UEL, Inter v Hajduk Split: pre-match schedule

APPIANO GENTILE – The pre-match press conference ahead of Inter v Hajduk Split, UEFA Europa League third qualifying round second leg, will take place on Wednesday 8 August at 15:45 at the Centro Sportivo Angelo Moratti. Media will be admitted from 15:30.

Training starts at 17:00 and follows the press conference, with the first 15 minutes open to the media.

G. Meazza: testing the turf ahead of Hajduk Split

MILAN – Inter continued their preparations for Thursday’s Europa League qualifier against Hajduk Split with a morning training session at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza today.

It was an opportunity for the Nerazzurri to try out the new playing surface – a mix of real grass and artificial turf – as they worked with president Massimo Moratti watching. Andrea Stramaccioni and the coaching staff put the players through a warm-up with the ball and a series of tactical drills before rounding off with a practice match on a reduced pitch.

Primavera: back in Milan after Folgaria

MILAN – Having finished their
summer training camp in Folgaria, Daniele Bernazzani and the
Primavera lads are set to resume pre-season preparations at the
Centro Sportivo Giacinto Facchetti tomorrow, Wednesday 8 August.

The
Nerazzurri Under-19s will train again on Thursday 9 before setting off for Zagreb, where they are due to take part in a triangular tournament with hosts NK Zagreb and Udinese.
Inter’s opening match is against the Friulan outfit on Friday 10 at
18:00; they will then face the home side on Saturday at 17:00 before
returning to Milan.

The youngsters will reassemble at the
Centro Sportivo Giacinto Facchetti on Sunday 12 August for a morning
training session before having a three-day break from Monday to
Wednesday.

The Primavera team will report back to the
training ground on Thursday 16, with another workout planned for Friday 17 ahead of the friendly
match against Parma, to be played on Saturday 18 August (kick-off time yet to be
decided).

Massimo Moratti at the Stadio Meazza for training

MILAN – Inter are training at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza this morning to get a feel for the new playing surface – a mix of real grass and artificial turf. In two days’ time the Nerazzurri will be back here for their first home game of the season, when they host Hajduk Split in the Europa League third qualifying round second leg. 

President Massimo Moratti is watching Andrea Stramaccioni and the players at work from the sidelines.