After a surprising 3-2 defeat at the hands of Borrusia Dortmund in the Champions League, Inter Milan will shift their focus to the Serie A as they host side Verona. The match is scheduled for Saturday 9th, November at the San Siro stadium with kick off at 20:00 GMT.
Antonio Conte set the pace for the Serie A title run while giving title holders Juventus a run for their money. Inter Milan are currently 2nd on the Serie A table with one point clear of the title holders.
Inter Milan has shown consistency while losing only one match to title holders Juventus in their last previous 5 matches. In for Lukaku and Martinez have revamped the side’s energy with epic victories for the side. It is only a matter of time before the side overtakes the title holders in the Serie A.
Inter Milan vs. Veroan Head to Head
Both teams have played 9 games together with Inter Milan pulling off 7 wins. Verona have never won against Inter Milan managing to pull of only 2 draws. Here is a look at their past encounters:
Inter 3-0 Verona
Verona 1-2 Inter
Verona 3-3 Inter
Inter 1-0 Verona
Verona 0-3 Inter
Inter 2-2 Verona
Verona 0-2 Inter
Inter 4-2 Verona
Inter Milan Team News
Manchester United outcast has marked a renaissance with Antonio Conte after scoring a total of 10 goals in the Serie A. The coalition with youngstar Martinez has proven to be level for the side securing their last win against Bologna with both players scoring.
Fellow outcast Alexis Sanchez is still out of action after picking up a Peroneus tendon injury which has ruled him out of 16 matches so far. Winger Kwadwo Asamoah recently picked up a knee injury which ruled him out for the clash.
Verona Team News
Verona have a long line of injured players added to the roaster. With 7 key players facing injures, the team has a tough time pulling off wins in Serie A. Recently center backs Marash Kumbulla and Koray Gunter suffered both a biceps femoris muscle injury and a disrupted calf muscle injury respectively.
Central midfielder Danile Bess went down with a tear in the abductor muscle and is expected to return to action in early January. To add to their midfield woes, Emmanuel Badu also suffered a blood clot in the lungs. Moving forward, Lubomir Rupta also picked up a rupture of the outer meniscus.
Prediction and Odds
Inter Milan are on a high course to clinch the Serie A title with only a point separating them from title holders Juventus. Verona are suffering from injury woes with 7 key players out.
Inter Milan win – 1.344
Goals Over 1.5 – 1.21
Lukaku to Score – 1.83
Both Teams to Score – 1.97