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

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Inter will welcome Bologna to the San Siro on Saturday as the Serie A action continues. Inter comprehensively swept aside Sassuolo in the last Serie A fixture.

Conte’s men will look to build some momentum going into the crux half of the season. Bologna will not be an easy side to beat as they sit at the 10th spot. Inter historically has had a rough time against mid-table teams so this match-up will be quite crucial for Inter.

Statistics & Encounters

In the last 24 head-to-head encounters between the two sides, Inter holds a clear advantage. They have won 15 games, lost four, and drawn five.

Inter’s Lukaku is in top form this season and has declared openly that it has been his best year and a half of his career. A morale boost would surely encourage him to come up with a big performance against Bologna.

Lukaku has 7 goals in 8 Serie A matches this season.

Inter Milan form guide in Serie A: W-D-D-W-W

Bologna form guide in Serie A: L-W-L-W-W

Suspensions and Team News

Antonio Conte will be without Belgian midfielder Radja Nainggolan and veteran left-back Aleksandar Kolarov, who are both unavailable due to injuries.

Nicolo Barella might be rested for this fixture.

Meanwhile, Bologna will be without Riccardo Orsolini and Federico Santander.

Probable Line-Ups

Inter (3-5-2): Handanovic; Skriniar, De Vrij, Bastoni; Hakimi, Gagliardini, Brozovic, Vidal, Young; Lukaku, Martinez

Bologna (4-2-3-1): Skorupski; De Silvestri, Tomiyasu, Danilo, Denswil; Schouten, Svanberg; Sansone, Soriano, Barrow; Palacio

Prediction

Inter: 2

Bologna: 0

Inter’s abundance of ability in the final third makes them strong favorites to claim the win needed to stay in contention for the Title.