Inter Milan vs AS Roma Preview, Predictions, Lineups, Team News

Inter Milan vs AS Roma
Italian Serie A, Italy
Date: Saturday, 20th April 2019
Kick off at: 19.30 UK Time
Venue: San Siro, Milan, Italy

Inter Milan are looking to maintain their top four spot in Serie A as they face tough task this weekend. Nerazzurri will be facing fellow Champions League spot rivals, AS Roma, at San Siro.

Inter Milan vs AS Roma Possible Lineups

Here are the possible lineups for both teams as they gear up for this weekend Serie A clash.  Let’s take a look at the possible lineups and formation that they could be setting up to help them getting a win.

Inter Milan

Expected Formation: 4-2-3-1

Probable Lineups: Handanovic(g);D’Ambrosio, De Vrij, Skriniar, Asamoah(def);Vecino, Gagliardini(mid);Politano, Nainggolan, Perisic(att mid); Icardi (att).

AS Roma

Expected Formation: 4-3-3

Probable Lineups: Mirante(g);Florenzi, Manolas, Fazio, Kolarov(def);Pellegrini, N’Zonzi, Cristante (mid); Zaniolo, Dzeko, Kluivert(att).

Recent Form

Before going into this weekend’s Serie A encounter, both teams have been involved in other games. Let’s check out the latest results that they have been getting to have an idea about their current form.

Inter Milan

Recent form in all competition (last five matches): WLWDW

Inter’s form are not consistent yet, but they have been getting better results lately. Nerazzurri were winning three, drawing one and losing one of their last five fixtures.

Their last league fixture was against struggling Frosinone which Inter beat 3-1. Nerazzurri are now looking to grab another three points as they play at home.

AS Roma

Recent form in all competition (last five matches) :LLDWW

Roma also haven’t been getting the best results, winning two, losing two and drawing one of their last five. However, Giallorossi were successful in their recent two league matches.

After beating Sampdoria 1-0, last weekend, Roma beat Udinese also with a single goal. Roma are hoping that they can continue that recent good form at San Siro.

Team News

Manchester United

Luciano Spalletti’s can call up a pretty strong squad this weekend with Marcelo Brozovic the only notable absence. Borja Valero is doubtful, but he could still make it too the bench.

Mauro Icardi is set to get that starting role again at Inter after recent controversy. Roberto Gagliardi look to partner Matias Vecino in midfield following Brozovic’s injury.

AS Roma

Claudio Ranieri has more injury problems to think about ahead of this weekend game. Daniele De Rossi, Santon, Juan Jesus and Rick Karsdrp are all injured.

Stephan El Shaarawy could return into action again, although not from the start. Roma will continue to count on Edin Dzeko to lead their attack on Saturday.

Head to Head Records:

The last five meetings between both teams have been edged by Roma with two wins, one defeat and two draws.

Earlier encounter between Inter and Roma happened on December 3, 2018 and ended in a 2-2 draw.

Match Prediction

Inter are looking to continue their recent good run with all three points at home. A win on Saturday can make Nerazzurri looking closer in securing that top four finish.

Giallorossi won’t make it easy for Inter as Roma are also battling for top four finish. This tie looks could go either way, though Inter are slightly favorite because of their home court status.

Final Score: 1-1

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