AC Milan will host Newcastle on Tuesday at the San Siro, three days after the Derby della Madonnina, which was a 5-1 defeat against Inter. The hosts will have to react in their first match of the UEFA Champions League group stage, as AC Milan and Newcastle are in Group F, along with PSG and Borussia Dortmund. Stefano Pioli’s team, after the disappointing defeat against their city rivals, are looking to get the three points against the English team and their familiar face Sandro Tonali, who left the Italian giants in the summer to join Eddie Howe’s team and will make his sensational return in Milan. . Here’s what you need to know:

How to watch and odds

  • Date: Tuesday September 19 | Time: 12:45 pm Eastern Time
  • Location: San Siro – Milan, Italy
  • Look: Supreme+
  • Odd: AC Milan +155; Tie: +235; Newcastle +170

team news

AC Milan: Pioli is expected to make some changes before the opening match of the group stage. Fikayo Tomori is back after being suspended for the derby against Inter, while Tommaso Pobega should start in place of Tijjani Reijnders. american international Christian Pulisic He is expected to start the game on the bench, with Samuel Chukwueze starting at right back.

AC Milan Potential XI: Maignan; Calabria, Tomori, Thiaw, Theo Hernández; Pobega, Krunic, Loftus-Cheek, Chukwueze, Leao, Giroud.

Newcastle: The visitors’ line-up is fairly easy to predict, with Tonali returning to the team after suffering a minor muscle injury during the international break with Italy.

Potential Newcastle XI: Dad; Trippier, Schar, Botman, Burn; Bruno Guimaraes, Longstaff, Tonali; Almirón, Isak, Gordon.

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After losing the Derby della Madonnina on Saturday, AC Milan are expected to react and need to win to start the Champions League group stage on a high note. Choose: Milan 2, Newcastle 1.