AC Milan and Inter Milan clash in the first high-profile fixture of the Serie A 2022-23 season at San Siro on Saturday in India. The match will kick off at 9:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).
The city rivals have registered decent starts to their league campaigns, with Milan unbeaten in three games (two wins, one draw) and Inter losing one of their opening three fixtures (two wins, one loss).
Defending champions Milan were among the most active teams in the summer transfer window and they signed five players, including young attacking midfielder Charles De Ketelaere.
Inter, on the other hand, signed Joaquín Correa on a permanent deal from Lazio. The other arrivals include loan signings of Romelu Lukaku (Chelsea), Kristjan Asllani (Empoli) and Raoul Bellanova (Cagliari) besides the free transfers of André Onana (Ajax) and Henrikh Mkhitaryan (AS Roma).
AC Milan vs Inter Milan head-to-head
Inter Milan have a dominant head-to-head record against AC Milan in the Serie A, winning 67 of the 176 matches that they have played so far. Milan have claimed 53 victories.
The last time these two sides met, Milan claimed a 2-1 win over Inter thanks to a brace from France forward Olivier Giroud.
AC Milan are looking to register back-to-back Serie A wins over Inter for the first since the 2010-11 season. Inter also lead the head-to-head against Milan across all competitions with 85 wins in 232 games. Milan have won 78 times, while there have also been 69 draws.
AC Milan vs Inter Milan team news
AC Milan enter the fixture with as many as five players on the treatment table. This includes veteran striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic who is recovering from a knee surgery.
Inter, meanwhile, have lost Brazilian duo Dalbert and Gabriel Brazão to long term injuries while Henrikh Mkhitariyan is out with a hamstring injury.
AC Milan vs Inter Milan predicted XIs
AC Milan predicted XI (4-2-3-1): Mike Maignan (goalkeeper); Alessandro Florenzi, Simon Kjaer, Fikayo Tomori, Theo Hernandez (captain); Tommaso Pobega, Ismael Bennacer; Alexis Saelemaekers, Brahim Diaz, Rafael Leao; Olivier Giroud
Inter Milan predicted XI (3-5-2): Samir Handanovic (goalkeeper and captain); Alessandro Bastoni, Stefan De Vrij, Milan Skriniar; Federico Dimarco, Roberto Gagliardini, Marcelo Brozovic, Nicolo Barella, Denzel Dumfries; Lautaro Martinez, Edin Dzeko
Where to watch AC Milan vs Inter Milan Serie A 2022-23 match live in India?
The AC Milan vs Inter Milan Serie A 2022-23 match will be telecast live on the Sports 18 TV channel in India.
Live streaming of AC Milan vs Inter Milan in Serie A 2022-23 will be available on the Voot and JioTV app.
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