The Milan derby is all set to take place for their 23rd game in the Serie A as all eyes will be at the iconic San Siro stadium, Inter Milan is currently second in the league with 51 points and will want to close the gap with Juventus who reside at the top with a three-point cushion. AC Milan on the other hand, are gradually building on form as they’re undefeated in the last five games with 32 points on board.
Date- Monday, February 10
Kick-Off- 1:15 AM (IST)
Venue- San Siro
Antonio Candreva will be expected to start in place of Victor Moses, while, AshleyYoung should feature at the left-back. Alexis Sanchez will be expected to lead the attack in place of Lautaro Martinez, while Marcelo Brozovic has recovered to full fitness. Roberto Gagilardini, Samir Handanovic and Borja Valero are on the sidelines due to injury.
Ley Duarte and Lucas Biglia are ruled out due to injuries. Ismael Bennacer has served his ban and should be back in the midfield, while, Zlatan Ibrahimovic should also be returning back to the line of attack.
Inter Milan- Padelli; Skriniar, Vrij, Godin; Young, Eriksen, Brozovic, Barella, Candreva; Sanchez, Lukaku
AC Milan- Donarumma; Calabria, Kjaer, Romagnoli, Hernandez; Castillejo, Kessie, Bennacer, Calhanoglu; Ibrahimovic, Leao
Romelu Lukaku has been a central figure on the attack and has bagged 16 goals, two assists with a pass accuracy of 69.5% from1886 minutes in the league for Inter Mila this season.
Theo Hernandez has been pivotal on the defence, while also going forward. Hernandez has five goals, two assists and a pass accuracy of 83% from 18 appearances this season.
Marcelo Brozovic has two goals, five assists and a pass accuracy of 90% from 1734 minutes in the league this season.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be rearing to go in the Milan derby in what shall be his fourth appearance for AC Milan this season. Ibrahimovic has a goal from 305 minutes so far.
From the last six meetings between the two sides, Inter Milan has had the bigger say with four wins in contrast to AC Milan’s solitary win. One game has ended on level terms during the process.
Defenders- S Kjaer, S D Vrij, D Godin, A Young
Midfielders- H Calhanoglu, M Brozovic, C Eriksen
Forwards- Z Ibrahimovic (VC), R Lukaku (C). A Sanchez
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