The season’s first Derby della Madonnina between AC Milan and Inter Milan is set to go ahead despite a COVID-19 scare. Watch Serie A live.
With as many as six players testing positive for COVID-19, Inter Milan have their task cut out against AC Milan in the season’s first Derby della Madonnina on Saturday.
The players sidelined due to COVID-19 include Alessandro Bastoni, Radja Nainggolan, Roberto Gagliardini and Ashley Young, while midfielder Stefano Sensi is set to miss the tie after picking up a red card in their previous game.
Inter Milan come into the tie on the back of a 1-1 draw against Lazio before the international break.
The Antonio Conte-coached Inter Milan side has had a fine start to the season and sit fifth on the points table with five points from their three games so far.
Meanwhile, AC Milan received a huge boost ahead of the derby with veteran striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic returning to training earlier this week following his bout with COVID-19.
The former Sweden international has had a flying start to the 2020-21 Serie A season, scoring three goals in two games before COVID-19 forced him to sit out. Back in action, Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be