Kriralok Desk: AC Milan won the Italian league title last season. And their city rival Inter took home the Coppa Italia title. According to the rules, these two champions will die today. This will be the 234th meeting between the two giants in the same city. However, as the venue is Riyadh’s King Fahd Stadium instead of Milan, many may object to calling it a derby. However, this is only the second meeting between AC Milan and Inter in the Super Cup.
It looks like the Rossoneri beat Inter 3-2 with two goals from Rafael Leão. But the league champions will be without several key players due to injuries in the Super Cup final. Ibrahimovic is injured again. And main goalkeeper Mike Maignan and striker Ante Rebic are still out with long injuries. Olivier Giroud will be AC Milan’s main weapon in attack.
There are also injury problems in the Inter Milan camp. The team will be without goalkeeper captain Samir Handanović and midfielder Brozovic due to injuries. However, Romelo Lukaku started training without injury. Although this Belgian star returned to the eleven, the main hope for Inter’s victory is inform striker Lautaro Martinez.
In the only match of the English Premier League, Manchester United will return to the best rhythm at night. Erik ten Haag’s side will need to be at their best to win against Crystal Palace. However, using the confidence of beating Man City in the last match, the Red Devils will enter the field for the tenth consecutive victory in all competitions. The team will not get Van de Beek and Jadon Sancho in this match due to old injuries. Also, the games of Diego Dalot and Anthony Martial are uncertain.
On the other hand, there are four matches in the Copa del Rey today. Among which the Levante and Atletico match at night is the biggest fight in terms of name.