Inter completely dominated Juventus in the mid-week cup-game. We Interisti saw a Inter we haven’t seen in a long time. If we can continue to play like we did against Juventus then nothing is impossible! Last time Inter faced Palermo it ended in a 1-1 draw after Gilardino’s extremely lucky tap-in. On Sunday we will see if Inter can manage to continue playing good. Here are some interesting numbers from Whoscored presented to you via the Twitter account InterStats.
Inter won 3-0 last time they played, it was an amazing performance from the majority of the players. Palermo don’t seem to be that much worse than Inter when it comes to goal-scoring. Palermo have scored 27 goals this season and Inter have scored 34 this season. Palermo’s Top Goalscorer in the club is Alberto Gilardino, he has scored 7 times this season. Inter also have a striker as Top Goalscorer in the club, Mauro Icardi, he has scored 11 times this season.
The Nerazzurri are 3rd in the league when it comes to clean-sheets with 3 goals more than Napoli. We have conceded 25 goals so far. Palermo have conceded 47 goals this season, that is the 2nd worst in the entire league. Palermo have conceded 7 goals from Set Pieces, Inter have conceded 8 goals from Set Pieces. Inter have conceded 9 goals at home while Palermo have conceded 25 goals in away games.
Passing the ball
Inter average 514 passes per game with each passing streak lasting about 4.8. Palermo’s passing-stats are a little bit worse than Inter’s. Palermo average 407 passes per game with each passing streak lasting about 3.8. These stats show that Inter are better at passing the ball than Palermo, Inter average are more passes per game and they miss less passes than Palermo do as well. This can also be seen in the average possession stats where Inter average 53% possession and Sassuolo average 46%.
Best players so far
Jeison Murillo is Inter’s highest rated Whoscored player with a 7.21 rating. Josip Posavec is both Palermo’s highest rated player and the highest rated player between the two teams with a 7.86 rating. Samir Handanovic is the only player between the two teams to appear in every game so far this season.