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Derby della Madonnina

Brozovic To Miss Derby

The FIFA international jinx has hit Inter again as Marcelo Brozovic was forced off during Croatia’s 1-1 draw with Finland last Friday, and tests on Monday brought about unwanted news for Nerazzurri fans. “Early in the afternoon, the Inter midfielder Marcelo Brozovic had medical tests at the Istituto Clinico Humanitas in Rozzano after being injured [...]

The 2017-18 Coppa Italia draw has been made and we have the potential of a Derby della Madonnina quarter-final followed by a meeting with Lazio or Fiorentina in the semi-final. This is a really good draw for Inter. With no European football to get distracted by, and with Juventus, Roma and Napoli all in the [...]

Stefano Pioli has named his 24 man roster for the Milan Derby which includes three goalkeepers, seven defenders, seven midfielders and seven attackers. The only absentee is believed to be Rodrigo Palacio, but expect Pioli could make some surprise changes for his Nerazzurri debut. Ever Banega seems likely to be dropped to the bench in [...]

The Milan derby used to be one of the world’s great fixtures and a centre-piece of the Serie A season but the indifferent form of both teams in recent seasons have stripped the match of some of its global appeal. But it is still the biggest game in Italy and new Inter coach Stefano Pioli [...]

Former Inter President Massimo Moratti believes Stefano Pioli gives them an advantage over Milan because “a coaching change usually brings good luck”. The new Nerazzurri Coach will make his debut in Sunday’s Derby della Madonnina, having officially been confirmed as Frank de Boer’s replacement. “[Milan Coach Vincenzo] Montella has proven he can do well,” Moratti [...]

You would think that as vice-president of a club as big as AC Milan that Adriano Galliani would have more to do than get upset by what he calls a slight by Inter coach Roberto Mancini. The Rossoneri stand just four points behind their crosstown rivals, and Galliani feels slighted by Mancini for discounting their [...]

Inter Milan boss Roberto Mancini has been given a one-game ban after he made an insulting gesture during Sunday’s Milan derby defeat. In addition to the suspension Mancini was fined €5,000. Mancini was sent off for complaining that Inter should have been awarded a penalty after a challenge between Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma and Inter [...]

Derby Della Madonnina Thoughts

The 216th Derby della Madonnina took place on Sunday night in Serie A, with the city of Milan turning red and white black for the evening following AC Milan’s 3-0 win over Inter. The derby defeat is the lowest point in what has been a miserable month for Roberto Mancini’s squad. Inter started the month [...]

The Lega Serie A has announced the fixture changes up to Week 28 of the season. Various games have been moved for television coverage, or to allow teams a rest before their European commitments. From a Inter standpoint the big news is that the Derby della Madonnina will now be played on on Sunday night [...]

Melo Pleased With Derby Milano Win

New Inter midfielder Felipe Melo was delighted with his side’s 1-0 victory over AC Milan on Sunday night in Serie A. The Brazilian international made his Nerazzurri debut in the Derby della Madonnina and immediately made an impression with his physical style of play, something Inter have lacked in recent times. Melo said it was [...]