Next Saturday at 12:00 hours EST Time Inter and Milan will face their 230th official match.
Il Derby Della Madonnina has around for many generations! It is thought of as one of the most passionate derby in the world. In fact, it’s the only city derby that has two European champions in it.
In the last decade until the 2019/2020 season the clash between these two teams had lost its magic and interest around the world. Usually they were not fighting any title and both teams had mid to low quality players in their squad. But now is a total different story. Since the last season both teams have increased their level and they are fighting for the title race. Last season Inter ended first ahead of Milan by 12 points who ended second. Now Inter is first by a four points gap (53 points) and one match less. Napoli and Milan are sitting in the second spot with 49 points.
Derby Della Madonnina Historic Stats:
Historically Inter has won more head to head official encounters with 84 wins against 77 of AC Milan (68 draws). Scoringwise Inter have made ten more goals (316 vs 306).
However, if we focus in the last 20 matches between both clubs Inter have a great advantage in every stat. Since season 2012/2013 Inter have won 10 times, Milan have won only 4 and 6 draws. In the last 10 (since 2017/2018 season) Inter dominance is more clear with 7 wins, 2 defeats and one draw.
In trophies Inter have the advantage in the local ones while AC Milan have been more successful internationally.
Scudettos: Inter 19, AC Milan 18
Coppa Italia: Inter 7, AC Milan 5
Supercoppa: Inter 6, AC Milan 7
Total: Inter 32, AC Milan 30
Champions League: Inter 3, AC Milan 7
Europa League: Inter 3, Milan 0
Cup Winners Cup: Inter 0, Milan 2
European Super Cup: Inter 0, Milan 5
Intercontinental Cup: Inter 1, Milan 2
Clubs World Cuo: Inter 1, Milan 1
Total: Inter 9, Milan 20
Most important players and goalscorers
The top 5 players that have participated in more Milano derbies are:
- Paolo Maldini (M) = 56
- Javier Zanetti (I) = 47
- Guiseppe Bergomi (I) = 44
- Alessandro Costacurta (M) = 43
- Gianni Rivera (M) = 42
The top 5 goalscorers of Il Derby Della Madonnina are:
- Andriy Shevchenko (M) = 14 goals
- Giuseppe Meazza (I) = 13 goals
- Istvan Nyers (I) = 11 goals
- Gunnar Nordahl (M)= 11 goals
- Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Both clubs) = 10 goals
With these stats we start to warm up to which could be the Serie A defining game of the season. Hope we can celebrate a clear Inter win. Forza Inter!