Milan-Newcastle, the probable formations

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Milan-Newcastle, the probable formations

Milan and Newcastle will face each other on the first day of Group F of the Champions League 2023-24. Kickoff at the San Siro at 18:45. The Rossoneri are called to redemption after the heavy loss suffered in the league derby against Inter Milan. The Magpies, on the other hand, make their return to the top club competition after 20 years.

Pioli is expected to field the offensive trident consisting of Giroud, Leao and Chukwueze. In midfield with Krunic and Loftus-Cheek there should be Pobega, who should win the ballot with Reijnders. 

Howe, on the other hand, will reunite with former of the match Sandro Tonali, who will start from 1' in the trio in the middle of the field with Bruno Guimaraes and Longstaff. In attack, the offensive terminal will be Isak, with Almiron and Gordon on the outsides.

Probable lineups

MILAN (4-3-3): Maignan; Calabria, Thiaw, Tomori, Theo Hernandez; Loftus-Cheek, Krunic, Pobega; Chukwueze, Giroud, Leao. All: Pioli

NEWCASTLE (4-3-3): Pope; Trippier, Schar, Botman, Burn; Bruno Guimaraes, Longstaff, Tonali; Almiron, Isak, Gordon. All: Howe

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