GENOA will face AC Milan at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris tonight at 3:00 PM CET. Here are some facts and statistics ahead of the clash.
The Rossoblu have only won once against the Rossoneri in their previous 11 matches, a 2-0 win at home on 14 Sep 2008. 6 wins and 4 draws complete the record.
However, il Diavolo have only won once in their last five games at the Marassi, a 3-0 win on 26 August 2007.
AC Milan need to win to secure their grasp on third place and a direct entry to the Champions League next season.
Ronaldinho has gone 104 days without scoring prior to that solitary goal at the last game against Fiorentina.
Rodrigo Palacio is il Grifone’s top goal scorer in the league with 7 goals.
Marco Borriello is still Milan’s league top scorer with 15 goals.
In the reverse fixture this season at the San Siro, Rodrigo Palacio opened the scoring, Ronaldinho leveled the scores converting from the spot and Thiago Silva gave the home side the lead. A Marco Borriello brace followed and a penalty converted by Klaas-Jan Huntelaar before David Suazo reduced the deficit to make it 5-2.
Gian Piero Gasperini’s side have only managed to win only one of their previous eight matches in Serie A.
Leonardo have guided Milan to two wins in their last eight league matches.
Genoa last won at home 14 March 2010, a a 5-3 win over Cagliari.
Ironically, the last away win for Milan was a 3-2 win at Cagliari.
Il Vecchio Balordo has conceded 60 goals this season, only Siena did worse (65).
Gian Piero Gasperini is banned from the touchline for the remaining 2 matches after being sent from the dugout in their last match at Bari.
By BlancoRossonero, Rossoneri Blog