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The Serie A clash at Stadio San Siro on Saturday sees home side Inter Milan do battle with opponents AC Milan.
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Inter Milan fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being the 4-0 Serie A triumph over Fiorentina.
In that match, Inter Milan had 40% possession and 21 shots on goal with 11 on target. For Inter Milan, goals were scored by Marcus Thuram (23'), Lautaro Martínez (53', 73') and Hakan Çalhanoğlu (58'). Fiorentina had 6 attempts at goal with 2 on target.
An interesting theme in recent Inter Milan games is seeing a zero in the scoreline.
From their previous six clashes leading up to this one, in 5 of them a bet on "Both Teams to Score" would've lost. Let’s find out if that trend can be sustained here.
Coming into this clash, Inter Milan are undefeated in their previous 5 league matches at home.
AC Milan go into this clash following on from a 1-2 Serie A win versus Roma in their most recent outing.
In that game, AC Milan managed 57% possession and 9 shots on goal with 4 on target. For AC Milan, goals were scored by Olivier Giroud (9') and Rafael Leão (48'). On the other side, Roma had 13 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. Leonardo Spinazzola (92') was the scorer for Roma.
A run of steadfast showings from the AC Milan defensive unit has seen their ‘goals against’ tally standing at 4 from their last 6 fixtures overall. Over that same period of time, the number of goals that they have scored themselves is 17.
Going into this one, AC Milan have not been beaten in their last 3 away league matches.
Head to head
Checking on their past head to head clashes going back to 19/04/2022 shows that Inter Milan have won 5 of them and AC Milan 1, with the tally of drawn results standing at 0.
An aggregate of 15 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 12 of them for Nerazzurri and 3 being from i Rossoneri. The average goals per game has been 2.5.
Team News: Inter Milan
It seems likely that Nerazzurri could employ a 3-5-2 system for this one, beginning the first half with Yann Sommer, Matteo Darmian, Francesco Acerbi, Alessandro Bastoni, Denzel Dumfries, Nicolo Barella, Hakan Calhanoglu, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Federico Dimarco, Marcus Thuram and Lautaro Martinez.
Team News: AC Milan
AC Milan manager Stefano Pioli has to choose a team with limited availability. Pierre Kalulu (Muscle Injury) and Ismaël Bennacer (Knee Surgery) can’t be considered. Fikayo Tomori will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
There’s a good chance that i Rossoneri might utilise a 4-3-3 system, giving starts to Mike Maignan, Davide Calabria, Malick Thiaw, Simon Kjaer, Theo Hernandez, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Rade Krunic, Tijani Reijnders, Christian Pulisic, Olivier Giroud and Rafael Leao.
We believe that AC Milan have the firepower to put one past this Inter Milan lineup, although that probably shouldn’t be as many as they’ll concede.
We’re predicting a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 winning score for Inter Milan at the end of the match. There looks to be little in this one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio San Siro (80,018)
Captain: Lautaro Martínez
Chairman: Steven Zhang
Manager: Simone Inzaghi
Competitions: Serie A position 1, Champions League (Group D)
⭐ Star Man: Lautaro Martínez
Customarily playing in the Striker position, Lautaro Martínez was born in Bahía Blanca, Argentina. After having made a senior debut playing for Racing Club in the 2015 season, the goalscoring Forward has contributed 5 league goals in the Serie A 2023 - 2024 season so far from a total of 3 appearances.