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Match Preview: Lazio Vs Inter – Probable Lineups, Key Stats & Score Prediction

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Inter will travel to the capital city of Rome to take on a potential title contender Lazio. An exciting Serie A fixture and the most challenging one for Inter so far.

In spite of being in terrific goal scoring form as of late, Inter has few questions to answer defensively. Conte’s back 3 hasn’t been too promising this season with the inclusion of Kolarov.

Lazio is also rattled after a devastating 4-1 defeat at the hands of Atalanta in the midweek clash.

Statistics & Encounters

Inter and Lazio have played 36 matches against each other since the turn of the century. Inter Milan have won 19 games as opposed to Lazio’s 12.

Lukaku is currently the joint top scorer in Serie A with 3 goals. Martinez sits one goal behind with 2.

Hakimi has rocketed his way up the table in assists so far this season with 3 in 2 games.

Inter are holding firm on their passing accuracy this season at 90% and possession at 60% +.

Suspensions & Unavailabilities

Inter: Matias Vecino,

Lazio: Senad Lulic, Luiz Felipe, Silvio Proto, Vedat Muriqi, Joaquin Correa, Stefan Radu

Probable Line-Ups

Inter: Handanovic, Skrniar, De Vrij, Bastoni, Hakimi, Barella, Brozovic, Sensi, Young, Lautaro, Lukaku

Lazio: Strakosha, Patric, Acerbi, Anderson, Marusic, Luis Alberto, Lucas Leiva, Milinkovic-Savic, Lazzari, Pavoletti, Immobile

Prediction

Inter: 2 Lazio: 1

This will be a battle of the midfield. Inter will need to hold the fort in the center of the park. Barella and Brozovic will need to dictate the tempo and keep the game away from Luis Alberto and Milinkovic Savic.

Inter will need to come out strong and on if they wish to challenge for the Scudetto.