WHERE TO SEE COLOGNE V AC MILAN – After the light test against Lemine Almennothe Milan is preparing to face the first real friendly match of this pre-season. Saturday 16th July the team of Pegs will be in Germany to face the Colony, militant team in the Bundesliga. The match will be valid for the eleventh edition of the Telekom Cup. The stadium of the match will be the one owned by the Cologne, the RheinEnergieStadion; kick-off for the 19 hours.
WHERE TO SEE COLOGNE V AC MILAN?
No Sky or Dazn subscription will be required to watch the match. In fact, the match will be broadcast unencrypted by Sportitalia, channel 60 of digital terrestrial. Alternatively, it can also be seen in streaming through the Sportitalia application valid for both Android and IOS, or online on the platform’s website.
THE LIKELY FORMATIONS
For Cologne, however, this will not be the first real test of the season, as they will soon have to play the preliminary of the Conference League.
As usual in these types of matches, the two coaches in the course of the match will do lots of replacements so that most of the players available can put minutes in their legs.
COLOGNE (4-2-3-1): Schwäbe; Ehizibue, Kilian, Hübers, Hector; Özcan, Skhiri; Ljubicic, Uth, Kainz; Modest. Annex. Steffen
AC MILAN (4-2-3-1): Tatarusanu; Calabria, Gabbia, Kjaer, Ballo-Touré; Bakayoko, Pobega; Saelemaekers, Brahim Díaz, Adli; Giroud. Annex. Pegs
Giroud, who stayed out in the test against the Lemine Almenno for a personal leave planned for some time, he is ready to take back his place as a starter in the Rossoneri attack. The only certainly absent is Simon Kjaer: the Danish defender, already absent in the first test, is continuing his recovery path after a serious knee injury.
COLOGNE: GENERAL INFORMATION
Cologne ended last season in the left side of the ranking. After 34 days last year, the Germans finished in seventh place, with 52 points on the field. In this way, the Cologne has earned the opportunity to play the Conference League preliminaries in early August. Also for this, the Germans are slightly later in the preparation in terms of timing with respect to Pioli’s team: Cologne has in fact already played three races before this, getting two wins and a draw.