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Inzaghi hopes for a draw but hopes his brother wins

ROME, ITALY - FEBRUARY 26: Tiémoué Bakayoko of AC Milan challenges Ciro Immobile of SS Lazio during the Coppa Italia semi-final first leg between SS Lazio and AC Milan on February 26, 2019 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Marco Rosi/Getty Images)
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The Italian legendary footballer Filippo Inzaghi says his heart is divided tonight, as AC Milan takes on Lazio.

Italian striker Filippo Inzaghi spent his last years playing football professionally at AC Milan from 2001 to 2012.

He as made a legend there, winning the Italian Lega Serie A twice, the Coppa Italia once, the UEFA Champions League two times, the UEFA Super Cupe twice, and the FIFA Club World Cup once.

But tonight, his former team the Rossoneri hosts Lazio, the team his younger brother Simone Inzaghi is coaching.

“My heart is split in two, so I hope it’s a draw and that both teams get into the Champions League,” Filippo was quoted by Football Italia.

“My friend Rino Gattuso deserves to go into the Champions League, with the same going for Leonardo and Paolo Maldini, not to mention the fans. They need to see this club getting back to what it has always done.”

“My brother Simone is doing incredible things at Lazio, for their results and the style of football. He already would’ve deserved to be in the Champions League last season. It’s a fundamental showdown, but whoever loses is not out of the running, as there are still so many games to go,” he added.

“Krzysztof Piatek’s a very good player and [Genoa director Giorgio] Perinetti had told me about him some time ago. A striker who scores over 20 goals in his debut Serie A season has to be a great buy.”

The Italian legend concluded: “He settled in with great intelligence, knows how to move and rarely gets it off target when managing to shoot. Having said all that, let’s not forget about Patrick Cutrone.”

Milan is in fourth place of the table, while Lazio is seventh, but a win would put Le Aquile in the top four of the standings, pushing the Rossoneri down.