But Cristian Romero will return to the backline after serving his one-match ban against Leicester. Meanwhile, the hosts will be without Mike Maignan, but Fikayo Tomori, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Ismael Bennacer are all back in contention. However, Ibrahimovic will likely start on the bench, meaning ex-Chelsea and Arsenal man Olivier Giroud will lead the line. Bentancur’s injury leaves Tottenham very short in midfield AC Milan v Tottenham: Match facts This will be the fifth competitive meeting between AC Milan and Tottenham Hotspur, with the English side unbeaten across each of the previous four (W2 D2).
Stefano Pioli’s side have only won one of their last eight in all competitions, and this is a big opportunity for Spurs to take a healthy lead back to north London for the return leg. AC Milan v Tottenham: talkSPORT coverage This Champions League round of 16 clash will take place on Tuesday, February 14.
It’s been a tough season for Olivier Giroud and co AC Milan v Tottenham: Team news Tottenham have been dealt a huge blow after influential midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur was ruled out for the rest of the season after suffering an ACL injury against Leicester. Spurs are also without Hugo Lloris due to a knee injury, so Fraser Forster will fill in. Yves Bissouma and Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg will also miss this one due to injury and suspension.
Milan v Tottenham LIVE: Spurs unbeaten against Serie A giants but Bentancur outTottenham head to Italy this week off the back of a dreadful 4-1 defeat against Leicester to face AC Milan in the Champions League. UEFA’s premier competition is back for the knockout stages and Spurs play the defending Serie A champions for a place in the quarter-finals. Getty Tottenham sealed their place in the Champions League knockout stages with a 2-1 win over Marseille Antonio Conte’s men topped their group and have never lost a competitive game against Milan. But they have lost four of their last seven matches in the league, so will need to step things up against the Rossoneri. However, Milan aren’t having the greatest season – they finished behind Chelsea in their Champions League group and are currently fifth in Serie A, 18 points behind leaders Napoli.
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AC Milan and Spurs last faced each other in the 2010-11 campaign, when they were drawn together at this exact stage of the UEFA Champions League. Spurs won 1-0 on aggregate across both games in the Round of 16, with Peter Crouch scoring the only goal of the tie. Spurs have played at the Giuseppe Meazza on three previous occasions in the UEFA Champions League, with their one victory coming against AC Milan (two defeats v Internazionale). 60% of their goals there have been scored by Gareth Bale (3/5), whose hat-trick in October 2010 versus Inter is one of only two instances of a visiting player scoring a hat-trick at the Giuseppe Meazza (also Rivaldo for Barcelona in 2000).
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