Coppa Italia Semi-finals: Inter Milan vs AC Milan Match Preview & Betting Tips
The Coppa Italia semi-finals will see another Derby della Madonnina as title rivals Inter Milan and AC Milan lock horns at San Siro on Tuesday for a place in the final.
Following a goalless first leg, the second leg of the semi-finals will determine which Milanese team progresses to meet either Juventus or Fiorentina in the final. So, let’s take a closer look at the match and our expert football betting tips.
Inter Milan vs AC Milan Head-to-Head & Form
If we look at their past duels over the last five years, Inter Milan come out stronger with six wins, two losses and three draws. 28 goals were yielded between them, 10 for AC Milan and 18 for Inter.
As far as recent performances are concerned, the Nerazzurri will be hoping for a similar result as their last match, which saw the team come out with a 1-3 victory against Spezia. The game saw Inter Milan players attempt 23 goals, with seven on target. Their 3 winning goals were scored by Alexis Sánchez, Lautaro Martínez and Marcelo Brozović.
As for their opponents, AC Milan will head into the game after a 2-0 victory against Genoa. The team made 10 attempts for goals with five on target. Their 2 winning goals were scored by Junior Messias and Rafael Leão.
Despite a strong last performance, AC Milan fixtures have recently been rather unimpressive. In their last 6 matches, they’ve only been able to score 5 goals. The team will be looking to up their performance in this game to stand a chance to proceed to the final.
Inter Milan form guide: W-W-W-D-D-W-W
AC Milan form guide: W-D-D-W-W-W-D
Key Match Facts
- Inter Milan are on a 3-game winning spree
- AC Milan remain undefeated in their last 13 games
- Inter Milan have scored in their last seven matches
- AC Milan have kept a clean sheet in seven consecutive games
- On average, the Nerazzurri score 1.3 goals while AC Milan score 1.2 goals in their matches.
- Inter score 2.52 goals when playing on home ground while AC Milan score 1.88 goals when playing away.
Inter Milan vs AC Milan Team News
In Inter Milan news, coach Simone Inzaghi will have a fully fit squad at his disposal, minus Stefan de Vrij, who will likely miss the game due to an injury. We expect Inzaghi to keep the same line-up as the one that faced Spezia, with the only change being the return of Lautaro Martinez.
Inter Milan potential starting lineup: Handanovic, D’Ambrosio, Skriniar, Bastoni, Darmian, Barella, Brozovic, Calhanoglu, Perisic, Martinez, Dzeko.
As for AC Milan news, coach Stefano Pioli has plenty of injury troubles to consider. Some of the key players who will likely miss the game due to injuries include Simon Kjaer, Alessandro Florenzi, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Alessio Romagnoli, Samu Castillejo and Davide Calabria.
AC Milan potential starting lineup: Maignan, Calabria, Kalulu, Tomori, Hernandez, Tonali, Bennacer, Messias, Kessie, Leao, Giroud.
Inter Milan vs AC Milan Betting Tips
We expect to see a close encounter between the two Milanese giants with a narrow win for Inter Milan.
Tip 1: Inter Milan to win.
Tip 2: Over 1.5 goals.
Tip 3: Both teams to score.
Whichever team comes out victorious, this is sure to be a thrilling encounter. So, head to BetKing, keep our football betting tips in mind and place your bets!