San Siro: 5 iconic video games performed on the residence of AC Milan and Inter Milan
San Siro is likely one of the most iconic soccer stadiums in world soccer, having hosted among the most vital video games in historical past since its building 98 years in the past, in 1925.
Over that point it has featured traditional finals, well-known pictures and, fairly probably, the best foul ever seen.
With Inter Milan and AC Milan going through off at San Siro over two legs on this season’s Champions League semi-finals, anticipate a lot extra motion and controversial moments for us all to get pleasure from.
Italy 1-0 Austria (1934)
Eight years after its opening, San Siro hosted three video games on the World Cup. Germany overcame Sweden 2-1 within the quarter-finals earlier than a paltry 3,000-’robust’ crowd, then 35,000 watched Italy’s semi-final towards Austria. Enrico Guaita scored to steer the hosts in the direction of a controversial Mussolini-inspired World Cup triumph in Rome days later.
San Siro, formally Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, is known as in honour of Meazza himself, who twice gained the World Cup with Italy in 1934 and 1938, performed for each Inter and Milan throughout his profession, and served two spells as the previous’s supervisor.
Cameroon 1-0 Argentina (1990)
Diego Maradona’s Argentina turned up as world champions for Italia 90’s curtain-raiser, solely to lose 1-0 to nine-man Cameroon, whose second pink card was courtesy of Benjamin Massing’s sensational act of conflict on Claudio Caniggia. San Siro’s different 5 video games at this match all concerned West Germany; just one concerned Frank Rijkaard’s spit, although.
Inter 0-6 Milan (2001)
The pair completed fifth and sixth within the 2000-01 Serie A – Inter simply forward, regardless of the derby’s greatest ever defeat. Andriy Shevchenko (above) netted twice, Serginho as soon as… and so did pub-quiz solutions Gianni Comandini (twice) and Federico Giunti (as soon as). Neither had scored a league purpose for Milan earlier than. Neither scored a league purpose for Milan once more.
Inter 0-3 Milan (2005)
Milan edged Inter on away targets within the 2003 Champions League semi-finals, regardless of each groups enjoying each legs at residence; two years later, they met once more within the quarters. The second leg was deserted within the 74th minute after Inter supporters struck Milan keeper Dida with a flare: Milan, comfortably forward anyway, have been awarded a win and all of us received an ideal photograph.
Actual Madrid 1-1 Atletico Madrid (2016)
Within the first of San Siro’s 4 European Cup finals, Inter’s 1965 aspect beat Benfica 1-0 to carry the trophy in their very own floor, and no membership has executed it since. They’ve all been tight affairs right here: Feyenoord noticed off Celtic in additional time (1970), Bayern Munich beat Valencia on penalties (2001), then Actual Madrid boringly did the identical to their upstart rivals in 2016.
Sergio Ramos put Los Blancos 1-0 up within the tie, however Yannick Carrasco pulled one again within the last quarter of the sport earlier than touchdown an enormous outdated smacker on his girlfriend within the crowd instantly afterwards. After additional time the scores have been nonetheless stage. Cristiano Ronaldo dispatched the profitable penalty within the shootout, after Juanfran had missed his spot kick.