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May 14, 2011 7:45 PM BST
Stadio Giuseppe Meazza — Milano
Referee:‬ M. Ciampi‎
Attendance:‬ 52000‎
 
22′ Robinho
Andrea Cossu 38′
 
35′ Robinho
 
77′ C. Seedorf
 

AC Milan - Cagliari Preview: Massimiliano Allegri’s men aim to extend unbeaten run after winning Serie A title

There looks set to be a festival atmosphere for the match at San Siro on Saturday as the newly crowned champions celebrate winning their first league title since 2004

Massimiliano Allegri - AC Milan (Getty Images)
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PROBABLE LINE-UPS
AC Milan (4-3-1-2): Abbiati; Abate, Nesta, Thiago Silva, Zambrotta; Gattuso, Van Bommel, Ambrosini; Seedorf; Robinho, Ibrahimovic.

AC Milan


Kevin-Prince Boateng will be the only first-team regular to miss the match as he is suspended. Andrea Pirlo could be making his San Siro swansong as speculation of a summer switch to Juventus heats up.

Cagliari (4-3-1-2): Agazzi; Canini, Ariaudo, Astori, Agostini; Biondini, Nainggolan, Lazarri; Cossu; Missiroli, Acquafresca.

Cagliari


Cagliari coach Roberto Donadoni will have the luxury of choosing from a full-strength squad as he returns to his old stomping ground on Saturday.


DID YOU KNOW?

  • AC Milan clinched their 18th Scudetto following the 0-0 draw against Roma last weekend.
  • Massimiliano Allegri's men have beaten Cagliari in their last four Serie A meetings.
  • AC Milan are currently on a six-game unbeaten run.
  • They are unbeaten in their last nine games at San Siro.
  • Cagliari's last win against AC Milan in Serie A came in 1998.
  • Roberto Donadoni's men are currently in the midst of a three-game losing streak.
  • Cagliari have picked up only two points in their last five matches.
  • They have also conceded 24 goals on the road this season.


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Last Five Matches
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Available Squads
32Christian AbbiatiGoalkeeper
19Gianluca Zambrotta Defender
4Thiago SilvaDefender
33Mario YepesDefender
20Ignazio AbateDefender
28Urby EmanuelsonMidfielder
21Massimo AmbrosiniMidfielder
8Gennaro Ivan GattusoMidfielder
-C. SeedorfManager/Coach
7RobinhoStriker
9Alexandre PatoStriker
1Marco AmeliaGoalkeeper
17Mark van BommelMidfielder
20Mathieu FlaminiMidfielder
21Andrea PirloMidfielder
99Antonio CassanoStriker
18Filippo InzaghiStriker
25Daniele BoneraDefender
-Michael AgazziGoalkeeper
33Alessandro AgostiniDefender
13Davide AstoriDefender
-Michele CaniniDefender
24Gabriele PericoDefender
21Andrea LazzariMidfielder
23Radja NainggolanMidfielder
-Davide BiondiniMidfielder
7Simone MissiroliMidfielder
7Andrea CossuMidfielder
12Robert AcquafrescaStriker
22Ivan PelizzoliGoalkeeper
-Daniele MagliocchettiDefender
-Simon LanerMidfielder
5Daniele ContiMidfielder
-P. CeppeliniMidfielder
-Daniele RagatzuStriker
-Lorenzo AriaudoDefender
Players to Watch
Thiago Silva
Thiago Silva
Position: Defender
Squad Number: 4
Games Goals YC RC
0 0 0 0
The Brazilian has been a tower of power at the back for AC Milan all year long and was named the club's Player of the Season by Goal.com earlier in the week. He will be eager to extend his side's four-game clean sheet streak on Saturday.
Robert Acquafresca
Robert Acquafresca
Position: Striker
Squad Number: 12
Games Goals YC RC
16 0 2 0
The former Inter striker will look to dampen AC Milan's title celebrations at the weekend. The 23-year-old has nine goals this season and will look to add to his tally on Saturday.
Probable Lineups
Christian Abbiati 32
Gianluca Zambrotta 19
Thiago Silva 4
Mario Yepes 33
Ignazio Abate 20
Urby Emanuelson 28
Massimo Ambrosini 21
Gennaro Ivan Gattuso 8
C. Seedorf 0
Robinho 7
Alexandre Pato 9
Michael Agazzi 0
Alessandro Agostini 33
Davide Astori 13
Michele Canini 0
Gabriele Perico 24
Andrea Lazzari 21
Radja Nainggolan 23
Davide Biondini 0
Simone Missiroli 7
Andrea Cossu 7
Robert Acquafresca 12
Prediction
There will certainly be a carnival-style atmosphere at San Siro on Saturday and AC Milan will reward their supporters with one more home victory.
Editor's Prediction
Results
 
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Gonzalo Higuaín Gonzalo Higuaín
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Inter
15 0