InterStats preview: Inter vs Roma

October 30, 2015 20:55
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Will Inter be able to beat Roma like they did at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza last season? On Saturday we will find out! Here are some interesting numbers from Whoscored.

Goal-Scoring

Inter are really struggling to score many goals each game this season in the Serie A. Roma on the other hand do not have one single problem with the scoring this season. Inter have scored a total of 10 goals in 10 games and Roma have scored 25 goals this season. Roma have a relatively unexpected Top Goalscorer in the club, Miralem Pjanic. Inter have two strikers as Top Goalscorers in the club, Stevan Jovetic and Mauro Icardi.

Goal-Stopping

Inter still have the best defense statistically in the Serie A. We have only conceded 7 goals so far. Roma have conceded 12 goals this season, not one single penalty has been scored against them. Roma have still not conceded a single goal from Set Pieces. Inter have only conceded 4 goals at home while Roma have conceded 6 goals at home.

Passing the ball

Inter average 525 passes per game with each passing streak lasting about 4.9. Roma have a little bit better passing stats than Inter. Roma average 558 passes per game with each passing streak lasting about 5.3. These stats do not show a whole lot of difference between the two teams but the obvious is that Roma are more confident in their passing than Inter. This can also be noticed in the average possession stats where Inter average 55% possession and Roma average 60%.

Best players so far

Miralem Pjanic is Roma’s highest rated Whoscored player with a 7.82 rating. Pjanic is also the highest rated Whoscored player when we combine the two teams ratings. Kostas Manolas is the only Roma player to appear in every single game this season and Samir Handanovic is the only Inter player to appear in every game this season.