Serie A: AC Milan vs Inter Milan live
The Derby della Madonnina, one of football’s greatest rivalries kicks off in Serie A this Sunday in at 7:45 pm(GMT) as AC Milan host Inter Milan at the San Siro. Referee Daniele Doveri is in-charge of this game as Stefano Pioli and Simone Inzaghi go head-to-head in the 228th meeting between these two sides.
Milan sit second on the Serie A table, level on points with league leaders Napoli. The Rossoneri are yet to lose a Serie A game this season winning 10 and drawing one in their opening eleven games. In their last five competitive games in all competitions, Milan have won three, drawn one and lost to FC Porto in the Champions League. Their last game was against Porto in midweek in a game that ended 1-1.
Defending champions Inter are third on the Serie A table after eleven games. Inter have won four of their last five competitive games, drawing 1-1 against Juventus in the other. I Nerazzurri were in action on Wednesday when they traveled away to face FC Sheriff Tiraspol, in a game Inter won 3-1. A win for Inter in the derby will reduce the points gap of seven between the two sides.
Inter have dominated the last couple of games against AC Milan. In the last five, Inter have won four with AC Milan winning one. The last game was in this fixture last season when Inter won 3-0, with goals from Romelu Lukaku and Lautaro Martinez.
The Milan derby has been fiercely contested over the past years. Both teams are in good form coming into this game and nothing less than competitiveness is expected. Milan will look forward to changing the narrative around their recent games against Inter, but a loss for Inter will widen the gap between the two Milan sides. Both teams are expected to score goals but AC Milan might narrowly edge pass Inter.
AC Milan XI: Tatarusanu; Calabria, Kjaer, Tomori, Ballo-Toure; Tonali, Kessie; Krunic, Diaz, Leao; Ibrahimovic
Inter Milan XI: Handanovic; Skriniar, De Vrij, Bastoni; Darmian, Barella, Brozovic, Calhanoglu, Perisic; Dzeko, Martinez