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AC Milan vs Barcelona Pre-Season 2023: Prediction and Head-to-Head (H2H)

Head-to-head (H2H) records indicate an exciting matchup between AC Milan and Barcelona in their much-anticipated preseason matchup. On August 2, 2023, at 10:00 AM WIB, the match will be live on Trans7 (https://www.transtv.co.id/live/trans7) from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas.

This week's preseason encounter between AC Milan and Barcelona, which will take place in the United States for the 2023/2024 season, has the makings of a significant event. The two teams last competed against one another in 2018. AC Milan has yet to win either of their last two games in the 2023/2024 preseason in the United States. They lost to Real Madrid 2-1 in overtime and then to Juventus 4-3 in a penalty shootout.

In contrast, Barcelona has won two of their three preseason matches leading up to the 2023/2024 season. This includes a 3-0 victory over Real Madrid in a mock El Clasico. Marco Sportiello, Luka Romero, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Christian Pulisic, Noah Okafor, Tijjani Reijnders, Samuel Chukwueze, and Yunus Musah are among the new AC Milan players who will have their first chance to play in the forthcoming encounter.

Coach Stefano Pioli says the team's lack of preparation for the season is to blame for AC Milan's recent lackluster preseason performance. Both previous matches saw them take an early lead but could not hold on to it and ultimately lost. Pioli admitted that not all starters were at full strength for the match against Juventus.

Under Xavi Hernandez's direction, Barcelona has been performing better in preseason play than AC Milan. Xavi recognizes that he still has room to grow, significantly minimizing turnovers.

In their last five meetings, AC Milan and Barcelona have split the spoils twice each and played to a single draw.

It is anticipated that both AC Milan and Barcelona will start stars like Olivier Giroud and Robert Lewandowski in their preseason openers.

AC Milan and Barcelona fans may watch the match live on Trans7 on August 2, 2023, at 10:00 AM WIB. This preseason matchup between two football powerhouses should be a thrilling display of skill and strategy.