ACM
INM
90+4'
The full-time whistle is blown. The Milan players celebrate victory over their great rivals - Nigel de Jong's goal good enough to separate the two sides. Thanks for joining us today.
90'
We'll have four minutes of added time at the end of this match.
88'
Poor play from Balotelli who leads the Milan attack. The home side have the numerical advantage and have a chance to wrap up the tie, but the forward is selfish and tries to go it alone, but he is tackled on the edge of the box with options on either side.
86'
 
Milan make their final change of the evening as Ignacio Abate replaces Kevin Constant.
Milan Substitution
84'
Alvarez is instantly in the thick of the action as he gathers the ball 30 yards from goal and drives forward with real intent. He has options left and right but opts to shoot from distance, sending his effort way wide of the goal.
82'
 
Inter, searching for a vital equaliser against their most fierce rivals, make an attack-minded double change with Jonathan and Icardi making way for Ricardo Alvarez and Diego Milito.
Internazionale Substitution
80
 
Milan make their second change of the match with Giampaolo Pazzini replacing Kaka.
78'
DISALLOWED!! Balotelli cuts in from the left, shimmying his way past a number of challenges before sending a fierce shot on goal. It takes a deflecion off the boot of Samuel and then another one off Montolivo before deceiving Handanovic and nestling in the far corner. The flag is up, however, with Montolivo in an offside position.
Internazionale Substitution
76'
 
Milan clear an Inter corner and look to break in numbers, though Samuel has other ideas - bringing down Montolivo. He rightfully receives a yellow card for his troubles.
Milan Substitution
74'
 
Clarence Seedorf makes his first change of the evening. Andrea Poli is the man to make way, with Sulley Muntari introduced.
72'
Samuel makes a vital block on the edge of his area with Kaka looking to send a volley goalwards following Ranocchia's poor clearance. The effort is struck well, but Samuel's challenge is an excellent one.
Milan Substitution
70'
 
Inter make the first change of the match, as Fredy Guarin replaces Esteban Cambiasso.
Internazionale Substitution
68'
Of all the possible ways Milan could score, a Nigel de Jong header would have been low down on the list. The Dutch midfielder was afforded a completely free header from six yards, with Cambiasso losing his man.
66'
 
GOAL!!!! Milan open the scoring, and it comes from Nigel De Jong, who rises highest just inside the six-yard box to nod the ball past a helpless Handanovic. De Jong's former Manchester City teammate Balotelli provided the assist from the right.
Milan Goal

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64'
Taarabt tricks his way past Cambiasso on the edge of the Inter penalty area and then skips past Kovacic before being brought down 20 yards from goal. This is a real promising position for Milan.
62'
It's been a very poor game so far. Milan showed a bit of urgency in the final few moments of the opening half, but that's gone now and both sides look a little nervy. This match could do with a couple of substitutions and an injection of pace.
58'
Kaka's outswinging corner from the right finds the heads of Mexes, who pulls away from Cambiasso, but the effort fizzes inches wide of the right-hand post. Milan have had the best two chances of match so far.
56'
Inter win another corner, but Palacio's set-piece is underhit and fails to clear Konstant at Constant at the near post. Really poor play from the Inter man.
54'
Hernanes gets caught with the ball deep in his own half, over by the left touchline. He is under serious pressure from Montolivo and is dispossessed. The referee deems it a foul, however, despit their being minimal contact, and Montolivo is rightfully furious.
52'
Kovacic exchanges a neat one-two with Hernanes as the pair make their way towards the Milan goal. Kovacic receives the ball once more as space opens up in front of him. He has a clear sight at goal but fires the ball straight at his teammate Icardi. That really sums up Inter's attacking intent this evening.
50'
Inter win a corner and take it quickly, looking to catch Milan out. It works as Palacio's set-piece is fizzed across the floor and back to the edge of the penalty area where the unmarked Icardi is waiting. His shot is a poor one, though, and is sent high and wide.
48'
Milan on the front foot early on in this second half as Handanovic is forced into racing off his line and gathering at the feet of Montolivo. The home fans respond well and are making a lot of noise.
46'
The second half is under way. The hosts kick off.
45'+1'
The first half is brought to an end.
44'
Milan break again as they continue to assert their dominance at the end of this first half. Kaka looks to play in Taarabt, but the pass is overhit. The on-loan Moroccan keeps the ball in play and lofts a cross towards Balotelli who is lurking in the area. That, too, is overhit, but Kaka continues his run and is able to get on the end of it, though his left-footed shot clears the bar.
42'
Balotelli is in the thick of the action once more and is hauled to the floor my Samuel, who breaks up the play during a swift Milan counter. The striker takes the free-kick from 25 yards, but it's poorly struck and it drifts wide.
40'
 
