The Milan derby is the postponement of the 23rd day of Serie A. In San Siro, Inter hosts Milan and can hook Juventus at the top of the standings after yesterday’s misstep by the bianconeri on the field of Verona. Conte’s team is in fact at 51 points, with Juve at 54; the Rossoneri of Pioli are tenths in the standings at 32 points, at the moment 10 points behind the fourth place that is worth the Champions League occupied by Atalanta. The Nerazzurri have returned from Udinese 2-0 on the last round while Milan drew 1-1 against Verona at home. Ibrahimovic regularly in the Rossoneri, while Conte does not risk Handanovic between the posts and confirms Padelli as in the last championship round. He directs the San Siro meeting the referee Fabio Maresca.OFFICIAL FORMATIONS:
INTER – Padelli; Godin, de Vrij, Skriniar; Candreva, Vecino, Brozovic, Barella, Young; Sanchez, Lukaku.
MILAN – Donnarumma; Conti, Kjaer, Romagnoli, Theo Hernandez; Castillejo, Kessiè, Bennacer, Rebic; Calhanoglu; Ibrahimovic.
STATISTICS AND PREVIOUS – The last three derby of the Madonnina in Serie A are tinged with nerazzurri; Inter have not made four consecutive successes against AC Milan in the top tournament since 1983 (five in that case). Inter are undefeated in eight derbies as the host team; only twice, in the history of Serie A, the Nerazzurri have counted more consecutive games without defeats when they did their home honors at Milan: in 1959 (nine) and in 1938 (10). AC Milan only lost two (in 2009 and 1962) of the 14 derby played in Serie A in February, winning four and drawing eight, including the last one in 2013 (1-1). Inter have won four of the last six Milan derby in Serie A as the host team, keeping the goal untouched on four occasions: as many clean sheets as those collected by the Nerazzurri in the previous 31. Inter are at the appointment with the derby with 19 points ahead of Milan (51 to 32); if we only considered the games played in the new calendar year, the Rossoneri would be fourth in the standings with 11 points, behind Lazio (14), Juventus and Verona (both 12), while Inter fifth, at an altitude of nine. Inter and Milan are two of the three teams, together with Verona, who have kept the clean sheet in several games in this Serie A: eight clean sheets. Nine goals have been scored by Inter so far: record in Serie A in progress; no team, however, has made less than Milan with this fundamental (only one) in this championship. Antonio Conte won the first leg against AC Milan without conceding a goal; in the history of Inter in Serie A, no manager has ever managed to win his first two Milan derby games by keeping the clean sheet.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic he scored five goals in seven games against Inter in Serie A, including his last multiple scoring in the top tournament (May 2012). Furthermore, the arrival of the Swede gave Milan new life: without him on the pitch in this championship, the average points of the Rossoneri was 1.2 per game; with him on the green rectangle, however, it is 2.5 per match. Romelu Lukaku of Inter went to target in the first leg; in the era of three points to victory, only five foreign players have scored in both their first two derby against Milan: Djorkaeff, Ronaldo, Simeone, Ibrahimovic and Milito.
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