TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – There was no winner in the AC Milan vs Inter Milan match which took place in the first leg of the Coppa Italia semifinals. The match at the San Siro, Wednesday morning, March 2, 2022, it ended with the score 0-0.
AC Milan had made Inter last more. However, in terms of ball possession, the two teams are relatively even. Some of Milan’s golden opportunities were raw by the brilliance of goalkeeper Samir Handanovic.
Milan recorded 3 shots directed, while Inter Milan got 2.
AC Milan showed aggressive play at the beginning of the first half. several opportunities were created at the start of the match. In the 10th minute, Alexis Saelemaekers had the opportunity to score after taking advantage of the chaos in front of goal. However, his shot was blocked by Samir Handanovic.
Next defender AC Milan, Theo Hernandez also got a chance to score, but has not managed to meet the target. In the 21st minute, AC Milan under attack from Inter Milan, lucky Mike Maignan managed to catch Alessandro Bastoni kick.
Two minutes later, Alessio Romagnoli successfully blocked Ivan Perisic’s pass which was almost greeted by Edin Dzeko.
However, in the 26th minute, Alessio Romagnoli had to be withdrawn after suffering an injury.
Rafael Leao got a chance to score in the 33rd minute through a free kick, but it was still off the mark.
Then in the 39th minute it was Nicolo Barella’s turn who failed to maximize the opportunity, his shot from outside the penalty box was still off the mark.
Not long after, Oliver Giroud also failed to open the scoring for AC Milan, after failing to maximize bait Theo Hernandez.
Towards the end of the first half, Ivan Perisic’s shot again failed to make the difference in this match.
Match temporary score AC Milan vs Inter Milan still 0-0 until the first half was over.
In the second half, Inter Milan step on the gas. Their chances came through Edin Dzeko (46′). AC Milan Don’t want to lose, Rafael Leao threatens the goal Inter Milan a minute later.
In the 57th minute, Rade Krunic tried his luck with a shot from the right, but was still sideways. In the 63rd minute, Alessandro Florenzi’s effort to kick from outside the penalty box can still be saved.
The Rossoneri tried to break the deadlock by entering Ante Rebic in place of Rafael Leao. While in the Nerazzurri camp, Lautaro Martinez was withdrawn and replaced by Alexis Sanchez.
Brahim Diaz, who had also just been introduced, failed to complete his chances in the 72nd minute. Alexis Sanchez tried to make a header in the 76th minute, but couldn’t find the target.
Until entering the 90th minute, Inter Milan slightly superior ball possession, 52 percent versus 48 percent.
Until the game ended, no goals were scored, the score was 0-0 for AC Milan vs Inter Milan.
Match Facts AC Milan vs Inter Milan:
- AC Milan and Inter Milan always played a draw in the last four meetings in the semifinal match.
- Inter Milan failed to win in last five games in a row (3 draws, 2 losses).
- AC Milan won three games in a row.
Lineup AC Milan vs Inter Milan:
AC Milan (4-3-2-1): Mike Maignan; Alesandro Florenzi/Davide Calabria (84), Alessio Romagnoli/Pierre Kalulu (26), Fikayo Tomori, Theo Hernandez; Franck Kessie, Ismael Bennacer; Alexis Saelemaekers/Junior Messias (67), Rade Krunic/Brahim Diaz (67), Rafael Leao/Ante Rebic (67); Olivier Giroud.
Coach: Stefano Pioli
Inter Milan (3-5-2): Samir Handanovic; Milan Skriniar, Stefan De Vrij, Alessandro Bastoni; Denzel Dumfries/Matteo Darmian (88), Nicolo Barella/Arturo Vidal (65), Marcelo Brozovic, Hakan Calhanoglu, Ivan Perisic/Robin Gosens (88); Lautaro Martinez/Alexis Sanchez (65), Edin Dzeko/Joaquin Correa (79).
Trainer: Simone Inzaghi.
The second leg match between Inter Milan and AC Milan will take place on 20 April 2022.
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