Balotelli is now back defending, and does well to dispossess Cambiasso and look to work the ball forward. Inter's Argentine midfielder takes exception to losing the ball and chases down Balotelli before sending him to the floor with a really poor challenge. Yellow card.
38'
Milan look to be spurred on by that Kaka effort and continue pressuring their opponents. Balotelli is free out wide on the left and has men to aim at in the penalty area, but his centre is too close to Handanovic and the keeper claims.
36'
CROSSBAR!! Kaka finally brings this match to life with a wonderful effort from distance. He's the furthest man forward and controls a high ball, knocking it forward out of his feet before sending a wicked dipping volley towards goal that crashes back off the bar.
33'
De Sciglio overlaps down the right and receives a lovely pinpoint pass from Balotelli. The full-back makes inroads towards the Inter box, but he's brought down. A promising position, this...
31'
There's a bit more urgency to Milan's attacks now. They're moving forward in numbers and have Inter playing with ten men behind the ball.
29'
Inter string a number of passes together inside the Milan half, but the hosts are regimented and disciplined at the back. They try and force the issue and wind up conceding possession.
27'
Montolivo and Balotelli look to combine on the edge of the Inter penalty area, but the former Man City striker's touch is a poor one and the move breaks down. The two players are in each other's ear.
25'
First decent chance of the game, and it goes to the home side. Taarabt's excellent reverse ball splits the Inter defence and plays De Sciglio through on goal. The angle is against him, but he really should do better as he lashes the ball into the side netting from 10 yards.
23'
A huge groan from the home crowd as De Sciglio, playing in the unorthodox right-back position, allows the ball to run under his foot and out for a throw-in. Poor play from the defender.
21'
Milan attempt a training ground routine from a set piece as Montolivo looks to pick out Kaka at the far post, but Samuel is smart to it and clears.
19'
Excellent play from the away side. Nagatomo gets away from De Sciglio and sprints down the left touchline before fizzing a pass across the face of the goal. Icardi is lurking, but Abbiati is down quickly to claim.
18'
So Frenchman Mexes will now have to play three-quarters of the match on a yellow card against a side he has been sent off twice against. He'll be walking a tightrope, the centre-half.
16'
 
