AC Milan vs AS Roma: Preview, kick-off time and where to watch on TV and online – Serie A 2023/24

AC Milan are comfortably in the Champions League spots and they host an AS Roma team struggling for consistency on Serie A Matchday 20.


AC Milan will host AS Roma at the Stadio San Siro on Serie A Matchday 20, and they face a Giallorossi team that are struggling to remain in the places for European qualification.

The Rossoneri comfortably sit in third place on the table with 39 points, six points clear of Fiorentina in fourth and seven clear of Bologna in fifth. They have won three out of their last four matches, and earned a comfortable 3-0 victory against Empoli in their previous game.

Meanwhile, AS Roma are eighth in the Serie A table with 29 points, one place below and one point behind city rivals Lazio, who currently occupy a Europa Conference League spot. The Giallorossi have only won once in the last five rounds, earning a 2-0 victory against Napoli on Matchday 17, and they were held to a 1-1 draw by Atalanta in their latest fixture.

Matches between AC Milan and AS Roma often have a lot of drama, and this encounter should not be any different. The Rossoneri will want to gain ground on Inter and Juventus, and the Giallorossi without the suspended Jose Mourinho on the bench will try and get back into European contention.

AC Milan striker Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring a goal with Rafael Leao looking behind him. (@acmilanbr)

AC Milan vs AS Roma: Predicted line-ups

AC Milan are still missing a plethora of players due to injuries. Malick Thiaw, Fikayo Tomori, Pierre Kalulu, Tommaso Pobega, and Marco Sportiello are guaranteed to be out while Alessandro Florenzi, Rade Krunic, and Marco Pellegrino are doubts for the game. However, Noah Okafor could recover in time for the match.

Tijjani Reijnders and Yunus Musah are both one yellow card away from suspension. Meanwhile, Ismael Bennacer and Samuel Chukwueze are at the African Cup of Nations representing the Algeria Men’s National Team and Nigeria respectively.

AS Roma will miss Tammy Abraham and Marash Kumbulla with long-term injuries while Chris Smalling is a doubt for this match. The Giallorossi will also miss Houssem Aouar and Evan Ndicka, who are representing Algeria and the Ivory Coast at the African Cup of Nations.

The Lupi have as many as four players at risk of being suspended if they receive a yellow card against the Rossoneri: Gianluca Mancini, Bryan Cristante, Rasmus Kristensen, and Leandro Paredes.

AC Milan predicted XI vs AS Roma (4-3-3): Maignan; Calabria, Kjaer, Theo Hernandez, Jimenez; Loftus-Cheek, Adli, Reijnders; Pulisic, Giroud, Leao

AS Roma predicted XI vs AC Milan (3-5-2): Rui Patricio; Mancini, Llorente, Celik; Kristensen, Cristante, Paredes, Bove, Zalewski; Dybala, Lukaku

AS Roma’s Paulo Dybala and teammates celebrate. [@OfficialASRoma]

AC Milan vs AS Roma: When does the Serie A fixture start?

Kick-off in the Serie A Matchday 20 fixture of AC Milan vs AS Roma is set for 20:45 CET, local time in Italy, on Sunday, January 14.

For viewers in the United Kingdom and Ireland, the game will start at 19:45 GMT. That is 14:45 ET / 11:45 PT in the United States.

AC Milan vs AS Roma: Where to watch the Serie A fixture?

For fans in the United States, AC Milan vs AS Roma will be on Paramount+ along with other standout nfixtures on Serie A Matchday 20.

AC Milan vs AS Roma will be shown on TNT Sport 2 in the United Kingdom and Ireland.


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