In what was quite an unexpected turn of events, the latest Serie A round saw the top two clubs in the ranking both losing their games as Lecce shocked Lazio and Juventus saw Milan coming from behind after taking a two-goal lead. A disappointing Inter side were held onto a draw by Verona and Atalanta took advantage of the situation to pass Conte’s Nerazzurri.
With 12 games of the Serie A season remaining, Milan sit precariously placed outside the top-six. They’ve still every chance of qualifying for Europe next season, but they’ll need one Ante Rebic to be at his best. After a shorter stint against Juventus ending with a red card, the Croatian will be fired up for the return of league action against Lecce tonight.
Having struggled for form throughout the first-half of the season, Milan have since turned their fortunes around having lost just one game in all competitions since New Year. The Rossoneri look a much more solid outfit under Stefano Pioli and will be looking at this game against Genoa as a banker in their push for a top-six spot.
With a stunning second-half comeback, Antonio Conte’s Inter won 4-2 a thrlling Derby della Madonnina, likely the most exciting seen in years. The Nerazzurri thus managed to gain three points versus Scudetto-contenders Juventus. It was a real battle at the San Siro Stadium as Milan finally managed to measure up to the cross-town task despite wasting a two-goal lead.
The Derby di Milano between Inter and Milan is always a match that is massive in the football world. As a result of this season so far, both clubs are desperate to win. This may seem obvious, but it’s true. Here influential calcio blogger Joseph Porco from Calcio Fan Blogs previews for us the much-awaited Derby della Madonnina.
Some hope. This is what Milan supporters were left with after yet another defeat at the Juventus Stadium. Because yes, Stefano Pioli’s team lost again, even though they played better than the Bianconeri. However, there was more than a nice performance to give hope to the Rossoneri fans, as it seems that Pioli is finally succeeding in getting the best out of his players.