Both Milan and Udinese make surprising changes for this afternoon’s showdown, as there are new attacking options.
The pressure is piling on both clubs, as Massimiliano Allegri is hanging by a thread and Francesco Guidolin’s Friulani are yet to win a single game this season.
Riccardo Montolivo returns from a thigh strain, but the Rossoneri are still without Robinho, Alexandre Pato, Mathieu Flamini, Mario Yepes, Sulley Muntari, Didac Vila and Rodney Strasser.
Kevin-Prince Boateng is dropped after recent poor performances, making way for a new trident attack of Urby Emanuelson, Giampaolo Pazzini and Stephan El Shaarawy.
Udinese snatched a late 1-1 home draw with Anzhi in the Europa League on Thursday.
Andrea Lazzari is suspended, joining the injured Luis Muriel and Maurizio Domizzi in the stands.
Antonio Di Natale is given a brand new partner in attack, 28-year-old Swedish summer signing Mathias Ranegie.
Milan: Abbiati, Abate, Zapata, Mexes, Mesbah, Montolivo, Ambrosini, Nocerino, Emanuelson, Pazzini, El Shaarawy
Udinese: Brkic, Benatia, Danilo, Coda, Faraoni, Allan, Pinzi, Pereyra, Pasquale, Ranegie, Di Natale