Inter Milan have kept a clean sheet in a remarkable 64% of Serie A matches, potentially a great omen as they prepare to face Atletico Madrid.

This “ridiculous” record is highlighted in today’s print edition of Rome-based newspaper Corriere dello Sport, via FCInterNews.

Inter prevented Bologna from scoring in their Serie A win at the Stadio Renato Dall’Ara on Saturday evening.

That ensured that Yann Bisseck’s first half goal was good enough for the Nerazzurri to take all three points.

It had been a similar story in the Champions League against Atletico Madrid last month. The Colchoneros actually did not muster a single shot on target in the round of sixteen first leg.

That is a testament to just how formidable Inter’s defense has been this campaign.

And the statistics show a team that seem almost immune to conceding goals at times.

Inter Clean Sheet Record “Ridiculous” Ahead Of Atletico Madrid Clash

A clean sheet in the second leg of the round of sixteen tie against Atletico would be worth its weight in gold for Inter.

That would mean that the Nerazzurri would certainly go through to the quarterfinals. They scored one goal in the first leg, which would therefore be enough.

It was a relatively similar situation at this stage of the Champions League last season.

Inter prevailed by one goal in the second half of the first leg, courtesy of an attacking substitute. It had been Romelu Lukaku then, this time it was Marko Arnautovic.

And Inter showed in the second leg against Porto that they can bend without breaking defensively.

It has been the same story this season, certainly.

Inter have played 28 matches in Serie A this season. And they have conceded in just ten of them.

That means that the Nerazzurri have prevented the opposition from scoring in nearly two thirds of their league fixtures.