With the Champions League spotlight shining upon the San Siro this evening, European giants Milan and Chelsea are set to face off for a second time in match-week four for the continental tournament.
Based on the previous result last week, many viewers would proclaim the London Blues to be the favourites within this fixture as they dismantled Pioli’s side in a 3-0 victory at the Stamford Bridge. In addition, Graham Potter’s side have demonstrated consistency over the weekend within the Premier League as they cruised past Wolves in yet another 3-0 victory within their home-stomping ground.
Despite the frustrating loss within the midweek against the Premier League outfits, the Rossoneri demonstrated resilience within the Serie A as Milan outclassed their bitter-rivals Juventus in a convincing 2-0 victory on Milanese soil.
Ahead of kick-off, here are key stats involving Milan and Premier League giants Chelsea.
- So far, both teams played 11 matches against one another. Out of those fixtures, Milan won 2 direct matches, Chelsea won 6 matches, and 3 matches ended in a draw. On average in direct matches, both teams scored a 2.55 goals per Match.
- As previously mentioned, AC Milan responded to their setback at the Stamford Bridge last week with an impressive 2-0 win over Juventus on Saturday evening. As it stands, they have now won five of their six home games this season.
- Meanwhile, Chelsea have won their last three after their 3-0 win over Wolves on Saturday, scoring eight and conceding solely once in their unbeaten run.
- The Blues were held to a 1-1 draw by the Rossoneri when they last faced off at San Siro back in 1999.
Julian Faustini Ι GIFN