Milan travel to Genoa this evening with Robinho in attack, as Alexandre Pato is ruled out with a flu virus.
The Rossoneri are marching on the top spot, although they miss some key players at Marassi.
Alessandro Nesta, Christian Abbiati and Mark Van Bommel have been added to the list of absentees along with long-term cases Gennaro Gattuso, Mathieu Flamini and Antonio Cassano.
Pato was ready to have the starting spot, but came down with a flu virus just before kick-off.
Genoa are without hitman Rodrigo Palacio due to suspension, so Lucas Pratto is given a rare start with Bosko Jankovic.
Cesare Bovo, Valter Birsa and Luca Antonelli are all injured, while Coach Alberto Malesani is under increasing pressure to deliver.
Kakha Kaladze faces his former club and shepherds the Genoa defence. Kick-off is at 19.45 UK time.
Genoa: Frey, Granqvist, Dainelli, Kaladze, Mesto, Veloso, Constant, Rossi, Moretti, Pratto, Jankovic
Milan: Amelia, Abate, Yepes, Thiago Silva, Antonini, Aquilani, Ambrosini, Nocerino, Boateng, Ibrahimovic, Robinho