The expected line-up for Milan vs Salzburg in the Champions League
The Italian team AC Milan will meet its German counterpart Red Bull Salzburg at ten in the evening, Wednesday, at the “San Siro” stadium in the sixth and final round of Group E of the Champions League for the current season 2022-2023.
Milan will play the match with the following expected formation:
Goalkeeper: Ciprien Tatarusano.
Defense Line: Pierre Kalolo – Mathieu Gabbia – Fikayo Tomori – Theo Hernandez.
Midfield: Sandro Tonali – Tommaso Pobiga – Junior Messias – Brahim Diaz – Rafael Leao.
Forward line: Divock Origi.
While Salzburg will play the match with the following expected formation:
Goalkeeper: Philip Kohn.
Defence: Amar Dedic, Maximilian Fober, Strahinya Pavlovic, Bernardo Jr.
Midfield: Lucas Journa Douth, Nicholas Seewald, Maurits Kiergaard
Forwards: Luka Sucic, Chukubuike Adamu, Noa Okafor.
Milan enters today’s match in search of qualifying for the playoffs of the European Champions League and depriving its opponent of going to the same round of the continental competition.
Milan occupies second place in the table of the fifth group standings of the European Champions League with 7 points collected from winning two matches, drawing in one, losing two matches, scoring 8 goals and receiving 7.
While Salzburg is in third place in the Champions League Group E table with 6 points, one point behind AC Milan, combining them by winning a match, drawing 3, losing one match, scoring 5 goals and receiving the same number of them.
Today’s match is scheduled to determine the identity of the team qualified for the next round with Chelsea to the playoffs in the Champions League for the current season, after Chelsea settled the first seat in the group.
Milan suffered from Torino’s last match in the Italian league after receiving a sudden defeat by two goals to one, which pushed it to fall to third place in the Calcio ranking table.
Coach Stefano Pioli received a strong morale boost before the Salzburg match after announcing the renewal of his contract for the next two seasons ending in the summer of 2025, after the coach was able to restore the team’s history with championships and crowning the league title last season.