Giuseppe Meazza Stadium was the place where AC Milan visited Inter Milan in the Coppa Italia quarterfinal. We have the player ratings.
Inter Milan received a visit from AC Milan in the Coppa Italia quarterfinal. Nobody expected such an eventful and exciting game that brought us a new Madonnina Derby edition. With Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romalu Lukaku leading each squad as major heavyweights of world football. We were in for a real treat between both sides as we got to enjoy all types of drama throughout 90 incredible minutes.
This game proves Italian football completes its renaissance, their top level of performance and excitement are officially back. Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the opening goal early in the first half before starring in one of the most controversial moments of the day. There is a video of Ibra and Romelu Lukaku proving their friendship is non-existent despite their past at Manchester United. Both players were booked for this row before the break.
Zlatan’s mistake decides the Derby.
Right after the second-half whistle, Ibrahimovic made a terrible mistake after committing a foul against Kolarov that got him booked again. With more than half an hour left on the clock, Ibra gave Inter the chance to make a comeback. After a few minutes, Fikayo Tomori debuted by committing a penalty against Inter that Lukaku transformed into the equalizer.
Referee Valeri got injured and he was replaced with more than ten minutes left on the clock. As the game was coming to an end, Antonio Conte gave Eriksen a few minutes to play. The Danish midfielder was the man who scored the winning goal through a beautiful free-kick with only a couple of minutes left on the clock. Inter Milan get their semifinal ticket by eliminating AC Milan.
Inter Milan: Handanovic (6), Darmian (6), Kolarov (6), De Vrij (7), Skriniar (6), Perisic (6), Vidal (6), Brozovic (6), Barella (5), Sanchez (5), Lukaku (7).
Bench: Hakimi (6), Lautaro (7), Eriksen (8), Young (6).
AC Milan: Tatarusanu (8), Kjaer (5), Romagnoli (7), Theo (6), Dalot (6), Meite (6), Kessie (6), Saelemaekers (6), Zlatan (6), Leao (6), Brahim (6).
Bench: Tomori (5), Rebic (5), Krunic (5), Castillejo (5).
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