Pescara vs Milan Live Stream and Highlights
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Date: May 8, 2013; Time: 5:00 PM BST;
Venue: Stadio Adriatico-Giovanni Cornacchia — Pescara.
Rossoneri will be looking to strengthen their final Champions League place. Massimiliano Allegri’s team will secure 3rd spot with a victory over the relegated hosts, while Pescara’s nightmare is nearly over in this Serie A season.
Pescara is sitting 20th in the league table with 22 points from 35 games, having 6 wins, 4 draws and 25 losses. They will back in Serie B after only one top season. Their present form has seen 4 defetas and 1 draw from last five games. Last five home matches Pescara have finished with 5 straight losses. They have 14 losses and 2 draws from their last 16 games. After they were beaten 4-1 by Genoa last weekend Pescara lost all the chances to stay in Serie A. Also, they have lost 10 of their last 11 fixtures against Milan.
Milan goes 3rd in Serie A with 65 point from 35 games, winning 19, drawing 8 and losing 8 so far this season. Rossoneri are not able to grab the second place, as Napoli are 7 points clear of them, but they are just 4 points ahead of 4th-placed Fiorentina. So Milan will be looking for 3 points and the Champions League qualification 3rd spot. Their present form has seen 2 draws, 1 loss and 2 wins from last five games. Last five away matches Rossoneri have finished with 2 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses.
Milan will play without suspended Kevin-Prince Boateng. Riccardo Montolivo and Massimo Ambrosini have to face late fitness tests, as they are doubts. Midfielder Nigel de Jong still remains sidelined. Forward Bojan is also injured .
Christian Bucchi’s team will play without goalkeeper Ivan Pelizzoli, midfielders Gaetano D’Agostino, Francesco Modesto, Juan Quintero and forward Gianluca Capriari. Defender Per Kroldrup could recover from injury.
Pescara line-up: Perin, Zanon, Capuano, Bocchetti, Balzano, Rizzo, Togni, Sculli, Cascione, Celik, Sforzini.
Last three mathces:
Genoa 4 – Pescara 1;
Pescara 0 – SSC Napoli 3;
Roma 1 – Pescara 1.
Milan line-up: Abbiati, Abate, Bonera, Mexès, Sciglio, Flamini, Muntari, Nocerino, Pazzini, Balotelli, Shaarawy.
Last three matches:
AC Milan 1 – Torino 0;
AC Milan 4 – Catania 2;
Juventus 1 – AC Milan 0.