It's been 10 long years since either of these two fierce local rivals lifted the Coppa Italia trophy, but the winner of today's quarter-final clash will certainly fancy their chances of breaking that duck in 2021. Read on for our full guide to getting an Inter vs AC Milan live stream as we explain how to watch the Coppa Italia 2021 match online, wherever you are in the world right now.
Both teams come into this latest instalment of the Derby della Madonnina having put in underwhelming displays in the league at the weekend. AC remain top of Serie A at the halfway point of the season, despite having suffered a damaging 3-0 defeat at home to Atalanta on Saturday.
Date: Tuesday, January 26
Kick-off time: 8.45pm CET / 7.45pm GMT / 2.45pm ET / 11.45am PT / 6.45am AEDT
Venue: San Siro, Milan (Italy)
Live stream: watch 100% FREE on Rai 1 (Italy-only) (opens in new tab)
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Second-placed Inter, however, failed to fully capitalise on their fierce local rival's loss after playing out a drab goalless draw away at Udinese - one which saw frustrated coach Antonio Conte sent off for dissent in stoppage time.
With Inter already out of the Champions League, Conte will be keen to keep their hopes alive of a domestic double, while AC will be looking to address the surprising lack of recent Coppa Italia glory, having not won the knockout tournament since 2003 and the heady days of Rivaldo and Redondo.
With first choice keeper Gianluigi Donnarumma serving a suspension, Ciprian Tatarusanu is set to deputise in between the sticks for AC, while Danilo D'Ambrosio remains out of action for Inter with a knee injury.
Don't miss any of the action from tonight's big Italian football clash - just follow our guide below as we explain how to watch an Inter vs AC Milan live stream for the Coppa Italia quarter-final derby. Anyone in Italy can even watch Inter vs AC Milan free online tonight, courtesy of the country's national broadcaster, Rai!
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How to watch Inter vs AC Milan: free live stream of Coppa Italia 2021 in Italy
Anyone located in Italy will find that national broadcaster Rai has the rights to the Coppa Italia and will be airing tonight's Inter vs AC Milan match 100% free.
You can watch on either linear TV or online, with coverage starting on Rai 1 at 20:30 CET ahead of a 20:45 kick-off local time in Milan.
Rai offers a completely free and open online streaming platform, which means anyone in Italy can get a 100% free Inter vs AC Milan live stream for this clash. The is completely open, so you won't find yourself having to hand over sensitive personal information like where in the country you live to gain access, either.
Italian residents currently abroad can also tune in to their home coverage with a simple tech trick. Allow us to explain.
How to watch Italian football from outside your country
If you're abroad and can't bear to miss out on watching coverage of Inter Milan vs AC Milan live from your home country, you should bear in mind that many of the services and websites you normally use to watch Italian football are geo-blocked.
But don't sweat it. With the option of a VPN, you can tune into Coppa Italia fixtures as you normally would, no matter where you are in the world - it's really easy and perhaps most importantly, ultra-affordable.
Use a VPN to watch an Inter vs AC Milan live stream from anywhere
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Once you've chosen and installed your VPN of choice, simply open the service's corresponding app, hit 'choose location', select the appropriate country and you'll be able to watch the broadcast as if you were back at home.
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Inter vs AC Milan live stream: how to watch Coppa Italia 2021 in the UK
While subscription service Premier Sports (opens in new tab) has live broadcast rights for Serie A football in the UK, BT Sport (opens in new tab) has bagged exclusive rights to show the Coppa Italia in the region.
Coverage of the Inter vs AC Milan quarter-final showdown is pretty unfussy, getting straight into the action without any build-up at 7.45pm GMT kick-off time on BT Sport 3.
Subscribers can watch BT Sport online, either directly through its website or by using the BT Sport app - available for iOS and Android as well as on consoles, Apple TV, Now TV devices, and select Samsung smart TVs.
For those who don't want the commitment or cost of a full-fat BT Sport subscription, there's now a BT Sport Monthly Pass option, which let's you pay £25 and cancel whenever you want.
If you're a BT Sport subscriber but find yourself outside the UK right now, you'll need to download a VPN (opens in new tab) and follow the instructions above to live stream the action.
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How to watch Inter Milan vs AC Milan: live stream Coppa Italia soccer in the US
ESPN has the US rights to this season's Coppa Italia and this quarter-final clash between Inter Milan and AC Milan match will be aired exclusively on its ESPN+ streaming service. Kick-off is at 2.45pm ET / 11.45am PT.
The service is seriously great value at just $5.99 a month. In addition being the US home of the many of the biggest English soccer matches, including today's Community Shield, ESPN+ also features loads of games from the NBA, NHL, MLB and MLS, plus college sports, tennis, golf, cricket, rugby, Top Rank boxing, UFC and more.
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How to live stream Inter Milan vs AC Milan: live stream Coppa Italia soccer in Canada
Sports streaming upstart DAZN (opens in new tab) hold the rights to live Coppa Italia matches in Canada for the 2020/21 season.
DAZN costs $20 a month or you can save a few bucks by signing up for a $150 annual subscription, and it also offers the Premier League, Champions League and Europa League.
But best of all, it offers a FREE 1-month trial (opens in new tab) deal that let's you try in for free, meaning there's essentially a free Inter Milan vs AC Milan live stream on offer in Canada today.
It's also widely compatible, with the dedicated DAZN app is available for iOS and Android phones and tablets, as well as Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Chromecast, Apple TV plus most modern Smart TVs.
Of course, if you're outside Canada, you can follow the VPN route (opens in new tab) outlined above and log in with the same details you would back home.
Kick off today is at 2.45pm ET / 11.45am PT for those watching in Canada.
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Cam I watch the Copa Italia in Australia: Inter Milan vs AC Milan live stream details?
It's not great news for Italian soccer fans Down Under - no broadcaster or streaming service will be showing this cup clash between these Milanese giants.
The only alternative is to use one of our best VPN services as described above. This will residents of other countries where the match is being shown to tune back in to their usual coverage, even if they're abroad in Oz right now.
Can I watch Inter Milan vs AC Milan online in New Zealand?
Its a similar story for those looking to watch the game in New Zealand - no Kiwi broadcaster is currently confirmed to be showing this big match sadly.
If you've read the rest of this article, you probably know the alternative route by now. You could give a VPN a try (opens in new tab) as per the instructions above if you're in NZ from a country the match is being shown today.
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