It is a do or die situation for the Rossoneri and their manager Gennaro Gattuso when they welcome 15th placed SPAL to the San Siro on Saturday in their last match of 2018.
Milan have been on a poor run with no victories in their previous 5 matches while also failing to score in their last 4 league matches. Gattuso's men have dropped to 6th spot after their poor run that saw them taking just 6 points from their previous 5 matches.
SPAL are on their own run of poor form with the side having been winless in their last 10 matches. After a bright start to the campaign, SPAL have taken just 8 points from their previous 10 matches.
AC Milan v SPAL: Kick-off Information
Date: 29th December 2018
Time: 20:30 (local time), 01:00 (IST)
Venue: San Siro, Milan
AC Milan v SPAL: Team News
Mattia Caldara, Lucas Biglia and Giacomo Bonaventura are all long-term absentees while Fabio Borini is a notable absentee for the Rossoneri.
Suso has been added to AC Milan squad and the Spaniard, if fit, is expected to produce the much-needed creativity from the Milan midfield.
SPAL have very few injuries to worry about with Johan Djourou the only player likely to be absent.
AC Milan v SPAL: Probable Line-up
AC Milan: Donnarumma, Calabria, Romagnoli, Musacchio, Rodriguez, Calhanoglu, Kessie, Bakayoko, Castillejo, Higuain, Cutrone
SPAL: Gomis, Cionek, Vicari, Felipe, Fares, Schiatterella, Valdifiori, Valoti, Lazzari, Antenucci, Petagna
AC Milan v SPAL: Form Guide
The last 5 competitive fixtures
AC Milan: D-L-D-L-D
AC Milan v SPAL: Prediction
Both the sides have been in poor form of late with both attacking lineups not firing properly. The talent in the Milan side is hard to neglect and this gives them a slight edge over their opponents.
Prediction: AC Milan 2-1 SPAL