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Inter Milan vs. Torino: Key Players Carlos Augusto and Stefan De Vrij Lead Starting Lineups



Inter Scudetto celebration after its winning.

Inter Milan coach, Simone Inzaghi, has made significant lineup decisions ahead of their crucial Serie A clash against Torino. In a bid to secure a vital win, Inzaghi has opted to deploy Carlos Augusto at left-wingback and Stefan de Vrij in defense.

Carlos Augusto’s inclusion in the starting lineup reflects Inzaghi’s tactical maneuvering, as the Brazilian brings pace and attacking flair down the left flank. Known for his ability to join the attack and deliver dangerous crosses, Augusto’s presence could provide Inter Milan with an added dimension in their offensive play.

Meanwhile, Stefan de Vrij’s return to the heart of Inter’s defense underscores the team’s focus on defensive solidity. With his commanding presence and ability to read the game, de Vrij will look to thwart Torino’s attacking threats and ensure Inter’s backline remains resolute throughout the match.

This lineup decision comes at a crucial juncture in Inter Milan’s season. With every point vital in their pursuit of Serie A glory. Sitting atop the league table, Inter cannot afford to drop points. As they aim to fend off competition from their rivals.


The stage set for an intrigue battle as Inter Milan and Torino lock horns in what promises to be a captivate encounter. With kickoff scheduled for 12:30 PM CET, fans can expect an afternoon filled with drama, excitement, and high-stakes football.”

Inzaghi has decided to field a robust starting eleven this afternoon, despite Inter already securing the title. However, a couple of injuries have forced some changes.

Starting in goal is Yann Sommer, who has been the first-choice goalkeeper throughout the season. Sommer, formerly of Bayern Munich and Borussia Monchengladbach, brings experience and reliability between the posts, offering a steady presence to Inter’s defense.

Although injuries have necessitated adjustments, Inzaghi’s faith in Sommer underscores the team’s depth and the goalkeeper’s ability to rise to the occasion when called upon.


With Sommer anchoring the team, Inter Milan will look to maintain their winning. Its momentum and cap off their championship winning season with another strong performance.

However, there’s a significant alteration in the back three from the team that faced AC Milan last Monday. Italian international Francesco Acerbi is sidelined with a groin injury, leaving a void in defense.

Inter Scudetto celebration as schedule in the city.
Inter Scudetto celebration as schedule in the city.

Consequently, Stefan de Vrij takes up a pivotal role in defense, stepping into the lineup to fill Acerbi’s absence. De Vrij’s experience and defensive prowess make him a natural choice to anchor Inter Milan’s backline.

Flanking De Vrij are Alessandro Bastoni and Benjamin Pavard, forming a formidable defensive trio. Bastoni’s composure on the ball and Pavard’s defensive solidity provide additional strength to Inter’s defense, despite Acerbi’s absence.

Acerbi’s injury is a setback, Inzaghi’s decision to call upon De Vrij, Bastoni, and Pavard underscores the team’s depth and adaptability. It is ensuring that Inter remains well-equipped to face the challenges ahead.


With this revamped defensive setup, Inter Milan aims to maintain their defensive resilience and secure another crucial victory in their Serie A campaign.

Carlos Augusto Takes Charge on Inter Milan’s Left Flank:

On the left flank, Federico Dimarco’s absence due to injury opens the door for Brazilian international Carlos Augusto to step into the lineup. Meanwhile, on the opposite side of the pitch, Matteo Darmian takes his place, with Denzel Dumfries suspended.

In midfield, the trio of Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Hakan Calhanoglu, and Nicolo Barella provide the usual stability and creativity.

Up front, the attacking duties are led by Lautaro Martinez and Marcus Thuram, who aim to spearhead Inter’s offensive efforts.


Dimarco and Acerbi, although part of Inter’s matchday squad, are unable to play due to their respective injuries. Nonetheless, they will receive the honor guard pre match from Torino in recognition of Inter’s Serie A title triumph.

Meanwhile, Juan Cuadrado returns to the squad after missing the derby last Monday due to injury, bolstering Inter’s options as they seek to maintain their winning momentum.

Confirmed Starting Lineups: Inter Milan vs. Torino Clash:

Inter is playing in a 3-5-2 formation. Yann Sommer is in goal, with Benjamin Pavard, Stefan de Vrij, and Alessandro Bastoni in defense. Matteo Darmian, Nicolo Barella, Hakan Calhanoglu, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, and Carlos Augusto are in midfield. Up front, Marcus Thuram and Lautaro Martinez lead the attack.

On the bench, there’s Emil Audero, Raffael Di Gennaro, Yann Bisseck, Federico Dimarco, Tajon Buchanan, Juan Cuadrado, Kristjan Asllani, Davide Frattesi, Davy Klaassen, Stefano Sensi, Alexis Sanchez, and Marko Arnautovic.


The coach is Simone Inzaghi.

Denzel Dumfries is suspended for one match.

Luckily, there are no injured players, so everyone else is available.

Torino is lining up in a 3-4-1-2 formation. Milinkovic-Savic is in goal, while Lovato, Buongiorno, and Rodriguez form the defense. Bellanova, Ricci, Tameze, and Ilic are in midfield, with Lazaro playing just behind Vlasic and Zapata in attack.


On the bench, there’s Gemello, Popa, Lovato, Masina, Ilic, Muntu, Savva, Balcot, Kabic, Okereke, Sanabria, and Pellegri.

The coach is Juric.

Linetty is suspended for one match.

Unfortunately, Schuurs, Djidji, Sozonov, and Gineitis are injured and unavailable.

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