‘The Great Work in 13 Years’
Italian professional football Inter Milan won 1-0 in the second leg of the 2022-2023 European Football Association (UEFA) Champions League semifinal against AC Milan held in San Siro, Milan, Italy on the 17th (Korean time). . Inter Milan advanced to the final with an aggregate score of 3-0 in the first and second legs.
Inter Milan’s finals nobody expected. 메이저놀이터 It was the group of death from the group stage. Inter Milan, which belonged to Group C, was in Group C with Bayern Munich (Germany) and Barcelona (Spain). Elimination from the group stage seemed more likely than the Round of 16 tournament. However, they reached the round of 16 with a record of 3 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses (10 points). They defeated FC Porto (Portugal) in the round of 16 and Benfica (Portugal) in the quarterfinals.
In the semifinals, he met his opponent AC Milan in the ‘Milan Derby’. Inter Milan met AC Milan in the Champions League for the first time in 18 years. Previously, they were inferior in the Champions League stage with 2 draws and 2 losses, but they made a turn by winning 2-0 in the first leg. AC Milan needed three or more goals to qualify for the final. However, the number of shots was greatly pushed to 5-15.
In the second leg, in the 29th minute of the second half, Lautaro Martinez scored the winning goal and celebrated his progress to the final. According to UEFA, Martinez has scored eight goals against AC Milan alone. He has established himself as the killer of the ‘Milan Derby’.
Inter Milan coach Simone Inzaghi said: “It was our dream to reach the final and we always believed in it. It was a special journey. I am especially happy to win in the semi-finals in the Milan derby.” “Both matches were great. It was once again confirmed that if we join forces, we can play important matches in our best form.”
It is the first time in 13 years since the 2009-2010 season that Inter Milan have advanced to the Champions League final. Inter Milan lifted the Big Year (Champions League trophy) in the 2009-2010 season, when it reached the last final. It is the 6th time in total to advance to the finals. Inter Milan will challenge for a fourth title in their career this season.
The Champions League final will be held on 11 June in Turkiye Istanbul.