attacking
Shooting
Decisive
Aerials
Physical
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2552
Played matches
31
9
1
Shots P90
2.36
Shots On target P90
0.67
Successful passing %
68%
Final third passes P90
6.95

Scoreline Prediction

Match Prediction

Given the current form and team strengths, AC Milan is favoured to win.

However, Sassuolo’s desperation for points could make this a closer encounter than expected.

Our predicted scoreline is Sassuolo 1-2 AC Milan, reflecting a tightly contested match but with Milan edging it.

For all of the analysis of Sassuolo vs AC Milan as it happens live, check out our Preview and Live Update page for the game.

FAQ

Who is expected to win the match between Sassuolo and AC Milan? AC Milan is expected to win.

What time does the match start? The match starts at 2 pm UK time on April 14, 2024.

Where is the match being played? At Mapei Stadium - Citta del Tricolore.

What is at stake for both teams? AC Milan is fighting to secure second place in Serie A, while Sassuolo is battling relegation.

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