Inter coach Simone Inzaghi and his AC Milan counterpart Stefano Pioli, have decided to field the following 22 players from start, in the Serie A Milan derby between the two sides at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza in Milan’s San Siro district, with kick-off scheduled for 18.00 CET.
The Nerazzurri coach has opted to go with the strongest lineup available to him by playing Denzel Dumfries and Lautaro Martinez.
Across the Navigli, Stefano Pioli has been forced to field a makeshift central defence whilst opting to go for Franck Kessie in the number 10 role behind Olivier Giroud, with the aim of disturbing Marcelo Brozovic.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Ante Rebic miss the match due to injury as well.
Inter (3-5-2): Samir Handanovic; Milan Skriniar, Stefan De Vrij, Alessandro Bastoni; Denzel Dumfries, Nicolo Barella, Marcelo Brozovic, Hakan Calhanoglu, Ivan Perisic; Edin Dzeko, Lautaro Martinez.
Substitutes: Andrei Radu, Alex Cordaz, Andrea Ranocchia, Danilo D’Ambrosio, Aleksandar Kolarov, Federico Dimarco, Matteo Darmian, Roberto Gagliardini, Matias Vecino, Arturo Vidal, Alexis Sanchez.
Injured and unavailable: Robin Gosens, Joaquin Correa and Felipe Caicedo.
AC Milan (4-2-3-1): Mike Maignan; Davide Calabria, Pierre Kalulu, Alessio Romagnoli, Theo Hernandez; Sandro Tonali, Ismael Bennacer; Alexis Saelemaekers, Franck Kessie, Rafael Leao; Olivier Giroud.
Substitutes: Ciprian Tatarusanu, Antonio Mirante, Matteo Gabbia, Fikayo Tomori, Alessandro Florenzi, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Rade Krunic, Junior Messias, Samu Castillejo, Brahim Diaz, Daniel Maldini, Marko Lazetic.
Injured and unavailable: Simon Kjaer, Fodé Ballo-Touré, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Ante Rebic.
Referee: Marco Guida.
Assistant referees: Ciro Carbone and Giorgio Peretti.
Fourth Official: Matteo Marchetti.
VAR: Paolo Mazzoleni and Sergio Ranghetti.