MILAN – Sassuolo-Milan will be played for the first time at the Mapei stadium in Reggio Emilia on 12 January.
This is the first time these two teams face off in Serie A. Last summer the two sides met in a friendly match organized by TIM with Sassuolo getting the better of the Rossoneri with a 2-1 score line. Masucci got both goals for Sassuolo while Petagna scored for the Rossoneri. EX-PLAYERS BETWEEN MILAN AND SASSUOLO:
Sassuolo: Francesco Acerbi (Milan for half of the 2012/2013 season)Milan: Massimiliano Allegri (Sassuolo for the 2007/2008 season)TRIVIA: Milan current coach Massimiliano Allegri, spent a season on the Sassuolo bench and will be remembered fondly by the team’s fans after winning the double. He brought the team into Serie B winning the Serie C1 category (now the Prima Divisione Group A), and also won the Serie C Super Cup beating Salernitana on penalties.MILAN’S LAST FIVE AWAY GAMES IN SERIE A:
2013/14. Inter-Milan 1-02013/14. Livorno-Milan 2-22013/14. Catania-Milan 1-32013/14. Chievo-Milan 0-02013/14. Parma-Milan 3-2 SASSUOLO’S LAST FIVE HOME GAMES IN SERIE A:
2013/14. Sassuolo-Fiorentina 0-12013/14. Sassuolo-Chievo Verona 0-12013/14. Sassuolo-Atalanta 2-02013/14. Sassuolo-Udinese 1-22013/14. Sassuolo-Bologna 2-1