2022-23 Italian Serie A week 13 preview: AC Milan vs Spezia

AC Milan will be having a hectic week ahead. It is because they are set to play three Italian Serie A matches in eight days.

Up first is Spezia Calcio on 6 November. This will be followed by an away fixture against US Cremonese three days later. Finally, they will cap it off with an encounter opposite ACF Fiorentina at home on 14 November.

Milan find themselves tumbling to third on the domestic table after suffering a surprise 1-2 defeat to Torino FC. They made it up for it with a 4-0 thrashing of FC Red Bull Salzburg.

On the other hand, the Aquile are currently at 16th place with nine points.

Stats and Head-to-Head

I Rossoneri and Spezia have faced each other four times this decade, splitting each of their assignments. In the 2021-22 Serie A season, the road teams prevailed with similar 2-1 scorelines.

The last time Spezia Calcio tasted victory was back in September when they upended UC Sampdoria, 2-1. They also have not won on the road this season.

Recent form (last five matches)

AC Milan
defeated FC Red Bull Salzburg, 4-0
lost to Torino FC, 1-2
defeated GNK Dinamo Zagreb, 4-0
defeated AC Monza, 4-1
defeated Hellas Verona FC, 2-1

Spezia Calcio
lost to ACF Fiorentina, 1-2
lost to US Salernitana 1919, 1-0
defeated Brescia Calcio, 3-1
drew with US Cremonese, 2-2
lost to AC Monza, 0-2

What to expect in AC Milan vs Spezia Serie A match

It would be an awkward reunion if Daniel Maldini gets fielded in as he would be wearing Spezia’s kit. Other than that, there is nothing worth pointing out aside from the fact that at first glance this looks like a mismatch.

This could appear to be easy pickings for the red and black. However, one lesson that was learned in the battle against Torino is to never take anyone lightly, even if Milan are playing on a different level right now.