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The Serie A meeting at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on Saturday sees home team Bologna up against opponents in Inter Milan.
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Bologna will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following a 2-3 Serie A victory vs Crotone.
In that game, Bologna managed 53% possession and 21 shots at goal with 9 of them on target. For Bologna, the scorers were Adama Soumaoro (62'), Jerdy Schouten (70') and Andreas Skov Olsen (84'). At the other end, Crotone had 17 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Junior Messias (32') and Simeon Nwankwo (40') scored for Crotone.
It has been a rare occasion in recent times where Bologna have shown defensive steel. The facts show that Rossoblu have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, giving up 8 goals on the way.
Coming into this meeting, Bologna are unbeaten in their previous 3 home league matches.
Inter Milan come into this encounter following on from a 1-2 Serie A win with the eclipse of Torino in their previous match.
In that game, Inter Milan had 69% possession and 13 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. For Inter Milan, the goalscorers were Romelu Lukaku (62') and Lautaro Martínez (85'). Torino had 6 shots at goal with 3 on target. Antonio Sanabria (70') scored for Torino.
In as many as 5 of the previous 6 clashes featuring Inter Milan, a minimum of three goals have been hit. The overall average number of goals per match within that time is 2.83, with the average number of goals for Inter Milan coming out as 2.33. That trend might not be carried forward into this next game, though.
Looking at their past form shows that Inter Milan:
- haven't been beaten by Bologna when having played them away from home in the previous 14 league games. An incredible run.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 6 away league matches.
Head to head
Looking at their most recent head to head clashes dating back to 11/02/2018 shows us that Bologna have won 2 of them and Inter Milan 4, with the tally of drawn results being 0.
A total of 17 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 6 for Rossoblu and 11 coming from Nerazzurri. The average goals per game has been 2.83.
The last league clash featuring these clubs was Serie A match day 10 on 05/12/2020 when it ended Inter Milan 3-1 Bologna.
In that match, Inter Milan had 45% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. The goals were scored by Romelu Lukaku (16') and Achraf Hakimi (45', 69').
At the other end, Bologna got 14 attempts at goal with 7 on target. Emanuel Vignato (67') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Paolo Valeri.
Team News: Bologna
Federico Santander (Knee Surgery), Paolo Faragò (Thigh Problems) and Lukasz Skorupski (Corona virus) will be missing for Bologna gaffer Siniša Mihajlović. Rodrigo Palacio is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
Team News: Inter Milan
Inter boss Antonio Conte has not got a full squad to pick from. Danilo D'Ambrosio (Corona virus), Stefan de Vrij (Corona virus) and Arturo Vidal (Knee Surgery) are not ready for selection.
We’ve got the feeling that Bologna are dangerous enough to score against this Inter Milan outfit, although just one goal probably won’t be as many as they will have scored against them.
Our tip is for a close game with a 1-2 advantage for Inter Milan after 90 minutes. Should be a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Renato Dall'Ara (36,462)
Captain: Andrea Poli
Chairman: Joey Saputo
Manager: Siniša Mihajlović
Competitions: Serie A position 11
⭐ Key Player: Musa Barrow
Customarily played in the Striker position, Musa Barrow was born in Banjul, Gambia. After having played his first senior match for Atalanta in the 2017 - 2018 season, the accomplished Forward has bagged 6 league goals in this Serie A 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in a total of 28 appearances.