AC Milan aim to keep up their impressive recent run of form when they welcome Parma to San Siro on Wednesday night (kick-off 19:30).
Unavailable: Musacchio, Duarte, Castillejo.
Parma (4-3-3): Sepe; Darmian, Iacoponi, Bruno Alves, Gagliolo; Hernani, Brugman, Kurtic; Kulusevski, Cornelius, Gervinho.
Unavailable: Scozzarella, Kucka.
– AC Milan have scored in each of their last 13 Serie A games against Parma (W9, D2, L2): it is already the longest streak for the Rossoneri against the Gialloblu in the top league.
– AC Milan have picked up 20 wins in their last 29 Serie A matches against Parma (D5, L4).
– AC Milan have won six of their last seven Serie A home games against Parma – the only exception being the match lost on March 2014 (2-4), with Clarence Seedorf as coach; the Rossoneri have scored at least two goals in each of those matches.
– After recording just one victory in their first six home games with Stefano Pioli as coach (D4, L1), AC Milan have won four of their following six matches (D1, L1).
– Parma have collected four points in four away matches since Serie A restarted, losing their last two league games on the road: the last time the Ducali lost three consecutive away trips in Serie A was on May 2015.
– Parma collected only one point between matchday 28 and MD32 (D1, L4). Last season, the Ducali gained five draws and four defeats in nine games between the matchday 28 and matchday 36.
– AC Milan boss Pioli was in charge of Parma for 22 Serie A games, winning only three games and losing 13 (D6) – that was the lowest winning % (13.6) of his coaching career.
– Before Theo Hernandez, Milan’s last full-back to score at least six goals in a single Serie A campaign was Aldo Maldera (eight goals) in the 1978/79 season.
– Zlatan Ibrahimovic will play his 100th game for AC Milan (all competitions): he has scored 62 goals and provided 24 assists in his 99 appearances so far.