AC Milan set a record after a 1-1 draw against Inter Milan in Week 12 of Serie A 2021-2022 The 213rd edition of the Derby della Madonnina between AC Milan and Inter Milan took place at the San Siro, Monday (8/11/2021) early morning hrs. Inter Milan took the lead through a penalty kick from former AC Milan player, Hakan Calhanoglu, in the 11th minute. AC Milan then equalized after Inter Milan defender Stefan de Vrij scored an own goal (17′).
The Nerazzurri actually had a great chance to go 2-1 up with a second penalty kick in the 27th minute. However, Lautaro Martinez, who is now advancing as Inter’s penalty taker, failed to score.AC Milan should thank the goalkeeper Ciprian Tatarusanu who was able to catch Lautaro Martinez’s kick. As a result, the Rossoneri avoided a potential defeat and are still unbeaten in the 2021-2022 Italian League .
AC Milan is still in second place in the Italian League standings and now has 32 points. Stefano Pioli’s men’s points come thanks to 10 wins and just two draws this season.The Rossoneri have identical points with Napoli, who are ahead on goal difference at the top of the Italian League standings . Meanwhile, Inter Milan followed in third place with a score of 25 points.
Quoting from Opta, earned 32 points from 12 matches opener is a first for AC Milan in the era of victory with three points in Serie A . Unfortunately, the 12th week of the match was also marked by a bad record for AC Milan. The draw against Inter Milan made the Rossoneri unable to improve their record in the Derby della Madonnina . AC Milan hereby still recorded one win over Inter Milan from 11 Derby della Madonnina in Serie A in the last five years (1 win, 4 draw, 6 loss).
Inter Vs Milan .It will be the 173rd Milan Derby in Serie A and the first since the pandemic began.
The Two Clubs’ Current Financial Trends
After the legendary Massimo Moratti presidency, during which Inter were able to achieve the triplete, a majority stake of the club was assumed in 2013 by Indonesian businessman Erick Thohir. Three years later, Suning Holdings Group, a private holding company owned by Chinese magnate Zhang Jindong, acquired 68.55% of the club’s stakes. club’s history at 26 years old.
At Milan, the glorious Silvio Berlusconi era came to an end in 2017, giving way to the short, and controversial, presidency of Chinese businessman Li Yonghong. When Li defaulted on a loan, The Guardian explains, Elliott Management Corporation stepped in, taking over 99.93% of the club’s shares. The U.S.-based investment management firm, founded by American billionaire Paul Singer, has been in charge of Milan since July 2018, with Paolo Scaroni in the role of chairman.
In the Deloitte Football Money League 2020, a report detailing the revenues of football clubs in the 2018/19 season, Inter ranks 14th with a €364.6 million annual revenue.
Data from Transfermarkt tell us that Milan’s market value depreciated in the last year by €101.2 million, going from €511.1 million to €409.9. €25 million reduction from the previous season.
Inter’s market value, in turn, has grown by an impressive €149.2 million from October 2019 and currently sits at €685.1 million. The same Calcio e Finanza analysis reveals that Inter are devoting €149 million to their players’ wages, a €10 million increase from the previous year. Only Juventus registered a higher wage bill in Serie A.
Originally called “San Siro” after the Milan district in which the building is located, the stadium was later rebranded “Giuseppe Meazza” as a tribute to the striker, Giuseppe Meazza, who featured in both Milan-based clubs. when talking about their stadium.
team can allocate a higher portion of the total available tickets to its own fans.
Given San Siro’s 80,000-seat capacity, Inter will especially suffer economic impacts from the lack of ticket revenue on derby day.
Precisely, the report adds, the Derby della Madonnina earns Inter €3.7 million out of their annual total ticket revenue of €26.9 million.
Inter Vs. Milan: Form And Lineups
Inter have built a very competitive roster in the last transfer window, suggesting that they intend to win their 19h scudetto this year. After two convincing victories in the first two Serie A fixtures, the Nerazzurri bumped into a very tenacious Lazio side that forced them to take home only one point from the match at Stadio Olimpico.
Since the restart in June, Milan have not lost a single Serie A match, recording a positive 15-game streak. They currently tie in first position with Atalanta in the 2020/21 Serie A table with a 3-0 record, seven goals scored, and none conceded.
According to the expected lineups by Gazzetta dello Sport, injuries and Covid-19 infections will play a big part in dictating the choices that the two managers, Antonio Conte and Stefano Pioli, will make for their sides’ starting 11 on Saturday.
Conte will line up his men in his trademarked 3-5-2. The absences of defenders Alessandro Bastoni and Milan Škriniar will make room for Danilo D’Ambrosio and Aleksandar Kolarov as the right-sided and left-sided center backs, respectively. The long list of unavailable midfielders, which features Stefano Sensi, Roberto Gagliardini, Radja Nainggolan, Matias Vecino, and Ashley Young, will likely make Conte opt for Nicolò Barella, Arturo Vidal, and Marcelo Brozović, with new signing Achraf Hakimi and Ivan Perišić on the wings. On front, the Inter manager should confirm the prolific goal-scoring duo made by Romelu Lukaku and Lautaro Martínez.
Zlatan Ibrahimović, a former Inter player from 2006 to 2009, just recovered from the coronavirus and will occupy the center-forward position in Pioli’s 4-2-3-1. Pacey Portuguese winger, Rafael Leao, is expected to replace injured Ante Rebić on the left, with Hakan Çalhanoğlu in the trequartista position and Alexis Saelemaekers on the right flank. After a calf injury that kept him out for almost three months, the Rossoneri captain Alessio Romagnoli will be back at the center of the defense in partnership with Simon Kjær.