AC Milan – Parma SOCCER PICKS
Milan and Parma meet at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, in a match for the 14 th round of Serie A. There is only one record of 1 direct confrontation in the last 3 years between these two teams, on 01-02-2015, which ended with the Milan victory by (3-1). Attention to the home factor, since Milan usually conquer different results at home and abroad.
After 6 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses, the home team is currently in the 5 th position, with 22 points won. In the last match, they have tied Lazio by (1-1), after in the previous match they have lost (0-2) at home, in a match against Juventus. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 4 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses in away matches; against 10 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses at their stadium. The team comes to this match after a home victory with F91 Dudelange by (5-2). For the league, Milan won 13 points out of 18 possible points, after 4 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 6 home matches. The team has conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches, so it has not presented great defensive solidity, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. This is a team that usually scores many times first: opened the scoring in 10 of its last 13 games for Serie A, of these 10 reached the break in advantage in 7 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 6 .
AC Milan come to this match with a home win, 5-2, against Dudelange, in a game for the group stage of the Champions League. In the last match for the Italian championship, the locals drew 1-1 with Lazio. In this game against the fans, the Italian coach Gennaro Gattuso will have to keep the team in a 4-3-3, benefiting possession of the ball and the organized attacks, however, the counterattacks are a very strong point of this team. Suso is one of the most dangerous players on the AC Milan attack front, being very fast and competent in the transport of the ball. For this game the coach does not have Higuain, suspended, in addition to Bonaventura, Romagnoli, Strinic, Biglia and Musacchio, these with physical problems.
The away team is currently in the 6 th position of the league, with 20 points won, after 6 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in an away match against Torino, by (1-2). In the last match, they won in a home match against Sassuolo, by (2-1). This is a team that usually maintains its competitive levels in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 8 wins and 7 losses in away matches, with 17 goals scored and 20 conceded; against 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses at their stadium, with 17 goals scored and 13 conceded. In the last 6 away league matches Parma has a record of 3 wins and 3 losses, so they have won 9 points out of 18 possible. In 13 matches in this tournament, they suffered the first goal 6 times and only managed 1 comeback.
Parma left for this game with a win, 2-1, in the recession at Sassuolo, recording the second consecutive victory in this Italian championship: the goals were scored by Bruno Alves and Gervinho. Playing away from home, visitors register 3 wins in 6 games played. Normally the trainer Roberto D’Aversa acts with four players in the defense, three in the midfield and three in the attack, being Roberto Inglese the most advanced player of the team. On the other hand, Gervinho is one of the most important players of this Parma, being the best score, with 5 goals scored. For this game the coach can not count on Dimarco and Sierralta, due to injury.