As the second half of the Europa League begins, Inter will be facing their last opponents, Southampton. The last Match as we saw ended in a 1-0 victory for the Nerazzurri who have been struggling to put together results in this years campaign.
Stats from 1st Leg
Southampton dominated the possession 55% – 45%.
Southampton had more shots: 13, 4 on target. Inter had 8 shots, 1 on target. Candreva scored the lone goal.
Southampton Dominated aerial duels 65% – 35% Inter.
Southampton had a better pass completion of 86% – 79% Inter.
Inter completed more tackles: 16 – 10 Southampton.
Inter had more dribbles completed 10- 6 Southampton.
Yoshida and Brozovic dominated touches for their respective teams.
Brozovic will miss this match after receiving a second yellow in the 75th minute.
Southampton have gone 1-1-1 since the last meeting with Inter. A 1-1 tie with Man City, A 1-0 win against Sunderland and the most recent being a 2-0 loss against Conte’s Chelsea. Being at home this leg, Southampton will look to attack Inter who have been in a continuously poor form and take advantage of the recent managerial change.
Inter are in a rough period with the Icardi situation and now the firing of Frank De Boer. Stefano Vecchi will manage the side on Thursday.
Inter are coming off a 1-0 loss to Sampdoria and a 2-1 win over a strong Torino side.
Inter has lost 3 out of their last 5 games and just fired head coach Frank De Boer.
Southampton has had similar results, only winning twice in the last 5 games.
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