Two Milan face each other in the Champions League. Italian club AC Milan in the semi-finals of the Champions League after 16 years. They face city rivals Inter Milan at 1pm on Wednesday (May 10) in the battle to reach the final. There is a war of words ahead of the Milan derby.
AC Milan is the most successful in the UEFA Champions League after Real Madrid. They have a record of winning 7 times in this tournament. However, the club did not see any success in this event for a long time. The team last won the Champions League in 2007. After that, this is the first time that the Rosenaries have reached the semi-finals. Stefano Pioli’s side are confident after their impressive win over Napoli in the quarter-finals.
Faced with the media, AC Milan defender Fikayo Tomori expressed his confidence about the match. “A lot of people had written us off in the last round against Napoli,” he said. But we performed well in both the matches. Faced them three times in ten days and didn’t lose a match. So everyone understands what we can do. We have to bring out the best in ourselves. We know what kind of team Inter is.
After 33 years, AC Milan’s victory against Napoli, who won the Italian league, lifted the confidence of AC Milan. Fikayo even consider themselves to be one of the biggest teams in Europe. “We believe we can win against any club in Europe,” he said. We are considered one of the best teams in Europe. Because we are playing the semi-finals of the Champions League. It is not easy to come here.
After winning the championship in 2010, Inter Milan is going to play in the semi-finals for the first time. The two city rivals have met twice before in Champions League history. AC Milan won both times.