Date: 16th December 2020 at 7:30am
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Table-toppers aim to remain on course for the crown of winter champions when they travel to Genoa on Wednesday night (kick-off 20:45).

PROBABLE LINE-UPS

Genoa (4-4-2): Perin; Goldaniga, Bani, Masiello, Lu. Pellegrini; Lerager, Radovanovic, Rovella, Sturaro; Scamacca, Shomurodov.

Unavailable: Biraschi, Cassata, Criscito, Marchetti, Parigini, C. Zapata.

Milan (4-2-3-1): Donnarumma; Dalot, Kalulu, Romagnoli, Theo Hernández; Tonali, Kessié; Saelemaekers, Calhanoglu, Leao; Rebic.

Unavailable: Bennacer, Gabbia, Kjaer, Ibrahimovic.

KEY STATISTICS

– Genoa won their last Serie A meeting against in March and could win two in a row against them in the competition for the first time since 2015, under Gian Piero Gasperini (three in a row).

– The last Serie A draw between and Genoa in Liguria was back in February 2011, with Davide Ballardini and in the dugouts – since then three wins for the Rossoblu and six for the Rossoneri.

– Genoa have won six points so far: they have never collected fewer at this stage of the competition in the three points for a win era (also six in the 2017/18 campaign).

– Genoa have lost their last five Serie A matches, their longest losing run at home in the competition.

are the only side unbeaten in the top five European leagues since the restart after lockdown last May (G23, W17, D6).

have won their last seven Serie A away matches, only once have they won more in a row in their Serie A history: nine between 1992 and 1993.

are the only side in Serie A history to have scored 2+ goals in each of their first 11 games.

– Genoa’s has scored three Serie A goals against Milan, including one in the most recent meeting, in March 2020 – that Milan’s last defeat in the competition.

– The only goal scored by Milan’s in Serie A came at the Marassi against Genoa, for Brescia in October 2019.

– Milan’s striker has been involved in five goals (two goals, three assists) in his four Serie A matches against Genoa at the Marassi.