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Match Preview: Inter vs AC Milan – Lineups, Stats, & Prediction

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The fiery Serie A encounter between Inter and AC Milan, the Derby Della Madonnina is to be played this weekend.

Both Milan sides have had a massive resurgence in the domestic league in the past few seasons. Inter who clinched the title last season while Milan was not too far off. The dominance in Serie A has been shaken.

Now both Milanese sides will lock horns and battle for the bragging rights this weekend. There can be only one winner here. It’s Inzaghi vs Pioli. It’s Ibra vs Dzeko, It’s Inter Vs. AC Milan and it doesn’t get any better than this.

Both sides are coming off victories in their previous fixtures and both sides are full of confidence.

AC Milan is joint Serie A leader with Napoli while Inter sits at the third spot with a 7 point difference. Inter will look to close the gap in search of their successful title defense.

Statistics & Encounters

Interestingly enough, Inter has scored the most Serie A goals against AC Milan (246 goals in 174 matches).

Inter has won 5 of their last 6 Serie A Milan derbies. scoring 14 goals and conceding only 6.

The previous meeting between the two Serie A teams took place in February this year and ended in a 3-0 victory for Inter.

AC Milan’s form guide in the Serie A: W-W-W-W-W

Inter’s form guide in the Serie A: W-W-D-L-W

Suspensions, Injuries & Team News

Theo Hernandez has picked up an injury over the past week and will be unavailable for selection. Samu Castillejo and Brahim Diaz are doubtful of this fixture.

Inter has a fully fit squad available for this fixture. Inzaghi will look to deploy the best tactical XI to outsmart Pioli and his men in the Derby.

Probable Line-ups

Inter (3-5-2): Handanovic, Bastoni, De Vrij, Skriniar, Perisic, Calhanoglu, Brozovic, Barella, Darmian, Dzeko, Martinez

AC Milan (4-2-3-1): Tatarusanu, Toure, Kjaer, Tomori, Calabria, Tonali, Kessie, Leao, Krunic, Sailemaikers, Ibrahimovic

Prediction

Inter: 2

AC Milan: 1