Manchester City vs Inter Milan
UEFA Champions League
Date: 10 June 2023, Saturday
Kick-off at 20:00 UK / 21:00 CET
Venue: Ataturk Olimpiyat Stadi (Istanbul).
Manchester City will attempt to complete an historic treble when they take on Inter Milan in the Champions League final.
Pep Guardiola’s team has already secured the Premier League title and the FA Cup. They will be facing off against Inter Milan tonight.
After defeating Real Madrid in the semi-finals, Manchester City will be playing in the final in Istanbul. They won the two-leg match against the Spanish club with a 5-1 aggregate score.
Both squads are coming off impressive victories. For Inter Milan, which is coached by Simone Inzaghi, they will be facing off against Manchester City after defeating AC Milan with a 3-0 aggregate score.
Manchester City vs Inter Milan Head-to-head
- This will be the first time that the two sides have faced off in a competitive head-to-head match.
- The two clubs last faced off in a friendly match over a decade ago, with Manchester City emerging with a 3-0 victory.
- In 2010, Inter Milan was able to defeat Manchester City in exhibitions, winning 3-0.
Manchester City vs Inter Milan Prediction
Manchester City have plenty of firepower in the final third, but it’s also important to note that Inter Milan have not been able to find the back of the net in 17 games.
Throughout the season, Manchester City have been criticized for their poor defending. It’s no surprise that Inter Milan will be looking to score against them on Saturday. Therefore, we’ll take the 3.25 odds on Man City to win and both teams to score. On the other hand, we’ll take the 1.66 odds on Erling Haaland to score for the English champions.
Man City vs Inter Milan lineups, team news
After Nathan Ake and Ederson came off the bench during the first half of the FA Cup final, Pep Guardiola decided to start them in the starting lineup. Kyle Walker is a substitute, with Manuel Akanji shifting to the middle.
Man City lineup (3-2-4-1): Ederson (GK) — Akanji, Dias, Ake — Stones, Rodri — Mahrez, De Bruyne, Gundogan, Grealish — Haaland
Man City subs (12): Ortega Moreno, Carson, Walker, Phillips, Laporte, Alvarez, Gomez, Mahrez, Perrone, Foden, Palmer, Lewis
As expected, Romelu Lukaku will be on the bench for the match against Inter. Marcelo Brozovic replaces Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Edin Dzeko, who is 37 years old, starts for his old club. Dalbert is out with a knee injury, while Joaquin Correa is available to play on the bench.
Inter predicted lineup (3-5-2): Onana (GK) — Darmian, Acerbi, Bastoni — Dumfries, Barella, Brozovic, Calhanoglu, Dimarco — Martinez, Dzeko
Inter Milan subs (12): Handanovic, Cordaz, Gagliardini, De Vrij, Gosens, Correa, Bellanova, Asllani, Mkhitaryan, D’Ambrosio, Skriniar, Lukaku.