Milan – Roma 12.05.2013
I expect an interesting and efficient match at San Siro.
Milan want to secure UEFA Champions League spot, but Roma are also chasing European football. Many things will be clear at the time of the match as all the other games will be played, but still I believe there will be goals.
Both coaches, Massimiliano Allegri from Milan and Aurelio Andreazzoli from Roma, announced offensive 4-3-3 formations. Boateng (2 goals), Balotelli (11) and El Shaarawy (16) at one side, Lamela (15 goals), Pablo Osvaldo (16) and Totti (12) at other side. Alegri has a reserve option too, as Pazzini (15 goals) could step up if necessary.
Match: Milan – Roma 20.45h
League: Serie A
Our prediction: over 2.5 goals Odds: 1.57
Milan have five players struggling with injuries in front of this match. Nigel de Jong and Bojan Krkic are still unavailable, while three more are rated as doubtful – Daniele Bonera, Luca Antonini and Riccardo Montolivo. Roma, meanwhile, have only one absentee, but very important for my pick – the first goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg.
At this point I will mention that Milan have played two efficient matches in the last three rounds, against Pescara (0:4) and Catania (4:2). The last three mutual games between two teams have produced 14 goals, which means an average of almost 5 goals per games.I believe we will see an open match at San Siro with at least three goals.