Milan were able to count on their “rotation” players to ensure great results in the victory against Hellas Verona and in the 1-1 against Manchester United.
Like MilanNews he writes, going to Old Trafford and commanding the game against a team that beat Manchester City 2-0 at the weekend cannot be considered an accident. The Premier League is the most competitive league in Europe and United, although far from their city rival, represents the only real “obstacle” to Pep Guardiola’s title so far.
There have been some tough times for the Rossoneri in 2021 so far, something that has been well documented, and it depends on several factors: such as the accumulation of physical and mental fatigue, injuries, lack of continuity in team selection and adaptation. of opponents.
Stefano Pioli deserves the credit for having remodeled his architrave, strengthening it from the ground up with some players who seemed not good enough a few weeks ago, like Meite alongside Rade Krunic.
Until a few weeks ago it was thought that Milan could not function without Kessie, Bennacer and Calhanoglu in the center. Sandro Tonali has managed to partially replace the Algerian but has his struggles while Brahim Diaz has never been the perfect alter ego for Hakan. Pioli has tried another path, focusing on physicality and athleticism and Milan with Meite and Krunic is less spectacular than before, but has been able to balance and guarantee more duels won.