Inter Milan vs AS Roma

Analysis: Inter Record Late Win Against Stuttering Roma

Mauro Icardi’s 17th goal of the season took Inter Milan back into the hunt for a place in Europe next season and dented Roma’s Champions League aspirations with a 2-1 win. These sides used to battle for the Scudetto, Coppa Italia and Italian Super Cup, but went into this game in desperate need of a victory. The Nerazzurri had little chance of qualifying for Europe, while the Giallorossi were joint second with Lazio. Gary Medel and Davide Astori were suspended, though Fredy Guarin, Marcelo Brozovic, Daniele De Rossi and Kostas Manolas returned from their bans. Gervinho was finally fit to start again after injury and boost a misfiring front line. The last 20 editions of this fixture in all competition provided 70 goals, an average of 3.5 per game, but Inter had failed to win any of their last seven meetings with Roma.The Roman side was looking to build up ground against city rivals, Lazio, who have leapfrogged Roma into […] Read more »

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Manchester United: 5 Goalkeepers That Can Potentially Replace De Gea In The Summer

David De Gea is reportedly bound to replace Casillas at Real Madrid next season. We analyse five players that Manchester United could sign to replace De Gea. David De Gea has been rumoured to join Real Madrid in the summer. The Spaniard is yet to extend his Manchester United contract, which comes to an end in 2016. It is reported that the keeper is biding his time at the Old Trafford and will force a move in the summer. De Gea has been a vital cog in Manchester United’s league performance this season, which sees them third in the Premier League and poised to qualify for the Champions League. If the Red Devils cash in on De Gea in summer, Louis Van Gaal will have to bring in an able replacement for the former Atletico stopper. Here are five goalkeepers that could potentially replace David De Gea, should he leave for Real Madrid. Hugo Lloris The French joined Tottenham Hotspur […] Read more »

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Inter Milan vs AS Roma – Team News, Tactics, Lineups And Prediction

INTER MILAN v AS ROMA San Siro, Milan Sunday 26th April, 2015, 18:45 GMT  *** Two of Italian football’s most successful clubs meet on Saturday evening, as Inter Milan welcome Roma to San Siro. The visitors will move up to second in the Serie A table with a victory, while only three points would be enough to keep alive the Nerazzurri’s fading hopes of qualifying for Europe. Roma know they must rediscover the fighting spirit which helped them finish in second place last season as they hit the home stretch in Serie A.The Giallorossi travel to the San Siro to face Inter Milan on Saturday having won just two of their last eight league games. Rudi Garcia’s side missed a chance to reclaim second place last weekend after being held to a 1-1 draw at home to Atalanta. The result left Roma level on 58 points with city rivals Lazio, who stand second on goal difference. Second place is important because […] Read more »

Inter vs Milan

Analysis: Disappointing Milan Derby Ends In Stalemate

Inter Milan and AC Milan played out a 0-0 draw in their final derby of the Serie A season, with the performance by both sides largely proving why they both lie in mid-table this term. The second San Siro showdown of the Serie A season was not without incident, however, with both sides feeling the pain of having goals disallowed. Both Alex and Rodrigo Palacio had goals ruled out as the whistle had gone for infringements in the build-up. There were few real moments of quality at either end, and a draw always seemed the likely outcome. Milan defender Philippe Mexes breathed the deepest sigh of relief after his second-half own goal was chalked off due to a controversial foul from Inter striker Rodrigo Palacio. The draw shuffles the Rossoneri and Nerazzurri onto 43 and 42 points respectively although their lowly league positions of ninth and 10th are unchanged. Fifth place, the nearest European berth, is seven points beyond Milan’s […] Read more »

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Inter 0-0 AC Milan: We Were Denied A Clear Penalty, Complains Mancini After A Disappointing Draw

Both, Inter and AC Milan, are performing extremely poorly this season and on Sunday, when they played against each other, they both proved it why by playing out a boring draw at San Siro as there was a notable lack of quality. Inter Milan were denied a penalty for a clear handball and Roberto Mancini later criticized the referee Luca Benti for his poor decision making. Read more »

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Inter Milan vs AC Milan – Team News, Tactics, Lineups And Prediction

INTER MILAN v AC MILAN San Siro, Milan Sunday 19th April, 2015, 18:45 GMT  *** The Milan derby is traditionally one of the most revered contests in world football due to the prestige and history the two Serie A giants boast. However, this weekend’s contest at San Siro has a somewhat underwhelming feel considering the struggles of both teams in the league this season. Much was expected of Filippo Inzaghi’s first season in charge of Milan, but they are seven points adrift of the UEFA Europa League places and some 28 off the pace of leaders Juventus. Roberto Mancini’s return to Inter has also as yet failed to yield a turnaround in fortunes and they are two spots and one point below their rivals in 10th.When AC Milan and fierce rivals Inter Milan renew hostilities inside the San Siro in Sunday’s Derby della Madonnina, you can be sure that the two passionate managers, 22 committed players and both sets of fanatical […] Read more »