NEWS
Sunday December 9 2012
Line-ups: Torino-Milan

Milan are forced into several changes due to an injury crisis as they visit Torino this afternoon with a Robinho-Giampaolo Pazzini-Stephan El Shaarawy trident.

The Rossoneri are finding their feet again with two consecutive Serie A victories and are through to the Champions League knockouts despite the 1-0 home loss to Zenit midweek.

Max Allegri has a bit of an injury crisis to deal with, as Kevin-Prince Boateng is suspended with Riccardo Montolivo, Alexandre Pato, Kevin Constant, Daniele Bonera and Francesco Acerbi unavailable.

Pazzini therefore gets a rare run-out from the start in a trident attack with Robinho and El Shaarawy.

Antonio Nocerino gets the nod ahead of Massimo Ambrosini and Marco Amelia is chosen rather than Christian Abbiati in goal.

Torino are smarting from their 3-0 Turin Derby hammering, though affected by Kamil Glik’s early red card, which also bans him for this game.

Milan haven’t visited the Granata in Serie A since a 2-2 draw in November 2008 and are unbeaten here since a 1-0 loss in November 2001.

Torino: Gillet; Darmian, Di Cesare, Ogbonna, Masiello; Gazzi, Basha; Cerci, Meggiorini, Bianchi, Santana

Torino bench: Gomis, Agostini, Rodriguez, D'Ambrosio, Suciu, Brighi, Stevanovic, Birsa, Vives, Verdi, Sgrigna, Sansone

Milan: Amelia; Abate, Mexes, Yepes, De Sciglio; Nocerino, De Jong, Emanuelson; Robinho, Pazzini, El Shaarawy

Milan bench: Abbiati, Gabriel, Acerbi, Zapata, Antonini, Mesbah, Flamini, Strasser, Bojan, Niang, Ambrosini

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