Milan will welcome Palermo to San Siro for the first-leg of their Coppa Italia semi-final on Wednesday
|AC Milan: Amelia; Abate, Yepes, Thiago Silva, Zambrotta; Pirlo; Flamini, Van Bommel, Seedorf; Cassano, Ibrahimovic
|Palermo: Sirigu; Cassani, Munoz, Bovo, Balzaretti; Migliaccio, Liverani, Nocerino; Pastore; Miccoli, Pinilla
- AC Milan are undefeated this season when they score first.
- Massimiliano Allegri's men have succumbed to only one domestic defeat in the calendar year.
- Milan haven't won the Coppa Italia since the 2002-03 campaign.
- Alexandre Pato will miss the clash with a thigh injury.
- Palermo have kept only six clean sheets in Serie A this season.
- The Sicilian outfit have never won the Coppa Italia and were runners up twice in the 1970s.
- Palermo have picked up only two victories in their last nine matches (W2, D1, L6).
- Delio Rossi's men have scored 50 times in Serie A this season.
March 19, 2011: Palermo 1-0 AC Milan
Palermo stunned the league leaders at the Renzo Barbera as Dorin Goian's 10th minute goal stood up as the winner. The towering defender beat Milan goalkeeper Christian Abbiati with a neat volley and the Sicilians hung on to record a famous victory.
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