🕗 Wednesday 10th of May, 20:00 GMT
Here’s our preview of the Champions League semi-final between two of the Italian giants and we are also providing you with all the stats to help you make up your bet builders and a couple of football betting tips for the game.
On Wednesday night in the Champions League, we see two Italian giants and rivals battle it out for a spot in the Champions League final. AC Milan take on Inter Milan at the San Siro, in the first leg of the Champions League semi final.
Earlier this season, the two sides have faced each other twice and Inter Milan have been victorious on both of those occasions. Inter Milan beat AC Milan in the Italian Super Cup three goats to nil. Inter also beat their biggest rivals 1-0 in the Serie A this season thanks to a goal from Lautaro Martinez.
Inter Milan’s form
Inter Milan are sat fourth in the Serie A table and they will be looking to finish their season strong to ensure they qualify for the Champions League via the league just in case they don’t win this season’s competition.
Simone Inzaghi’s side faced Roma on Saturday and they ran out 2-0 winners after Romelu Lukaku and Federico Dimarco both got on the scoresheet.
In the last round of the Champions League, they beat Portuguese side Benfica 5-3 on aggregate over the two-legged tie.
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AC Milan’s form
Stefano Pioli’s side are currently sat fifth in Serie A. In their previous league game, they were victorious 2-0 against Lazio, after Theo Hernandez and Ismaël Bennacer made it onto the scoresheet.
AC Milan are now two points off making the top four with just four league games remaining. In the quarter-final of the Champions League, they faced league leaders of the Italian League, Napoli and beat them 2-1 over the two legs.
AC Milan are currently nine games unbeaten in all competitions.
Key players missing
Manchester City are currently without Nathan Ake, after he was forced off after picking up a hamstring injury against Leeds United. Real Madrid will be without Ferland Mendy on Tuesday night after he picked up a thigh injury in early April. The Spanish side will also be without Eder Militao. The Brazilian will be out due to a one game suspension for picking up a yellow card in their previous round of the Champions League against Chelsea.
Top goal scorers in all competitions
AC Milan’s talisman this season has been the Portuguese man Rafael Leão.
The former Lille player has scored thirteen goals in all competitions and has managed to get ten assists.
Inter Milan’s top goalscorer this season has been Lautaro Martinez.
The Argentinian has managed to score a fantastic twenty-one goals in forty-two games. He has also managed to get eight assists.
Having a bet on the game? Here our football betting tips.
Over 8.5 shots on target in the game?
Lautaro Martinez to score anytime?
Both teams to score?
Brosovic to be carded?
You can get this at 16/1 as a Bet Builder accumulator for these outcomes with BetUK.
Fancy Inter Milan to win the first leg and Romelu Lukaku to score? Bet365 are offering 10/3 for these outcomes.
If you fancy Lautaro Martinez and Oliver Giroud to both score on Wednesday night, SkyBet have Martinez and Giroud to score anytime at 13/2.
Our tip: Cagey but AC Milan win
AC Milan Top Goalscorers
AC Milan Yellow Cards
Corner stats games involving AC Milan
Inter Milan Top Goalscorers
Inter Milan Yellow Cards
Brozovic – 10 Yellows
Barella – 8 Yellows
Martinez – 7 Yellows
Mkhitaryan – 6 Yellows
Corner stats games involving Inter Milan
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