Games between AC Milan and Inter are historically important affairs, and this Sunday’s 160th Serie A meeting between the two promises something spectacular.
Inter hold the edge in Serie A meetings, having won 60 to their rivals’ 49 derbies, with 50 finishing level. With both teams aiming to propel themselves into the Europa League spots for next season, there is no shortage of incentives for either to win the game.
Here are a few facts about the battling Milan sides that you may not have been aware of.
Should he make the Inter team, Javier Zanetti will be playing in his 48th Derby Della Madonnina, more than any other Inter player. However, he would still be some way short of the overall record held by Paolo Maldini, of 56 appearances.
Other notable players at the top of this list include Giuseppe Bergomi’s 44, Alessandro Costacurta’s 43 and Gianni Rivera’s 42. Giuseppe Meazza, who featured on both sides of the derby, is top of the goalscoring chart with 19.