When: Sunday, January 22 9:00 a.m. ET/ 3:00 p.m. CET
Where: Stadio Renzo Barbera, Palermo, Italy.
Inter Milan have now won seven out of their last seven games in all competitions. This impressive run of form is astounding and highlights how much the team has grown under the leadership of Stefano Pioli. The team will look to extend their league form which is now standing at five league wins in a row.
Palermo have had a rough season to say the least. The team is currently in eighteenth place through twenty games with a lowly ten points. Palermo are stuck in the relegation zone and have just marginal hopes of escaping as Empoli are presently eight points ahead in seventeenth place.
Inter should push hard for a win here even if it is away from home. Inter will hope to keep winning and put even more pressure on those above them in the standings right now as we continue to push for the European places.
The team played in a cup match on Tuesday against Bologna for an exhilarating 120 minutes of action. Inter will have no notable exceptions due to suspension or injury, but many players will be drained from that midweek clash. One interesting detail from Inter’s official release of players Pioli selected to travel to Palermo is that Gary Medel is listed as a defender, not a midfielder. It seems that the coach is committed to using the Chilean at the back in the future.
Probable Starting XIs
Palermo (3-4-2-1): Posavec; Goldaniga, Gonzalez, Cionek; Aleesami, Jajalo, Gazzi, Rsipoli; Diamanti, Quaison; Nestorovski
Inter (4-2-3-1): Handanovic; D’Ambrosio, Murillo, Miranda, Ansaldi; Brozovic, Gagliardini; Candreva, Banega, Perisic; Icardi
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