Inter come into this game on the back of a 0-0 draw against Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk.
Despite enjoying the majority share of possession, and playing good positive football, Inter was unable to find the back of the net.
Now the focus shifts back to Serie A. Inter will look to gain momentum against Parma at the San Siro. Inter took care of business against Genoa in their last fixture. The performance in its totality wasn’t all that great. However, the result matters. This is how this season is going to pan out. Results!
Statistics & Encounters
In 22 previous encounters between the two sides, Inter holds a clear advantage. They have won 11 games, lost six, and drawn five.
Inter currently sitting at the number 4 spot in the standings. While Parma is reeling towards the bottom half of the table at 16.
Suspensions and Team News
Alexis Sanchez is also doubtful for this match due to a muscular problem in his thigh. Reports also suggesting that Stefano Sensi is struggling to regain match fitness. It’s unclear whether this is related to an injury.
Injured: Matias Vecino
Parma will be without Argentine midfielder Juan Francisco Brunetta and striker Roberto Inglese, who have both tested positive for coronavirus.
Inter (3-4-1-2): Handanovic, D’Ambrosio, De Vrij, Bastoni, Hakimi, Barella, Brozovic, Young, Eriksen, Perisic, Lautaro
Parma (4-4-2) Sepe, Grassi, Iacoponi, Gagliolo, Pezzella, Hernani, Brugman, Kurtic, Kucka, Cornelius, Gervinho
Inter will need to rediscover defensive solidity that they had a season ago. Parma will test the backline with quick counter-attacking football through Gervinho.
With Inter’s top scorer out of this game, all eyes will be on Lautaro to step up and silence his critics.