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Bologna v Internazionale: Serie A Action on Match-day 29

Bologna vs. Internazionale

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Top flight action as Leaders Internazionale travel to Bologna – Saturday – The Stadio Renato Dall’Ara – 8:45pm GMT.

Saturday’s Serie A clash between Bologna and the visiting champions, kicks off at 8:45pm GMT at the Stadio Renato Dall’Ara.

Leaders Inter are currently 10 places higher than their rivals Bologna, when the two sides meet, they will sit in first and eleventh positions respectively.

Bologna’s Serie A season, has so far seen them gain 34 points, going into this game

Bologna will be hoping to increase their row, after victories over both Crotone and Sampdoria.

Another fixture and another win for Bologna, winning is becoming habitual for them and this is the mark of a team. With 34 points, they are established in eleventh in the League having won nine fixtures, drawn seven matches, and lost 12 games.

Bologna have won six fixtures, drawn three games, and lost four matches of their 13 League matches at home this season.

A win in this fixture, would take Bologna’s points from 34 to 37, so far this season.

Going into Saturday’s game, Sinisa Mihajlovic without three of his players, due to illness or injury.

Internazionale will seek to retain their position at the top of the table, this game is no exception

Inter will be full of confidence, going into this fixture on that back of two successive wins against Torino and Atalanta. They will need this if they are to retain their run.

League leaders Inter keep finding ways to win, having secured 17 victories in their last 20 fixtures is astonishing this season. They are worthy of their place within the Champion’s League zone. They are the team to beat, with 65 points and sitting at the top of the table having won 20 games, drawn five meetings, and lost two games.

Inter will travel to Bologna with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with nine wins and four draws.

Internazionale will want to keep the pressure on their rivals as they sit at the top of the table, a win will take them to 68 points and keep their momentum going forward.

Good atacking and defensive team

Defence begins with attack and Inter have defended well as a team, borne out by conceding 26 goals in their previous fixtures. Every player has contributed to them delivering a solid defensive display this Serie A season. They have a good scoring rate of 65 goals (60 from open play and five penalties). Their stand out attacking players have been Romelu Lukaku (19), Lautaro Martinez (14), and Achraf Hakimi (6).

Inter may have to resort to second choice players, given the number of first choice players that are now unavailable through injury, illness or suspension.

Bologna v Internazionale Head-to-Heads in the premier league.

The recent form between these two sides has seen Inter with a greater number of wins. In the last 45 meetings, they have enjoyed 28 victories, to Bologna’s nine wins. Further, Inter are unbeaten in their twelve of the last 20 fixtures played against Bologna. December 2020 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and The Greyhounds took all three points winning 3-1.

 

Performance Report

For Bologna, Roberto Soriano has netted
nine goals in 28 League fixtures this Serie A Season, while Romelu Lukaku contributed with
19 goals in 27 League matches this season for Inter.

Other players of note for Bologna are Musa Barrow and Riccardo Orsolini with six goals and four goals respectively and for Inter are Lautaro Martinez and Achraf Hakimi with 14 goals and six goals respectively.

*The credit for all of photos in this article belongs to AP*

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