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TIM TROPHY: FOCUS ON INTER AND SASSUOLO

MILAN – Ahead of tonight’s TIM Trophy at the Mapei Stadium, we take a look at Milan’s opponents Inter and Sassuolo.

Starting with Inter, the rossoneri’s first opponents tonight at the round robin tournament, they took part in a final training session this morning at Appiano Gentile. Mancini’s team ran through a light work-out which consisted of a warm-up before focusing on tactics.

Here is the Inter squad list for tonight: Goalkeepers: Handanovic, Carrizo, Berni; Defenders: Juan Jesus, Montoya, Santon, Ranocchia, Murillo, Miranda, D'Ambrosio, Nagatomo, Popa; Midfielders: Kondogbia, Kovacic, Medel, Gnoukouri, Delgado, Brozovic, Hernanes, Schelotto; Forwards: Palacio, Icardi, Jovetic, Manaj.

As for Sassuolo, the hosts for tonight’s TIM Trophy, the neroverdi trained yesterday afternoon with a session focused predominantly on dead-ball situations. Tonight’s TIM Trophy also offers Sassuolo one final run-out before this Saturday’s third round Coppa Italia tie with Modena.

Tickets are on sale for the TIM Trophy at the Mapei Stadium ticket offices or alternatively you can purchase online by clicking here.

COPPA ITALIA 3RD ROUND FIXTURES

MILAN – Here is the full list of Coppa Italia (TIM Cup) third round ties and informaton over TV coverage for residents in Italy:

UDINESE – NOVARA  SUNDAY 16/08  18.30 RAISPORT 1
ATALANTA – CITTADELLA  SATURDAY 15/08  20.45
TORINO – PESCARA  SUNDAY 16/08   21.15 RAISPORT 1
CATANIA – CESENA  SATURDAY 15/08   20.30
SASSUOLO – MODENA  SATURDAY 15/08   20.30
TRAPANI – CAGLIARI  SATURDAY 15/08   20.30
HELLAS VERONA – FOGGIA  SATURDAY 15/08  20.30
BOLOGNA – PAVIA   FRIDAY 14/08  21.00 RAISPORT 1
CHIEVO – SALERNITANA  MONDAY 17/08  19.00
FROSINONE – SPEZIA  SATURDAY 15/08  20.45
PALERMO – AVELLINO  SATURDAY 15/08   21.00 RAISPORT 1
ALESSANDRIA – JUVE STABIA  SATURDAY 15/08   20.30
MILAN – PERUGIA  MONDAY 17/08  21.00 RAI 3
CROTONE – TERNANA  FRIDAY 14/08  20.45
EMPOLI – VICENZA  SATURDAY 15/08  18.00
CARPI – LIVORNO  SUNDAY 16/08  20.30 

TIM TROPHY: MILAN-INTER FIRST MATCH

MILAN – The TIM Trophy kicks-off tonight at the Mapei Stadium with Milan versus Inter at 20.45.

The losing team will then face Sassuolo immediately afterwards while the winner from the derby will have the chance for a longer rest before taking on Sassuolo.

A reminder that each match lasts just 45 minutes.

For more on the pre-season tournament, click here.

TIM TROPHY: MILAN AND INTER TO TRAVEL TOGETHER

MILAN - The Milan squad will travel down to Reggio Emilia for the TIM Trophy today on the new high-speed Trenitalia train with the Inter squad. The departure time is at 11.30 from Milan Central Station and the two Milanese teams, who will face each other at the TIM Trophy alongside Sassuolo, will arrive at 12.22. CLICK HERE to read more!

MILAN B’DAYS: 2 FORMER STARS CELEBRATING TODAY

MILAN - Klaas Jan Huntelaar, at Milan in the 2009-2010 season, turns 32 today.

Mario Balotelli, at Milan from January 2013 to August 2014, celebrates birthday number 25.

Happy Birthday to the both of them!

COPPA ITALIA: MILAN-PERUGIA, MONDAY 17TH AUGUST

MILAN – The Lega Serie A have confirmed that the Coppa Italia (TIM Cup) third round tie between Milan-Perugia will be played on Monday the 17th of August at 21.00.

Should Milan go through to the next round, they will meet the winner from Crotone-Ternana in the fourth round. Crotone-Ternana is set to be played on Friday the 14th of August at 20.45.