TORONTO, Canada (SportingAlert) — The opening match of the Guinness Intentional Champions Cup gets underway on Thursday night with AC Milan taking on Olympiacos at BMO Field in Toronto.
Both teams are using the tournament as a big part of the preparations for their respective seasons and a number of star players will be on show.
There is no Mario Balotelli, Stephan El Shaarawy and M’Baye Niang both does start for AC Milan in the attack as manager Filippo Inzaghi looks to work on his team flow in front of the net.
Olympiacos team: Roberto, Elabdellaoui, Manolas, Abidal, Kasami, Samaris, Dominguez, Fuster, Dossevi, Papazoglou.
AC Milan team: Gabriel; Zaccardo, Bonera, Rami, Albertazzi; Cristante, Poli, Saponara; El Shaarawy, Niang, Pazzini. Subs: Abbiati Agazzi Alex Benedicic De Sciglio Di Molfetta Honda Mastalli Mastour Mexes Modic Pinato Simic.