The match will take place at the San Siro Stadium, Milan, Wednesday (29/9/2021) early morning Indonesian time. Kick-off is scheduled to be held at 02.00WIB.
Both teams have not tasted victory in the Champions League this season. AC Milan lost 2-3 at home to Liverpool in the first match of the group stage. Meanwhile, Atletico Madrid were held to a goalless draw against FC Porto.
Although both reap unsatisfactory results, AC Milan slightly more favored in the match against Atletico Madrid. Reflecting on matchday first, Rossoneri had troubled Liverpool’s defense line.
Nevertheless, AC Milan should be aware of the threat The Rojiblancos. History records, the two teams have clashed twice in the Champions League with a record of one win and one draw held by Atletico Madrid.
Rossoneri hope Simon Kjaer is fit enough to play in this match. Although Zlatan Ibrahimovic still has to miss out due to injury problems. Brahim Diaz and Maldini Junior are likely to fill in starter.
In the stronghold Atletico Madrid , Thomas Lemar is the only player who has been ruled out with a thigh problem. Apart from that, defender Stefan Savic still has to serve suspension but other team members can be fielded.
AC Milan: Maignan; Calabria, Tomori, Romagnoli, Hernandez; Kessie, Bennacer; Saelemaekers, Diaz, Rebic; Giroud
Atletico Madrid: Oblak; Gimenez, Felipe, Hermoso; Trippier, Llorente, Koke, De Paul, Carrasco; Suarez, Felix