Inter Milan vs Empoli
Italian Serie A, Italy
Date: Sunday, 26th May 2019
Kick off at: 19.30 UK Time
Venue: San Siro, Milan, Italy
Inter are yet to secure their top four seat this season as they must grab a win on Sunday. It won’t be an easy task for Luciano Spaletti’s side though as they must face a highly motivated Empoli side at San Siro stadium.
Inter Milan vs Empoli Possible Lineups
Here are the possible lineups for both teams as they gear up for this last Serie A match this season. Let’s take a look at the probable lineups and formation that they could be setting up to help them getting the victory.
Expected Formation: 4-2-3-1
Probable Lineups: Handanovic(g);D’Ambrosio, De Vrij, Skriniar, Asamoah(def);Brozovic, Vecino(mid);Politano, Nainggolan, Perisic(att mid); Icardi(att)
Expected Formation: 3-5-2
Probable Lineups: Dragowski(g);Maietta, Sivestre, Dell’Orco(def);Di Lorenzo, Acquah, Bennacer, Traore, Pajac(mid);Farias, Caputo(att).
Before heading into this weekend Serie A clash, both teams have been involved in other games. Let’s check out the latest results that they have been getting to have a clear idea about their current form.
Recent form in all competition (last five matches): DDDWL
Nerazzurri haven’t actually been in a convincing form of late, winning only one, drawing three and losing one out of their last five games. They also lose their latest league game against Napoli, putting them in a tricky situation this weekend.
Playing at home won’t guarantee anything for Spalletti’s side, especially judging by their recent result. Nevertheless, Inter will give their all to get that victory against Empoli.
Recent form in all competition (last five matches) : LLWWW
Gli Azzurri have actually been in a better form compared to their upcoming opponent. Aurelio Andreazzoli’s side have won all of their last three league games in a row, after losing the previous two.
On their latest fixture, Empoli surprisingly destroying Torino 4-1, lifting their survival hope again. Andreazzoli’s side also needing all three points on Sunday to secure their stay in Serie A next season.
There’s no major concern for Spalletti for this massive match, though De Vrij’s condition is not at his best yet. Nevertheless, the Dutch defender could still play an important part this past weekend.
Maurco Icardi could also return into the starting spot for this important Serie A final day clash. Inter will also hope that Handanovic on their goal can have an game to secure their goal.
Gli Azzurri do have more injury issues compared to their opponent next week. Polvani, Antonelli, Diks, along with La Gumi all won’t be available for selection on Sunday.
Empoli are looking to rely on Diego Farias along with Caputo up front to lead their front line. Meanwhile, Dragowski on goal will be expecting to face difficult time against Inter.
Head to Head Records:
The two teams’ last five meetings have all been dominated by Nerazzurri as they won all of those encounter.
Their last meeting was on December 29, 2018 in game that saw Empoli suffering a 1-0 defeat at home.
Battling in the final day of the season Inter are set to push hard and get themselves that victory. However, beating Empoli won’t be an easy task as the visitor have been in a good form recently.
It’s a tense and potentially great encounter as both teams are set to push for all three points. Inter will be favorite t o
Final Score:1 -1