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.
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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
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.
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 - 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!
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.