Inter’s impressive seven game winning run was brought to a catastrophic end at Bergamo against Atalanta which was without any doubt their most humiliating defeat under Spalletti. But there is no need for panic as over the last months the team have shown immense positive signs of progression, and are still sitting 3rd in the Serie A. The Nerazzurri will host 19th place Frosinone tonight as they will be eager to get back on track, repaying the fans with a great attitude and spirit at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza.
The offensive side of Inter has accumulated 22 goals, averaging 1.8 goals per game from 15.9 shots per game. Mauro Icardi has scored in each of his last 5 games, totaling 7 goals. Ivan Perisic has created 1.6 key passes per game couple with 2 assists, level with Politano, Icardi and Joao Mario, plus he has fired the most shots per game with 2.7.
The Canarini are the least scoring team in the division with just 10 goals scored, averaging 0.8 goal per game. Camilo Ciano has the most goals with 3. Ex Nerazzurri striker Andrea Pinamonti has a strong penchant for late goals as his 2 career goals in the Serie A have come in the 89th minute.
The Nerazzurri were rocking the best defence in the division until they shipped in 4 goals against a rampant Atalanta side in their last game, which contributes to 40% of the goals they have conceded this campaign. The great wall of Milano has been penetrated just 4 times at San Siro and they have managed to keep a total of 6 clean sheets. Inter average 15.5 tackles per game and 8.3 interceptions per game.
Frosinone are the third worst defensive side in the league but they have kept 2 clean sheets in their last 3 games.
Moving the ball:
Inter are the team in the Serie A with the second highest ball possession at 55.6% average per game. Marcelo Brozovic, the man who has been making up the numbers, will miss the game through suspension. The Biscione have won the most possession in the attacking third with 72% and also average 85.6% pass accuracy with Borja Valero averaging 93.9%.
Frosinone have an average ball possession of 43% and 78.1% pass accuracy. Raffaele Maiello is the Giallazzurri’s chief distributor with 45.2 average passes and 87.2% pass accuracy.
Whoscored rating leaders:
Icardi (7.22) has dethroned Brozovic (7.16) as the best rated Inter performer while Perisic (7.05) despite his lack of form, still retain the third spot.
Frosinone’s best three players are Sportiello (6.70), Maiello (6.61) and Ciofani (6.61).
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