Inter are hoping their last minute win at Sampdoria proved to be a massive turnaround in what that has been a stuttering campaign so far. Luciano Spalletti and his boys welcome a youthful inspired Fiorentina side, tutored by former Nerazzurri boss Stefano Pioli, to the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza in Serie A’s midweek fixture.
The Nerazzurri have hit 6 goals in 5 games, averaging 1.2 goals from 16.8 shots per game. In 3 starts Ivan Perisic has scored 2 goals. Last season’s capocannionere Mauro Icardi is yet to score in the league but has provided 1 assist which equals his tally last term. Matteo Politano has delivered 2.6 key passes per game including 2 assists.
Fiorentina have racked up 11 goals, former Nerazzurri player Marco Benassi has netted 3 times and another ex Inter product Cristiano Biraghi has delivered 2 assists.
Inter have managed only two clean sheets. They have also faced 10.2 shots per game which lead to the 4 goals they have conceded. Inter have produced 15.4 tackles and 10.2 Interceptions per game respectively. Marcelo Brozovic has average 4.4 tackles per game while Asamoah has intercepted 2 balls per game. Skriniar has 3.5 clearances per game while his partner in crime Stefan de Vrij averages 1.3 blocks per game.
The Viola have average 15 tackles per game and 12.4 interceptions per game. They have conceded 3 goals, the least in Serie A.
Moving the ball:
Midfield General Marcelo Brozovic has completed the most passes in Serie A with 99 average pass per game and have also hit 9.2 long balls, highest among outfield players in Serie A. Inter have recorded the highest average possession in the league with 59.2% and a 86.7% Pass Accuracy with Milan Skriniar leading at 94.8% Pass Accuracy.
On the other hand, Stefano Pioli’s men have average 49.8% ball possession and 82.5% pass accuracy per game respectively. Jordan Veretout average 52.7 passes per game with 2.7 key passes per game.
Whoscored rating leaders:
Brozovic (7.44), Perisic (7.25) and Skriniar (7.01) are the ones making the numbers for Inter. While Chiesa (7.38), Hugo (7.22) and Gerson (7.20) are keeping the Viola flag flying high.
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