AC Milan vs Atletico Madrid prediction and betting tips (September 28)
AC Milan take on Atletico Madrid at home in their next UCL tie. Both sides are in search of their first win of this season’s campaign. Can the Spanish side steal all three points?
Angel Correa (right) took the only shot on target in the last Atletico match
Angel Correa (right) took the only shot on target in the last Atletico match

AC Milan and Atletico Madrid clash in the Round 2 of the 2021-22 Champions League. Both teams haven’t won a match in this CL season.

The match is scheduled to start at 7:00 p.m. GMT on Tuesday, 28 September 2021. The match venue is San Siro, Milan.

Betting tips and match predictions for the AC Milan vs Atletico Madrid (September 28) game are available in this article. Before we get to that, let’s check out the latest betting odds, key stats, team news and projected starting lineups.

AC Milan vs Atletico Madrid (September 28) latest betting odds

AC Milan to win odds are priced at 2.90 (+190 American; 19/10 Fractional). The odds for a draw are 3.20 (+220; 11/5), while Atletico Madrid to win odds are 2.45 (+145; 29/20).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: AC Milan — 32%, draw — 31%, Atletico Madrid — 37%.

Latest betting odds on AC Milan vs Atletico Madrid (28 September 2021):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 2.10 (+110; 11/10)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 1.71 (-140; 5/7)
  • Asian handicap (0) on AC Milan — 2.08 (+108; 27/25)
  • Asian handicap (0) on Atletico Madrid — 1.83 (-120; 5/6)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.95 (-105; 20/21)

AC Milan vs Atletico Madrid (September 28) match preview and statistics

AC Milan lost 2-3 to Liverpool in their Round 1 game at Anfield. They are last in the Group B table with 0 points and a -1 goal difference. Since then, Stefano Pioli’s men have won two games and drawn one.

The Rossoneri won 2-1 over Spezia in their last match. Daniel Maldini made his Serie A debut in the last match. He scored the opening goal of the game in the 48th minute with a header from close range to give Milan the lead, assisted by Pierre Kalulu with a cross.

In the 80th minute, Daniele Verde pulled one back for Spezia and levelled the scores. The shot took a heavy deflection off Tonali before hitting the back of the net, assisted by Simone Bastoni with the through ball.

Four minutes after coming on, Brahim Diaz put Milan back in front with a strike from close range, assisted by Alexis Saelemaekers who cut the ball back for Diaz. Top stats from the game, 63% possession, 84% pass accuracy, 18 shots, 16 chances, two big chances and an xG of 1.45. Milan dominated the game and got the win.

AC Milan team news: Alessandro Florenzi, Rade Krunic, and Tiemoue Bakayoko are sidelined due to injuries. Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Simon Kjaer are doubtful for the game.

Atletico Madrid played a goalless draw with FC Porto in the Round 1 match. They have one point in the Group B table. The Colchoneros have played three games since the CL opener, winning one, drawing one and losing one.

They lost 0-1 to Deportivo Alaves in the last game. An early goal from Victor Laguardia in the fourth minute saw Alaves through with the win. Ruben Duarte’s cross from corner into the far post gets headed by Laguardia into the back of the net. Atletico dropped three points and are now fourth in the group table.

Diego Simeone’s team was not decisive in the final third. They couldn’t create any big chances and only one shot went on target. Top stats from the match, 71% possession, 13 shots, eight chances and a 0.81 xG.

Atletico Madrid team news: Thomas Lemar is unavailable due to a Muscle injury. Stefan Savic is on red card suspension.

AC Milan vs Atletico Madrid H2H

The last time both teams met was in the 2013-14 Champions League Round of 16. The Spanish side won both legs 1-0 away and 4-1 at home.

AC Milan vs Atletico Madrid (September 28) key players and lineups

AC Milan projected starting lineup:

  • Mike Maignan
  • Pierre Kalulu
  • Alessio Romagnoli
  • Fikayo Tomori
  • Theo Hernandez
  • Sandro Tonali
  • Franck Kessie
  • Alexis Saelemaekers
  • Brahim Diaz
  • Rafael Leao
  • Olivier Giroud

Brahim Diaz is a key player to watch out for in this match. Diaz has scored in the last two games and in their CL game against Liverpool. He scored the game winner in the win over Spezia. You should watch out for another top performance from him in this fixture.

Atletico Madrid projected starting lineup:

  • Jan Oblak
  • Mario Hermoso
  • Jose Gimenez
  • Renan Lodi
  • Marcos Llorente
  • Koke
  • Geoffrey Kondogbia
  • Rodrigo De Paul
  • Matheus Cunha
  • Luis Suarez
  • Angel Correa

Angel Correa is an important player for Atletico in this match. He completed 4/5 dribbles in the last match. Atletico’s only shot on target was taken by him. A goal or an assist is expected of the argentine.

AC Milan vs Atletico Madrid (September 28) betting tips and prediction

AC Milan seem to be in good form ahead of this fixture. They have won their last two games, while Atletico Madrid lost their last match but won the previous. There’s a high chance both sides will share the spoils in this tie. Three goals minimum is expected in this tie. Milan are playing at home and wouldn’t want to lose two consecutive UCL games.

Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals

Odds: 2.10 (+110 American; 11/10 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Both teams to score

Odds: 1.80 (-125 American; 4/5 Fractional)

Football UEFA Champions League . Group B. Round 2
AC Milan — Atletico Madrid
Over 2.5 goals
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