Juventus lost 2 late goals against the Premier League club for their first defeat of the season, but they will be determined to extend their unbeaten run in Serie A as to target the 8th consecutive League title.
The Italian Champions have 31 points from 11 games- six points ahead of Inter Milan and Napoli with AC Milan in 4th position, a farther Four Points adrift along with Lazio.
After a fine victory at the San Siro Stadium against Genoa, Gattuso’s Milan who has held a late win recently with a 97th-minute goal that sealing their victory over Udinese last weekend.
” No one expects to win all games but this kind of defeat, especially from a psychological point of view, can upset us” said Allegri.
“But it will make us smarter and the first half we have the match against AC Milan.”
“I am not worried but we just need to be more accurate in front of goal “added the coach after a series of misses on Wednesday following Cristiano Ronaldo’s stunning Volley that put them in control.
Allegri’s side where the only Italian team to lose in European football during the week.
Inter Milan held Barcelona 1-1 with Napoli drawing against Paris Saint Germain by the same scoreline and Roma beating CSK Moscow 2-1. Lazio booked their passage to the knockout rounds of the Europa league with a 2-1 win over Marseille with AC Milan snatching a point at Real Betis.
“Now we have got two and a half hours to fly back and do some work on the plane “ said Gattuso
Juventus are one of the best sites in Europe not just in Italy but we won’t sit here crying, we will face them and play our football.”
Both sides have injury problems with Milan midfielder Lucas Biglia out for four months after surgery on a calf muscle tear.
They are top scorer Gonzalo Higuain went off with a back doing against Udinese but is expected to return against his parent club after joining Milan on loan from juv in the close of this season.
Emre Can and Mario Mandzukic don’t feature against Manchester United as they recovered from respective injuries and both should find themselves on Juve bench on Sunday.
Allegri has been rotating Medhi Benatia with Giorgio Chiellini center-back, but it is expected the Juve Boss will opt for his tried and tested Leonardo Bonucci-Chiellini partnership. Douglas is still recovering a knock and is expected to miss out.
AC Milan probable starting Lineup
Donnarmoura; Abate, Musacchio, Romagnoli, Rodriguez; Kessie, Bonaventura, Bakayoko; Suso, Calhanoglu, Higuain
Juventus probable starting Lineup
Szczesny; Cancelo, Bonucci, Chiellini, Alex Sandro Khedira, Pjanic, Matuidi; Cuadrado, Dybala, Ronaldo.