NEWS
Wednesday February 8 2012
Line-ups: Milan-Juventus

Juventus give Martin Caceres and Simone Padoin their first starts against Milan’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Stephan El Shaarawy in the Coppa Italia semi-final.

The two sides battling for the Scudetto also go head-to-head in the first leg of the Coppa clash, kick-off 19.45 UK time at San Siro.

The Rossoneri are without a host of star names, but can count on Ibrahimovic, who will miss the Serie A clash with Juventus due to a three-match ban.

The Disciplinary Commission separates the two competitions, so Ibra is still available in the Coppa Italia.

He is partnered by El Shaarawy with support from Clarence Seedorf, while Daniele Bonera gets a rare start in defence.

Juventus rotate their squad with Marco Storari stepping in between the posts, while Alessandro Del Piero starts alongside former Milan striker Borriello.

January signings Caceres and Padoin are given their first starts, as Giorgio Chiellini moves to left-back.

 

Milan: Amelia, Bonera, Mexes, Thiago Silva, Antonini, Emanuelson, Van Bommel, Ambrosini, Seedorf, Ibrahimovic, El Shaarawy

Milan bench: Roma, Zambrotta, Mesbah, Cristante, Inzaghi, Robinho, Maxi Lopez

Juventus: Storari; Caceres, Bonucci, Barzagli, Chiellini; Giaccherini, Pirlo, Padoin, Estigarribia; Del Piero, Borriello

Juventus bench: Manninger, Lichtsteiner, Marrone, Marchisio, Elia, Quagliarella, Vucinic

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