#InterStats Preview – Genoa Vs Inter: A Mustwin Match On A Cursed Ground

#InterStats Preview – Genoa Vs Inter: A Mustwin Match On A Cursed Ground
April 3, 2019 14:00
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Inter fumbled an open opportunity to go 5 points clear of their nearest rival last weekend after a home loss to Lazio, and will now face an even difficult task when they travel to Genova on tonight to face Prandelli’s Genoa. The Rossoblu have won their last 5 home fixtures against the Nerazzurri.

Attack:

Inter have scored in each of their last 4 away games. They have scored 43 goals total (22 away from home), averaging 1.5 goals per game. Matteo Politano has made 42 key passes including 4 assists, and have completed 38 dribbles, 9 more than any of his teammates.

Genoa have scored 34 goals, averaging 1.2 goals per game. Former Inter Primavera starlet Christian Kouame is the Grifone’s top scorer with 4 goals and also has 5 assists.

Defence:

Marcelo Brozovic have made 115 recoveries (39 more than of his teammates). Brozovic have also accumulated 9 yellow cards (1 away from suspension). D’Ambrosio, Skriniar and Gagliardini are also 1 card away from suspension. Inter have conceded 25 goals, 7 goals conceded in their last 3 away games.

Genoa have kept clean sheets in 5 of their last 6 meetings against Inter at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris. Domenico Criscito have made the most recoveries in the league with 141.

Moving the ball:

Only Koulibaly has completed more passes than Brozovic (1602) in the Serie A. Brozovic has also made the most accurate long balls (175) among outfield players in the league. Inter are third behind Napoli and Atalanta in possession (55.8%) of the ball.

Genoa average 45.6% ball possession and 75.7% pass accuracy (second lowest).

Whoscored rating leaders:

For Inter it is Brozovic (7.08), Perisic (6.93) and Skriniar (6.93). For Genoa it is Domenico Criscito (7.16), Christian Kouame (7.08) and Cristian Romero (6.79).

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By Daniel Etefia
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