AC Milan are ready to host their neighbors Inter Milan this Saturday in their first Milan derby this Serie A season at the San Siro.
The Clash between both the Milan sides is always a joy to watch as their battle has always been competitive. The defending champions Ac Milan will did well last season as they are running back the years in their favor ,on the blue side of Milan there is hunger a to reclaim their throne of being champions of Italy.
The red side of Milan has done decent this season but not up to the mark as expected . They stand 6th currently in the Serie A table as they have won 2 and drawn 2, they are still unbeaten but still one point short Inter Milan. Ac Milan has scored 7 goals and conceded 3 till now in the league.
Talking about injuries Zlatan will miss out the tie due to his long term injury, Rebic is still suffering from back pain and Divock Origi has recovered and could feature in the fixture.
Last time out Ac Milan had a goalless drawn with mid table club Sassuolo. Pioli’s men are up for a proper game against Inter Milan as it is an important game from the title race perspective. New signing Dest is not likely to feature.
Injuries: Zlatan, Rebic , Rade Krunic
The visitors are in the race with other clubs to win the scudetto as they stand 3rd in the Serie A table with 9 points . Both the sides are just separated by just one point which makes a win crucial for both. Out of 4 played Inter has won 3 and lost 1.
Inter have scored 9 and have conceded 5 in the league. Inzaghi’s sides attack has been lethal this season since the striking forces of Lautaro Martinez and Romelu Lukaku has reunited although the Belgium international is out for the tie due to a muscle injury .
Martinez has scored 3 goals in attack this season up front. The blue side of Milan won their last tie in the Italian league against Cremonese 3-1 . Inzaghi’s men need to extend the gap between them and Ac Milan.
Injuries: Lukaku, Gabriel Brazao and Dalbert.
Kick Off Time of Milan Derby
3rd September , Saturday
9:30 PM IST and 12:30 PM ET .
TV and Livestream of Milan Derby
The match can be watched on SONY LIV , Paramount+ , BT Sport in UK and ESPN+.
Venue: San Siro – Milan , Italy.
Prediction of Milan Derby: Ac Milan 2-1 Inter Milan
The hosts are expected to give a bold performance as the home crowd will be behind them which will give them an edge above the visitors who are in a better position in the lead .