Inter Milan will do battle with visiting opponents Bologna at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza in the Serie A match on Saturday.
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Inter Milan will be hoping to bounce back here following the 0-1 Champions League defeat last time out to Real Madrid.
In that match, Inter Milan managed 47% possession and 18 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. On the other side, Real Madrid CF had 12 shots at goal with 2 on target. Rodrygo Goes (89') scored for Real Madrid.
Three or more goals per game were recorded in 5 of the last 6 fixtures where Inter Milan have participated. Their opponents scored 8 times in these games whereas Inter Milan managed a tally of 16. Previous results aside, it remains to be seen whether that trend might continue on in this game.
A look at their previous results shows us that Inter Milan:
- have not lost a league tie with Bologna in their previous 2 games.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 18 league matches at home. An amazing run.
Bologna go into this clash after a 1-0 Serie A win with the defeat of Hellas Verona in their last fixture.
In that game, Bologna had 42% possession and 15 shots on goal with 3 on target. The scorer for Bologna was Mattias Svanberg (78'). At the other end, Hellas Verona got 5 attempts at goal with 0 on target.
Showing their predisposition for action-packed matches, goals have been seen as many as 24 times in the last six games in which Bologna have taken to the pitch, giving an average of 4 goals each clash. Their opponents have hit 13 of this grand total.
Analysis of their past results shows that Bologna:
- haven't been defeated in their previous 3 league matches away from home.
- are without a win away from home in their last 5 league matches.
Head to head
Checking on their most recent head-to-head clashes stretching back to 01/09/2018 shows that Inter Milan have won 4 of these & Bologna 2, with the tally of draws standing at 0.
A combined total of 15 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 10 of them for Nerazzurri and 5 belonging to Rossoblu. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.5.
The previous league clash featuring the two was Serie A match day 29 on 03/04/2021 when it finished Bologna 0-1 Inter Milan.
In that game, Bologna had 55% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target.
Inter Milan got 14 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Romelu Lukaku (31') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Piero Giacomelli.
Team News: Inter Milan
Gabriel Brazão (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Stefano Sensi (Medial Collateral Ligament Injury), Alessandro Bastoni (Muscle Fatigue) and Christian Eriksen (Heart Condition) are not available for Inter Milan boss Simone Inzaghi.
Team News: Bologna
With a fully injury-free squad available to choose from, the Bologna manager Siniša Mihajlović has zero fitness concerns at all coming into this clash.
Our assessment is that Bologna are certainly able to break down this Inter Milan lineup, although that might not quite be as many as they will have scored against them.
We’re expecting a very close game with a 2-1 win for Inter Milan after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (75,923)
Captain: Samir Handanovič
Chairman: Steven Zhang
Manager: Simone Inzaghi
Competitions: Serie A position 4, Champions League (Group D)
⭐ Key Player: Joaquín Correa
Mostly used in the Left Wing position, Joaquín Correa was born in Juan Bautista Alberdi, Argentina. Having made a first senior appearance for Estudiantes de La Plata in the 2011 - 2012 season, the goalscoring Forward has got 2 league goals in the Serie A 2021 - 2022 season so far in 2 appearances.