Against Dortmund, Try the New Strength of AC Milan

Against Dortmund, Try the New Strength of AC Milan

AC Milan ready to try out their new strength. Today, the elite Italian club is scheduled to duel opponent Borussia Dortmud in the preseason event International Champions Cup (ICC) 2017 Bandar Judi Sbobet. This game will be held at the Stadium Tianhe, Guangzhou, China.

AC Milan made a massive reinforcement along the summer transfer window 2017. The I Rossoneri ranks to bring in new players in every line.

Young players like Andre Silva, Franck Kessie and Andrea Conti, as well as experienced names like Leonardo Bonucci and Lucas Biglia landed at Milanello before the pre-season tour began. The situation makes AC Milan coach, Vincenzo Montella, have time to unite the old and new players.

The 2017 ICC tournament will be used by Montella to integrate old and new players. In addition, the 43-year coach also can test the ability of the new penggawa.

That’s because Il Diavolo Rosso should start the season faster than their rivals. AC Milan have the obligation to follow Europa League qualification.

On the other hand, opponents AC Milan, Borussia Dortmund has a similar agenda. Die Borussen has a new coach, Peter Bosz, as a replacement for Thomas Tuchel who resigned at the end of the 2016-2017 season.

Several new players also landed joining the Black-Yellow squad. Turkish central defender, Omer Toprak, was bought from Bayer Leverkusen. In addition, two future German players, Mahmoud Dahoud and Maximilian Phillip, also joined Borussia Dortmund.

Adaptation of Peter Bosz

Peter Bosz (Ajax Amsterdam)
Peter Bosz sarcastically Jose Mourinho is always complaining about the game schedule.
For Borussia Dortmund, the 2017 ICC tournament is a place to adapt to Peter Bosz’s strategy. Die Borusen usually comes with a 4-2-3-1 formation, while Bosz is identical with the 4-3-3 grip.

AC Milan and Borussia Dortmund have six times met in all competitions. Of these, I Rossoneri won three times, one game ended in a draw, and Die Borussen won two wins.

Player’s prediction:

AC Milan: Gianluigi Donnarumma; Andrea Conti, Alessio Romagnoli, Mateo Musacchio, Ricardo Rodriguez; Franck Kessie, Riccardo Montolivo; Suso, Hakan Calhanoglu, Fabio Borini; Andre Silva.

Coach: Vincenzo Montella (Italy)

Borussia Dortmund: Roman Burki; Lukasz Piszczek, Omer Toprak, Marc Bartra, Marcel Schmelzer; Christian Pulisic, Nuri Sahin, Shinji Kagawa; Andre Schurrle, Piere-Emerick Aubameyang, Mario Gotze.

Coach: Peter Bosz (Netherlands)

Meeting Statistics

Head to Head:
26/02/1958 AC Milan 4-1 Borussia Dortmund (Champions Cup)
04/04/2002 Borussia Dortmund 4-0 AC Milan (UEFA Cup)
11/04/2002 AC Milan 3-1 Borussia Dortmund (UEFA Cup)
11/12/2002 Borussia Dortmund 0-1 AC Milan (Champions League)
18/03/2003 AC Milan 0-1 Borussia Dortmund (Champions League)

AC Milan’s last five matches:
08/05/2017 AC Milan 1-4 AS Roma (Serie A)
14/05/2017 Atalanta 1-1 AC Milan (Serie A)
21/05/2017 AC Milan 3-0 Bologna (Serie A)
28/05/2017 Cagliari 2-1 AC Milan (Serie A)
11/07/2017 Lugano 0-4 AC Milan (Trials)

The last five Borussia Dortmund matches:
13/05/2017 Augsburg 1-1 Borussia Dortmund (Bundesliga)
20/05/2017 Borussia Dortmund 4-3 Werder Bremen (Bundesliga)
27/05/2017 Eintrach Frankfurt 1-2 Borussia Dortmund (DFB Pokal)
11/07/2017 RW Essen 3-2 Borussia Dortmund (Trial)
15/07/2017 Urawa Red Diamond 2-3 Borussia Dortmund (Trial)

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