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Inter repeats victory against Milan and expects a rival in the Champions League final in Istanbul

The end of the Champions League from June 10 in istanbul It already has its first tenant. there will be the Inter de Milanthe team that left Barça out in the first phase with a controversial victory in Italy (1-0) and a disconcerting draw at the Camp Nou (3-3) caused by the defense of circumstances that had to present Xavi.

so is the Champions. The effectiveness of Interaccompanied by his good matches in the round of 16, quarterfinals and semifinals against Porto, Benfica and Milanthey have led the black blue box to fight for their first Champions since 2010when he was crowned in the final at the Bernabéu against Bayern de Van Gaal with Jose Mourinho on the bench.

revenge 2003

Twenty years later after Milan eliminated Inter in the Champions League semifinals came the revenge of Simone Inzaghi’s team. Unlike the other semifinal between the City and Madrid, that will be decided this Wednesday with an exciting duel in ManchesterInter had already brought a large part of the work done after their victory in the first leg last week (0-2).

Satisfied with the excellent sensations that this crash left him and with a seven game winning streakthe coach did not have too many doubts when making his eleven. repeated the lineup from the goalkeeper to the striker, leaving Lukaku on the bench again, and repeated victory (1-0).

Brahim and Leao chances

On the opposite side, Stefano Pioli shook the tree with three noveltiesstarting with the return of Raphael Leo, injured in the first leg. The center also entered Thiaw instead of Kjäer and messiah, which left out Saelemaekers. The injured benacer the appointment was lost in a Milan that was looking for joy in a disappointing season finale that has led him to leave, even, the positions of champions in Serie A.

The red and black team was able to expand their comeback options with two good chances in the first half, but Brahim’s shot it was too easy for Onana (m. 11) and Leao shot off after a notable personal action (d. 37). Inter, meanwhile, looked for the goal with a Messias headbutt that Maignan (d. 39) repelled shortly before the Mkhitaryan’s injury. Brozovic replaced him, which made clear the extensive wardrobe of the first finalist.

sixth final

He never suffered from Inzaghi’s block, who ended up taking the win with a Lautaro goal, author of the second goal at the Camp Nou. the blueblack club, three-time champion of Europe, will play his sixth Champions League final and his 11th in European competitions. The last one was in 2020, when they fell in the Europa League against Seville.

Inter, 1; milan, 0

INTER: Onana; Darmian, Acerbi, Bastoni; Dumfries, Barella, Calhanoglu, Mkhitaryan, Dimarco; Dzeko, Lautaro. Technician: Simone Inzaghi. Changes: Brozovic for Mkhitaryan (m. 44); Lukaku by Dzeko (d. 66); Gosens by Dimarco (d. 66); Correa for Lautaro (d. 84); Gagliardini by Barella (d. 84).

MILAN: Maignan; Calabria, Thiaw, Tomori, Theo Hernandez; Tonali, Krunic, Messias, Brahim, Leao; Giroud. Technician: Stefano Pioli. Changes: Kalulu for Thiaw (m. 64); Saelemaekers for Messias (d. 76); Originated by Brahim (d. 76).

GOALS: 1-0 (m. 74), Lautaro.


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