Duvan Zapata said Sampdoria “deserved this victory” after beating Milan 2-0 at Marassi and closing on them in the table.
Sampdoria had to wait until late for a 2-0 victory over Milan through Duvan Zapata and Ricky Alvarez, but dominated them at Marassi.
Diego Perotti is in doubt for Roma’s games against Qarabag and Milan after needing 10 stitches for a gash on his leg.
Sampdoria director Carlo Osti said the clash with Milan today can “tell us what we’re made of and we’ll use our own strengths.”
Milan team manager Christian Abbiati warns it is crucial in these early stages to “stay as close as possible” to the leading group.
Duvan Zapata warns Sampdoria must “change the pressing game a little bit” against Milan’s 3-5-1-1 system today.
Jack Bonaventura warns Sampdoria are “organised and have a lot of quality, so it’s an important test” for Milan.
Michel Platini believes “the level of competitiveness has improved in Serie A, as Juventus aren’t as dominant as they were.”
Suso is given a new supporting role behind Nikola Kalinic as Milan visit unbeaten Sampdoria and their hitman Duvan Zapata.
There’s a Derby della Mole happening behind the scenes, as Torino Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic’s daughter is dating the Juventus Primavera captain.
Marco Giampaolo plays down suggestions that Sampdoria’s game with Milan could be important in deciding European qualification.
Vincenzo Montella wants Milan to “raise the bar” against Sampdoria at the start of a very difficult run of fixtures and discussed Suso’s new role.
Milan have an injury crisis on their hands for the trip to Sampdoria, missing the likes of Riccardo Montolivo, Davide Calabria and Luca Antonelli.
New Tottenham Hotspur signing Davinson Sanchez reveals “my biggest idol is Franco Baresi. That Milan side was the cream of defending!”
Suso is prepared to take on new tactical roles at Milan and confirms he received offers from Napoli, Roma and Inter this summer.
Daniele De Rossi discussed the Coaches he worked with and why he’d like to become a tactician, but reveals Francesco Totti was “melancholy and undecided.”
There are three Serie A matches today, as Roma host troubled Udinese, Napoli pay a visit to SPAL and Juventus take on Torino in the Derby della Mole.
Suso believes Milan’s failure to beat “teams from the lower half” cost them the chance of competing for the Serie A title in recent seasons.
Former Milan and Inter man Leonardo is reportedly set to become the next Coach of Turkish side Antalyaspor.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero claims China stopped Patrik Schick from joining Inter as he warns against “handing things over to foreigners”.