Austria Wien – Milan

Austria Wien hosts Milan in a first match from Group D of Europa League.

Milan are the big favourite to win this group, while Austria, AEK Athens and Rijeka will most probably fight for the second place. Most surely it’s going to be a fierce battle, because they all look very equal in terms of overall quality. Meanwhile Milan seems to be a little bit better than them.

It was a busy summer for Milan. The legendary Italian club spent a lot of money on the transfer market, making a lot of effort to turn its fortune and come back alongside the best teams in the world. The last few years were hard for Milan, because the club was not achieving any success. Let’s see if it’s going to be different now.

In the Serie A Milan started with two wins, before losing against Lazio in Rome. It was a dissapointing defeat with 1-4, but Milan are still looking as a team with a lot of potential. Especially with all of these new signings they have acquired during the summer transfer window.

Austria Wien on the other hand started the new season in the Austrian Bundesliga with a little bit of an inconsistence. They have won three of their games, but also made two draws and suffered two defeats. After seven rounds being played, they are currently 4th in the standings with 11 points won.

Although Milan are favourites in this match, simply because of its name and reputation, you should take into account that Austria are the home side here. This could give them a little bit of an advantage, so don’t be too quick to write them off just yet.

Is the so called “new Milan” going to start with a bang in Europe as well? Let’s wait and we shall see!