In the 18th round of the Italian championship at the Via del Mare stadium, Lecce will host AC Milan. The match is scheduled for 14 January 17:00 GMT.

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Serie A 2022-23

Lecce vs Milan

Preview

Lecce scored a good series without defeat, which consists of 4 wins. This allowed the team to climb to 11th place in the table. Now the club have 19 points in their account.

The series started back in November. Then Lecce beat Atalanta (2-1). After defeating Sampdoria (2-0), the team went on a winter break.

On January 4, the hosts defeated Lazio (2-1). A few days later, the club played a match with Spezia, which ended in a goalless draw.

Lecce

AC Milan, meanwhile, is in 2nd place in the Serie A standings. At the moment, the team has 37 points in the asset, and the gap from 1st place is 10 points, but the hosts have a match in hand.

The match against Salernitana in the championship, the team won with a score of (2-1). The next was Roma, but there both clubs showed an equal game and played in a draw (2-2).

On January 11, Milan unexpectedly lost to Torino in 1/8 of the Coppa Italia with a score (0-1). In the last five matches in all competitions, AC Milan have won only 1 times.

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Head to Head

The two teams have played each other 39 times in all competitions since their first meeting at the Coppa Italia in 1978.

As expected, the away side have been the dominant side in these games and have amassed 24 wins so far. The last meeting ended with a score (4-1) in favor of Milan.

Prediction

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Milan, after two failures in a row, will meet with a very difficult opponent, who shows good football and does not lose in five matches in a row.

At the same time, a serious gap from Napoli, as well as competition in the struggle for a place in the top four, oblige the club to play only to win.

In general, Milan looks decent in terms of the game, has an advantage in the class, and is quite capable of snatching three points in a tough fight.

Prediction for this match: AC Milan win.

AC Milan to score first
Both teams to score
Rafael Leão to score

By Maxim

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