Milan, without the injured Zlatan Ibrahimovic, relied on a last-gasp penalty from Franck Kessie to salvage a point against Udinese.
Pre-match optimism from Milan appeared misplaced on Sunday as Inter convincingly won the derby to take charge of the Serie A title race.
Sunday sees Serie A's top two meet in the Milan derby, and Franck Kessie is convinced his side will emerge victorious.
Manchester City have cut their five-year offer to Lionel Messi by £170million (€196m), according to a report.
Milan saw Zlatan Ibrahimovic miss a penalty in a 2-1 victory at Bologna, a result that extends their lead at the summit.
Rafael Leao and Franck Kessie scored against Torino as Milan increased their lead at the top of Serie A to four points.
Sandro Tonali saw red but Milan still went on to beat Benevento and reclaim top spot in Serie A from rivals Inter.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic missed out on Opta's Serie A Top XI for 2020, but plenty of other big names made the cut.
Paul Pogba reportedly wants to leave Manchester United for Real Madrid.
Milan head coach Stefano Pioli praised the "maturity" of his players for coping without injured talismanic striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic