#InterStats Preview – Inter vs Chievo Verona: Time To Ease Off Pressure

#InterStats Preview – Inter vs Chievo Verona: Time To Ease Off Pressure
May 13, 2019 10:30
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Inter welcome already relegated Chievo Verona to the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza this evening. Inter have won four of their previous six encounters against the Gialloblu but are without a win in their last three matches.

Attack:

Inter have scored in each of their last six meetings against The Flying Donkeys with nine goals in their previous three meetings between them coming at the San Siro. There have been under 2.5 goals scored in 10 of Inter’s last 11 home matches in Serie A. Mauro Icardi (10 league goals) is the club top scorer while Matteo Politano and Danilo D’Ambrosio are tied for the most assists (5 assists).

Chievo have scored under 1.5 goals in 12 of their last 13 games. They have failed to score in four of their last six away games. Chievo average just 0.7 goals per game with Mariusz Stepinski topping their scoring chart with just six goals.

Defence:

Inter are the second best defensive side in the league with just 28 goals conceded. Inter haven’t conceded over 1.5 goals in their last 15 home games. They have conceded just once to Chievo in their previous three encounters at the Meazza and have conceded three goals in their last 6 games in general. Inter have conceded the least number of goals at home (nine goals conceded).

Chievo meanwhile have the worst defensive record in the league with 73 goals conceded. They also have the worst record when it comes to conceding goals away from home having conceded 37. Chievo have conceded a goal in 15 of their last 17 away games and have had no clean sheet since their goalless draw at SPAL in December. There have been over 2.5 goals scored in eight of their last 10 league games.

Moving the ball:

Inter have average 56.9% ball possession (second best) and 86.1% pass accuracy (third best).

Chievo average 45.1% ball possession and 78.3% pass accuracy

WhoScored rating leaders:

For Inter, Brozovic (7.07), Perisic (7.03) and Asamoah (6.98).
For Chievo, Bani (6.73), Sorrentino (6.69), and Meggiorini (6.66).

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Daniel Etefia
By Daniel Etefia

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