The Serie A match at Stadio San Siro on Sunday sees home side Inter Milan welcome AC Milan.
Our predictions, user poll and statistics for Inter Milan v AC Milan can be found here (inc. the best betting odds).
Inter Milan will be looking for a repeat result of the 1-0 Coppa Italia success vs Atalanta.
In that game, Inter Milan managed 51% possession and 14 shots at goal with 3 on target. The scorer for Inter Milan was Matteo Darmian (57'). On the other side, Atalanta got 10 shots at goal with 1 on target.
Their most recent results show that things are going according to plan in the Inter Milan backline. Inter Milan have given the opposition little, seeing the total number of goals that have flown into the back of their net over the course of their past six clashes standing at 3. Still, we must now wait to see if that trend shall continue on here in this match.
Coming into this meeting, Inter Milan have not emerged victorious against AC Milan in their last 3 league games.
Since a losing effort in their last game against Sassuolo in Serie A action, AC Milan will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that match, AC Milan had 61% possession and 10 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. For AC Milan, the goalscorers were Olivier Giroud (24') and Divock Origi (81'). Sassuolo got 9 attempts at goal with 7 on target. Grégoire Defrel (19'), Davide Frattesi (21'), Domenico Berardi (30'), Armand Laurienté (47') and Matheus Henrique (79') scored for Sassuolo.
In as many as 5 out of the previous 6 clashes featuring AC Milan, three or more goals have gone in. The overall average goals scored per match within that time is 3.83, with the average number of goals for AC Milan equalling 1.
Their previous form shows that AC Milan:
- remain undefeated by Inter Milan when having played them away from home in the previous 2 matches in the league.
- are without a win away from home in their last 2 league matches.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head meetings dating back to 07/11/2021, it’s been all-even between these two clubs with Inter Milan winning 2 of those games, AC Milan 2 and 2 being drawn in regulation time.
16 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 10 from Nerazzurri and 6 netted by i Rossoneri. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.67.
Team News: Inter Milan
Regarding absentees, there’s just the lone fitness concern for the Inter Milan gaffer Simone Inzaghi to be concerned with from an otherwise complete group of players. Dalbert (Cruciate Ligament Injury) is sidelined.
Team News: AC Milan
AC Milan boss Stefano Pioli has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Fikayo Tomori (Hip Injury), Ismaël Bennacer (Biceps femoris muscle injury), Mike Maignan (Disrupted Calf Muscle), Zlatan Ibrahimović (Knee Surgery) and Alessandro Florenzi (Hamstring Injury) will not be playing here.
We believe that AC Milan may not find it easy to hit the back of the net against this Inter Milan team who should get the vital goal that wins it.
We therefore see a very even contest with a 1-0 win for Inter Milan at full-time.
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: Samir Handanovič
Chairman: Steven Zhang
Manager: Simone Inzaghi
Competitions: Serie A position 2, Coppa Italia (Quarter-Finals), Supercoppa (Final), Champions League (Last 16)
⭐ Key Man: Edin Džeko
Customarily taking to the field in the Striker position, Edin Džeko was born in Doboj, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Having played his first senior match for Željezničar Sarajevo in the 2003 - 2004 season, the goalscoring Forward has contributed 7 league goals in the Serie A 2022 - 2023 season to date coming from a total of 20 appearances.