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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 [...]

Skriniar: “Milan Aren’t In Crisis”

Inter centre-back Milan Skriniar insists “Milan are not in crisis”, urging his teammates to be wary ahead of the derby. The two sides meet on Sunday night in the Derby della Madonnina, with the Rossoneri having lost their last two games in a row, but the Slovakian international doesn’t expect a team in disarray. “I’ve [...]

Candreva Wary Of Wounded Milan

Inter winger Antonio Candreva is wary of encountering a wounded AC Milan in the Derby della Madonnina at San Siro on Sunday. Milan head into the match having spent the international break stewing on back-to-back Serie A defeats against Sampdoria and Roma. Vincenzo Montella’s side sit seventh, seven points adrift of third-placed Inter and nine [...]

Luciano Spalletti has challenged his Inter side to go beyond their limitations in a hotly anticipated derby against AC Milan. Inter have enjoyed a superb start under Spalletti’s stewardship and sit just two points off leaders Napoli in third having won six and drawn once in seven Serie A matches. By contrast, Milan are seven [...]

Derby della Madonnina Talking Points

The season’s first Derby della Madonnina promises fireworks as the underwhelming Rossoneri take on Inter Milan at the San Siro on Monday morning. Luciano Spaletti has taken Inter under his wing and up the Serie A table with a fantastic start to their campaign. Inter are sitting third and seven points clear of their bitter [...]

Inter Name Squad For Derby della Madonnina

Inter playmaker Marcelo Brozovic will miss Sunday’s Derby della Madonnina after picking up an injury during the international break with Croatia. Except for Brozovic, Luciano Spalletti has named a full strength squad for the biggest match in Italy. Inter Derby Squad Goalkeepers: 1 Handanovic, 27 Padelli, 46 Berni; Defenders: 7 Cancelo, 13 Ranocchia, 21 Santon, [...]