Serie A rivals AC Milan take on Inter at the San Siro on September 21, 2019.
AC Milan was established in 1899 and they have spent all of their histories, with the exception of the 1980/81 and 1982/83 seasons, competing in the Italian Serie A. Their 18 FIFA and UEFA trophies are the most by an Italian team and the fourth most (tied with Boca Juniors) by any football club. AC Milan has won a record three Intercontinental Cups, an Italian record of seven European Cup/Champions League titles, a record five UEFA Super Cups, and two Cup Winners Cup titles. They have also won the Serie A 18 times, second-most ever along with Internazionale and behind Juventus’ 35 titles. They finished 5th in the league during the last term and are the soccer betting underdogs against Inter in this matchup.
AC Milan ranks 10th in the Serie A in Goal Difference. They have scored only one goal so far in two matches played ( tied for 16th overall ) but have likewise allowed just a single goal ( tied for 1st overall ) so far this season. AC Milan is also ranked 13th in assists. Midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu is the only player to score a goal so far this season while forward Sosu is responsible for the squad’s lone assist this year. Goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma has allowed just one goal in two matches with six saves for Inter Milan.
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Football Club Internazionale Milano, also known as Inter, was created in 1908 and is the only Italian football club that has never been relegated from the country’s top-flight league. Inter has won a total of 30 domestic titles to match rival A.C. Milan’s count. They also have 18 league titles, 7 Coppa Italia wins and 5 Supercoppa Italiana victories. Inter won five straight league titles from 2006-2010. They also won the Champions League in back to back years in 1964 and 1965 and then won the same tournament a third time in 2010, when they recorded an unprecedented Italian treble. They have also won 3 UEFA Cups, 2 Intercontinental Cups, and one FIFA Club World Cup.
Inter currently ranks #1 in the Italian Serie A with a Goal Difference of +5 goals. They have scored a league-2nd best six goals already this season while also allowing a league-best one goal so far this term. Inter ranks 5th in assists with a total of three on the current season. Midfielder Stefano Sensi has found the back of the net twice already this season. Forward Romelu Lukaku also has scored a pair of goals this year for Inter. Forward Lautaro Martinez also has one goal for the team. Diego Godin, Matias Vecino, and Nicolo Barella have one assist each while goalkeeper Samir Handanovic has given up just one goal with six saves on the year.
AC Milan is currently in 13th place in the Italian Serie A with one win and one loss in two games played so dar. Udinese blanked AC Milan 1-0 in their opener while AC Milan bounced back with a 1-0 win over Brescia in their most recent outing. On the other hand, Inter ranks 1st in the Serie A with a total of three wins with no loss or draw. They blanked Leece in their season opener and then defeated Cagliari 2-1 in their second match. In their last assignment, Inter blanked Udinese 1-0 to mover to 3-0-0 SU on the current season.
Head to head, these teams have squared off in a total of 53 matches. AC Milan won 22 of those matches while Inter has 20 wins. These two teams played to a draw in 11 other matches against each other. Inter has won the last two meetings between these two squads, including the most recent one held last March 17, 2019.
Both AC Milan and Inter have played good defense so far this season. However, when it comes to offensive production, Romelu Lukaku and Stefano Sensi have been in top goal-scoring form early in the season. AC Milan has scored just one goal so far this term and that kind of production won’t work against Inter, not with the way they are humming offensively early in the season. Prediction: Inter