Serie A kickstarts for 2021 on Sunday afternoon with the primary recreation from Milan, the place Inter welcome Crotone (kick-off 12:30).
Inter (3-5-2): Handanovic; Skriniar, De Vrij, Bastoni; Hakimi, Barella, Brozovic, Vidal, Younger; Lukaku, Martinez.
Unavailable: Vecino, Pinamonti.
Crotone (3-5-2): Cordaz; Magallan, Marrone, Luperto; Pereira, Molina, Henrique, Vulic, Reca; Simy, Messias.
Unavailable: Rispoli, Cigarini.
– Inter have discovered the web in every in their 4 Serie A conferences in opposition to Crotone, scoring seven occasions (W2 D1 L1).
– Inter are unbeaten at house in opposition to Crotone in Serie A, because of a win in 2016 and a attract 2018.
– Inter are unbeaten in Serie A in opposition to promoted facets since September 2018; since then, they have got gained 11 and drawn two such video games.
– AC Milan and Inter are within the top-two of the Serie A desk for the primary time because the finish of the 2010/11 marketing campaign (minimal 14 video games performed).
– Inter have gained their closing 4 Serie A house video games; they closing gained 5 in a row in one marketing campaign in December 2018 underneath Luciano Spalletti (seven).
– Inter are unbeaten of their closing 10 first league suits of a calendar 12 months performed at house (W7 D3): they have got by no means misplaced any such fit within the 3 issues for a win generation – their closing defeat used to be again in 1994, in opposition to Atalanta.
– Crotone have received seven issues of their closing 4 Serie A video games, another than of their earlier 14.
– Inter have scored in the second one part in their closing 9 Serie A suits; they closing scored in additional successive 2d halves in November 2012 (10).
– This might be Romelu Lukaku’s 50th Serie A appearances. Simplest 5 avid gamers have scored extra targets than the Inter’s striker (34) of their first 50 video games performed within the festival within the 3 issues for a win generation: Cristiano Ronaldo (40), Ronaldo (38), Andriy Shevchenko (37), Diego Milito (37) and Vincenzo Montella (36).
– Junior Messias is the highest scorer for Crotone in Serie A this season (5 targets) – then again, he has scored best as soon as at the street (two house braces): he’s the fourth Crotone participant to have 2+ targets in two video games within the festival and may turn into the primary one to have 3.