MILAN: AC Milan and challengers from the same city, Inter will return to fight for the top spot in Serie A this Sunday in the third clash of the season between striker star Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romelu Lukaku.
Antonio Conte’s squad, Inter, rose to the top after Lukaku scored two goals in a 3-1 win over Lazio, one point ahead of Milan who fell to second place after losing to Spezia.
Juventus seem to be able to find an easy victory against Crotone’s subordinates after the defeat to Napoli in addition to losing in the Champions League in Porto.
Inter have a chance to rest early after being knocked out of European competition.
AC Milan returned to Italy after missing a late game in a 2-2 draw at Red Star Belgrade in the Europa League.
“Facing Spezia it is not real AC Milan. The most important thing is to change the situation,” said Milan coach Stefano Pioli.
It will be the third neighbor clash this season with Milan winning 2-1 in the first leg of the league.
Inter won the Italian Cup quarterfinals with the same number of goals, in a match marred by a fight between Ibrahimovic and Lukaku causing the Swedish star to be sent off.
Inter have won five of their last six meetings.