Thu 11 May 2023 | 10:24

Inter defeats Milan with a double and is close to the final

Inter Milan defeats Milan and is close to the Champions League final.

Inter Milan

has become close to qualifying for the final after setting foot in the

Champions League

final after defeating its rivals

AC Milan

 in the match that ended with a score (2-0), at the San Siro Stadium, in the first leg of the semi-final.

Edin Dzeko

scored the first goal for the Nerazzurri in the 8th minute, followed by

Henrikh Mkhitaryan

with the second goal in the 11th minute.

The match started with a phase of feeling the pulse between the two teams until Dzeko got a foul after


intervened outside the area to be executed and


met her with a header that hit the defense and passed for a corner.

And from the corner that

Hakan Çalhanoğlu

executed in the eighth minute with a cross inside the area, Dzeko met it with a one-touch shot directly into the net.

After 3 minutes Inter doubled the score with a second goal from


launch on the left side to pass a ball left by


to the one coming from behind Mkhitaryan, who received and penetrated into the penalty area shooting into the Milan goal.

Milan got a corner in the 14th minute executed inside the area in a shot in which the duo




fell after contact with Acerbi and


, to demand the Milan players a penalty kick but to no avail.


Ismael Bennacer

doubled Milan's suffering after he was injured and left in an emergency substitution in the 18th minute, to be replaced by

junior messias


Inter with an unusual offensive flood almost scored the third goal after Hakan fired an unstoppable missile shot from outside the area, hitting the right post to bounce back to


 who passed it to Mkhitaryan to hit a weak ball that was blocked by goalkeeper Maenan.

Milan's first attempt came in the 30th minute as


missed the opportunity to reduce the difference after a cross ball passed by Messias, to be met by the back with a heel shot that almost deceived goalkeeper


 but hit the side net.

After one minute and from a throw-in 


received the ball dodged Tomori penetrated into the area, and fell after contact with


 so that the referee awarded a penalty kick, before retracting his decision after returning to VAR.

The beginning of the second half came strong from Milan who looked to reduce the difference, so Diaz kicked the ball and penetrated after Acherbe fell in front of the area, to fire a powerful shot that passed near the right post of goalkeeper Onana.

Dzeko was lost in a strange way completely alone in Milan's goal after Bastoni incursed who approached the penalty area, to pass a ball on a plate of gold to the Bosnian striker who hit a ball that


saved with his foot and turned it into a corner in the 52nd minute.

With a great individual effort 


passed from more than one player and passed a cross from the left. Lautaro received it well and passed it to


 who fired a shot that hit defender Thiao and went out for a corner.

  The two teams are scheduled to meet again in the return match at Giuseppe Meazza Stadium, next Tuesday, to decide who qualified for the final match, where he will face the victor from

Real Madrid


Manchester City




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