Milan, Oct 28: AC Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri says Saturday's match at Roma will be a battle for the Serie A title despite it being only the ninth game of the season.
Milan started the campaign poorly but a recent resurgence has seen it rise to fifth in the standings, two points off top spot. Roma is three points further back.
Allegri says, "We have to come back with a positive result to add consistency to our three successive victories in the league. It's a match for the title and we have to play our best."
Milan has only won twice at the Stadio Olimpico in the past 14 years, but fresh in the players'