AC Milan vs SL Benfica : The seventh consecutive summer, the build-up to the 2019-20 European domestic club campaign the Milan vs Benfica 2019 International Champions Cup is taking place primarily in the United States.A total of 12 teams representing six countries Guadalajara of Mexico is the only non-European entry in the tournament will play three games apiece, with 11 of 18 total matches being played in the U.S.
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Two top Europeans clubs steeped in history will battle it out on Sunday in the International Champions Cup when Milan take on Benfica in the US.The pre-season competition, which no one seems to have the foggiest of its workings, produced a bonkers Madrid derby, while Manchester United managed an entertaining 2-1 win over Tottenham on Thursday. For Milan, this is the penultimate game of their pre-season before they face United next Saturday.
New signing Rade Krunic will be available, unlike fellow new face Theo Hernandez after he picked up a sprain against Bayern Munich on his debut. Krzysztof Piatek
With predictions, info and head to head history, read on for 90min’s preview for Sunday’s clashSome changes to Milan’s starting XI are to be expected as new manager Marco Giampaolo looks to get to know his squad before the start of the new season.
As mentioned, Hernandez will remain sidelined after he sprained an ankle in Milan’s last ICC match. Otherwise, there are no notable injuries for the Italians.
Benfica have been successful so far in the competition, with Haris Seferovic and Raul de Tomas starting up front in both their previous matches, tallying three goals each. It’s expected that both will start again for the match on Sunday.
Milan Donnarumma; Calabria, Gabbia, Musacchio, Conti; Biglia, Brescianini, Krunic; Calhanoglu; Piatek, Maldini.
Benfica Zobin; Tavares, Dias, Ferreira, Grimaldo; Pizzi, Luis, Pires, Silva; De Tomas, Seferovic.
Head to Head Record
Despite being respected giants of Portuguese and Italian football, and in Europe, Milan and Benfica have only encountered each other six times. Currently the record stands at four wins for Milan and two draws.
Although this looks bleak for Benfica, their good form going into the match should stand them in good stead, especially with Milan trying to find their feet under a new manager.
Benfica have won their first two matches in the ICC, with victories against Fiorentina and C.D. Guadalajara. Before that they thrashed Academica 8-0 and lost to Anderlecht 2-1.
In Giampaolo’s first match in charge, Milan lost their ICC opener against Bayern 1-0. I Rossoneri had no friendlies before that game, with their most recent match before then being a victory against SPAL in Serie A.