Fiorentina vs Inter Milano Preview 21/09/2021
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Just one point separates Fiorentina and Inter Milan in the Serie A table as the two sides prepare to face off in Florence on Tuesday night.
Inter have yet to lose a league game this season, picking up three wins and a draw along the way. As a result, they find themselves on ten points.
Fiorentina, meanwhile, find themselves with nine points. They lost their opening match but have since notched three straight wins.
Following a defeat to Roma on Matchday 1, Fiorentina have recorded three consecutive 2-1 victories – seeing off Torino, Atalanta and Genoa.
Riccardo Saponara and Giacomo Bonaventura scored against Genoa last time out, while their side enjoyed 65% possession and racked up 16 shots.
Dusan Vlahovic has been the star of the show, however, netting five goals across five appearances in all competitions this term.
Having registered a disappointing thirteenth-place finish in the previous campaign, Fiorentina can be immensely proud of their early-season efforts in 2021/22.
As for unbeaten Inter Milan, they will also be happy with how their title-defending campaign has started.
The reigning Serie A champions have taken ten points from a possible 12 this term and have chalked up three high-scoring wins along the way.
Having already beaten Genoa 4-0 and Verona 3-1, Inter crushed Bologna 6-1 on Saturday, with Edin Dzeko bagging a brace.
Dzeko has already notched three goals and an assist since moving from Roma in the summer, while Lautaro Martinez also has three goals to his name.
After netting a whopping 15 goals in four games (3.75 goals per game), Inter are the top scorers in Serie A.
They also boast one of the best defensive records in the division, having conceded just four goals under new head coach Simone Inzaghi.
Head-to-head: Fiorentina have failed to win any of their previous ten meetings with Inter Milan in all competitions.
Fiorentina’s last Serie A win over Inter came back in 2017. Since then, Inter have claimed six wins and four draws in his fixture.
Team news: Fiorentina will be without 22-year-old goalkeeper Michele Cerofolini on Tuesday as he continues to recover from injury.
On the flip side, Inter will be without the injured trio of Gabriel Brazao, Alessandro Bastoni and Stefano Sensi.
Although Fiorentina have started the season strongly, Inter are likely to flex their muscles and claim an easy victory on Tuesday.
PlusBet.net predicts that Inter will score over 2.5 goals on their way to seeing off Fiorentina, although both teams are expected to score.