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Spalletti Hits Out At Physical Milan

Luciano Spalletti said three Inter players asked to be substituted at half-time as he criticised AC Milan’s physical approach after star midfielder Radja Nainggolan was injured. Inter claimed a last-gasp 1-0 Serie A victory over Milan thanks to Mauro Icardi’s 92nd-minute header at San Siro but Sunday’s derby success appears to have come at a [...]

Icardi Delighted After Another Derby Winner

Inter captain Mauro Icardi revelled in scoring a late winner to beat AC Milan for the second Serie A season in a row. Icardi’s hat-trick settled the derby last term and he was the decisive factor again in a 1-0 win for Luciano Spalletti’s side on Sunday. Gianluigi Donnarumma misjudged a brilliant right-wing Matias Vecino [...]

Icardi Wins Derby With Dramatic Late Winner

Mauro Icardi scored a 92nd-minute winner as Inter downed rivals AC Milan 1-0 in Serie A on Sunday. Icardi was his side’s hero with a late strike that completed his hat-trick against the Rossoneri in the same fixture last season, and he once again came up trumps in the derby by heading home in added [...]

Spalletti Rallies Players Ahead Of Milan Derby

Manager Luciano Spalletti has challenged his players to prove they are “crazy about Inter” by winning the Milan derby at San Siro on Sunday. Inter are four points ahead of AC Milan and have not lost any of their previous four Serie A meetings with their city rivals, though last October’s 3-2 victory remains their [...]

Spalletti Looking Forward To Milan Derby

Luciano Spalletti said Inter must “give our absolute all” to beat city rivals Milan and build on their Champions League confidence. The Nerazzurri have won their last six competitive games and on the return from international duty will face arch rivals Milan. “We are in a positive moment, in good shape and playing good football,” [...]

Spalletti Upbeat After Derby Draw

Luciano Spalletti is delighted with the development of his Inter side despite admitting frustration over failing to win the Milan derby at San Siro on Wednesday. An unusually profligate Mauro Icardi was the main culprit in front of goal as the Nerazzurri were forced to settle for a 0-0 draw with city rivals AC Milan. [...]

Mauro Icardi wasted a glorious stoppage-time chance as Inter missed the opportunity to put further distance between themselves and city rivals AC Milan in the race for Champions League qualification with a 0-0 draw at San Siro. Having looked likely to win Derby della Madonnina for a second time this term, Luciano Spalletti will know [...]

Icardi Answers Critics With Derby Performance

Inter captain Mauro Icardi showed why he will be Argentina’s No.9 when the World Cup kicks off next summer as his hat-trick led Inter to a 3-2 victory over AC Milan. The Argentina striker sealed a pulsating clash after Ricardo Rodgriguez impeded Danilo D’Ambrosio at a corner late on and stroked home having twice given [...]

Icardi Stars In Derby Win

Inter snatched a dramatic 3-2 win over Milan thanks to a last-minute penalty from Mauro Icardi, who completed his hat-trick and condemned Milan to a third successive league defeat. Milan twice hit back to equalise but were sent tail-spinning towards a crisis after their defender Ricardo Rodríguez hauled down Danilo D’Ambrosio at a corner and [...]

Fate looks to be smiling on Milan’s blue half — and that’s not a good thing before a derby. Inter have racked up 19 points out of a possible 21, have the best defence in the league and are going into a big game against an AC Milan team that have lost almost half their [...]