A really poor challenge from Mexes now. He gambles, trying to win the ball in front of Icardi, but gets it wrong and ends up taking a swipe at the Inter man. The most blatant yellow card you're likely to see.
15'
A fairly even opening quarter of an hour at the San Siro. Milan have had the game's only two efforts on target, but Inter have controlled much of the play. Neither team wanting to commit too many many forward so far. Ranocchia pulls Balotelli back on thehalfway line and is fortunate not to go into the ref's book.
13'
Rami is all over Icardi on the left touchline. The referee allows play to go on, though the defender certainly looks to be committing a foul. The Inter man finally wriggles free and wins a throw-in deep inside Milan's half.
11'
Milan's midfield is very, very narrow. They're being stretched by the simplest of cross-field passes and look vulnerable when Inter go on the attacl.
9'
A really strong challenge from de Jong, who tracks back well and reads the play clear the ball and leave Jonathan in a heap on the edge of the penalty area.
7'
Milan have the first shot of the night, and it's from Balotelli. The Italian finds some space on the left and receives the ball before cutting inside and fizzing a 25-yard effort wide of Handanovic's right-hand post.
5'
It's been a fairly good-spirited opening five minutes. There have been a couple of niggly little fouls, but both sets of players have been picking their opponents up.
4'
A very positive start from Inter, this. They've seen all of the ball in the opening stages and have the Milan players penned deep in their own half.
3'
Icardi's incisive run splits Rami and Mexes, and the forward is nearly found by Jonathan, but De Sciglio is on hand to shepherd it out for a goal kick.
2'
Balotelli robs Roland of the ball deep inside the Inter half, and the majority home crowd respond with a huge roar, but play is brought back for a free-kick.
1'
The match is under way. This sure-to-be feisty Milan derby is underway. The 'visitors' - Inter - kick off.
19:40
Though Milan are still fighting for that unlikely Europa League spot and Inter a Champions League play-off berth, this match is all about bragging rights. The two sides have had hugely disappointing seasons, but, with just three games remaining this term, this is a perfect chance to restore some pride.
19:35
The teams are in: MILAN: Abbiati; De Sciglio, Rami, Mexes, Constant; De Jong, Montolivo; Poli, Kaka, Taarabt; Balotelli…SUBS: Gabriel, Amelia, Abate, Bonera, Zapata, Emanuelson, Essien, Honda, Muntari, El Shaarawy, Robinho, Pazzini /// INTER: Handanovic; Ranocchia, Samuel, Rolando; Jonathan, Hernanes, Cambiasso, Kovacic, Nagatomo; Palacio, Icardi…SUBS: Castellazzi, Carrizo, Zanetti, Andreolli, Campagnaro, D'Ambrosio, Alvarez, Guarin, Kuzmanovic, Taider, Botta, Milito
19:30
Good evening and welcome to LIVE coverage of the Milan derby where AC Milan take on bitter rivals Inter at the San Siro.

Starting Line-ups

Milan
Internazionale
    • 32
      Abbiati
    • Constant
    • 5
      Mexes
    • Rami
    • 2
      De Sciglio
    • 34
      de Jong
    • 18
      Montolivo
    • 16
      Poli
    • Taarabt
    • Kaká
    • 45
      Balotelli
Team Manager:  Sinisa Mihajlovic
    • 9
      Icardi
    • 8
      Palacio
    • 2
      Jonathan
    • Hernanes
    • Cambiasso
    • Kovacic
    • 55
      Nagatomo
    • 23
      Ranocchia
    • Samuel
    • Rolando
    • 1
      Handanovic
Team Manager:  Roberto Mancini
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
C. AbbiatiDFP
0 0 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
M. De SciglioDFP
0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 90
P. MexesDFP
0 0 0 0 12 0 2 1 1 0 0 90
A. RamiDFP
0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 90
K. ConstantDFP
0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 86
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
R. MontolivoDFP
0 0 0 34 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 90
N. de JongDFP
1 0 1 45 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 90
A. TaarabtDFP
0 0 0 46 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 90
A. PoliDFP
0 0 0 16 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 72
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
M. BalotelliDFP
0 1 1 23 2 0 2 5 0 0 0 90
KakáDFP
0 0 2 17 0 5 2 2 0 0 0 76
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
S. HandanovicDFP
0 3 1 13 0 0 0 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
A. RanocchiaDFP
0 0 0 3 6 0 3 0 1 0 0 90
W. SamuelDFP
0 0 0 0 6 0 5 2 1 0 0 90
RolandoDFP
0 0 0 4 6 0 1 2 0 0 0 90
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
Y. NagatomoDFP
0 0 0 28 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 90
M. KovacicDFP
0 0 0 45 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 90
HernanesDFP
0 0 0 47 0 5 2 3 0 0 0 90
JonathanDFP
0 0 0 42 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 78
E. CambiassoDFP
0 0 0 26 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 70
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
R. PalacioDFP
0 0 0 23 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 90
M. IcardiDFP
0 0 0 16 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 82
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