Sassuolo VS Inter is the round 8 fixture for Inter, and the seventh match played this season for Sassuolo. Sassuolo has not played a match since round six when they lost to Atalanta 4-1. Their match against Brescia was postponed due to the death of Brescia’s club owner.
Inter on the other hand lost their first match of the season against current champions Juventus. In what was their worst display on the pitch this season, they were beat 2-1 at home. This fixture will be one of fireworks and great meaning to both teams.
Sassuolo currently hold bragging rights over Inter, as they have not lost to them in their last 5 competitive meetings. The last time Sassuolo lost to Inter was in December 2016. Their record against Inter is not the only thing that should be giving them confidence for their upcoming fixture. Domenico Beradi is Sassuolo’s striker who has found some great form this season, scoring 5 goals in six matches so far. He will be looking to add to this tally against Inter in the coming days.
Sassuolo have not had the greatest start to the season. They have only won 2 out of the 6 fixtures, with the rest being losses. They are currently sitting in =15th only 3 points off last place. The main reason for the demise this season is their decline in defence. although they have scored 11 goals in 6 matches they have also conceded 12 goals. That’s an average of 2 goals conceded per match.
Inter will be coming into this match following their loss to Juventus. This is the first loss inter has had this season. Although they are only sitting 1 point behind first placed Juventus a lot has changed since the last fixture.
Conte has had to re-evaluate his approach to this match with injuries to both Sensi, and Sanchez coming from international break. On top of that, Inter have a must win fixture against Borussia Dortmund only 3 days later in the Champions League. Conte’s squad selection will be critical to the result in both fixtures.
Since the last time Sassuolo played Inter, Inter has transformed into a dominant force within Italy, but who will win?
Sassuolo VS Inter as mentioned prior is an important fixture in both teams calendar, But who will walk away with the 3 points?
The only thing that Sassuolo have going for them this match is that they are hosting Inter, and they will have to ensure that their supporter turn out in full force.
Inter have gained a one team mentality, ensureing that they obtain maximum points in every fixture that they have. With a relentless manager like Antonio Conte, and a team which is hungry for victory, they are always looking to take all three points. it will appear that Lukaku will be starting upfront, and youngster Bastoni will be taking part in the match in lieu of Godin.
Final Score: Sassuolo 0 – Inter 3