Team news: Udinese were without Jaka Bijol, Enzo Ebosse, Gerard Deulofeu and Vivaldo Semedo, while Milan had to do without Ismaël Bennacer and Samuel Chukwueze who were at AFCON as well as without Pierre Kalulu, Malick Thiaw, Mattia Caldara, Marco Pellegrino, Fikayo Tomori and Tommaso Pobega. Kickoff time was 20:45 CET at Stadio Friuli.

Goals: Loftus-Cheek (32′), Samardžić (42′), Thauvin (62′), Jović (83′), Okafor (93′)

Udinese Calcio (3-5-1-1) – Gabriele Cioffi
Maduka Okoye; João Ferreira, Nehuén Pérez, Thomas Kristensen; Festy Ebosele (60′ Kingsley Ehizibue), Sandi Lovrić, Walace, Lazar Samardžić (60′ Martín Payero), Hassane Kamara (84′ Oier Zarraga); Roberto Pereyra (46′ Florian Thauvin); Lorenzo Lucca (75′ Isaac Success).
Unused: Padelli, Silvestri; Giannetti, Kabasele, Masina, Tikvić, Zemura; Camara; Brenner.

AC Milan (4-2-3-1) – Stefano Pioli
Mike Maignan; Davide Calabria (75′ Alessandro Florenzi), Simon Kjær, Matteo Gabbia, Theo Hernández; Yacine Adli, Tijjani Reijnders (68′ Noah Okafor); Christian Pulisic (75′ Luka Jović), Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Rafael Leão (94′ Yunus Musah); Olivier Giroud.
Unused: Mirante, Sportiello; Jiménez, Simić, Terracciano; Romero, Zeroli; Traoré.

Referee: Fabio Maresca.

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Apache

Why can’t Milan stand pressure for a little bit?
every team who gives them pressure must score the. Why are they professionals why ?
just little pressure and they lose focus

Apache

Yes we fought like a team they read my complaint. Thanks to Giroud at least he started producing the killers shots to weaken the goalkeeper