Tottenham vs AC Milan: prediction for the UEFA Champions League match
In the first leg, Tottenham lost to AC Milan. Do the Spurs have a chance of making it to the quarterfinals? Our answer is in the prediction below.
Tottenhamwere in the same group as Eintracht Frankfurt, Marseille, and Sporting. They were considered the clear favourite, however, Antonio Conte's team did not live up to expectations - the Spurs finished first, but until the last round it was not clear who would qualify, and Tottenham could have easily missed out on the playoffs. In the away game at AC Milan, the team lost 0-1, and in fact they were lucky to concede just one goal.
In the Premier League, Tottenham are trying to secure a ticket to the next edition of the Champions League. So far, the Spurs are doing well - they are in fourth place with 45 points. But the fifth-placed Liverpool are only three points behind with a game in hand, while Newcastle, who are four points behind, have two games in hand. In the last game, Tottenham lost 0-1 to Wolverhampton.
AC Milan were the favourite in their group and easily secured a spot in the playoffs, leaving behind RB Salzburg and Dinamo Zagreb. However, they finished in second place while Chelsea won the group. Stefano Pioli's team was significantly stronger than Tottenham in the first leg but only managed to score once out of their numerous opportunities.
In Serie A, AC Milan encountered serious problems after the winter break and delivered weak performances in several games. They have been out of the title race for a long time, and currently are struggling to secure a top four finish. With 37 points, AC Milan are fifth in the table, level on points with the fourth-placed Roma. With a loss to Fiorentina 1-2 in the last game, Milan ended their three-game winning streak.
Ставка Correct score 1:1
This score was recorded in 2 of Tottenham's last 11 home games.
Ставка Tottenham to score in 2nd half
In the last 2 home games of Tottenham, this bet won.
Ставка AC Milan to score in 2nd half
In the last 2 games, AC Milan scored in the second half.
Tottenham have lost momentum and suffered two defeats in a row. The Spurs looked weak in the first leg, while AC Milan created many scoring chances and had an opportunity to win by a wide margin. Despite the defeat to Fiorentina, the Rossoneri are in excellent form. They definitely can hold the Spurs to a draw in the second leg.
Our prediction - AC Milan to not lose
AC Milan secured a minimal advantage at home and do not need to take risks today. They can play it safe in London, and probably will focus on their defenses. Tottenham struggle to net a goal and create chances, they haven't scored in the last two games. We believe that a draw is very likely here.
Our second bet is a draw.