Struggling Sassuolo are most likely in for a tough assignment when going up against AC Milan this coming Sunday at San Siro. With a string of mediocre performances, at best, it would be astounding to see the former take any point here. With 32 points after 13 matches, AC Milan lie 2nd in the Serie A. Sassuolo play catch up with 15 points from 13 matches and a ranking as number 13 before their upcoming clash.
Top side AC Milan will be looking to inflict more misery on lowly placed Sassuolo on Sunday. They have been miles apart when it comes to form in recent matches, and the hosts will be eager to continue the trend.
AC Milan head into their next Serie A match, averaging a highly respectable 2.2 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a moderate total of 22 goals, while also conceding 14 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.4 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 2 times.
Sassuolo travel to their next Serie A match, averaging a lowly 1.5 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a disappointing total of 15 goals, while also conceding 16 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.6 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 1 times.
Stats and facts for AC Milan and Sassuolo.
- AC Milan unbeaten the last 8 matches in a row at home;
- AC Milan has won in the last 5 of 6 matches at home;
- AC Milan scored in the last 22 of 24 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in AC Milan's last 6 of 8 matches.
- Sassuolo did not win the last 3 matches in a row;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Sassuolo's last 9 of 11 matches;
- Sassuolo scored the last 12 matches in a row when playing away;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Sassuolo's last 9 when playing away matches in the row.
Current form — AC Milan v. Sassuolo
AC Milan continue to collect points
AC Milan will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. AC Milan have seen it all in their last 3 matches, which brought home 4 points. An encounter with Inter brought a 1-1 draw, which was followed by a 4-3 defeat at the hands of Fiorentina. Their most recent game had them back on the winning trail, as they beat Atletico Madrid by 1-0.
Sassuolo hoping for fresh start.
The mood around Sassuolo is pretty low right now, as a win has proven hard to come by in recent weeks. Only a single point prevents Sassuolo from having nothing to show for their previous 3 games. They came up short, losing by 1-2 and 3-2 against Empoli and Udinese, respectively. Their latest match brought some consolation, as they were able to hang on for a 2-2 draw against Cagliari.
Although favoured by the bookies, AC Milan have obviously been a little average lately and Sassuolo will fancy their chances. The bookmakers currently settle the price for at home win at 1.55. Should your football betting strategy prefer the long shot, the odds for an away win are 4.75. Should the home win be a bit on the low side side, so consider adding this to an accumulator.
AC Milan v. Sassuolo — fixture history
AC Milan got left empty-handed, when Sassuolo handed them a 2-1 defeat in their last Serie A encounter. The former did win the reverse match though, as they secured 3 points to their name by claiming a 2-1 win. AC Milan enter the match against Sassuolo with a 7-2-1 record in their previous 10 encounters in the Serie A. This amounts to a 70% winning ratio for AC Milan, with Sassuolo victorious in 10% of the last 10 encounters. AC Milan have had the upper hand against Sassuolo in their 10 most recent matches. They will look to assert their dominance once again on Sunday.
Current table in the Serie A
Looking at the current Serie A standings, AC Milan and Sassuolo are currently 17 points and 11 places apart. AC Milan will no doubt attempt to grab all three points from Sassuolo this coming Sunday to move further up the league table. Despite being the outsider in this clash, Sassuolo will try to make this a miserable day for their opponents. The result of this game could have a big impact on both teams in their upcoming matches. There is every reason to zoom in on the clash between AC Milan and Sassuolo.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is enjoying a great goal per game ratio, as he has been on target a few times recently. AC Milan will be relying on the services of their in-form marksman yet again, when clashing with Sassuolo. The visitors are hoping Domenico Berardi adds another goal to his current tally. He seems in quite good shape with 3 goals lately.