Inter Milan: Fascinating stats show Nerazzurri will cause Man City trouble in Champions League final
Manchester City will face Inter Milan in the UEFA Champions League final at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey on June 10.
UEFA Champions League Final 2023, Inter Milan vs Manchester City: When to Watch? Match Timing
The match is scheduled to be played on Sunday, June 11, at 12:30 AM IST
City reached their second Champions League final after dispatching Real Madrid with a 4-0 second leg win over Los Blancos at the Etihad Stadium.
Inter City’s rivals and stadium neighbors reached their first final since 2010 at the famous Giuseppe Meazza, known as the San Siro, beating AC Milan 3-0 on aggregate.
City Inter should not be underestimated
Man City are clear favorites to win this year’s final for the first time in their history, but it won’t be a walk in the park against the Italian giants.
According to GIFN, Milan’s red and black side have yet to lose a knockout cup game under head coach Simone Inzaghi and have been eliminated in the knockout competition just once.
IFTV added that since losing his first final as manager, in the 2016/17 Coppa Italia to Lazio, he has won seven consecutive finals with Lazio and Inter Milan, sending a big message for City.
The 19-time Serie A champions need two points from their last two league games to secure Champions League football next season. They could ice it with a final win against the English champions.
Lukaku wants to stay at Inter
Sports Brief reports that Romelu Lukaku has pledged his loyalty to Inter and has given a huge hint that he will not return to his parent club Chelsea.
Failing to impress in a second spell, he returned to Italy on loan. Although Mauricio Pochettino is said to be a fan, the Belgian will not return.
Chelsea are already in the market for a new striker, with Lukaku’s team-mate at Inter, Lautaro Martinez shortlisted along with Napoli’s Victor Osimen.
UEFA Champions League Final 2023, Inter Milan vs Manchester City: Head to Head
Inter Milan and Manchester City have only played each other twice in both clubs’ history but both matches were club friendlies. The teams share one win each and the UEFA Champions League final will be their first meeting in a major competition.