Mario Balotelli has been named to start for AC Milan in their Serie A fixture at Udinese this evening, with the Italian striker replacing Luiz Adriano in the starting XI from the side that defeated Palermo 3-2 on Saturday.
Cyril Thereau is named to start up front for the hosts alongside Antonio Di Natale, while Duvan Zapata has been dropped to the bench despite scoring his side's only goal in their 2-1 defeat by Empoli at the weekend.
Udinese: Karnezis; Wague, Domizzi, Piris; Edenilson, Badu, Iturra, Fernandes, Ali Adnan; Thereau, Di Natale
Subs: Meret, Romo, Camiigliano, Felipe, Danilo, Heurtaux, Insua, Pasquale, Widmer, Marquinho, Aguirre, D. Zapata, Perica
AC Milan: Lopez; Calabria, C. Zapata, Romagnoli, De Sciglio; De Jong, Montolivo, Bonaventura; Honda; Balotelli, Bacca
Subs: Abbiati, Donnarumma, Alex, Ely, Llamas, Mauri, Locatelli, Nocerino, Poli, Suso, Cerci, Adriano