AC Milan are set to take on Inter Milan in the high profile Milan derby which takes place on Saturday, 15 April 2017 at San Siro. The game will kickoff early at around 12:30 CET / 11:30 uk time and BT Sports will have live coverage in the UK. 2 points separate the two and defeat for either side will pretty much end their chances of European football next season. Inter Milan have 55 points while Milan are 2 points and 1 place ahead of city rivals into 6th place which makes it an exciting game to watch.
Inter Milan 2-1 AC Milan
[ Italian Serie A 2017 Match ]
36′ 1 – 0 Antonio Candreva scores in 36th minute of the game to put Inter Milan in lead.
44′ 2 – 0 Mauro Icardi made it 2-0 just before the halftime as Inter went into cruise mode.
83′ 2 – 1 Alessio Romagnoli late second half strike gave Milan a glimmer of hope to get somthing out of this match but was too little too late.
AC Milan vs Inter Preview: The game is suppose to kickoff at around 12:30 CET / 12:30 uk time and BT Sports will have live coverage in the UK. If you missed the live action, you can always tune in here for full match highlights.
Both AC Milan and Inter Milan have had good run of forms and also losing streaks which have put them way out of the picture for champions league places. But they still have something to play for with 7 more leagues games to come. Since Inter are the home team in this fixture they will be slightly favourites and they must win this game to keep their chances of qualification to Europa League alive.
AC Milan 2-2 Inter Milan – 20 November 2016
[ Italian Serie A 2016-17 Match ]
43′ 1 – 0 Suso produce moment of magic when he curled a superb finish from the edge of the box to put AC Milan in lead just before the break.
53′ 1 – 1 Antonio Candreva brought Inter right back into the game after the half time with a quality finish of his own.
58′ 2 – 1 Suso was at it again minutes later as Milan restored their lead in 60th minute.
90′ 2 – 2 Ivan Perisic equalized for Inter right in the closing stages of the game.
This is how I expect both teams to lineup on Sunday, 31st January 2016. Confirmed lineups will be available couple of hours before the kickoff.
Match Predictions: Looking at both teams recent run of results, Milan looks better side while Inter do have more firepower which sets up a superb Milan derby this weekend. I am going with a 2-1 win for AC Milan in this one which will kill Inter’s chances of winning title this season.
Alex header got Milan 1-0 up in 35th minute but Inter Milan looked to have made their way back into the game when Icardi came on a sub and won penalty hitting the post and thats where everything fell apart for Inter.
An early cross was anticipated well by Bacca to poke home from close range to make it 2-0 and pretty much win the game for Milan. There was still time for Niang to add the third when he initial shot rebound of keeper and he slotted home to make it 3-0 in what will be a very important three points for Milan.
AC Milan 3-0 Inter Milan – Match Highlights
[ Italian Serie A, 31st January 2016 ]
- Alex scored for Milan in 35th minute to get them in front.
- Icardi missed important penalty
- Carlos Bacca scored the second for Milan.
- Mbaye Niang punished Inter’s missed penalty by scored third for Milan and sealing the win.
In the Milan derby which took place on Sunday night, Alex put AC milan 1-0 up in 35th minute of the game. But Inter Milan had a real good go in the second half only for Milan to sitback and produce a heroic defense performance to see off the challenge from Inter who were awarded a penalty which was missed by Icardi which was quickly followed by two goals from Bacca and Niang sealing all three points for AC Milan.