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  • 14 May 2011
  • • 19:45
  • • Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, Milano
  • Referee: M. Ciampi
  • • Attendance: 52000
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AC Milan - Cagliari Preview: Massimiliano Allegri’s men aim to extend unbeaten run after winning Serie A title

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

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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


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.

Players to watch

Thiago Silva

Position: Defender

Games: 0

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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.

R. Acquafresca

Position: Attacker

Games: 0

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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.

Editor's 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.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Milan

Cagliari

Wins
4
1
0
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

AC Milan MIL
AC Milan Milan
Draw
Cagliari Calcio CAG
Cagliari Calcio Cagliari
90%

Top 3 Predictions

AC Milan MIL
2 - 0
Cagliari Calcio CAG
AC Milan MIL
3 - 0
Cagliari Calcio CAG
AC Milan MIL
3 - 1
Cagliari Calcio CAG

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