This Tuesday, October 3, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. (Miami) Inter Milan will face Benfica at the San Siro Stadium. The match is valid for Matchday 02 of the UEFA Champions League.
On the first day of the group stage of the Champions League, the team led by Simone Inzaghi faced Real Sociedad. At the beginning of the match, Inter Milan were looking to catch up and they managed to do so with a goal from their leader, Lautaro Martínez, which tied the score 1-1. After this match in Spain, the Nerazzurri played three games in Serie A. As visitors, they won 1-0 at Empoli, defeated Salernitana 4-0, but surprisingly lost at home to Sassuolo 1-2. With these results in seven games, Inter occupies first place in the Serie A table.
Benfica began their Champions League group stage campaign with a home game against Salzburg. At the start of the match, Benfica was left with ten players after Antonio Silva was sent off. As expected, the Águilas could not equalize in their stadium and lost 0-2. After this match against the Austrian team, Benfica played two matches in the Portuguese Primeira Liga. The current champions beat Portimonense away from home 3-1 and drew at home against Porto in a goalless match. Benfica occupies second position in the league table, being one point behind Sporting.