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Hateley: I’m going to put my neck on the line and say a win for Milan

Sun 21 February 2021 | 10:49

Former Milan player Mark Hateley is confident that Milan will vanquish Inter in today’s derby.

During an interview with

The Italian Football Podcast

,

Mark Hateley

talked about

Milan

’s derby clash against

Inter

and this season’s title race.

There’s going to be goals in the Milan derby. I’m going to put my neck on the line and say a 2-1 or 3-2 win for Milan.

“I think Milan can win the Scudetto. They started great, go the momentum going. They have had their little blip and recovered. Now they have their biggest rivals, Inter and Juventus, chasing them on.

“They are top of the table, it’s up to the rest to catch them. I think Juventus with their experience will push them but I think Milan can do it. It’s a really exciting title race.”

He also discussed who he believes would win between

Romelu Lukaku

and

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

.

“I think it would be a really good fight. People would pay to watch that. We could open a stadium for it. Both very powerful personalities.

“Romelu is a very powerful man. Ibra is the technician. I wouldn’t like to call it. It would be a very tough fight!”

Inter are sitting top of the

Serie A

table, one point clear of Milan in the second place. Antonio Conte’s players are in a rich vein of form this season, having earned 13 points in their last five matches. Stefano Pioli’s squad, on the other hand, are aiming to make up for their 2-0 defeat by

Spezia

.

During their last Serie A encounter, Milan vanquished Inter with a 2-1 result in October. However, the Nerazzurri have had their revenge when they beat their bitter rivals in Coppa Italia.


source: SportMob
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