AC Milan vs Inter Milan Prediction in Tonight’s Coppa Italia Semifinal First Leg

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – AC Milan vs Inter Milan schedule will be available on leg The first round of the Coppa Italia semifinals at the San Siro, Wednesday morning, March 2, 2022. The match will start at 03.00 WIB with a live broadcast TVRI.

The meeting of these two arch-enemy is becoming more interesting because they are also competing for the title. Both have just overtaken Napoli, after both only played a draw in the 27th week of the match.

This will be Derby della Madoninna 26th in the event Coppa Italia. Inter Milan are unbeaten in their last 5 away matches against AC Milan in all competitions (W3 D2 Draw).

Both teams will be very determined to win. What is at stake in this match is not only the chance of qualifying for the final, but also the issue of prestige and influence on the player’s confidence.

AC Milan coach Stefano Pioli stressed that a positive result would benefit his team ahead of the second leg.

“The team has prepared for this important game with great care. It’s only the first leg, but with the fans behind us, starting well will be a positive thing,” he said at his pre-match press conference.

“Derbies always bring a lot of emotion. Tomorrow’s game is important to reach the final and also to gain confidence and enthusiasm in the league.”

Inter Milan haven’t lifted the Coppa Italia for more than a decade and are still chasing a double title since the Jose Morinho era in 2010.

Temporary AC Milan Last time lifting the trophy Coppa Italia in 2003, when Andriy Shevchanko and Rivaldo scored goals in the final against AS Roma.

After three consecutive eliminations in the last eight, Inter Milan qualify from the quarter-finals Coppa Italia in the last two editions, after eliminating AS Roma in the previous round.

However, a 2-0 win over the team made by AS Roma on February 9 was the last that La Beneamata got. Since then, Simone Inzaghi’s team has not won matches in four consecutive matches in all competitions, drawing two and losing two.

In fact, since losing to AC Milan in the last minutes of the latest Derby della Madoninna in the Italian League, Inter have won just one of the last six matches. They lost at home to Liverpool in the Champions League and mid-table Sassuolo in the domestic league, while picking up just one point against Napoli and relegation zone side Genoa.

Simone Inzaghi called on his players to focus on the match in order to win the final ticket.

“This will be a fight where both teams want to do better but at the same time it is a match where mental strength, determination and motivation will be the key difference,” said Inzaghi.

“This would be a great advertisement for the city of Milan, but our focus should be on the game and the performance. We have to approach the game in the best possible way.”

Record of the last 5 meetings between the two teams

  • 05/02/2022 Inter Milan 1-2 AC Milan
  • 07/11/2021 AC Milan 1-1 Inter Milan
  • 21/02/2021 AC Milan 0-3 Inter Milan
  • 26/01/2021 Inter Milan 2-1 AC Milan
  • 17/10/2020 Inter Milan 1-2 AC Milan

Current condition of both teams

AC Milan: Sandro Tonali can’t be involved in Milan derby this time because of the suspension. Ismael Bennacer has the opportunity to occupy his position.

Franck Kessie and Rade Krunic are likely to replace Brahim Diaz. Olivier Giroud is still believed to be a striker following the condition of Zlatan Ibrahimovic who still cannot play.

Inter Milan: After resting Lautaro Martinez and Milan Skriniar, Simone Inzaghi will include both in the starting line-up.

La Beneamata can also call upon Robin Gosens to make his debut since being loaned from Atalanta in January, although he did not start as a starter.

Joaquin Correa is still out of action, at least until this weekend, due to injury.

Estimated Line-up

AC Milan (4-3-2-1): Mike Maignan; Davide Calabria, Alessio Romagnoli, Fikayo Tomori, Theo Hernandez; Franck Kessie, Ismael Bennacer; Alexis Saelemaekers, Rade Krunic, Rafael Leao; Olivier Giroud.
Coach: Stefano Pioli

Inter Milan (3-5-2): Samir Handanovic; Milan Skriniar, Stefan De Vrij, Alessandro Bastoni; Denzel Dumfries, Nicolo Barella, Marcelo Brozovic, Hakan Calhanoglu, Robin Gosens; Lautaro Martinez, Edin Dzeko.
Coach: Simone Inzaghi.

Prediction AC Milan vs Inter Milan

Both teams have an equal chance of winning. The possibility of the match ending in a draw is also very open.

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