DÜSSELDORF - The wait is over! At 21:00 CEST, Inter take the field at the Düsseldorf Arena to take on Bayer Leverkusen in the quarter-finals of the Europa League. It’s a single-legged cup tie, which could open the way to a semi-final berth. Here’s how the two coaches have chosen to set up their teams:
INTER (3-5-2): 1 Handanovic; 2 Godin, 6 de Vrij, 95 Bastoni; 33 D'Ambrosio, 23 Barella, 77 Brozovic, 5 Gagliardini, 15 Young; 9 Lukaku, 10 Lautaro.
Substitutions: 27 Padelli, 7 Sanchez, 11 Moses, 12 Sensi, 13 Ranocchia, 20 Valero, 24 Eriksen, 30 Esposito, 32 Agoumé, 34 Biraghi, 37 Skriniar, 87 Candreva.
Coach: Antonio Conte.
BAYER LEVERKUSEN (4-2-3-1): 1 Hradecky; 4 Tah, 8 L. Bender, 12 Tapsoba, 22 Sinkgraven; 25 Palacios, 15 Baumgartlinger; 29 Havertz, 10 Demirbay, 19 Diaby; 31 Volland.
Substitutions: 28 Özcan, 36 Lomb, 4 Tah, 6 Dragovic, 9 Bailey, 11 Amiri, 13 Alario, 18 Wendell, 23 Weiser, 27 Wirtz, 38 Bellarabi.
Coach: Peter Bosz.
Referee: Carlos del Cerro Grande (ESP).
Linesmen: Yuste, Alonso Fernandez.
4th Official: Gil Manzano.
VAR and Assistant VAR: Sanchez.
SUSPENDED AND ONE BOOKING AWAY FROM A BAN
One away from suspension: n/a
Suspended: Aranguiz (BL)
The match will be played as a single-legged tie: In case of a tie at the end of the 90 minutes, extra time and, eventually, penalties are in play.
Five substitutions are available to coaches, but they must be made in three blocks. Changes made at the break or at half-time in extra time will not be counted as one of these three blocks. One additional substitution will be permitted during extra time.