MX23RW : Friday, April 26 02:24:03| >> :600:144700010:144700010:
Sep 24, 2014 at 7.45pm UK at ​San Siro
Inter Milan
2-0
AtalantaAtalanta BC
Osvaldo (40'), Hernanes (87')
FT(HT: 1-0)

Preview: Inter Milan vs. Atalanta BC

Sports Mole previews the Serie A clash between Inter Milan and Atalanta, who have beaten the Italian giants on their last two visits to the San Siro.

Inter Milan have scored 13 goals in winning their last two home games, so it may be with some trepidation that Atalanta make the trip to the San Siro on Wednesday.

Walter Mazzarri's side smashed seven past Sassuolo last weekend, a fortnight after hitting six against Icelandic minnows Stjarnan in the Europa League.

Inter's home comforts have not been enough to see them keep up with early pacesetters Juventus and Roma, and two draws, the latest of which came at Palermo on Sunday, has critics already doubting their title credentials.

Atalanta's visit to the capital comes three days prior to a match with Serie A champions Juventus, and so Stefano Colantuono cannot really afford to rotate his squad if he hopes to pick up some unlikely points.

Richmond Boakye and German Denis are expected to keep former Manchester City striker Rolando Bianchi on the bench, but Marco D'Alessandro may be dropped in favour of Alejandro Gomez in midfield.

Inter have plenty of options in the centre of the park, including Fredy Guarin, who has been heavily linked with a move to the Premier League and is being tipped to leave Inter in the January transfer window.

The Colombian could be partnered by Hernanes, who was dropped at the weekend, and Gary Medel, who left Cardiff City to join the Italian giants in the summer after an impressive World Cup campaign with Chile.

Southampton flop Dani Osvaldo has scored twice since joining on loan and should continue to lead their line.

Inter have not won any of their last three home matches against Atalanta and lost this fixture 2-1 last season.

Recent form

Inter: DWWDWW

Atalanta: LWDW

Possible starting lineups

Inter: Handanovic; Juan Jesus, Andreolli, Dodo, Ranocchia; Medel, Guarin, Kovacic, Hernanes; Osvaldo, Icardi

Atalanta: Sportiello; Biava, Zappacosta, Benalouane, Drame; D'Alessandro, Carmona, Estigarribia, Cigarini; Boakye, Denis

Sports Mole says: 1-0

Share this article now:
Hernanes of FC Internazionale Milano celebrates after scoring a goal during the Serie A match between AS Livorno Calcio and FC Internazionale Milano at Stadio Armando Picchi on March 31, 2014
Read Next:
Team News: Inter's Hernanes dropped to bench
>

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City35292489226789
2Liverpool35277179205988
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs352311165353070
4Chelsea35207859382167
5Arsenal35206969462366
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd35197963501364
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves35149124443151
8Watford35148135050050
9Everton35147145044649
10Leicester CityLeicester35146154847148
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham35127164454-1043
12Crystal Palace35126174348-542
13Newcastle UnitedNewcastle35118163544-941
14Bournemouth35125184962-1341
15Burnley35117174462-1840
16Southampton35910164158-1737
17Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton3597193254-2234
18Cardiff CityCardiff3594223065-3531
RFulham3565243376-4323
RHuddersfield TownHuddersfield3535272069-4914

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account