#InterStats Preview – Inter Vs Crotone: Can Inter End Their Winless Run?

February 2, 2018 10:00
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Inter have drawn their last 4 games and are winless since their 5-0 bashing of Chievo (9 games in all competition) in the first week of December. They play host to 17th place Crotone at the stadio Giuseppe Meazza on Saturday night. Below Saturday’s game is previewed using whoscored.com stats for a chance for Inter to end their winless streak.

Attack:

Inter have average 1.7 goals from 15.6 shots per game, resulting to the 37 goals scored this season. Scoring goals have really been an issue for the Nerazzurri, just 4 goals in their last 7 games and with top scorer Mauro Icardi set to miss the game through injury. Crotone have scored 17 goals, averaging 0.8 goals from 9.5 shots per game. Ante Budimir is Crotone’s top scorer with just 4 goals. Inter’s second top scorer Perisic has 7 goals.

Defence:

Despite not keeping a clean sheet in their last 3 games, Inter statistically have the 3rd strongest defence in the league with 17 goals conceded from 12.4 shots per game allowed. The Nerazzurri have average 16.4 tackles per game and 10.3 Interceptions per game. Miranda and Skriniar averages the best block per game and clearances per game with 1 and 4.9 respectively. While D’Ambrosio and Gagliardini averages the best tackles per game and interceptions per game with 2.7 and 1.4 respectively. Crotone have conceded 25 goals on the road this season. Crotone have average 19.3 tackles per game and 15.6 interceptions per game.

Moving the ball:

Inter have average possession of 54.1% and 85.3% pass accuracy versus Crotone’s 41.5% average possession and 70.7% pass accuracy. Borja Valero have average 64.6 passes per game while Skriniar averages 91.6% pass accuracy. Candreva have made the most key passes per game with 2.9 and also 2.5 crosses per game. Inter have 8.7 dribbles per game and Candreva have 1.6 dribbles per game. Crotone have 5.8 dribbles per game and Stoian have 1.3 dribbles per game, he also made 3 assists this season, the highest among his colleague (level with Trotta – 3 assists too).

WhoScored Rating Leaders:

Perisic (7.42), Skriniar (7.28) and Icardi (7.27) are three best rated players for Inter. While Mandragora (7.02), Ajeti (6.89) and Martella (6.80) are the three best performers for Crotone.

Can Inter get back to winning ways again for the first time in 2018? Do you have a stat you want us to highlight? Discuss in the comments below.

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Daniel Etefia
By Daniel Etefia