Inter will take on Venezia at the San Siro on Saturday for their next Serie A fixture in spite of the rising COVID scare in the Venezia camp.
Inter come into this game on the back of a 3-2 win over Empoli in the Round of 16 of the Coppa Italia. Alexis Sanchez, Andrea Ranocchia, and Stefano Sensi secured the win for Inzaghi’s men.
Venezia confirmed that 10 people had tested positive on Thursday morning, before announcing another case later in the day. It is unclear how many of them are actually players vs. other staff.
The game is expected to go on as planned.
Statistics & Encounters
Inter have only played Venezia once before in Serie A. Inter defeated Venezia 2-0 with goals from Hakan Calhanoglu and Lautaro Martinez ensured victory for Inter.
Inter form guide in Serie A: D-W-W-W-W
Venezia form guide in Serie A: D-L-L-D-D
Inter have beaten Venezia 9 times at home in Serie A competition.
Inter are unbeaten at home in their last 27 league matches
Suspensions, Injuries & Team News
Correa is the only Inter player who is out injured. The injury came at the 15th minute of the Coppa Italia clash against Empoli. He is likely to miss 3-4 weeks of action.
Venezia will have several players out with COVID. It is unclear who will feature and who will miss this fixture. Besides the COVID scare, there are no serious injuries to report for the visiting side.
Inter (3-5-2): Handanovic, Skriniar, De Vrij, Bastoni, Dumfries, Barella, Brozovic, Calhanoglu, Perisic, Dzeko, Martinez
Venezia (4-3-2-1): Lezzerini, Ampadu, Caldara, Ceccaroni, Molinaro, Crnigoj, Tanner Tessmann, Michael Cuisance, Mattia Aramu, Busio, Henry