Inter vs Milan lineups, starting 11, team news for Champions League clash as Leao starts, Lukaku benched
Inter vs Milan lineups, starting 11, team news for Champions League clash as Leao starts, Lukaku benched
Inter vs Milan lineups, starting 11s, team news

Inter Milan are potentially just 90 minutes away from a first Champions League final appearance since 2010 as they face arch rivals AC Milan in a semifinal second leg on May 16.

Simone Inazghi's side turned in a ruthless first-leg showing to secure a 2-0 'away' win at the San Siro and leave Inter in the driving seat ahead of the return clash.

Stefano Pioli's Milan are still battling to secure a Serie A top-four finish this season, and they will need a spirited comeback to avoid bowing out of the 2022/23 Champions League.

Manchester City or defending champions Real Madrid will await the winners of this tie with the final set for June 10 in Istanbul

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Inter vs Milan lineups, starting 11s, team news

The stakes could not be higher ahead of this clash, with the Milan fans failing to intimidate the Inter players in their 'home' first leg as Pioli's players wilted under the Inter pressure.

Inzaghi will be looking to the experience in his side to see them through to the final, with Pioli needing something dramatic to turn the tide for his misfiring team.

Inter vs Milan live stream, TV channel

The match will be streamed or televised by the following outlets around the world:

  TV channel Streaming
USA CBS, Univision, TUDN Fubo, Paramount+,
ViX+, TUDN site/app
UK BT Sport 1 BT Sport site/app
Canada DAZN
Australia Stan Sport
Hong Kong beIN Sports Connect
India JioTV, Sony LIV
Malaysia beIN Sports Connect
New Zealand Spark Sport
Singapore beIN Sports Connect

USA: This match will be televised on CBS (English) and Univision and TUDN (Spanish), with each broadcast streamed on Fubo. Paramount+ will carry the English-language stream for subscribers, as will ViX+ in Spanish.

Canada: Every Champions League game streams live on DAZN.

UK: The match will be broadcast on BT Sport 1 and streamed on BT Sport platforms.

Australia: Every UEFA Champions League match streams ad-free on Stan Sport, live and on demand.

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Inter vs Milan lineups

Inzaghi rested the majority of his first-leg starting team for the 4-2 weekend win over Serie A rivals Sassuolo with Milan Skriniar the only injury absentee for the Nerazzurri.

Pioli is forced into a change, after Ismael Bennacer was forced off in the first leg, but Portuguese star Rafael Leao is back.

Below are the confirmed starting lineups for both teams ahead of their Champions League match at the San Siro on May 16.

Inter starting 11

(3-5-2): Onana (GK) — Darmian, Acerbi, Bastoni — Dumfries, Mkhitaryan, Calhanoglu, Barella, Dimarco — Martinez, Dzeko

  • Injured: Skriniar
  • Suspended: None

Inzaghi hailed his team following their ruthless first-leg performance, and he sticks with the same starting team, as they push for the final.

Milan starting 11

(4-2-3-1): Maignan (GK) — Calabria, Thiaw, Tomori, Hernandez — Tonali, Krunic — Messias, Diaz, Leão — Giroud

  • Injured: Bennacer
  • Suspended: None

Leao comes straight back into Milan's starting XI after missing the first leg with a muscle injury, with Alexis Saelemaekers benched by Pioli. Junior Messias replaces Bennacer, with Rade Krunic dropping back into midfield.

Pioli also opts for a swap in defence with Malick Thiaw starting over Simon Kjaer.

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