In that game, Inter Milan had 69% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Torino had 6 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. Inter Milan haven’t been able to stop scoring goals, finding the back of the net every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 games.
They’ve claimed a sum of 14 during that period and have conceded a total of 3. Looking at their past form shows that Inter Milan are unbeaten in the league by Sassuolo in their last 4 games and are unbeaten in their previous 11 league matches at home. It's been impressive.
Since suffering a loss in their previous game against Torino in Serie A competition, Sassuolo and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that match, Sassuolo had 51% possession and 14 shots on goal with 4 on target. On the other side, Torino got 18 attempts at goal with 11 on target.
The stats don’t lie, and Sassuolo have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 12 goals in all. At the back, Sassuolo can certainly do much better. While that may be of interest, time will tell whether that pattern shall be replicated in this game.
Pre-game facts show that Sassuolo have left without a victory over Inter Milan in games played away from home for the previous 2 matches in the league and remain undefeated by Inter Milan when having played them away from home in the previous 5 league matches. A solid away record against them.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head meetings going back to 12/05/2018, there has been little between the sides with Inter Milan winning 2 of those games, Sassuolo 2 and 2 being draws in normal time.
A total of 20 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 11 for Nerazzurri and 9 coming from Sassuolo.The previous league encounter between these clubs was Serie A match day 9 on 28/11/2020 when it ended Sassuolo 0-3 Inter Milan.
That time, Sassuolo had 65% possession and 13 shots on goal with 3 on target. On the other side, Inter Milan got 11 shots on goal with 4 on target.
Team News: Inter Milan
Stefan de Vrij (Corona virus), Matías Vecino (Corona virus), Danilo D'Ambrosio (Corona virus), Samir Handanovic (Corona virus) and Arturo Vidal (Knee Surgery) won’t be available for Inter boss Antonio Conte.
Team News: Sassuolo
Sassuolo boss Roberto De Zerbi has not got a full squad to pick from. Filippo Romagna (Patella rupture) and Mehdi Bourabia (Hamstring Injury) won’t be making appearances.
Spezia will be hoping to return to winning ways here after a 3-1 Serie A loss in their previous game against Atalanta.
In that game, Spezia had 53% possession and 7 shots at goal with 3 on target. Atalanta had 14 shots at goal with 7 on target.
It has been a rare occasion in recent times that Spezia have kept a clean sheet. In fact, Spezia have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 matches, giving up 12 goals in the process. We will just have to see if that trend will be continued on here.
Their prior results show that Spezia haven't lost in the league to Cagliari in their previous 2 matches, are unbeaten in their previous 3 home league matches and haven’t won at home in the past 2 league matches.
Since being defeated in their last game at the hands of Juventus in Serie A action, Cagliari will be hoping to turn things around here. In that game, Cagliari had 50% possession and 12 shots on goal with 4 on target. Juventus had 10 attempts on goal with 6 on target.
Throughout their 6 latest matches, Eusebio Di Francesco's Cagliari have slotted home a total of 6 times therefore yielding them the goals per game average of 1. Coming into this fixture, Cagliari have not been beaten in their last 2 away league matches.
Head to head
The last league meeting between these sides was Serie A match day 9 on 29/11/2020 when it ended Cagliari 2-2 Spezia.
On that day, Cagliari managed 38% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. For their opponents, Spezia had 15 attempts at goal with 5 on target.
Team News: Spezia
Nahuel Estévez (Corona virus), Titas Krapikas (Corona virus), Ivan Provedel (Corona virus), Lucien Agoume (Unknown Injury), M'Bala Nzola (Contracture), Federico Mattiello (Fitness) and Riccardo Saponara (Unknown Injury) aren’t available for Spezia manager Vincenzo Italiano.
Team News: Cagliari
Cagliari boss Eusebio Di Francesco has multiple availability issues to deal with. Riccardo Sottil (Thigh Problems), Matteo Tramoni (Thigh Problems) and Marko Rog (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) are names that won’t be on the team sheet.
Crotone will be hoping to bounce back here after a 3-2 Serie A loss in their previous game against Lazio.
In that match, Crotone had 37% possession and 6 attempts at goal with 3 on target. At the other end, Lazio had 25 shots on goal with 6 of them on target.
It’s not been often in recent games where Crotone have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The reality is that Crotone have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 games, leaking 17 goals during that time.
Bologna head into the encounter after a 3-1 Serie A win to beat Sampdoria in their most recent outing.
In that match, Bologna managed 44% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 7 on target. Sampdoria had 18 shots on goal with 4 on target.
The stats tell the story, and Bologna have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 7 goals overall. In defence, Rossoblu just haven’t been too solid at all.
Heading into this fixture, Bologna have not won away from home in their last 3 league games.
Head to head
Looking at their most recent head-to-head meetings stretching back to 21/08/2016 tells us that Crotone have won 2 of these & Bologna 4, with the tally of drawn games standing at 0. A combined sum of 12 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 4 for Crotone and 8 netted by Rossoblu.
The previous league game between these clubs was Serie A match day 9 on 29/11/2020 and the score finished Bologna 1-0 Crotone.
In that match, Bologna managed 49% possession and 14 shots on goal with 7 on target. At the other end, Crotone had 8 shots at goal with 1 on target.
Team News: Crotone
Luca Cigarini (Knee Problems), Sebastiano Luperto (Pubalgia), Arkadiusz Reca (Infection) and Adam Ounas (Hamstring Injury) won’t be available for Crotone manager Giovanni Stroppa. Aristóteles Romero is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
Team News: Bologna
Bologna boss Siniša Mihajlović has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Paolo Faragò (Thigh Problems) and Federico Santander (Knee Surgery) won’t be making appearances.
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