Milan Squad: Milan – Malaga

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Milan will welcome Malaga to the San Siro for the 4th group stage match of the CL.

Max Allegri’s men are comin’ off a tremendous win against Chievo over the weekend while their opponent Malaga lost over the weekend.

Here’s the squad named by Allegri:

GOALKEEPERS: Christian Abbiati, Marco Amelia, Gabriel.

DEFENDERS: Ignazio Abate, Daniele Bonera, Mattia De Sciglio, Kevin Constant, Phillepe Mexes, Mario Yepes, Christian Zapata.

MIDFIELDERS: Massimo Ambrosini, Kevin-Prince Boateng, Antonio Nocerino, Nigel De Jong, Urby Emmanuelson, Riccardo Montolivo.

FORWARDS: Stephan El Shaarawy
Alexandre Pato. Giampaolo Pazzini, Bojan Krkic, Robinho

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Official Lineups: Malaga vs Milan

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AC Milan (3-5-2) – Massimiliano Allegri

Marco Amelia; Francesco Acerbi, Daniele Bonera, Philippe Mexes; Mattia De Sciglio, Massimo Ambrosini, Riccardo Montolivo,
Kevin Constant, Urby Emanuelson; Stephan El Shaarawy, Giampaolo Pazzini.

Bench: Gabriel (GK), M. Yepes, L. Antonini (DEF), A. Nocerino, M. Flamini (MID), A. Pato, B. Krkic (ATT).

Malaga CF (4-2-3-1) – Manuel Pellegrini Wilfredo Caballero; Jesús Gámez, Weligton, Martín Demichelis, Eliseu; Ignacio Camacho, Manuel Iturra; Francisco Portillo, Joaquín Sánchez, Isco; Javier Saviola.

Bench: C. Kameni (GK), O. Onyewu (DEF), Duda, Recio (DEF), Seba Fernández, S. Cruz, F. Olinga (ATT).
Referee: Pedro Proença (POR)

Allegri: ”Milan will get back winning”

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Allegri hopes his Teqm will get back to winning and doesn’t think the CL game against Malaga will be his last.

“I don’t think tomorrow’s game will be my last,” stated the tactician. “This moment is
similar to the time when I lost five games in a row at Cagliari.

“But my team is not in difficulty and we are not playing badly. But football is often decided by certain incidents.

“We have to stay calm. Thinking too much will drive you mad.

“We can’t think about what has happened over the last two years with players that had certain characteristics. Now I need to get
the best out of those I have here.”

The Milan squad have been restricted to their Milanello training base this week for a
period of concentration.

“The training retreat is something that could be of use,” Allegri added. “It was a decision
made by the club at a difficult time. Milan haven’t been this low in the table for years.”

Milan have collected four points from their first two Champions League games of the season so far.

“Malaga play a very offensive brand of football. We’ll have to try and play well in possession because there will certainly be
space for us.

“It will be tough and we’ll have to play as we did at Zenit. They are very technical from the midfield onwards.”

Allegri was also asked about the dip in form of Kevin Prince Boateng, a player who is
expected to be dropped from the starting XI.

“Boateng played his worst game of the season against Lazio on Saturday, but he has done well on other occasions. The opinions on players change when results
change.

“Boateng has played in midfield and as a wide attacker. I think I made a mistake in saying that he was a Trequartista.

Allegri: ”Milan will get back winning”

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Allegri hopes his Teqm will get back to winning and doesn’t think the CL game against Malaga will be his last.

“I don’t think tomorrow’s game will be my last,” stated the tactician. “This moment is
similar to the time when I lost five games in a row at Cagliari.

“But my team is not in difficulty and we are not playing badly. But football is often decided by certain incidents.

“We have to stay calm. Thinking too much will drive you mad.

“We can’t think about what has happened over the last two years with players that had certain characteristics. Now I need to get
the best out of those I have here.”

The Milan squad have been restricted to their Milanello training base this week for a
period of concentration.

“The training retreat is something that could be of use,” Allegri added. “It was a decision
made by the club at a difficult time. Milan haven’t been this low in the table for years.”

Milan have collected four points from their first two Champions League games of the season so far.

“Malaga play a very offensive brand of football. We’ll have to try and play well in possession because there will certainly be
space for us.

“It will be tough and we’ll have to play as we did at Zenit. They are very technical from the midfield onwards.”

Allegri was also asked about the dip in form of Kevin Prince Boateng, a player who is
expected to be dropped from the starting XI.

“Boateng played his worst game of the season against Lazio on Saturday, but he has done well on other occasions. The opinions on players change when results
change.

“Boateng has played in midfield and as a wide attacker. I think I made a mistake in saying that he was a Trequartista.

Yepes: ”Milan must get back winning”

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Milan defender, Mario Yepes believes that every game from now on is very important for the team to get back to top after their poor start to the campaign.

“Is Saturday’s game against Lazio a turning point? Every game is so important to us,” he told milannews.it. “We have improved since the start of the season, but we have to get points”.

“I am back from the national team and am available for two big games (against Lazio and Malaga). Compared to our first few games, we have improved, but we have to start finding points and moving up the table.

He also commented on his relationship with the young players in the squad and also shows support for the Coach.

“I try to do my best and help the
youngsters,” he said. “It is not easy being a leader, but now that we’re all back together, we have to focus on Saturday and Wednesday.

“In every game we play for ourselves, for the team and for the Coach. We want to try and
bring Milan back to the highest possible position, but if we lose against Lazio it will not be the end of us.”