Inter’s seven-match winning streak came to an abrupt halt in the last round as the side were comprehensively beaten by Atalanta in Bergamo. This result left a bitter taste in the mouths of Nerazzurri fans around the world as we have had to wait for the international break to pass before seeing the team in action again.
After two long weeks, that time is upon us. Inter (currently 3rd in Serie A) will welcome newly-promoted Frosinone (19th) to the San Siro this Saturday evening for a match that gives the side a great opportunity to return to the winners list.
The match also kicks off perhaps the most delicate moment of Inter’s season so far. After Frosinone, Inter travel to London for the clash with Tottenham in the Champions League (a match that could secure their qualification), then they face Roma and Juventus (both away), before returning to the San Siro to face PSV in the final game of the CL group stage. It’s a massive two weeks for the team and Spalletti will be conscious of how he manages his players energy levels throughout.
Team News - Inter
With so many players being selected to represent their nations, the international break has been a tense time for Interisti. Goals from Politano and Icardi were great to see, but the injury to Sime Vrsaljko will be a worry for Spalletti.
Gazzetta reports that the full back will definitely miss this game, and could also be in doubt for Tottenham and Roma after that. Dalbert also suffered an injury in training on Thursday, and will certainly be unavailable. Ivan Perisic also played 180 minutes, so may be in need of a rest, whilst both Icardi and Martinez will be flying back from Argentina.
Furthermore, Inter will certainly be without Marcelo Brozovic who was sent off in the final minutes against Atalanta.
Probable XI: Handanovic; D’Ambrosio, De Vrij, Skriniar, Asamoah; Gagliardini, Vecino, Joao Mario; Perisic, Martinez, Candreva
Team News – Frosinone
No specific issues face Frosinone at the moment, and they should be able to field a full strength eleven. After scoring a (spectacular) late equalizer versus Fiorentina, it will be curious to see if Inter loanee Andrea Pinamonti gets a start for his new club.
Probable XI: Sportiello; Capuano, Ariaudo, Goldaniga; Beghetto, Maiello, Chibsah, Zampano; Campbell, Vloet; Ciofani
Frosinone are not a team that should trouble Inter. The side will be keen to avenge the poor result against Atalanta, and also mindful of what happened the last time a newly promoted team visited the San Siro. I expect a 3-0 win and a boost in confidence before the match against Spurs.
How To Watch
Date and Time: Saturday 24 November, 2:30 pm (EST)
Location: Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, Milan
TV/Streaming: In the United States, you can watch the match on ESPN+. In the United Kingdom, the match will be on Eleven Sport. SKY Go Italia, Sky Supercalcio HD, Sky Calcio 1 and Sky Sport Serie A will have the match in Italy.
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